Clayton County 4-H and FFA members sold a total of $243,849 worth of livestock at the county fair auction on Monday, August 5, 2019.  The sale was under the direction of auctioneers, Jerry Maker, Strawberry Point, Mike Monroe, Postville and Mike Loecke, Manchester.
     The average price of 75 head of market beef was $1.68 per pound.  The top selling market beef sold for $2.45/pound.   161 head of swine sold for an average price of $1.68 per pound. The top selling swine brought $3.70 per pound.   The high price paid for lambs was $2.80 per pound.   25 head of sheep averaged $2.17 per pound.  The high price paid for a meat goat was $5.10 per pound with 19 head of meat goats averaging $2.92 per pound.
     In addition to the beef, hogs, and lambs, the exhibitors also sold meat rabbits and poultry at the county fair auction.  The highest price paid was $60.00 for a rabbit and the top poultry lot sold for $340.
2019 auction buyers included:
Freedom Bank
Luana Savings Bank                
Larry Gaul                  
A+ Distributing
Kendrick Forest Products
Harold Schilling
Edgewood Feed Mill    
Community Savings Bank        
Bodensteiner Implement                      
Silver Edge Co-op
Joe Shirbroun - Pioneer Seed                
Postville Veterinary Clinic                   
Peoples State Bank                  
Fitzgerald Inc.             
Farmer's Savings Bank
C & L Drainage           
Central State Bank
Swales Pre-Cast
Watters Farm   
Fuelling Trucking
Edgewood Locker
Edgewood Convelescent Homes
Matt Wessels
Old "20" Auction
Edgewood Farm & Home
Timmerman Construction
Driven Embryo Service
Tony's Wadena Locker
Bruns & James Insurance
Ben Putz
Bloomington Livestock            
Innovative Energy
Midwest Pumping LLC
Del Clay Farm Equipment        
Meuser Lumber
Strawberry Building Supply                 
Citizen's State Bank
Final Electric
Walters Farm
Bond’s Tax Service
Arlen Nuehring
Lisa Hinzman – Images By Lisa
DNA Genetics - Todd Stump
Chris Funk
Vita Plus
Eric Cherne
Clayton Lighthouse
Pineview Farms
Clayton County 4-H Foundation
Brian Kann/Channel Seed
DJ Keehner Farms
Lil Bit Of Country
Brenda Murray
Edgewood Livestock Commission                    
Howe’s Club Calves                
Nading Farms
Lucky Acres Dairy Goats          
Larry Moore    

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