The 50th Annual Meat Animal Sale at the 2021 Dane County Fair grossed $151,215.45, according to Dane County Meat Animal Sale Officials.
The sale attracted wide community support with a total of 71 animals sold in the sale: 17 sheep, 23 hogs, and 31 steers. Sheep averaged $9.66 per pound, hogs averaged $5.75 per pound, and steers averaged $2.38 per pound.
The Grand Champion Market Barrow was shown by Girish Russell of Brooklyn and was sold to Woodman's for a price of $7.50 per pound. Kayser Ford Lincoln purchased the Reserve Grand Champion Market Barrow, also shown by Girish Russell of Brooklyn, for $7.00 per pound.
The Grand Champion Market Lamb, shown by Leah Huchthausen of Stoughton, was sold to Stoughton FFA Alumni for $13.00 per pound. The Reserve Champion Market Lamb, shown by Emma Haag of Oregon, was purchased by Payne & Dolan Inc, for $16.50 per pound.
The Grand Champion Steer, shown by Girish Russell of Brooklyn, was purchased by Woodman’s for $3.50 per pound. The Reserve Grand Champion Steer exhibited by Justin Pauli of Belleville was purchased by Woodman's for $3.25 per pound.
The Top Ten Buyers at this year’s sale were: