At the North American International Livestock Exposition (NAILE) Sale of Champions in Louisville, Kentucky Thursday night, six Champion and Reserve Champion animals garnered a grand total of $96,000.
Leading the way was the Grand Champion Steer exhibited by 13-year old Sutton Bellar of Wisner, Nebraska. Bellar’s 1,315 pound crossbred steer sold for $25,000.
The Reserve Champion Steer, exhibited by Baylor Bonham of Newcastle, Oklahoma, brought $21,000.
Other results from the NAILE Sale of Champions include:
- Grand Champion Hog, exhibited by Lyndon Youngblood of Ashdown, Arkansas, $14,500
- Reserve Champion Hog, exhibited by Hayden Kerkaert, Pipestone, Minnesota, $12,000
- Grand Champion Wether Lamb, exhibited by Toree Fraze, Portales, New Mexico, $12,500
- Reserve Champion Wether Lamb, exhibited by Samantha Raute, Carmel, Indiana, $11,000