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Top hog price $4.25 per pound at Colfax FFA Alumni Animal Auction; Nearly $30,000 in sales

COLFAX — The highest price for a hog was $4.25 per pound at the Colfax FFA Alumni Meat Animal Auction at the Colfax Free Fair June 28.

The best selling gilt was owned and shown by Phil Taylor, son of Jeff and Nancy Taylor. Bremer Bank purchased the 255 pound pig.

Several other hogs sold for $4 per pound, including a 283 pound barrow owned and shown by Chris Scharlau, son of Dan and Robin Scharlau. H&H Plumbing purchased Scharlau’s pig.

The maximum weight that buyers paid for was 270 pounds.

All together, 35 animals were sold on the auction, including one lamb and one beef steer, generating nearly $30,000 in sales.

Abigail Gustum also sold her 216 pound barrow to Lakeland Cooperative for $4 per pound. Abigail is the daughter of Tom and Sue Gustum.

Courtney Dressel sold her 259 pound gilt for $4 per pound as well. Courtney, the daughter of David Riebe and Jennifer Dressel, sold her pig to Kyle’s Market.

Jared Taylor also sold his 238 pound barrow to Lakeland Cooperative for $4 per pound. Jared is the son of Jeff and Nancy Taylor.

Zoee Nelson sold her 261 pound barrow for $4 per pound as well. Zoee is the daughter of Michael Nelson. Cedar Country Cooperative purchased Zoee’s pig.

Jon Welk sold the only sheep on the animal auction, a 126 pound wether. Jon, the son of Keith Welk, sold his lamb for $2.50 per pound to the Hoof & Paw Animal Hospital.

Kianna Turner sold the only beef steer on the auction, a 1,109 pound Angus, for $2 per pound to Lotts A Meat. Kianna is the daughter of Robby and Missy Turner.

Here are the other exhibitors who sold animals:

• Riley Rice, son of Al and Deanna Rice; 227 pound barrow; $3.75 per pound to Ty Martin.

• Emma Stone, daughter of Shawna Stone; 226 pound barrow; $3.25 per pound to A Little Slice of Italy.

• Tommy Anderson, son of Penny Anderson; 261-barrow; $2.25 per pound to Colfax Animal Hospital.

• Aiden McKee, son of Tim and Ashley DeMuth; 314 pound barrow; $3.50 per pound to Security Bank.

• Ross Taylor, son of Jeff and Nancy Taylor; 236 pound barrow; $3.25 per pound to the Colfax FFA Alumni.

• Emmie Edwards, daughter of Dave and Tina Edwards; 272 pound gilt; $3.50 per pound to the Colfax Animal Hospital.

• Mandy Christianson, daughter of Dale and Lori Christianson; 332 pound gilt; $3 per pound to Bremer Bank.

• Katie Stokke, daughter of Randy and Bobbie Stokke; 248 pound barrow; $2.75 per pound to Dairy State Bank.

• Kaitlyn Scharlau, daughter of Dan and Robin Scharlau; 292 pound barrow; $3.50 per pound to Dr. L.R. Phillips.

• Taylor Risler, son of Randy and Tanya Rissler; 292 pound barrow; $3 per pound to the Colfax FFA Alumni.

• Ben Christianson, son of Dale and Lorie Christianson; 315 pound gilt; $3.25 per pound to the Colfax FFA Alumni.

• Cole Hill, son of Gary and Christie Hill; 296 pound barrow; $3 per pound to Cedar Country Cooperative.

• Austin Dressel, son of Kirt Dressel and Jennifer Dressel; 254 pound barrow; $2.75 per pound to Sundstrom’s Pit Pumping.

• Zack Hill, son of Gary and Christie Hill; 292 pound gilt; $3 per pound to Dairy State Bank.

• Blake Sikora, son of Tim Sikora; 274 pound barrow; $3 per pound to Bri’s Processing.

• Darrion Jensen, son of Rich Jensen; 282 pound barrow; $3 per pound to Jenson Family Farms.

• Jesse Anderson, son of Penny Anderson; 240 pound gilt; $2.75 per pound to the Colfax FFA Alumni.

• Kali Risler, daughter of Randy and Tanya Rissler; 263 pound barrow; $2.50 per pound to Hoof & Paw Animal Clinic.

• Jack Edwards, son of Dave and Tina Edwards; 286 pound barrow; $3.25 per pound to Spring Brook Meats.

• Tori Hill, daughter of Gary and Christie Hill; 300 pound barrow; $2.75 per pound to Bri’s Processing.

• Lisa Gustum, daughter of Tom and Sue Gustum; 228 pound barrow; $3.50 per pound to Security Bank.

• Sarah Schalau, daughter of Dan and Robin Scharlau; 289 pound gilt; $2.75 per pound to Sundstrom’s Pit Pumping.

• Tyler Knutson, son of Kyle and Tami Knutson; 270 pound barrow; $3 per pound to Bremer Bank.

• Michael Welk, son of Keith Welk; 284 pound barrow; $2.25 per pound to Cedar Country Cooperative.

• Desirae Welk; daughter of Keith Welk; 254 pound barrow; $2.25 per pound to L.D. Suvada Farms.

• Will Wanish; son of Todd and Heather Wanish; 333 pound barrow; $2.50 per pound to L.D. Suvada Farms.

• Tiernee Knutson, daughter of Kyle and Tami Knutson; 289 pound barrow; $3 per pound to Spring Brook Meats.