Central Peace 4-H sale will be taking place June 1st, 2022, via VJV Auctions online timed sale. The calves will be weighed the morning of the sale and will be posted to the sale and this site immediately. Bidding starts around 9am (BC time), bids will close at 4pm (BC time). Steer and member info will be posted on VJV site two weeks prior to sale. Steers will sell by the pound.
To register as a buyer for the Central Peace 4-H District Sale you will need to access the Vold Jones Vold site:
WHAT IS THE AVERAGE COST OF A STEER?
The average price per pound last year was $3.27 and 2018 $3.19
DO I NEED TRANSPORTATION FOR THE ANIMAL AFTER IF I BUY IT?
Transportation to the facility of your choice will be provided free of charge.
DO I GET TO CHOOSE THE CUTS OF MEAT?
Yes! your facility will call you and discuss your options and portion sizes.
WHAT IF I DON'T HAVE ROOM/FUNDS FOR A WHOLE STEER?
No problem! Consider buying with another family or multiple families!
WHAT ARE THESE ANIMALS FED?
Rations for these steers are made up of a combination of high energy/protein feeds such as barley and supplements as well as hay roughage to keep them healthy and performing at their best! Many members will include a feed description in their write ups.
HOW ARE THESE ANIMALS TREATED?
Very well! The 4-H members spend time on a daily basis with their projects, feeding and training them for their show and sale.
IS PROCESSING INCLUDED IN THE SALE PRICE?
No, costs will vary based on the facility you choose and what processing you want done with the animal. Processing prices are paid on the hanging weight, not the live on the hoof.
WHAT ARE THE BENEFITS OF PURCHASING A MARKET STEER THROUGH 4-H?
So many benefits! Not only are filling your freezer with quality meat, you are also supporting our 4-H youth and hard working future livestock producers, as well as gaining a tax write off for your business
DO YOU FIND IT HARD TO SELL YOUR 4-H STEER AFTER CARING FOR AND WORKING WITH IT ALL YEAR?
Yes, and often it is harder for some than others. These kids spend a lot of time with their animal, and many build a strong bond over the year as well as a sense of pride in their project. These kids are strong, and they take comfort in knowing they've given their steer the best possible life while on this Earth while acknowledging the purpose of livestock.
H and M Meats
Initial Fee $60.00
Cut, Wrap & Vac Steaks $0.89/lb
Shawn's Custom Meats
Initial Fee $60.00
Cut and Wrap $0.78/lb
Initial Fee $80.00
Cut and Wrap
Alberta Select Meats
$0.39/lb grinding fee
Cut and Wrap $0.75/lb
Keddies Tack & Western Wear
Bill & Cheryl Brett
BK Warren Farms, Bill Warren
Savanna Ag Society
Edge Auto Repair
Black 5 Pressure
Lefley Honey Co Ltd
Accu- Tech Car Care
Rick's Fuel Services
Gerry's Well Services
Jim & Dorothy Doll- Lucky Star Ventures
David Strauss Contracting
UFA Dawson Creek
Ron & Laura Ritchie
Candace & Cody Dolen
Earl's Cattle Ranch
The West Farm- Keifer Dolen
Fosters' Feed & Seed
True Balance Tires
Lauren & Laura-Lee Willms
VJV Dawson Creek
Dirt Road AgronomyGSS Ranch Martin DeerlineWalters Cat Works Deken Oilfield Adventure Auto Bob's Steam N Cleanin