Youth Steer Futurity Calf Sale 2023

The 35th annual Florida State Fair Youth Steer Futurity Calf Sale was held on Saturday, August 5th at the Fairgrounds. This year, we had 70 exhibitors select a steer to take home and raise. "Since the beginning of the Youth Steer Futurity in 1989, approximately 2100 Youth and more than 138 Cattle Producers from across the entire State of Florida have participated".

We want to thank our sponsors:

Knight’s Farm Fresh Feed for providing the Pre-Conditioner Feed, Boehringer-Ingelheim for providing the Eprinex, Zoetis for providing the Vaccines, Merck Animal Health for providing the Implants, Animal Health International for sponsoring Antibiotics and Steer Tapes, Dane & Karen Hamilton and Jordan Fernandez for their help with all the calves, Dr. Haley Ercoli for her Professional Services, and Matt Hudson for providing Squeeze Chute.

A Special Thanks to ALL the people that helped with this program by hauling and working calves, hauling hay, etc.

We had 27 different Florida producers provide steers or donations. It was an excellent day and a very successful sale.

A special thanks to our producers...Roman Three Ranch of Wauchula, 3-B Ranch of Wauchula, Phillips Ranch of Morriston, Richardson Bros. of Evinston, C & B Cattle of Hardee of Wauchula, Audubon Ranch of Dover, D.H. Ranch, Inc. of Zolfo Springs, Dixie Ranch of Okeechobee, B & B Land & Cattle of Balm, Lykes Bros. Inc of Okeechobee, AW & VJ Banks LLC of Balm, Patrick’s Cattle Co. of Plant City, Barto Farms of Bartow, Lightsey Cattle of Lake Wales, Syfrett Ranch of Okeechobee, Williamson Cattle Co. of Okeechobee, Natural Bridge Honey Farm of High Springs, Graham Farms of Webster, P & H Cattle of Thonotosassa, Barthle Bros. of Dade City, Jones Cattle of Trenton, Hines Cattle Co. of High Springs, Little Spur Ranch of Gainesville, Lightsey Legacy Ranch of Lake Wales, Shoop Cattle Co. of Balm, Taylor Farms, LLC of Myakka City

Thank you to Oak Knoll Ranch of Lake Wales for your donations.