The Audrain County 4-H and Youth Fair came to an end Tuesday night with the annual livestock and ham sale. This is the night 4-H members work for all year, to sell their livestock and hams.
Before the sale began, fair board President Chad Spurling expressed his appreciation to the community, businesses, fair board and to all the 4-H members who worked so hard throughout the year. "I want to thank you for supporting our fair and the kids," stated Spurling. "It has been a good week," he added.
This year's Grand Champions and their owners include: Nikole Hagan who sold her 244-pound hog for $6.50 a pound to Southern Hills LLC. Nikole is the daughter of Brad and Connie Hagan.
Hunter Houghton sold his rabbit for $260 to Martinsburg Farmers Elevator. Hunter is the son of Jay and Nancy Houghton.
Tara Fountain's 1,226-pound steer sold for $3.50 a pound. Purchasing the steer was Moser's Food. Tara is the daughter of David Fountain and Linda Hickam-Fountain.
Ean Meador sold his rooster to C&M Catalog for $250. Ean is the son of Donnie and Lee Ann Meador.
Dallas Lewis sold his 109-pound lamb for $7 a pound to Shelton Seeds and Dennis Ryan. Dallas is the son of Tim and Lori Lewis.
Cody Van Horn's 102-pound goat was sold for $4.25 a pound. Precision Land and Lawn purchased the goat. Cody is the son of Shannon and Tina Van Horn.
Kylee Windmann's ham was purchased by ReMax on the Move for $425. Kylee is the daughter of Aaron and Jo Windmann.
Nikole Hagan's hog and Tara Fountain's steer will be competing at the Missouri State Fair in August.