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Thursday night at the Washington County Fair is traditionally reserved for the annual Junior Livestock Auction. Last night, agricultural youth from around the county brought their best showmanship’s in their personally raised livestock to the farm progress show arena for the 45ht annual Junior Livestock Auction,  in hopes of selling an award winning animal and making some money for their future education.  The beef auction had 42 youths bringing their livestock to the ring. For the second straight year Lillia Janz had one of the top prize beef cattle. Last night she sold her 1284 pound overall champion for four dollars a pound to Gierachs Grading earning her a check for $5136.00. Her sister, Isabell Janz took honors with the overall reserve champion at 1388 pounds. West Bend Plastics purchased it at two seventy five a pound earning her $3817.00.  The lamb auction had the 141 pound champion owned by Mikayla Dogs purchased by Jonco Industries at twenty dollars a pound, giving Mikaya a check for $2820.00.  For Mikayla, it was the second straight year she took home the top honors. West Bend Elevator purchased the Reserve Champion raised by Madilyn Dogs at seventeen fifty per pound. According to Allan Linnebur junior Livestock show superintendent, this year was a record sale in total Gross dollars at roughly $249,000
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