Clayton County Fair auction totals $184,619

     Clayton County 4-H and FFA members sold a total of $184,619 worth of livestock at the county fair auction on Monday, August 5, 2013, according to Rita Severson, Clayton County Extension Bookkeeper/Office Point of Contact.  The sale was under the direction of auctioneers, Jerry Maker, Strawberry Point; Jim Funk, Guttenberg, Chad Gillizer, Monona and Mike Monroe, Postville.

     The average price of 76 head of market beeves was $1.37 per pound.  There were 95 head of swine sold for an average price of $1.43 per pound. 11 head of lambs sold with an average price of $1.76 per pound and 15 head of meat goats with an average price of $1.59 per pound.

     The top selling market beef was the Grand Champion sold by Jacob Wessel, Colesburg for $1.75 per pound totaling $2,374.75 to SilverEdge Coopertive, Edgewood.  The Dairy Grand Champion was sold by Alissa Rose, Postville for $1.70 per pound totaling $2,378.30 and was purchased by Luana Savings Bank.  The Rate-of-Gain Champion exhibited by Morgan Taake, Elkader sold for $1.34 per pound to Watters Farm, Peosta.  The Reserve Grand Champion Dairy Steer/Dairy Steer Rate of Gain sold by Shana Hilgerson, Elkader was purchased by FreedomBank for $1.40 per pound.  The Reserve Grand Champion Steer was purchased by FreedomBank, for $1.35 per pound and was exhibited by McKenzie Kenkel, Elkader.  The market beef buyers and sellers included:

FreedomBank, Elkader/Monona/Postville
Shana Hilgerson, Elkader (2)
Kyle Beck, Elkader
Ty Hefner, McGregor
Tayler Martins, Monona (2)
Derek Radloff, Farmersburg
Sam Hilgerson, Elkader (2)
Jessica Kramer, Farmersburg
McKenzie Kenkel, Elkader

Luana Savings Bank
Andrey Shirbroun, Farmersburg
Alissa Rose, St. Olaf (2)
Ben Wikner, Farmersburg
Meghan Orr, Elgin
Audreanna Zapf, Garnavillo
Luke Orr, Elkader

NE Iowa Equity Livestock
Kyle Funk, Edgewood
Alyssa Kirby, Colesburg

C & L Drainage, Edgewood
Ellianna Jones, Strawberry Point

Gary & Judy Burrack, Monona
Nick Boehm, Elgin

Watters Farms, Peosta
Morgan Taake, Elkader

Mark Glawe, Champion Seed, Garber
Ted Hilgerson, Elkader
Morgan Pritchard, Edgewood

Walt Wessel Farms, Greeley/Community Insurance, Edgewood
Kaden Jones, Strawberry Point

Del-Clay Implement, Edgewood
JordanWegmann, Edgewood

SilverEdge Cooperative Co., Edgewood
Jacob Wessel Colesburg
Morgan Pritchard, Edgewood

Farmers Savings Bank, Colesburg, Elkport/Garber, Strawberry Point, Arlington, Aurora
Justin Wessel, Garber

Postville Veterinary Clinic, Postville
Samantha McNally, Monona
Ty Hefner, McGregor
Brady Henkes, Monona
Jessica Kramer, Farmersburg

Central State Bank, Elkader/Volga/Marquette/McGregor
Luke Orr, Elkader
Corby Orr, Elgin (2)
Kennie Orr, Elgin

Peoples State Bank, Guttenberg
Rachel Davis, McGregor
Colten Rastetter, Guttenberg

Swales Pre Cast, Strawberry Point
Dylan Palmersheim, Strawberry Point

Bodensteiner Implement, Elkader
Blake Simons, Colesburg
Karl Klocke, Arlington
Rebecca Harms, Monona
Ben Kelly, St. Olaf

Community Savings Bank, Edgewood
Bo Struble, Strawberry Point
Courtney Putz, Edgewood
McKenzie Wegmann, Edgewood
Olivia Bailey, Strawberry Point

