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Meating demand

Livestock sale sees high profits for kids, instant meat stores for buyers


August 20, 2020

The global pandemic may have had plenty of downsides, but there was an unexpected upside for the kids who raised animals to sell at this year’s county fair. The livestock sale saw higher average sale numbers and a net total sale that was up from years past, says 4-H Educator Sara Fleenor.

“It was a really high sale,” she says. The net total came in at $333,000, which is an increase of $60,500 from last year’s net total of $272,500.

Buyers at the county livestock sale are traditionally generous, but were even more so this year.

“We attribute some of it to people wanting to suppor...

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