Sunday Sep 12 2010 comments Jr. Livestock Auction Gold Country Fair By: Photos by Kim Palaferri/Auburn Journal -A +A Brian Ellis, 10, of Ridgeview Elementary in Granite Bay, shows off his prize-winning Cornish Cross hens. 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. Twenty-five-year auctioneer veteran Matt Wolter wows the buyers with his chatter as Laurie Goss assists with sales. 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. Cody McCracken of Flatlands 4H Club of Lincoln keeps his 6-month-old Hamp Cross lamb clean with an orange dress. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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.