Record Broken Again

$677,688 total sales raised for 59th Stock Show


The Grand Champion Steer was shown by Ruben Guzman, Somerset FFA. The steer went for $9.000.00. Pictured with Ruben is David Dove, Mac Haik’s Southway Ford; Edward Dove, Mac Haik’s Southway Ford; Rene Aguilar, Coors/Glazer’s Distributing; Tim Swan, Mac Haik’s Southway Ford and Rhett Guzman, brother.

The Grand Champion Steer was shown by Ruben Guzman, Somerset FFA. The steer went for $9.000.00. Pictured with Ruben is David Dove, Mac Haik’s Southway Ford; Edward Dove, Mac Haik’s Southway Ford; Rene Aguilar, Coors/Glazer’s Distributing; Tim Swan, Mac Haik’s Southway Ford and Rhett Guzman, brother.

They did it again. The bidders and buyers acknowledged the hard work and commitment of the youth in our county by spending a total of $677,688 at the 59th Atascosa County Junior Livestock Show. This is up over $90,000.00 from last year’s results.

There were over 1,000 entries with 257 able to participate in the auction.

This year’s Grand Champion Steer went for $9,000.00, up $1,000.00 from last year’s steer.

Grand Champions

Ruben Guzman, Somerset FFA, showed the Grand Champion Steer. Bidding $9,000.00 were Mac Haik’s Southway Ford and Coors/Glazer’s Distributing.

Grand Champion Swine was shown by Jared Stevens of Poteet FFA. The heavy weight cross was purchased for $7,500.00, up from last year’s purchase of $5,600.00. Buyers were H.E.B., Mac Haik’s Southway Ford, Grand Slam Swine Genetics Breeder, A/C Store, Wagner Show Pigs and Wal-Mart.

Grand Champion Lamb was raised by Cheyenne Northcut of Jourdanton FFA. The Lamb was purchased for $11,000.00 by Northcut Ranch, up from last year’s $5,800.00 purchase.

Justin Mitchell of Pleasanton FFA won Grand Champion Broilers. The poultry was purchased by Pursch Motors, Inc. and Mac Haik’s Southway Ford for $6,000.00, up from last year’s purchased of $3,250.00.

Pursch Motors bought Riley Roberts (Mesquite 4-H) Grand Champion Rabbits for $3,500.00.

The Grand Champion Turkey was awarded to Alyssa Salinas, Poteet FFA . The turkey was purchased for $3,500.00 by Pursch Motors.

Kloe Burris of Jourdanton FFA sold her Grand Champion Goat to WalMart, Alpha Machine, Schmidt Land Services, Trojan Vac QC, Water Well Service, Wiley Lease, Los Chicharrones and H.E.B. The goat was purchased for $11,000.00.

Reserve Grand Champions

Hunter Norment, Leming/ Verdi 4-H, took Reserve Grand Champion Steer.The steer was purchased for $10,000.00, up from last year’s bid of $7,650.00. Buyers are Pursch Motors, Water Well Services, Wal-Mart, Water Well Services, Jason Behmen, Longhorn Inc., Trojan Vac QC, Wiley Lease, H.E.B., First National Bank and Silver Eagle Distributing.

Kayla Muckelroy, Jourdanton FFA, raised the Reserve Grand Champion Swine. The hog sold for $7,250.00, up from last year’s sale of $6,950.00. Buyers are Pleasanton

You ng Farmers, Powell Livestock, Wa l-Mart, Pleasanton Lion’s Club, Trojan Vac/ QC, CRW Cattle Co., STRMC, Schmidt Land Services, Alpha Machine, Security Service Federal Credit Union, H.E.B. and Jourdanton State Bank.

The Reserve Grand Champion Lamb was shown by Kimberly Mueller, Jourdanton FFA. The heavy medium wool sold for $4,550.00. Buyers are Bul Energy, Security State Bank, H.E.B., Helena Chemical, Swan’s Auto, Wal-Mart, Alpha Machine, Trojan Vac/QC, Water Well Service and 100 Club.

Reserve Grand Champion Broilers were shown by Maverick Sanders of Poteet FFA. The poultry was sold for $2,750.00 to Bull Energy, H.E.B., Wal-Mart, Alpha Machine, Ornelis Quarter Horses, Douglas Daniel and Brandon Hudson, Lawyers and H.E.B.

