The 2023 Market Animal Sale Participation program begins August 1, 2022 and ends July 31, 2023. First year exhibitors must acquire a minimum of 6 points to be eligible to sell an animal in the 2023 Market Animal Sale. All other youth exhibitors must acquire a minimum of 7 points to be eligible to sell an animal in the 2023 Market Animal Sale. Each person is responsible for keeping track of his/her eligible activities for the year. The booklet must be completed and turned it or postmarked by August 1, 2023 to be considered for Market Animal Sale eligibility and other awards and/or prize.
2023 Manitowoc County Market Animal Sale Rules
- Why do we offer the sale?
- To provide junior livestock producers a market for projects graded and sold at the Manitowoc County Fair.
- To provide an incentive and encouragement to livestock projects and appropriate record keeping.
- To recognize members who do quality work in selecting, feeding, and showing their projects.
- To teach a greater understanding of meat animal evaluation at the packing plant level.
- What will be offered at the sale?
- Lowerline/ Minature Breed: Weight over 900 pounds
- Beef: Weight over 1100 pounds
- Dairy Steer: Weight over 1250 pounds
- Hogs: Weight over 230 pounds. Any hog greater than 290 pounds will be eligible for sale however exhibitor will only be paid up to 290 pounds.
- Lambs: Weight over 115 pounds.
- Goats Weight over 50 pounds
- Who can buy?
- Anyone interested in supporting youth.
- Anyone who enjoys and appreciates a supply of quality meat.
- Anyone who would gain beneficial advertising value.
- How does the sale work?
- Potential bidders register at the sale ring, but there is no obligation to buy.
- Animal weights will be stated and bidding will be based on price per pound.
- All accounts are to be settled with the clerk immediately after the sale. The buyer will assume ownership of the animal immediately after the account is settled.
- Who can participate?
- Entries open to all 4-H, FFA members, or any other youth organizations in Manitowoc County.
- 2023-24 MANITOWOC MARKET ANIMAL COMMITTEE BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Back Row: Dillon Reis, Amanda Staudinger, Dan Miller, Mike Hackmann, RJ Krepline
Front Row: Jamie Fisher, Alex Kautzer, Tim Buck, Lucas Griffey
- President Tim Buck 920-374-0021
- Vice-President Jean Grotegut 920-323-0410
- Secretary Alex Kautzer 9202-286-4016
- Treasurer Amanda Staudinger 920-203-4724
- Director Lucas Griffey 920-645-1159
- Director RJ Krepline 920-901-6327
- Director Crystal Gill 920-973-9722
- Director Dillon Reis 920-412-5252
- Director April Vogel 920-901-0193
- We are a group of volunteers voted onto this board for 3 year terms by the exhibitors and their families at the annual meeting. Your suggestions and questions are welcome to any one of us. Our purpose is to make the Manitowoc County Market Animal Sale the best quality sale for our buyers to support, as well as striving to educate the youth exhibitors all about animal care and responsibility throughout the year.
- We currently meet the second Sunday of each month at Manitowoc County Office Complex (MCOC) at 6:30 PM, but that is subject to change at the board’s discretion throughout the year.