Last updated: June 05. 2014 4:59PM - 527 Views
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OTTAWA — The 2014 Putnam County Fair will soon be here and that means the 4-H and FFA junior Fair Feeder Calf Auction is approaching.

The Jr. Fair Feeder Calf auction consists of approximately 130 dairy and beef feeder calves. They will be grouped in lots of three by similar weights. The auction will be held June 25 at 7:30 p.m. at the Extension office in Ottawa.

Interested bidders can purchase any number of lots and can take possession of the purchased animals June 29 between 9 to 10 a.m. Payment for the animals must be made at the conclusion of the base bid auction. The bidding is open to all interested parties. Farmers wanting feedlot animals are encouraged to participate. A listing of the calves, grouped by weight, will be available at the Jr. Fair office on Wednesday morning, June 25. Most calves will weigh from 350-600 pounds.

If you have any questions feel free to call the Extension office at 419-523-6294. The Jr. Fair Feeder Calf Auction is conducted by local volunteers. All the auctioneers, ring men and clerks donate their time and energy to make the sale successful.

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