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Cierra Collins of Tillman County 4-H- Sells Oklahoma Youth Expo Grand Champion Steer for $85,000

Sat, 23 Mar 2019 09:49:30 CDT

Cierra Collins of Tillman County 4-H- Sells Oklahoma Youth Expo Grand Champion Steer for $85,000


The 2019 Oklahoma Youth Expo is in the record books- including another tremendous Sale of Champions. A total of seventy one Market Steers were a part of the Sale- and the top Market Steer for 2019 was shown and owned by Cierra Collins of Tillman County 4-H. It was the second year in a row that the Grand Champion Steer came from Tillman County. This year's steer- the Champion Chianina- sold for $85,000. A consortium that included the Bank of Western Oklahoma, AFR, Livestock Nutrition Center, McAfee & Taft, Express Ranches, OKC Chamber, BancFirst, LNL Farm Supply, Frazier Bank and the Mavericks purchased the 2019 Steer- the first animal sold in the Sale of Champions.

The Reserve Grand Champion Steer was shown by Sadie Wynne of Newcastle 4-H- this year's Reserve Grand was the Champion Hereford- it sold for $30,000. The Bronze Medallion Steer was shown by Timber Mefford of Tllman County 4-H and sold for $18,000- Timber's Steer was the Champion Crossbred.


Here's the lineup of the Champion and Reserve Champion for each breed and division of Steers at the 2019 OYE:


Hereford
Champ- Sadie Wynne, Newcastle 4-H
Reserve- Samantha Graves, Washngton Co 4-H

Angus
Champ- Lane Smith, Amber Pocasset 4-H
Reserve- Finley Yocham, Sapulpa FFA

Maine Anjou
Champ- Seth Tucker, Lindsay FFA
Reserve- Duke Williams, Cherokee FFA

Charolais
Champ- Cooper Cummins Hollis FFA
Reserve- Kaid Reininger, Newcastle FFA

Limousin
Champ-Hadie Testerman, Harmon County 4-H
Reserve- Jackson Zorger, Duke 4-H

Shorthorn
Champ- Katlin Adams, Amber Pocasset 4-H
Reserve- Aubrey Sturgeon, Burns Flat- Dill City 4-H

Simmental
Champ- Cesar Ramierez, Necastle 4-H
Reserve- Austin Bow, Oklahoma County 4-H

AOB
Champ- Hayley Burggraf, Mannford FFA
Reserve- Kaelyn Kokojan, Waukomis 4-H

Chianina
Champ- Cierra Collins, Tillman County 4-H
Reserve- Tristan Fields, Cleveland FFA

Crossbred
Champ- Timber Mefford, Tillman County 4-H
Reserve- Baylor Bonham, Newscastle FFA



Pictures of the 2019 OYE Sale of Champions has their own FLICKR Album-click here for that- and they are also included in the complete album of EVERY picture taked at the 2019 Oklahoma Youth Expo by our team of photographers- click or tap here for that album of over 2,000 pictures.


Our Coverage of the 2019 Oklahoma Youth Expo is once again a service of ITC Great Plains, Your Energy Superhighway- learn more about this high voltage, transmission only utility and their commitment to the communities they serve which is the cornerstone of their business-click here for their website.


Reports will be heard daily on great radio stations that cover Oklahoma and that are a part of the Radio Oklahoma Ag Network- on the internet- our reports of the 2019 OYE can be found on the Blue Green Gazette page- available here. We will be adding pictures daily to our official 2019 OYE Album of Photos on FLICKR, found here.


For more information about the Oklahoma Youth Expo, click here for the home page of the OYE website.





   




 

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