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Commercial heifer sale totals $64,345

Twelve lots sell to benefit FFA, 4-H exhibitors


Buyers packed sale pen arena Saturday afternoon at the east park show barn for Fair’s eighth annual sale of commercal heifers. 
Reporter/Mike Brown Buyers packed sale pen arena Saturday afternoon at the east park show barn for Fair’s eighth annual sale of commercal heifers. Reporter/Mike Brown The eighth annual commercial heifer show at the 2012 Rockdale Fair was another in a series of record breakers.

The sale raised $64,345 for 12 Milam County FFA and 4-H exhibitors.

That compares to $59,715 in 2011 and $47,445,in 2010

Results were listed as follows:

Grand champion— Mason Leifeste, Cameron 4-H, buyer, Webberville Propane Inc. for $5,900, plus $ 445 added money, total $6,345.

Reserve champion— Preston Debault, Rockdale 4-H, buyer, James and Birdie Kristoff for $5,300, plus $770 added money, total $6,070.

Third place— Sydne y Vaculin, Cameron 4-H, buyer Milam County Livestock Auction, $4,400, plus $340 added money, total, $4,745.


At right, Birdie Kristoff, commercial heifer sale director, addresses the crowd on Saturday. At right, Birdie Kristoff, commercial heifer sale director, addresses the crowd on Saturday. Fourth place—Jale Walzel, Cameron Jr. FFA, buyer, Keith Debault, $5,100, plus $720 added money, total $5,820.

Fifth place—Garrett Reed, Gause 4-H, buyer, Keith Debault, $5,400, plus $395 added money, total, $5,795.

Sixth place—Pete Heintze, Rockdale FFA, buyer, Rocky Brangus Farms, $4,300, plus $ 520 added money, total , $4,820.

Seventh place—Jacob Baron, Thorndale 4-H, buyer, Custom Tack, $4,100, plus $470 added money, total, $4,570.

Eighth place— Wesley Payne, Rockdale FFA, buyer, Whiteley Farm Supply, $4,300, plus $2,100 added money, total $6,400.

Ninth place—Travis Morgan, Rockdale FFA, buyer, Custom Tack, $4,400, plus $420 added money, total $4,820.

Tenth place—Chandler Barton, Cameron 4-H, buyer, Cross Six Ranch, $4,600, plus $470 added money, total $5,070.

Eleventh place—Macie Vaculin, Cameron 4-H, buyer, BNB Builders, $4,200, plus $370 added money, total $4,570.

Twel f th place—Vic tor ia Smith, Thorndale 4-H, buyer, Keith Debault, $3,900, plus $1,420 added money, total, $5,320.


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