4-H auction sets new record

IMG_20140725_143921The 2014 Elkhart County 4-H Fair livestock auction set a new record with a preliminary total of $1,156,763. This is the second year that the 4-H auction total has passed $1 million.

Last year’s then-record-breaking total was $1,044,924.

photoMost 4-Hers in livestock breeds auction off their animals the last Friday of the show, with the purchase price for each animal going to to the 4-Her. Instead of auctioning off the live cows, dairy 4-H champions auction off a donated cheese basket.


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