On Tuesday, September 15, UPI-Shelbyville, Ill., held their second annual fat cattle exhibition and sale. The exhibition features pens of three commercial finished cattle in three categories, beef steers, beef heifers and Holstein steers. The cattle were judged by Bob and Dick Jurgens based on a desirable combination of muscling and finish.
Following the judging, cattle were sold in their pens of three, starting with the champion and reserve champion of each division. The grand champion pen received a premium of $350 and the reserve champion pen received a premium of $175
Grand Champion Steers – Wes Orman, Gays, Ill.
Reserve Champion Steers – Clete & Mike Bloemer, Effingham, Ill.
Grand Champion Heifers – Wes Orman, Gays, Ill.
Reserve Champion Heifers – Ed Kline, Le Roy, Ill.
Grand Champion Holsteins – Mike Kreke, Teuptopolis, Ill.
Reserve Champion Holsteins – Deters Farms Inc., Teutopolis, Ill.
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