Sales record set at Hallettsville Livestock Show
Feb. 16, 2013 at 3:03 p.m.
Updated Feb. 15, 2013 at 8:16 p.m.
The 2013 Hallettsville Junior Livestock Show set a record with $288,000 in sales, said Hallettsville High School agriculture science teacher Terry Wick.
The sale was held Jan. 28 at the Wilbur Baber Memorial Complex arena.
Tait Woytek led the way with the grand champion steer, selling it for $9,500 to Peoples State Bank, Carl Bozka, Pesek-Hermes Memorials, Kelly Mudd Equipment, Frank and Elrose Migl, Terrell Mullins, Ehler's Furniture & Appliance, Morton's Drive-in, Bohuslav Feed Mill, Jim Fairman, H&P Cattle Co., Hallettsville Livestock Commission, Janak Packing, Texan Motors, H-E-B, B&B Auto Works, Alfred's Produce, Brookshire Brothers, Simplot Grower Solutions and Shannon Haskell State Farm Insurance.
Cullen Mikes showed the grand champion hog. It sold for $3,700 to Brookshire Brothers Pharmacy, Georgia Bujnoch, Capital Farm Credit, Chuck Brown Ford, Colorado County Propane, Crimson Exploration, City Motors of Edna, Bill and Diane Mettlach, D-A-M Services, Diversified Business Systems of Victoria, Billy and Amy Gerke, Glaze Backhoe Services, Doug and Sheri Grahmann, Hermes & Steffek, Hochheim Prairie Insurance Branch No. 12, James Evans, Jo's Greenhut & Nursery, K&R Energy, Kirk Landman and kids, Lone Star Bank of Shiner, Frank Marek Trucking, McAda Drilling Fluids, Perez Painting of Moulton, Everett Ranger, Robert and Carol Rother, Dean and Brenda Schmidt, Splashway Family Waterpark, Stevens Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, Texas Irrigation & Pipe, Tex Propane Co., The Inside Story, United Ag, Bill and Sue Walker and Whitley Lumber Co.
Kelsey Bohuslav had the grand champion lamb. It sold for $3,500 to Bohuslav Farm & Ranch, N.S. Petroleum Consulting, Jessie and Bethal Allen, Harvey and Karen Renger, Pesek-Hermes Memorials and Mortons' Drive-in.
The grand champion pen of broilers, exhibited by Kayla Valigura, sold for $3,000 to Gonzales Industrial Insulation.
Kelsey Steffek showed the reserve champion steer. It sold for $7,250 to Ainsworth Trucking, Alfred's Produce, Allen Machicek Service, Auto Brite Carwash, Bill and Dianna Mettlach, Boedeker Ag Supply, Bootsie and Barbara Grahmann, Chandler's Drilling, Clinton Lenzy Trucking, Clinton Hollas, Cole Theatre, Columbus Livestock Co., Curt's Carpeting & Design Center, Wilbert and Charlotte Dornak, Dale Nedeau Oil & Gas, David Kolacny Construction, 5-M Septic, E-Bar Feeds, Fehner & Sons Grain, Forrest Kroschel, Frontier Development, GeoSouthern Energy Corp., H-E-B - Yoakum, Hammer Auto Repair, Hallettsville Knights of Columbus No. 2433, Hallettsville Livestock Commission, Glen's Packing, Havenbrook Homes, Hallettsville Veterinary Hospital, Jared Long Land & Cattle Co., Jeff Matula Construction, Joyce and Mike Jackson, Jaeger's Inc. - John Deere, Jalisco Cafe & Bar, Lavaca Farm Equipment, Lyssy & Eckel Feeds, M&M Ranch, Paul's Supply, Rainosek's True Value, Ronnie Kolacny Surveying, Rudolph's - Yoakum, Sitka Cattle Co. and Victoria Oliver Co. - Kubota.
Allison Etzler showed the reserve champion hog. It sold for $3,699 to Bohuslav Farm & Ranch, Enterprise Hydrocarbons, GeoSouthern Energy Corp., Farmers Insurance, Lavaca County Propane, James Fenner and family, Dietze & Reese Attorneys, Barnes-Osborn & Associates, Bludau Fabrication, Brookshire Brothers, Chovanetz Insurance, Georgia Bujnoch, Glen's Packing, Hallettsville Lions Club, Hoffer's Drive-in, Lavaca County Propane, Lavaca Feed & Fertilizer, Leopold Insurance Agency, Jansky Sand & Gravel, Pats Service Center, UAS Resources, Wells Fargo Bank, Hallettsville Livestock Commission, Victor Roeber, Sacred Heart Federal Credit Union and Stevens Nursing & Rehabilitation Center.
The reserve champion lamb was exhibited by Olivia Bohuslav. It sold for $3,499. Buyers included Chovanetz Insurance Agency, Wayne and LeAnn Freytag, Grafe Chevrolet, Hallettsville Lumber Co., Brookshire Brothers Pharmacy, Bohuslav Farm & Ranch, Edward and Sandra Pustka, S Bar Ranch, Schulenburg Printing and Office Supply, Kolacny Surveying, Town & Country Appliance & Air Conditioning, Helping Hearts Sitter Service, Carleton and Judy Thompson, J.A. Loredo Properties, Tramer and Tammy Woytek, Hallettsville Communications, Chovanetz Brangus Ranch, All Out Ranch Improvements, Patek's Liquor, Tieken Charolais, Patrick and Rhonda Clemons, Williamsburg House, Morgan Portable Buildings & Spas and Advocare by Carol and Justin Powell.
Delaney Etzler had the reserve champion pen of broilers. The pen sold for $2,999 to Elrose Kalisek, Darlene Shimek, Diane Morton, Florine Bohac, Patty Grahmann, Margaret Pozzi, Elise Grahmann, Mary Ann Rother, Mary Beth Najvar, Tina Stepanek, Nola Bohuslav, Marlene Arnold, Maria Hermes, Bethany Lannen, Doris Grubert, Tammy Woytek, Teresa Kaiser, Glenda Trlicek and Big Six Torque & Test Co. - Mary Pavliska.