Top Lamb Brings $3,225
State Farm Insurance/Diana Holdinghausen had the top bid for the
grand champion market lamb at the Washington Fair at Saturday’s
auction. The 129-pound lamb was exhibited by Brooke Ruether,
Beaufort. The price paid was $25 a pound for a total of $3,225.
Kneeling from left are Shelly Meyer, Kathy Frick, Joyce Vogt, Diana
and Mark Holdinghausen. Queen Stephanie Sullentrup and her court
are in the background.
Posted: Thursday, August 11, 2011 6:30 am
The same number of blue ribbon market lambs were on the auction
block Saturday at the Washington Fair as were in 2010, and results
were about the same. There were 20 lambs that sold for a total of
$12,811.50. In 2010, 20 lambs sold for a total of $13,374.
The average price paid Saturday was $5.23. In 2010, the average
price was $5.58 a pound.
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