The Salem County Fair 4-H Livestock Auction, held Aug. 8 in Pilesgrove, N.J., brought in a total of $90,920.20.
There were 52 buyers in the bidding on 14 steers, 56 market hogs, two market lambs and one market goat.
The show and sale was put on by County Corners Livestock 4-H Club in memory of Raymond M. Sickler, a dairy farmer from Monroeville, N.J., who was the club’s leader for 35 years.
Brian Paulus’ grand champion steer was purchased by Cowtown Rodeo for $4,140. His reserve champion steer was purchased by Crop Production Services for $2964.
A.J. Foote’s grand champion market hog was purchased by Martin’s Specialty Sausage for $1,377.60. Toni Baker’s reserve champion market hog was purchased by D. Schaeffer Ag Service LLC for $1,300.
Courtney Blum’s grand champion market lamb was purchased by Farro Construction for $432. Toni Baker’s reserve champion market lamb was purchased by Burlington Beef for $197.40.
Baker’s grand champion market goat was also purchased by Burlington Beef for $275.