Drumheller Chrysler buys Hussar Grand Champion
Once again, top dollar was paid at the Hussar 4-H Beef Club Show and Sale, and it's no wonder because there isn’t anything better than Alberta 4-H Beef.
The club held its annual show and sale on Sunday, May 29 and featured 37 top quality animals raised by club members.
Erin Slemko won the overall Grand Champion with her 1,560 pound Simmental calf, purchased by Drumheller Chrysler for $3.20 per pound.
The Reserve Champion was raised by Brody Hale. His 1,398-pound Black Angus was sold to Westergard Ford for $3.00 per pound.
Overall, the average sale price was $2.82 per pound. This year’s fundraiser calf was sold to Ward Tire for $2.70 per pound. The proceeds of the sale of the fundraiser calf went to the Hussar Fire Association to purchase a new fire truck.
The animals were expertly adjudicated at the show by conformation judges Kyle and Jacelyn O’Neill, grooming judge Quinci Jones and showmanship judge Brenda Wise.
Erin Slemko was also Intermediate Grooming Champion and Conformation Champion, and Grand Conformation Champ.
Brody Hale won Junior Conformation Champ and Grand Conformation Reserve.
Wyatt Matile won Senior Champion as well as Senior Showmanship Champion, Senior Conformation Champion and Grand Showmanship Champion.
Eric Sandum was Intermediate Reserve Champion, taking home Intermediate Grooming Reserve, and Intermediate Conformation Reserve.
Tate Yule was Junior Reserve Champion and he took home Junior Showmanship Champion, Junior Grooming Reserve, Junior Conformation Reserve, Grand Grooming Reserve and Grand Showmanship Reserve.
Payden Kaiser was Senior Reserve Champion and was also awarded Senior Grooming Reserve.
Mary Sandum took home Junior grooming Champion and Junior Showmanship Reserve. Kayla Sandum won Grand Grooming Champion, and Senior Grooming Champion. Dexter Hale won Intermediate Showmanship Champion, Everett Bishop won Intermediate Showmanship Reserve and Jourdan Sammons won Senior Showmanship Reserve.
The club will be holding its Appreciation night on Wednesday, June 29.
Erin Slemko, left, raised her Grand Champion 1,560-pound Simmental and sold it to Drumheller Chrysler, represented by Armand Tessier for $3.20/pound.