Triple crown for Drum Chrysler at West Wheatland 4-H Sale
The Supreme Grand Steer was raised by Teia Dahm and weighed in at 1,419 lbs., and bought by Armand Tessier of Drumheller Chrysler at $4/lb, earning himself a triple crown of champs from the Drumheller, Hussar, and West Wheatland 4-H sales. ful for the money they received for their projects, especially with the downturn in the economy.”
The West Wheatland 4-H Show and Sale featured clubs from Rockyford, Standard, and Cheadle.
The average price for beef this year was $2.89/ lb. and around $6.25/lb. for sheep.
Armand Tessier of Drumheller Chrysler completed his triple crown with the purchase of the 1,1419 lbs. Supreme Grand Steer raised by Teia Dahm and sold for $4/lb. Tessier had previously bought the grand champion at the Drumheller and District 4H sale and the Hussar sale.
The Supreme Reserve Steer was raised by Callum Koller and sold for $3.10/lb., bought by Mike Conley of Pure Country Meats in Strathmore and weighing in at 1,512 lbs.
The Supreme Grand Sheep was bought by Patrick Mohan of Strathmore Motor Products for $6.25/lb. and raised by Grace Heuver. The Supreme Reserve Sheep was bought by Gates Agencies for $5.50/lb.
The Drumheller Co-op donated $1,000 to each club present, making it 11 different clubs its donated that amount to this season.
“That’s a big sigh of relief for us,” said Ellis, explaining that the funds help cover the expense to the 4-H clubs for putting on the event.
The Supreme Reserve Steer sold for $3.10/lb. to Mike Conley of Pure Country Meats, and raised by handler Callum Koller to a weight of 1,512 lbs.