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Teen sells grand champion steer at state fair for third year in a row

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WEST ALLIS - For the third year in a row, Brock May of Mineral Point sold the grand champion steer at the Governor's Blue Ribbon Livestock Auction at the State Fair.

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But as you might expect, the sale prices were much lower last night than in the past.

The 15-year-old May sold his steer for $15,000, $10,000 less than his prize animal from last year, and $20,000 less than the steer he sold two years ago.

Kenosha Beef International bought May's $1,290 animal, and the meat will be donated to Kenosha's Salvation Army.

All told, 27 steers, barrows, and lambs went for almost $111,000 at the 41st annual sale.

It was held on the seventh day of the State Fair, which runs through Sunday in West Allis.

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