Wetaskiwin 4-H Beef Show and Sale
Monday - May 13, 2019
8:30am - Show
12:30pm - Lunch
1:30pm - Awards
2:30pm - Sale
at the Wetaskiwin Agricultural Society Grounds
- You can take live steer home.
- You can arrance to sell the steer back to our committee for buy back price to be determined on sale day.
Example 1000lb. Steer for $2/lb = $2000
Buy back price $1/lb. means you pay $1000
- Arrangements can be made to have McLane's Meats in Wetaskiwin handle the processing and we will provide shipping to McLane's Meat for you.
- If you are unable to attend the sale, give us a call and we can make a purchase for you.
Did You Know?
A market steer that weighs 1300 lbs will have an average yield of 62%. That means it will produce an 806 lbs carcass. This carcass will produce 639 lbs take home. From this 639 lbs carcass you will end up with the following:
396 lbs will be roasts and steaks @ average store price $11.04/lb = $4371.84
243 lbs will be ground beef and stew meat @ average store price $.680/lb = $1652.40
Total store price to buy a market steer = $6024.24
Price of a steer at local 4-H sale - $3.00/lb x 1300 lbs = $3900
Price to have animal butchered, cut and wrapped = $750
Total cost of local 4-H steer = $4650.00
You can support a local 4-H member, a local butcher and know where and how your food is raised for less than store pricing. There may also be tax benefits available.