Jr. Livestock Auction brings in over $2 million
The annual California Mid-State Fair Junior Livestock Auction was held on Saturday with an estimated $2.1 million coming in for 849 animals, according to the unofficial results released on Saturday.
This year’s action had 81 steers auctioned off for an average of $4.52 per pounds; 193 lambs for an average of $12.37 per pound; 443 hogs for $8.75 per pound; and 54 goats for an average of $12.96. Four rabbit pens were auctioned off for $4,550 and four chicken pens for $4,350.
Collectively, the hogs brought in the most at more than $1.5 million.
Robin Righetti of Edna 4-H sold her Reserved Grand Champion Heifer for $10,100.
Jessica Judge of San Luis Obispo FFA sold her Grand Champion Heifer for $7,700.
Alicia Avila’s FFA Reserve Champion Heifer went for $6,750. Avila is a member of Paso Robles FFA.
Jenna Lee of Edna 4-H had her FFA Champion Heifer sell for $3,900.
Noelle Tadaro of Paso Robles FFA sold her Grand Champion Market Broiler for $2,000 and her Reserved Grand Champion Market Broiler went for $1,000.
Rachel Wilkins of Lockwood 4-H had her Grand Champion Rabbits go for $1,700.
Brittney Tierney of Cerro Alto 4-H sold her Reserved Grand Champion Rabbits sold for $1,500.
Maggie Madden of Santa Lucia 4-H sold her Reserved Grand Champion Lamb for $39 per pound.
Caitlin Hopkins of Templeton FFA sold her Grand Champion Lamb for $30 per pound.
Vanessa Soto of Templeton FFA sold her Reserved Grand Champion Hog for $24 per pound.
Brayden Kahler’s Grand Champion Hog went for $22 per pound. Kahler is a member of Cerro Alto 4-H.
Mallory Cleaverr of Ranchita Canyon 4-H sold her Grand Champion Goat for $15 per pound.
Cori Walker of Templeton FFA sold her Reserved Grand Champion Goat for $15 per pound.
Briana Belmonte’s Grand Champion Steer went for $9 per pound. Belmonte is a member of Santa Lucia 4-H.
Jessica Judge of San Luis Obispo FFA sold her Reserved Grand Champion Steer for $6 per pound.