McLennan County 4-H member Payton Herzog sells his Grand Champion Steer for $112,000 in the State Fair’s Youth Livestock Auction.
The eighth grader from the Waco area sold “Buzz” to III Forks Restaurants and the State Fair’s Grand Champion Club for a record amount.
The roan Shorthorn weighed 1,330 pounds.
The Youth Livestock Auction of Champions is a time honored tradition at the State Fair that celebrates and supports urban and rural youth across Texas.
Winning exhibitors are eligible to sell projects through a live auction where sponsors pay premium prices to premium kids. To participate, these youth invest time, compassion and energy with animals in hopes of walking away with the Grand Champion prize.