Youth Livestock Auction

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For decades the Waterford Fair has hosted an event that accomplishes more than most people realize. While the Youth Livestock Sale provides high quality meat to feed people and fill freezers, it does much more than that.

Every project is a yearlong effort full of lessons in hard work, sacrifice, budgeting, winning and losing, and so much more. It is these experiences which teach life skills, develop character, and realize the value of entrepreneurship while promoting an industry that has sustained our country for centuries. The amazing fact is this sale has an incredible influence in shaping hundreds of our local youth.

 

In conjunction with the Erie County 4H, The Waterford Fair encourages members of our community to attend the sale and bid on an animal raised by one of these amazing young people. It’s an opportunity to not only get some of the highest quality meat available but more importantly to invest in the next generation of agricultural entrepreneurs, who are all members of

4-H Clubs in Erie County. The sale is Thursday, September 8, 2022 at 6:00 PM in the Youth Livestock arena at the Waterford Community Fair.

 

A majority of the buyers fill their freezers with incredible pork, lamb, beef, and goat, but there are other options:

  • Donate the meat to a local charity

  • Donate the animal back to the sale to be resold to benefit a charity of your choice

  • Use the meat to cater a company picnic or provide employees with a special bonus

Learn more about the Youth Livestock sale CLICK HERE>

To download "Absentee Bidder Form"  CLICK HERE>

Additional information can also be found by searching searching Waterford Fair Livestock Sale on Facebook.

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GRAND CHAMPION MARKET STEER - 2021

Luke Kingen member of the Final Drive 4-H Club, raised and sold the Grand Champion Market Steer at the Waterford Fair Livestock Sale.  The 1,280 pound steer was purchased by Barnhart Transportation, LLC at $4.45 per pound.

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GRAND CHAMPION MARKET GOAT - 2021

Taylor Kubeja, member of the Keepin’ It Country

4-H Club, raised and sold the Grand Champion Market Goat.  The 86lb. goat was purchased by Union City Livestock Auction and Daniels Livestock Hauling at $10.50 per pound.

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GRAND CHAMPION MARKET LAMB - 2021

Uber Transport purchased the Grand Champion Market Lamb for $9.50 per pound at the Waterford Fair Livestock Sale.  The 141lb. lamb was raised and sold by Madison Reitz, a member of the Keepin’ It Country 4H Club.

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GRAND CHAMPION MARKET HOG - 2021

Uber Transport purchased the Grand Champion Market Hog for $8.00 per pound at the Waterford Fair Youth Livestock Sale.  The 287 pound hog was raised and sold by Miley Reitz, member of the Keepin’ It Country  4-H Club.

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