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4-H Reports Successful Livestock Sale

 

August 26, 2020

In her first year with a market swine project, Lillie Skoyen raised a Hampshire Cross named Randy that she sold in the 4-H Livestock Sale for $5.40/pound to Stockman Bank. Her favorite part of the project was giving Randy his baths.

Held both virtually through Frontier Live Sale and in-person at the Blaine County Fairgrounds on Saturday, August 15, the Blaine County 4-H Livestock Sale is in the books. According to on-site auctioneer Kevin Elias, sixty-five market animals were sold for a total price of $106,262.90.

That number included 15 market beef, which sold for an average of $2.59 a pound; 41 market hogs, selling for an average of $4.17 a pound; and nine market lambs, going for an average of $3.66 a pound.

"The sale went well. A lot of buyers were present in-person, along with 15 on the internet with Frontier Live...



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