Baumartner Brothers, Strawberry Point
Tiffany Faust, Strawberry Point

B & J Construction, Jerry Gingerich, Edgewood
Luke Kann, Guttenberg

Joe Shirbroun, Pioneer Seed, Farmersburg
Joseph Boehm, Elgin
Kiera Beck, Elkader
Ben Wikner, Farmersburg

Timmerman Construction, Strawberry Point
Nick Putz, Edgewood

Tran Star Trucking, Strawberry Point
Tiffany Faust, Strawberry Point

Brown’s Sales & Leasing, Elkader/Guttenberg
William Christeleit, Elkader
Cody Simons, Colesburg

A-Plus Distributing, Bob Maker, Strawberry Point
Patrick Palmersheim, Strawberry Point
Natalie Palmersheim, Strawberry Point
Madalyn Boehm, Elgin
Kaden Jones, Strawberry Point

Edgewood Locker, Edgewood
Haley Kann, Guttenberg

Larry Gaul, Pioneer Seeds, Strawberry Point
Nick Putz, Edgewood

Brian Kann Channel Seed, Guttenberg
Elizabeth Wessel, Garber
Colten Rastetter, Guttenberg

Fitzgerald Surge, Elkader
Ted Hilgerson, Elkader
Ben Kelly, St. Olaf

Edgewood Convalescent Home
Joe Kann, Guttenberg

Innovative Energy
Tom Shirbroun, Farmersburg

Joe Kintzle, Strawberry Point/Thomas Kerns, Edgewood
Madalyn Kerns, Edgewood
Emma Rose Kerns, Edgewood

Kent Lange, Elkader/Renk Seed
William Christeleit, Elkader

Kuhlman Quarry, Colesburg
Kyle Funk, Colesburg

Lanesboro Sales Commission, Decorah
Shayla Smith, Farmersburg

Walt Wessel Family, Greeley
Elliana Jones, Strawberry Point

     The top selling swine was sold by Hanna VonHandorf, Guttenberg for $2.25 per pound and sold to Joyce Thurn, Edgewood.  The Champion Derby Pen was purchased by Luana Savings Bank & Innovative Energy for $1.15 per pound.  This pen was sold by Kaitlin Orr, Elgin.  Kennie Orr sold his Champion Non Derby Pen to Central State Bank, Elkader for $1.35 per pound.  Res. Champion Derby Pen was sold by Joseph Boehm, Elgin for $.85 per pound to Innovative Energy; $.90 per pound to Clayton County 4H Foundation and Gaul Ag Services, Strawberry Point.  The Res. Champion Non Derby Pen was sold to Edgewood Auto and Silver Edge Cooperative for $1.45 per pound and Kuhlman Quarry, Colesburg for $.120 per pound and sold by Nick Bockenstedt, Strawberry Point.   The average price for swine was $1.43 per pound.  The swine buyers and sellers included:

FreedomBank, Elkader/Monona/Postville
Thomas Amundson, Elgin            3 head
Cedric Drahn, Farmersburg            3 head
Melanie Lane, Elkader                2 head

Innovative Energy, Dubuque
Joe Boehm, Elgin                1 head
Jessica Kramer, Monona            1 head
Kaitlin Orr, Elgin                1 head

Luana Savings Bank, Luana
Keaton Lane, Elkader                2 head
Jace Moore, Guttenberg                1 head
Joseph Murray, Garnavillo            3 head
Kaitlin Orr, Elgin                2 head

Brian Kann Channel Seeds, Guttenberg
Mariah Klemp, Guttenberg            2 head
Courtney Willenborg, Guttenberg        1 head

Central State Bank, Elkader/McGregor/Marquette/Volga
Kennie Orr, Elgin                3 head

Todd Moser Family, Colesburg
John Glawe, Garber                1 head

Joe Shirbroun, Pioneer Seed, Farmersburg
Nick Boehm, Elgin                3 head
Madalyn Boehm, Elgin                3 head

