The 2018 4-H and FFA livestock sale totaled $231,432.75 at this year’s Delaware County Fair.
The beef sale included 92 animals that were sold for a total of $176,849.75 with an average sale price of $1922.28 and $1.50 per pound. The Grand Champion Market Beef was exhibited by Adam Monaghan.
Seventy-two hogs were sold in the swine auction for a total of $46,860 with an average price of $2.60 per pound. The average price paid per hog was approximately $651. The Grand Champion Market Barrow was exhibited by Memphis Voelker and the Grand Champion Market Gilt was exhibited by Myka Brooks. The Grand Champion Derby Barrow was exhibited by Bianka Ronnebaum and the Grand Champion Derby Gilt was exhibited by Hayleigh Ries. The Grand Champion Breeding Gilt was exhibited by Olivia Mensen.
In the sheep division, 20 sheep were sold by 4-H and FFA youth for a total of $4,590 with an average price of $1.97 per pound. The average price per animal was $229.50. The Grand Champion Market Lamb was exhibited by Haley Ronnebaum.
A total of 14 goats were sold for a total $3,133. The average price per animal was $224 with an average price per pound of $3.21. The Grand Champion Meat Goat was exhibited by Mason Kruse.
ISU Extension and Outreach of Delaware County thanks all of the auctioneers and sales clerks who donated their time and to the livestock auction buyers for supporting the 4-H and FFA members.