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Junior Livestock Auction results at the California Mid-State Fair

Kaya McCasland, 10, of Paso Robles smiles as she shows her Champion Hampshire pig while it was being auctioned. She earned $8.50 per pound for the 235-pound pig.
Kaya McCasland, 10, of Paso Robles smiles as she shows her Champion Hampshire pig while it was being auctioned. She earned $8.50 per pound for the 235-pound pig. Special to The Tribune

The California Mid-State Fair Junior Livestock Auction was held Saturday.

All together, 668 hogs, lambs, steers and goats were sold by 4-H and FFA students. Unofficial estimates put total sales at more than $1.6 million.

The average price for hogs was $7.47 a pound, steers at $3.25 a pound and lambs at $11.51 a pound, an increase over last year.

Junior Livestock results

Grand Champion Hog owned by Ross Van Tassel of Atascadero FFA brought $16.00 per pound

Reserve Grand Champion Hog owned by Brad Spears of Ranchita Canyon 4-H $13.00 per pound

Grand Champion Meat Rabbits owned by Rachel Wilkins of Lockwood 4-H $1,200.00 for 3 rabbits

Reserve G. Champion Meat Rabbits owned by Brittney Tierney of Cerro Alto 4-H $1,200.00 for 3 rabbits

Grand Champion Market Broilers owned by Karaline Bridgeford of San Luis Obispo FFA $1,125.00 for 3 chickens

Reserve G. Champion Market Broilers owned by Anna Sara Bridgeford of Edna 4-H $800.00 for 3 chickens

Grand Champion Market Goat owned by Alexis Whiteford of Pozo 4-H $26.00 per pound

Reserve G. Champion Market Goat owned by Lauren Hinrichs of Templeton FFA $18.00 per pound

Grand Champion Market Lamb owned by Amy Hanks of Templeton FFA $40.00 per pound

Reserve G. Champion Market Lamb owned by Kayla Hildebrand of Templeton FFA $25.50 per pound

Grand Champion Steer owned by Maggie Boneso of Ranchita Canyon 4-H $6.25 per pound

Reserve G. Champion Steer owned by George Schmidtz of Templeton FFA $26.00 per pound

Grand Champion Replacement Heifer owned by Brianna Murphy of Cerro Alto 4-H sold for $5,500.00

Reserve Grand Champion Replacement Heifer owned by Wyatt Judge of Edna 4-H sold for $5,400.00

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