4H Auction Generates Over $74,000

The bidding was brisk at the Bond County Fair 4-H Auction Monday night. Steers, barrows, rabbits, poultry, goats and milk products were sold to benefit 4-H in Bond County.

Click below to hear auctioneer Alvi McDowell in action Monday night:

The grand total for the evening came to $74,786.25 for 78 total lots.

Some of the highlights include the champion steer, sold by Brianna Ulmer to Greenville Livestock Auction for $3,175. Maddey Tebbe sold her reserve champion barrow to Bradford National Bank for $476. Arthur Young Chevrolet purchased Alyssa Watson’s champion meat goat wether for $450. The reserve champion sheep wether, raised by Payten Suzuki, went to Craig Woker Farms for $605. Morgan Wilderman’s champion pen of rabbits went to Schreiber Veterinary Services for $250. Obermark Farms bought Emma Helmkamp’s champion pen of chickens for $275. The top milk basket, made by Taylor Huels, was sold for $625 to Hinch Farms.

The average for steers was $2.52 per pound for 10 lots. There were three goats, with an average of $400 per head. The average for two sheep was $4.63 per pound. 29 barrows were sold with an average of $3.78 per pound. The average for 11 poultry lots was $230. 13 rabbit lots went for an average of $346.15. Dairy lots averaged $472.50. There were ten dairy lots.