Central Peace 4-H sale will be taking place June 3rd, 2020, 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 close to 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:

 

https://www.vjvauction.com/dawson_creek/sale-listing-4h

FAQ

01

WHAT IS THE AVERAGE COST OF A STEER?

The average price per pound last year was $3.27 and 2018 $3.19

02

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.

03/

DO I GET TO CHOOSE THE CUTS OF MEAT?

Yes! your facility will call you and discuss your options and portion sizes.

04/

WHAT IF I DON'T HAVE ROOM/FUNDS FOR A WHOLE STEER?

No problem! Consider buying with another family or multiple families!

05/

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.

06/

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.

07/

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.

08/

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

09/

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
Disposal $0.10/lb

Shawn's Custom Meats

Initial Fee $60.00
Cut and Wrap $0.78/lb
​Disposal $0.60/lb

Lawrence Meat

Initial Fee $80.00

Cut and Wrap 

$0.75/lb

2019 Buyers

Willms Family

Weaver Auctions

H&M

Jesse Brett

Secure Energy

The West Farm

Sheepo

Savanna Ag Society

Alvin Hubert

Oilnet.com

Renegade Gravel

Gerry's Well Services

Mike Weiss

Rick's Fuel Services

Spirit River IGA

Walter's Cat Works Ltd.

Martin Deeline Equipment

Lucky Star Ventures

Pleasant View Lodge

Doug Yanishewski

Lakeside Oilfield Services

Lefley Honey Company

Kimberly's Blooms & Gift Boutique

Adventure Automotive