Seven records fell in the Grand and Reserve Champion portions of the Washington County Fair’s Junior Livestock Auction.
The Grand Champions went for a total of $61,000, with three records broken.
The Grand Champion Barrow, shown by Kameron Stolz went for a record $11,000, while the Grand Champion Goats shown by Collin Reue set a new record of $8,500 and the third record to fall was for the Grand Champion Broilers, shown by Lilly Kunkel for $9,000.
The Grand Champion Steer shown by Dustin Steinfeld sold for $10,000. The Grand Champion Turkey of John Rodriguez went for $6,000. The Grand Champion Rabbits of Emily Kate Boyd sold for $4500. The Grand Champion Lamb of Tiaden Thiel went for $6,000. And the Grand Champion Carcass Hog of Braylee Schomburg sold for $6,000.
Four Reserve Champion records were broken as the eight lots went for a total of $60,000.
The biggest prices paid were for the Barrow and Broilers. The Reserve Champion Barrow of Abigail Stoz sold for $12,000 and the Reserve Champion Broilers of Dalton Winkelmann also went for $12,000. The Reserve Champion Steer from McKenzie Tiemann was bought for a record $11,000 and the Carcass Hog of Carsyn Hodde sold for a record $8,500.
Also among the Reserve Champions: the Goats shown by Hannah Mertz went for $5000; the Rabbits of Mikaela Wilke sod for $4000; the Lambs of Kendal Gurka went for $4,500 and the Turkey shown by Lee Dusek sold for $3,000.
2017 JUNIOR LIVESTOCK AUCTION
TOTAL SALE: $719,230
GRAND CHAMPIONS ($61,000)
TURKEY -- John Rodriguez, Prairie Hill 4H, $6,000
BARROW -- Kameron Stolz, Washington 4H, $11,000 (R)
CATTLEMEN’S BRENHAM LIVESTOCK, FRITSCHE CATTLE CO.
ROCKING P. CATTLE, SOUTHERN PRIDE OPENINGS,
SOUTH CENTRAL CONCRETE, T&S RV & SPORT,
TRIPLE S RANCH, KIEKE EGG FARM, NATHAN’S BBQ,
RABBITS -- Emily Kate Boyd, Prairie Hill 4H, $4,500
METROPOLITAN WATER CO. LP
GOAT -- Collin Reue, Brenham FFA, $8,500 (R)
BIG HORN OILFIELD SERVICES, 448 SUPPLY,
GEO SOUTHERN ENERGY CORP., B&D SERVICES,
WARRIOR SUPPLY, J MARK THREADGILL & CO.
CITIZENS STATE BANK
LAMB -- Tiaden Thiel, Brenham Jr. FFA, $6,000
STEER -- Dustin Steinfeld, Prairie Hill 4H, $10,000
METROPOLITAN WATER COMPANY, LP
BROILERS -- Lilly Kunkel, Burton 4H, $9,000 (R)
J&J PACKING, GRIMES CO. STEEL SUPPLY,
CITIZENS STATE BANK, COUFAL PRATER EQUIPMENT,
INDUSTRIAL RIG LIGHTS INC.
CARCASS HOG -- Braylee Schomburg, Sandy Hill 4H, $6,000
BAYLOR LUMBER CO.
RESERVE CHAMPIONS ($60,000)
TURKEY -- Lee Dusek, Salem 4H, $3,000
TEGELER TOYOTA & CHEVROLET
BARROW -- Abigail Stolz, Washington 4H, $12,000 (R)
METROPOLITAN WATER COMPANY, LP
RABBITS -- Mikaela Wilke, Burton 4H, $4,000
GOAT -- Hannah Mertz, Zionsville 4H, $5,000
LAUREN CONCRETE, ALEXANDER OIL CO.,
COLLIER CONSTRUCTIN INC., WASHINGTON CO. TRACTOR
LAMB -- Kendal Gurka, Prairie Hill 4H, $4,500
THIELEMANN CONSTRUCTION CO., DAVID HERMANN ELECTRIC,
POOLTEX AMERICA INC., HERMANN ALAREMS, METAL & MORE,
CAPITAL FARM CREDIT, HOMETOWN PROPERTIES,
BANK OF BRENHAM
STEER -- McKenzie Tiemann, Burton 4H, $11,000 (R)
POOLTEX AMERICAN INC., CITIZENS STATE BANK
WASHINGTON CO. FAIR SUPPORTERS,
BRANDED BOUTIQUE, WELLMANN INSURANCE AGENCY
GERMANIA INSURANCE CO., BRENHAM VERINARY HOSP.,
LaROCHE DEALERSHIPS, BUBBA & ANGIE FRITSCH
BROILERS -- Dalton Winkelmann, Salem 4H, $12,000 (R)
METROPOLITAN WATER COMPANY
CARCASS HOG -- Carsyn Hodde, Zionsville 4H, $8,500 (R)
2017 COMMERCIAL PEN HEIFER RESULTS
Grand Champion Wyatt Bolcerek
Reserve Grand Champion Vicente Veliz
2017 Commercial Halter Heifer Results