On Friday, August 9th the Ex held a market lamb and steer sale. The Sale was held during intermission of the Ram Rodeo where the livestock was showcased in the ring for bidding.

The results of the sale are as follows:

Steers

Placing Exhibitor Buyer Weight Price
Grand Champion Neal Leahy Hilt’s Butcher Shop 1513lbs $3.35/lb
Reserve Champion Larry Leahy Kroes Croquettes 1606lbs $3.70/lb
3rd Andy Vollering Ray Johnston Heating 1395lbs $3.00/lb
4th Scott Vollering Starfra Feeds  1358lbs $2.90/lb
5th Walsh Farms Battaglia Homes 1356lbs $4.10/lb
6th Gary Bolton Peterborough Veterinary Services 2328lbs $2.55/lb

 

Said Mike Fallis, organizer of the steer sale “Our beef farmers are well known for producing quality animals and this year was no different. Many thanks to the buyers who bid on these fine animals and for their support of local farming.”

Lambs

Placing Exhibitor Buyer Weight Price
Grand Champion  Josh Ormistion Starfra Feeds 80lbs $8.50/lb
Reserve Champion Natalie Dunford The Pizza Factory 83lbs $13.25/lb
3rd Lily Briand Smokey Joes Butcher Shop 70lbs $8.50/lb
4th Nicholas Ormistion Scott Pimmett Trucking 65lbs $7.50/ln

Victoria McEldon, organizer of the lamb sale, “Our 4H exhibitors were thrilled to have an opportunity to show and sell their animals. As junior farmers, the experience was invaluable for them.”

In its’ 174th year, the Peterborough Ex is organized by volunteers to highlight agriculture in the region. The four day event ran from August 8 to 11, 2019 and featured agricultural exhibits, homecraft, a rodeo, car show, comedy shows and midway.