Junior livestock show to sell winners at tonight’s auction
09/23/2013 11:47 AM
09/23/2013 11:48 AM
Champion and reserve market steers, hogs, lambs and meat goats will be sold Monday night during the Kansas Junior Livestock Show auction at the Kansas Pavilions.
The auction starts at 7 p.m. and is open to the public. Livestock show winners were selected over the weekend.
In the grand champion steer drive, a 1,337-pound crossbred led by Shilo Schaake of Westmoreland captured top honors. Brooke Jensen of Courtland owned the reserve grand, a 1,296-pound crossbred.
Layne Pettijohn of Cedar had the grand champion market hog, a 269-pound dark crossbred. Caitlin Dreher of Iola exhibited the reserve grand champion, a 283-pound Yorkshire.
Schaake also owned the grand champion market lamb, a 148-pound entry from the natural division. Taylor Stanley of Baldwin showed the reserve grand, a 153-pound Suffolk.
Lakin Cherry of Girard received grand champion honors with her 78-pound meat goat. Allyson Rudd of Bucklin had the 71-pound reserve champion.
The show is sponsored by Kansas Livestock Association, Kansas State University and the Agri-Business Council of Wichita.
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