Photo by Kim Palaferri/Auburn Journal Brian Ellis, 10, of Ridgeview Elementary in Granite Bay, shows off his prize-winning Cornish Cross hens.
Photo by Kim Palaferri Beau Lewis of Lincoln broke his leg preparing for the Jr. Livestock Auction, but that didn't stop him from selling his York Cross pig. Lewis broke his leg at the fair when a gate fell on top of his foot, he said.
Photo by Kim Palaferri Twenty-five-year auctioneer veteran Matt Wolter wows the buyers with his chatter as Laurie Goss assists with sales.
Photo by Kim Palaferri/Auburn Journal Del Oro FFA member Stevieann Karthauser brings home the prize for her hog that weighed in at 280 pounds and sold for $10.50 per pound.
Photo by Kim Palaferri/Auburn Journal Cody McCracken of Flatlands 4H Club of Lincoln keeps his 6-month-old Hamp Cross lamb clean with an orange dress.
Photo by Kim Palaferri/Auburn Journal Samantha Penner displays her reserve champion market winner Boer Cross goat Wesson. Showing for the last 10 years, Samantha previously won the Grand Champion prize three times.
Photo by Kim Palaferri/Auburn Journal Ophir 4H Club member Levi Wing not only love raising lambs he also loves to skateboard. But Friday was all about his 128-pound lamb that sold for $4.75 per pound to Les Schwab Tires of Auburn.
Photo by Kim Palaferri/Auburn journal Kassi Bess believes that turkeys should be raised natural and free range. Her 38-pound turkey sold for $50 per pound, money that go toward her college tuition.
Photo by Kim Palaferri/Auburn Journal Ralene Snow of Snow's Citrus Court in Newcastle takes a break from her booth the Gold Country Fair. "I like to see what the youngsters are up to and what they're raising, and I like to see the animals, too," she said.
Photo by Kim Palaferri/Auburn Journal Scanning the crowd and looking for the highest bidder, Russ Miller, left and Dave Washman don't miss a beat at the Jr. Livestock Auction at the Gold Country Fair 2010.