Sunday, May 1, 2016
1012 C Street  •  Floresville, TX 78114  •  Phone: 830-216-4519  •  Fax: 830-393-3219  • 

WCN Site Search


Preview the Paper Preview the Paper

Preview this week's Paper
A limited number of pages are displayed in this preview.
Preview this Week’s Issue ›
Subscribe Today ›

Lost & Found


VideoLost: Pitbull mix, brindle male, answers to Jake, since April 7 on I-37 between 536 and Hardy Rd. No questions, help Jake come home to his family, 361-765-7373.
Found: Female dog with dark brown and tan highlights, on Hwy. 87, Adkins. Call Andrea at 623-512-8099.

VideoFound Male Lab Mix. Light Brown. Neon Orange collar (Reminton).Saint Hedwig, Near Lubianski's feed store 210-859-1546
More Lost & Found ads ›

Help Wanted

Caregivers needed. Call 830-431-2389.
Seeking individual to work in a local child-care center, paid holidays, etc., must be high school grad or GED. Apply in person at Cubs Country Childcare, 212 FM 1346 in La Vernia.
More Help Wanted ads ›

Featured Videos





Video Vault ›
You’ve been granted free access to this subscribers only article.

Agriculture Today


Houston Livestock Show awards additional premiums




E-Mail this Story to a Friend
Print this Story
October 2, 2013 | 3,860 views | Post a comment

HOUSTON -- With major successes from the 2013 Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo junior market auctions, the show recently awarded more than $1.72 million to 1,800 auction exhibitors in additional premium money, according to a Sept. 10 Houston Livestock Show press release.

For the second year in a row, all junior market auctions brought in enough bids to award additional money to livestock auction exhibitors. After each market auction (barrow, lamb and goat, poultry, and steer):

•All of the money that is bid over the guaranteed payments, up to the potential maximum payment, goes into a bonus pool;

•Bonus pool funds are first used to cover any lots that did not bring the guaranteed amount, expenses for the particular auction, and functions of the auction committees;

•Then remaining bonus pool funds are evenly distributed among all auction exhibitors in the form of additional premiums.

The following was distributed to each exhibitor in the respective auctions, in addition to the guaranteed amount each already received at the auctions:

•Junior Market Steer Auction: $2,373.08 (record additional premium amount)

•Junior Market Lamb and Goat Auction: $774.30 (record additional premium amount)

•Junior Market Poultry Auction: $433.68

•Junior Market Barrow Auction: $357.77.

The 2014 Show runs March 4-23. For more information, visit www.rodeohouston.com.
 

Your Opinions and Comments


Be the first to comment on this story!


You must be logged in to post a comment.




Not a subscriber?
Subscriber, but no password?
Forgot password?

Agriculture Today Archives


Coupons ag-right
Triple R DC ExpertsVoncille Bielefeld homeEast Central Driving SchoolAllstate & McBride RealtyHeavenly Touch home

  Copyright © 2007-2016 Wilson County News. All rights reserved. Web development by Drewa Designs.