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Fair auction nets $333K for youth

Grand-Champion-Steer color

Exhibitors at 2017 Tyler County Fair auction off their projects to bring in a total of $322,382. The grand champion steer, raised by Kameryn Ramer, a member of Warren FFA, sold for $8,500.

Under the barn sales raised $2,150 for Chester exhibitors; $2,700 for Colmesneil; and $1,130 for Woodville.Swine brought home the bacon at this year's auction, with 17 hogs selling for $104,350, plus another $10,500 for the 35 sold Under the Barn. Eight steers went for $67,593; 10 goats brought in $39,243 and eight lambs sold for $30,800. Seven pens of rabbits brought $15,497 while nine broiler pens sold for $32,799.

Two pens of commercial heifers sold for $5,999.

Check out all the winners in the Special Fair Section at www.pcpchost/tcfair2017