2019 Marion County Jr. Fair Livestock Sale

Saturday, July 6, 2019 at 9:00am– 5:00pm (Approximate)

Evers Arena at the Marion County Fairgrounds

The Sale of Champions will begin at 9:00 AM.  All Grand, Reserve Champion and Outstanding Exhibitor animals of all seven species will sell first.  If you are interested in bidding in the Sale of Champions of any species, be there prior 8:45 AM to register.

The sale order is as follows:  Sale of Champions starts at 9am, all other times APPROXIMATE!

 9:00amSale of Champion

11:00amSteers

11:30pmRabbits

12:00pmLambs

 1:00pmPoultry

 1:45pmDairy Feeders

 2:30pmGoats

 3:00pmSwine

WHAT IS THE JR. FAIR LIVESTOCK SALE?

Marion County youth that raise and show livestock at the Marion County Fair can sell their animals at the Marion County Jr Fair Livestock Sale. Members and businesses of the community bid a premium price that will go towards the exhibitor. For the additional market price displayed in the sale catalog, member and businesses of the community can purchase the exhibitors’ animals. Purchased livestock may be processed by the area’s meat processors for utilization of the meat for the buyer’s personal use.

WHAT IS IN IT FOR THE BUYER?
  • Receive acknowledgment by listing all buyers in an AD in the Marion Star
  • Sale of Champions broadcast LIVE on WMRN Sale Day
  • Receive a plaque thanking you for supporting the sale (Includes picture of exhibitor and animal)
  • Excellent way to support the 4H and FFA Youth of Marion County and invest in their future
  • Purchase locally raised meat products for own use
Results from 2018
  • 196 Business, Individuals and a Buyers clubs consisting of several supported the Jr Fair Livestock Sale by purchase of animals. See Buyers.
  • 324 animals were sold.
HOW DOES THE SALE WORK?

The Marion County Jr Fair Livestock Sale will be a premium sale. Buyers have 3 options:

1. Premium Sale:

The buyer pays the bid amount.

2. Have processed for own use. (Does NOT apply to Dairy Feeders.)

The buyer may indicate to have their purchase processed for their own use. The buyer would pay the additional market price of the animal listed in the sale catalog. The buyer must indicate where they want their animals delivered. The buyer is responsible to contact the processor and make arrangements prior to the sale.

Animals processed at the following businesses will be hauled FREE!
Hoffman Meat Processing: (419) 864-3994
Links Country Meats: (419) 683-2195

3. Take home: (Does NOT apply to Swine or Dairy Feeders.)
The buyer would pay the additional market price of the animal listed in the sale catalog.
Note: Dairy Feeders are eligible for Premium Sale only.

Buyers are responsible for removing these animals from the fairgrounds

PAYMENT IS APPRECIATED SALE DAY

The Jr. Fair Exhibitors cannot be paid until all accounts are settled. Please make arrangements if payment is not possible. If you are going to have animals processed for yourself, tell the Clerk where the animals are going when you check out.

When you leave the sale – please settle at the Clerk’s Table located at the rear of the Arena.

Any questions please contact the Chairman, Ken Stiverson at 740-225-8698.
WANT TO CONTRIBUTE BUT CAN’T ATTEND?

If you would like to participate in this opportunity to support the youth of Marion County, but are NOT able to attend on the day of the sale, please complete this form and include your contributions and return to the following address by Wednesday July 3, 2019. To be listed in the sale day program, you must have this form submitted by 4:30 pm Wednesday.