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Lydia Straka of Yukon FFA Sells Grand Champion Lamb for $15,000

Sat, 23 Mar 2019 09:07:05 CDT

Lydia Straka of Yukon FFA Sells Grand Champion Lamb for $15,000


The 2019 Oklahoma Youth Expo is in the record books- including another tremendous Sale of Champions. A total of forty six Market Lambs were a part of the Sale- and the top Market Lamb of 2019 was shown and owned by Lydia Straka of Yukon FFA- who also had the Grand Champion Lamb two years ago in 2017- this year's lamb sold for $15,000 with the buyers including the State Fair of Oklahoma, CSTK Trailers and OAEC. The Lamb was declared the Crossbred Champion enroute to winning the Grand Championship.

The Reserve Grand Champion Lamb was shown by Kailen Urban of Mountain View-Gotebo FFA- her lamb was the Champion in the Natural Division and it was purchassed for $10,000. The Bronze Medallion Lamb was shown by Shaylie Fletcher of Walters FFA- selling for $8,000.

Here's the lineup of the Champion and Reserve Champion for each breed and division of lambs at the 2019 OYE:

Hair Sheep
Champ- Bridger Arrington, Mulhall-Orlando 4-H
Reserve- Callen Oldenburg, Mulhall-Orlando FFA

Southdown
Champ- Alec Anderson, Ringwood FFA
Reserve- Sayde Allen, Beckham County 4-H

Shropshire
Champ- Jack Thomas, Beckham County 4-H
Reserve- Kiley Reece, Walters FFA

Dorset
Champ- Myka Elliott, El Reno 4-H
Reserve- Kayla Venable, Alex FFA

White Faced Crossbred
Champ- Cade Charmasson, Hennessey 4-H
Reserve- Shelby Harland, Mustang FFA

Natural
Champ- Kailen Urban, Mountain View- Gotebo FFA
Reserve- Riley Scott, Central High FFA

Hampshire
Champ- Shaylie Fletcher, Walters 4-H
Reserve Lydia Straka, Yukon FFA

Suffolk
Champ- Jack Thomas, Beckham County 4-H
Reserve- Braden Burns, Kingfisher FFA

Crossbred
Champ- Lydia Straka, Yukon FFA
Reserve- Brantlee Cox, Morrison FFA


Pictures of the 2019 OYE Sale of Champions has their own FLICKR Album-click here for that- and they are also included in the complete album of EVERY picture taked at the 2019 Oklahoma Youth Expo by our team of photographers- click or tap here for that album of over 2,000 pictures.


Our Coverage of the 2019 Oklahoma Youth Expo is once again a service of ITC Great Plains, Your Energy Superhighway- learn more about this high voltage, transmission only utility and their commitment to the communities they serve which is the cornerstone of their business-click here for their website.


Reports will be heard daily on great radio stations that cover Oklahoma and that are a part of the Radio Oklahoma Ag Network- on the internet- our reports of the 2019 OYE can be found on the Blue Green Gazette page- available here. We will be adding pictures daily to our official 2019 OYE Album of Photos on FLICKR, found here.


For more information about the Oklahoma Youth Expo, click here for the home page of the OYE website.




    



 

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