Treats on Bridge Street, Elkader
Joseph VonHandorf, Guttenberg            1 head

Bodensteiner Implement, Elkader
Chaunt’e Drahn, Farmersburg            3 head
Megan Glawe, St. Olaf                2 head
Waytt Glawe, St. Olaf                3 head
Edgewood Locker
Kristen Willenborg, Guttenberg            1 head

Brown’s Sales & Leasing, Elkader/Guttenberg
Ben Ernst, Edgewood                1 head
Clayton Helle, Guttenberg            1 head
Mariah Klemp, Guttenberg            1 head
Austin Sylvester, Elkader            3 head
John Glawe, Garber                1 head

Tony’s Wadena Locker
Jessica Kramer, Farmersburg            1 head

Postville Veterinary Clinic
Chanice Drahn, Farmersburg            3 head
Tayler Martins, Monona                2 head
Alissa Rose, Postville                3 head
BenWikner, Farmersburg            3 head

Edgewood Tire & Auto
Nick Bockenstedt, Strawberry Point        1 head
Ben Ernst, Edgewood                1 head

Silver Edge Cooperative Co., Edgewood
Nick Bockenstedt, Strawberry Point        1 head
Morgan Pritchard, Edgewood            1 head

People’s State Bank, Guttenberg
Audrey Helle, Guttenberg            1 head
Abrianna Moore, Guttenberg            1 head
Jace Moore, Guttenberg                1 head
Courtney Willenborg, Guttenberg        2 head

Joyce Thurn, Edgewood
Hannah VonHandorf, Guttenberg         1 head

Gaul Ag Services, Strawberry Point
Joseph Boehm, Elgin                1 head

R & K Enterprises, Robert & Kelly Faust, Strawberry Point
Kayla Gruber, Strawberry Point            1 head

Community Savings Bank, Edgewood
Alexis Ernst, Edgewood                1 head
Morgan Pritchard, Edgewood            2 head

Clayton County 4H Foundation
Joe Boehm, Elgin                1 head

Del-Clay Implement, Edgewood
Alexis Ernst, Edgewood                1 head

Garnavillo Savings Bank
Anna Berns, Guttenberg                3 head
Levi Berns, Guttenberg                2 head

Kuhlman Quarry, Colesburg
Nick Bockenstedt, Strawberry Point        1 head

Jaydeane Berns, Guttenberg
Levi Berns, Guttenberg                1 head

Fit For The Community, Edgewood
Alexis Ernst, Edgewood                1 head

Citizen’s State Bank, Manchester
Ben Ernst, Edgewood                1 head

Pine View Farms/John Wessel, Colesburg & Steve & Jill Lueken, Colesburg
John Glawe, Garber                1 head

Fenton Repair, Strawberry Point
Kayla Gruber, Strawberry Point            1 head

A+ Distributing, Strawberry Point
Kayla Gruber, Strawberry Point            1 head

Channel Seed/Aaron Schroeder, Monona
Jessica Kramer, Farmersburg            1 head

Fitzgerald’s Elkader
Tayler Martins, Monona                1 head

Mr Z’s, Colesburg
Abrianna Moore, Guttenberg            1 head

Dr. Michelle Sadler, Guttenberg
Josef VonHandorf, Guttenberg            1 head

Red Ridge Ranch, Colesburg
Kristen Willenborg, Guttenberg            1 head

Anderegg Farms, Guttenberg
Kristen Willenborg, Guttenberg            1 head

     The high price paid for lambs was $2.50 per pound.   These lambs were sold by Kayla Gruber, Strawberry Point and were purchased by Innovative Energy, Dubuque.  The average price paid for lambs was $1.73 per pound.  Lamb buyers and sellers include:

Innovative Energy, Dubuque
Kayla Gruber, Strawberry Point            1 head

FreedomBank, Elkader/Monona/Postville
Mia Gibson, Elgin                1 head

Central State Bank, Elkader/McGregor/Marquette/Volga
Kennie Orr, Elgin                1 head

Boyd Keehner/U.S. Feeds, Luana
Conner Meyer, Postville                3 head

Tony’s Wadena Locker
Mia Gibson, Elgin                1 head

Union Land Feed – Justin Steinlage, West Union
Max Gibson, Elgin                1 head