Dena Jennings of Mesquite

4-H raised the Reserve Grand Champion Rabbits. The bunnies were purchased for $5,500.00 by the Houston Texans, Los Chicharrones, Wal-Mart, South Texas Brokers, Water Well Service, H.E.B. and Alpha Machine.

Reserve Grand Champion Turkey went to Hailey Cowey of Leming/Verdi 4-H. The turkey was purchased for $4,250.00 by bidders, Eugene Martinez, Douglas Daniel and Brandon Hudson, lawyers, Wal-Mart; FTS International, Alpha Machine and H.E.B.

Serah Kate Blair, Jourdanton FFA, raised the Reserve Grand Champion Goat. The goat was sold for $12,575.00 and bought by Helena Chemical, H.E.B., Alpha Machine, Gaydos Construction, Diamond B, Wal-Mart, Bellows Operations, Water Well Service, Solid Rock 7 Ranch and Schmidt Land Services.

Please see more features and photos on pages 10C, 11C and 16C.

Steer Prices

Grand Champion Prices Over the Years

2012………………………..$ 8,000
2011………………………. $ 12,250
2010………………………..$ 5,545
2009…………………….. $ 12,800
2008……………………….$ 8,500
2007……………………….$ 9,550
2006……………………….$ 13,100
2005……………………….$ 6,000

2013 Top 10 Buyers

ALPHA MACHINE & REPAIR
DEWEY BELLOWS OPERATiONS
DOUGLAS DANIEL &
BRANDON HUDSON,
LAWYERS
GAYDOS CONSTRUCTION, LLC
MAC HAIK SOUTHWAY FORD
NORTHCUT RANCH
PURSCH MOTORS
WAL-MART
WATER WELL SERVICES, INC.
WILEY LEASE CO, LTD
– BELO WILEY

ATASCOSA CO. JR. LIVESTOCK SHOW RECENT YEARS SALES PRICES

BEEF SWINE LAMB GOAT RABBIT BROILERS TURKEY
Grand Champions
2013 $ 9,000 $ 7,500 $ 11,000 $ 11,000 $ 3,500 $6,000 $ 3,500
2012 $ 8,000 $ 5,600 $ 5,800 $ 8,115 $ 5,000 $3,250 $ 6,056
2011 $ 12,250 $ 5,750 $ 5,250 $ 7,600 $ 3,000 $ 3,765 $ 3,500
2010 $ 5,545 $ 3,700 $ 3,145 $ 3,545 $ 3,645 $ 2,500 $ 2,970
2009 $ 12,800 $ 3,900 $ 3,195 $ 2,720 $ 2,100 $ 2,200 $ 2,600
2008 $ 8,500 $ 6,700 $ 3,650 ( no sale) $ 2,800 $ 2,700 ( no sale)
2007 $ 9,550 $ 5,250 $ 7,000 $ 3,500 $ 2,250 $ 3,100 $ 4,050
2006 $ 13,100 $ 5,400 $ 7,000 $ 3,200 $ 3,750 $ 2,000 $ 1,750
2005 $ 6,000 $ 5,000 $ 6,750 $ 4,600 $ 3,250 $ 5,500 $ 4,200
Reserve Grand Champions
2013 $ 10,000 $ 7,250 $ 4,550 $ 7,600 $ 5,500 $ 2,750 $ 3,500
2012 $ 7,650 $ 6,950 $ 4,000 $ 6,525 ( no sale) $ 3,800 $ 4,350
2011 $ 5,500 $ 4,000 $ 2,650 $ 4,000 $ 2,775 $4,000 $ 2,000
2010 $ 3,670 $ 2,145 $ 2,045 $ 2,295 $ 2,595 $ 2,445 $ 2,470
2009 $ 7,075 $ 2,750 $ 2,300 $ 2,245 $ 2,250 $ 1,500 $ 2,070
2008 $ 3,000 $ 3,300 $ 4,625 $ 3,425 $ 1,900 $ 2,275 $ 2,275
2007 $ 7,500 $ 3,525 $ 3,000 ( no sale) $ 2,500 $ 4,550 $ 2,000
2006 $ 3,600 $ 2,000 ( no sale) $ 3,000 $ 1,700 $ 1,500 ( no sale)
2005 $ 4,250 $ 3,250 $ 3,250 $ 3,450 $ 1,750 $ 3,500 $ 2,400


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