The 45th annual Meat Animal Sale at the 2016 Dane County Fair grossed $190,303.55.

The sale attracted wide community support with a total of 136 animals sold in the sale: 37 sheep, 56 hogs, and 43 steers.

Sheep averaged $4.01 per pound, hogs averaged $3.21 per pound, and steers averaged $2.18 per pound.

Stoughton FFA Alumni ranked third in the top 10 buyers at this year's sale with a total of $11,208. The group purchased the Reserve Champion market lamb, shown by Brooke Ace of Oregon, for $7.75 per pound.

Top 10 buyers

Buyer Price
1. Woodman’s $29,911.60
2. Fahey Pump & Electric $25,498.25
3. Pearl City Elevator $11,498.00
4. Lorenz Masonry Inc. $11,079.00
5. The Scharine Group $10,287.00
6. Landmark Services Co-op $9,431.45
7. Stoughton FFA Alumni $6.623.50
8. BMO Harris Bank $6,483.00
9. Seedlink LLC $6,018.75
10. Waunakee Vet Service $5,922.50