Top dollar earned at Drumheller and District 4-H Show and Sale
The Drumheller & District 4-H Show was held on Monday, June 6, at the Delia Arena.
Members of 4-H from across the district showed their best calves to attract the highest bidder.
This year’s Grand Champion was a 1,465 pound steer owned by Kennedy Paget from Hesketh-Orkney. The steer sold to Drumheller Chrysler for $3.90/lb.
The Reserve Champion was Amanda Holowath from Rumsey-Rowley. Her 1,436 pound steer was bought for $3.60/lb. by Hanna Motor Products.
The average price per pound of the evening for over 54 animals was $3.50.
Conformation Judge was Dennis Erickson, Grooming Judge was Alisha Minchau, and Showmanship Judge was Kayley Peltzer.
The adjudicators for the district judging competition were Russel Sevick and Lowell Nelson.
The 2016 Carlie Bell award was awarded to Levi Reed from Delia. This award is to recognize 4-H members whose efforts and enthusiasm encourages 4-H activities and member participation.
Koren McDougald, one of the organizers of the event, says the show was a success.
“The day was great, we sold over 30 animals. We had great support from our buyers and trophy sponsors. We would like to thank everyone who came out.”
Kennedy Paget of the Hesketh- Orkney Beef Club raised this y ear's Grand Champion, a 1,465 pound st eer purchased by Drumheller Chrysler, with Armand Tessier submitting the top bid at $3.90/lb.