Cost per pound for the Animal – This equals the winning bid amount times the weight of the animal. For example, if your winning bid was $3.00 on a 1,250 pound steer, the total cost would be $3,750 ($3.00/lb x 1250 lbs = $3,750).
Cost per lot – This applies to meat pens and eggs. This equals the flat amount you will pay. If your winning bid is $200 you will pay $200.
Animal processing fee – This is the fee charged by the processing plant to harvest/slaughter each animal and deliver it to its final destination.
There is no processing fee for rabbits, chickens or turkeys.
Processing fees are subject to change by the processor. 2022 processing fees were as follows: