Buyers support students at Nordheim's stock show
By by Dianna Wray
Feb. 5, 2011 at midnight
Updated Feb. 4, 2011 at 8:05 p.m.
Buyers at the annual Nordheim Junior Livestock Show were on hand to show their support this year. Buyers dished out $49,916.40 in support of student projects.
"It's just nice thing to do, supporting the kids," buyer Wesley Wisian said.
Doss Torrez showed both the grand champion steer and the reserve champion steer.
His 1,200-pound grand champion steer led the auction, going for $4,995. Buyers were Tractor City, Dynasty Enterprises, Citizen Bank, Apple Lumber & Feed, Weldon Switch Trail Riders, Karnes County Livestock, Nixon Beeville Livestock, Beef It Up, Nordheim FFA Fundraiser, Metting Dozer Service, Gregg and Darlene Metting, David Johnson and Connie Schlinke Smart CPA.
Taylor Voelkel sold her 225-pound grand champion hog for $3,650 to Metting Dozer Service, Beef It Up, Nordheim FFA Fundraiser, Nixon Beeville Livestock, Elder Consulting, Karnes County Livestock and Connie Schlinke Smart CPA.
The grand champion lamb was sold by Quensey Torrez, younger sister of Doss Torrez. Quensey had both grand champion and reserve champion lamb at the stock show.
Her 164-pound grand champion lamb sold for $2,272.50 to Citizen Bank, Weldon Switch Trail Riders, TD Cattle Company and Edgar & Gladys' Cafe.
Doss Torrez's 1,200-pound reserve champion steer sold for $2,480 to Gordon Reynolds, Amanda Koricanek and Weldon Switch Trail Riders.
Chelsea Pargmann, who showed the reserve champion hog, sold her 247-pound animal for $2,200 to Broadway Bar, Dale and Teresa Borgfield, Charles and Bonnie Riedesel, Gilbert and Mary Pargmann, Dale and Becky Murray, Bill and Nancy Blackwell, Tim and Ronda Voelkel, Wesley and Christine Wisian, Bob and Chaille Voelkel.
Quensey Torrez's 150-pound reserve champion lamb sold for $2,550 to Nixon Beeville Livestock, Wells Fargo, Broadway Bar, Tractor City, Dynasty Enterprises and Connie Schlinke Smart CPA.