Postville Veterinary Services
Max Gibson, Elgin                1 head

Community Savings Bank, Edgewood
Matt Eiben, Colesburg                2 head

     The high price paid for meat goats was $2.30 per pound.   These meat goats were sold/purchased by the following:  Alyssa Kirby, Strawberry Point and were purchased by Innovative Energy, Dubuque. Meat goat buyers and sellers include:

Innovative Energy, Dubuque
Kayla Gruber, Strawberry Point            1 head

A+ Distributing, Strawberry Point
Callan Willie, Strawberry Point            1 head

C & L Drainage, Strawberry Point
Kayla Gruber, Strawberry Point            1 head
Carson Willie, Strawberry Point            1 head
Calvin Heims, Dundee                1 head

Postville Veterinary Services
Tracy Curran, St. Olaf                1 head

Del-Clay Implement, Edgewood
Emily Kraus, Guttenberg(2)            1 head

Larry Gaul/Pioneer Seed, Strawberry Point
Hunter Lueken, Colesburg            1 head

Joe Shirbroun/Pioneer Seed, Farmersburg
Joe Hefel, Holy Cross                1 head
Tracy Curran, St. Olaf                1 head

Brian Kann/Channel Seed, Guttenberg
Terry Hefel, Holy Cross                1 head
Joe Hefel, Holy Cross                1 head
Bodensteiner Implement, Elkader
Hunter Lueken, Colesburg            1 head

Tony’s Wadena Locker
Kayla Gruber, Strawberry Point            1 head

     In addition to the beeves, hogs, and lambs, the exhibitors also sold small animals at the county fair auction.  The highest price paid was a tie of $165.00 for three rabbits sold by Megan Nemechek and three rabbits sold by Ashley Nemechek both were purchased by the Central State Bank, Elkader.  Other small animal buyers and sellers included:

Del-Clay Implement, Edgewood
Calvin Heims, Dundee                2 chickens

Joe Shirbroun, Pioneer Seed, Farmersburg
Emily Amundson, Elgin                2 chickens

Central State Bank, Elkader/McGregor/Marquette
Laci Orr, Elkader                1 rabbit
Megan Nemechek, Elkader            4 rabbits
Samuel Nemechek, Elkader            1 rabbit
Ashley Nemechek, Elkader            4 rabbits

R & K Enterprises, Robert & Kelly Faust, Strawberry Point
Natalie Palmersheim, Strawberry Point        1 rabbit

Monroe Auction, Postville
Chloe Willie, Strawberry Point            2 chickens

SilverEdge Cooperative Co., Edgewood
Angel Hutchinson, Strawberry Point        2 ducks
Angel Hutchinson, Strawberry Point        3 rabbits

C & L Drainage, Edgewood
Dylan Palmersheim, Strawberry Point        1 rabbit

A+ Distributing, Strawberry Point
Callan Willie, Strawberry Point            2 ducks

FreedomBank, Elkader/Monona/Postville
Emily Amundson, Elgin                2 chickens

WesLee Gould, Strawberry Point
Callan Willie, Strawberry Point            2 turkeys

Garnavillo Savings Bank
WesLee Gould, Strawberry Point        4 chickens

Bodensteiner Implement, Elkader
Rachel Davis, McGregor            3 rabbits

Dennis Hamann, Garnavillo
Ashley Nemechek, Elkader            2 chickens
Megan Nemechek, Elkader            2 chickens

Luana Savings Bank
Tiffany Faust, Strawberry Point            3 rabbits
Money donated to the show ring addition at the fairgrounds

Resold to Bodensteiner Implement, Elkader
Tiffany Faust, Strawberry Point            3 rabbits

Citizen’s State Bank, Strawberry Point
Chloe Willie, Strawberry Point            2 turkeys

Sear’s 66/Sear’s Auto Salvage, Garber
Jaimi Fagan, Colesburg                3 rabbits
Angel Hutchinson, Strawberry Point        2 chickens
 

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