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:
|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.”
|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.