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Brent Rowland takes bids from the crowd at Saturday’s Idaho County 4-H/FFA Livestock Sale in Cottonwood.

COTTONWOOD – Showcasing their best, kids worked the floor last Saturday, Aug. 17, for the annual Idaho County 4-H/FFA Livestock Sale. Held at the Idaho County Fairgrounds in Cottonwood, the fair culminates in this sale that this year featured a total 205 animals with a total sale of $250,760.

Sale breakdown is as follows:

A total 60 lambs were sold, $7.69 per pound average price, $1,109.76 per head average price, and $57,707.75 gross.

Colby Canaday

Lamb grand champion was Colby Canaday of Grangeville, with Ryan Uhlenkott representing buyer, The Tire Guy.

Lamb grand champion was Colby Canaday of Grangeville with a 129-pound lamb ($1.02 floor price, $12.50 per pound), bought by The Tire Guy. Lamb reserve champion was Natalie Goecker of Cottonwood with a 123-pound lamb ($1.01 floor, $8 per pound), bought by St. Mary’s Hospital and Clinics.

Natalie Goecker

Lamb reserve champion was Natalie Goecker of Cottonwood, with Steve Frei representing buyer St. Mary’s Hospital and Clinics.

A total seven goats were sold, $11.15 per pound average price, $1,536.50 per head average price, and $6,146 gross.

Rose Sherrer

Goat grand champion was Rose Sherrer of Grangeville, with representatives of buyer Christensen Orthodontics.

Goat grand champion was Rose Sherrer of Grangeville with a 76-pound goat ($1.82 floor, $10 per pound), bought by Christensen Orthodontics. Goat reserve champion was Mikayla Rowland of Cottonwood with a 74-pound goat ($1.81 floor, $10 per pound), bought by Les Schwab Tire Center.

Mikayla Rowland

Goat reserve champion was Mikayla Rowland of Cottonwood, with Beau Harris representing buyer Les Schwab Tire Center.

A total 115 hogs were sold, $4.23 per pound average price, $1,092.85 per head average price, and $122,399.25 gross.

Wyatt Crea

Hog grand champion was Wyatt Crea of Cottonwood, with Steve Frei representing buyer St. Mary’s Hospital and Clinics.

Hog grand champion was Wyatt Crea of Cottonwood with a 263-pound swine ($0.57 floor, $7 per pound), bought by St. Mary’s Hospital and Clinics. Hog reserve champion was Kieran Gallagher of Grangeville with a 280-pound swine ($0.56 floor, $4.50 per pound), bought by Camas Body Shop.

Kieran Gallagher

Hog reserve champion was Kieran Gallagher of Grangeville, with Dave Jones representing buyer Camas Body Shop.

A total 23 steers were sold, $2.14 per pound average price, $2,389.15 per head average price, and $64,507 gross.

Sydney Rylaarsdam

Steer grand champion was Sydney Rylaarsdam of Grangeville, with Mark Gehring representing buyer Intermountain Feeds.

Steer grand champion was Sydney Rylaarsdam of Grangeville with a 1,273-pound steer ($1 floor, $3.10 per pound), bought by Intermountain Feeds. Steer reserve champion was Mason Klapprich of Grangeville with a 1,356-pound steer ($0.99 floor, $2.40 per pound), bought by Cottonwood Veterinary Service.

Mason Klapprich

Steer reserve champion was Mason Klapprich of Grangeville, with Helen Rowland representing buyer Cottonwood Veterinary Service.

Of those animals sold, buyers directed four lambs and three hogs to the food bank, and one lamb to the Cottonwood Senior Center.

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