Lakedell 4-H Club, Show & Sale

Pipestone Flyer

Carter Van Immerzeel has some help from Ty Rolseth to lead his steer around the auction ring at the annual Lakedell 4-H Club's Achievement Day and Show and Sale April 20 at the Lakedell Ag Society Complex west of Wetaskiwin.

 

    It was a proud day for all the Lakedell 4-H participants and their families at this year’s annual show and sale.

    The show, lunch and auction were held this past weekend at the Lakedell Ag Society complex April 20, in the rural community west of Wetaskiwin.

    The 4-H kids had the chance to show off the animals they have been raising, some in preparation to be sold to the highest bidder.

    At this year’s show, grand champion steer was awarded to Tanya Schmidt and her steer, Sir. Reserve grand champion was given to Tony Schmidt, and his steer, Kodak. Grand Champion Female was awarded to Austin Schmidt and his heifer, Georgina. Reserve grand champion was given to Tony Schmidt.

    Following the show, there was a lunch held for all the participants, spectators and potential bidders.

    At this year’s auction, many of the animals were sold for more than $2 per pound, with the grand champion steer sold for $6.20 per pound.

    This year, the Lakedell 4-H Club’s club calf project was auctioned off with all the proceeds going to the Wetaskiwin Hospital Foundation, for the palliative care centre.

Achievement Day awards

Rate of Gain: Mercedes Giesbrecht

Class #4 Heifers: First place: Austin Schmidt, Second place: Tony Schmidt, Third place: Tanya Schmidt

Class #5 Cow/Calf Pair: First place and grand champion: Tony Schmidt, Second place and reserve grand champion: Tanya Schmidt

Class # 7 Herdsman Class: First place: Tony Schmidt, Second place: Tanya Schmidt

Just Posted

County of Wetaskiwin council moves ahead on efficiency audit

Intense debate Apr. 9 over how county’s efficiency should be reviewed

Alberta’s 47 legislature newbies meet under the dome for orientation day

Most new members are with the United Conservatives, who won a majority government

Albertans have spoken, and spoken clearly

UCP takes 63 electoral districts, NDP mostly an Edmonton party

AFSC crop insurance rates lower for some producers in 2019

Cow-calf producers can take advantage of premiums lower than at this time last year

New Sarepta students host political forum Apr. 10

Political Forum hosted by NSCHS Students

VIDEO: Police dog in Oregon struck by 200 porcupine quills during pursuit

The German shepherd had to be sedated and was in treatment for more than two hours

Canadian privacy watchdogs find major shortcomings in Facebook probe

The probe followed reports that Facebook had let an outside organization use an app to access users’ personal info

Provinces, Ottawa talk 50/50 split on abandoned bus-route service

B.C. has paid $2 million on a bus service for the northern part of the province

Wilson-Raybould: Feds want to just ‘manage the problem’ of Indigenous Peoples

Former federal justice minister speaks at First Nations Justice Council meeting in B.C.

Oil and gas company confirms death of one of its employees in Yoho avalanche

Dana Coffield died when he was skiing in the Rocky Mountains

Cenovus CEO estimates production curtailments will deliver billions to taxpayers

The curtailment program started Jan. 1 was designed to keep 325,000 barrels per day off the market

Singh says childhood abuse steeled him for scrutiny and stress of politics

He recounts the assaults for the first time in his book Love & Courage

Despite five extra weeks’ parental leave in Canada, dads still face stigma: survey

One reason people said dads don’t need leave is because they can just bond with their kids at weekend

Calgary’s public school board responds to Syrian child’s suicide after bullying

Amal Alshteiwi, a newcomer to Canada from Syria, took her own life several weeks ago

Most Read