SUCCESSFUL WEEK OF 4-H EVENTS AT PRAIRIELAND

SASKATOON, Saskatchewan – The Prairieland Junior Ag Showcase held at the Prairieland Park Ag Centre, began on July 3 and wrapped up on July 8 with the excitement of the steer sale.

This event features almost 300 4H youth between the ages of 9 and 21 competing in both individual and team competitions. It was a busy week again with competitions featuring Light Horse, Beef, Dairy, Sheep, Showcase of Arts, team grooming and Jr. Judging.

“It continues to be an absolute pleasure to host this amazing group of 4H members for this annual event” said Prairieland Park Agriculture Manager, Lori Cates. “The quality of animals, the ability of the participants to care for and show their animals, and the examples of camaraderie and sportsmanship we see with these kids remarkable”. The event concluded with the 4-H Steer and Market Lamb Sale on Monday, July 8

Finished Beef Sale Results:
Grand Champion Steer: Cade Bartel, Carlton Trail 4H Beef
Price: $7.00/lb
Purchased By: Tim Hortons, Saskatoon; Success RV, Watrous

Reserve Grand Champion Steer: Colby Wignes, Viscount 4H Beef Club
Price: $2.75/lb
Purchased By: Prairie Meats, Saskatoon

Sale Average: $2.77/lb

Sheep Sale Results:
Champion Market Animal: Addison Pain, Medstead Multiple 4H Club
Prize: $1,100.00
Purchased By: Norheim Ranching, Saskatoon, SK

Reserve Champion Market Animal: Maria-Ray McNabb, Medstead Multiple 4H Club
Price: $550.00
Purchased By: Smokehaus Meats & Deli, Martensville, SK

For more information please contact:
Lori Cates, Manager – Agriculture
C 306.280-9560
T 306.683.8813
E lcates@prairielandpark.com

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