• MEMBER HOSTED EVENT: Wetaskiwin 4-H Beef Show & Sale

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    Name: MEMBER HOSTED EVENT: Wetaskiwin 4-H Beef Show & Sale
    Date: May 13, 2019
    Time: 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM MDT
    Event Description:

    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 

    Purchase Options:
    - 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. 
    Wetaskiwin Agricultural Society Grounds 

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