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Sioux Center steer named top 4-H market animal

By Staff | Aug 27, 2010

Tyler Faber grins as he holds the halter of his 1,320-pound steer named the grand champion 4-H?market steer at the Iowa State Fair. He is surrounded by family members as they celebrate the award.

DES MOINES – Tyler Faber of Sioux Center thought he had a good chance of doing well when he entered the show ring at the Iowa State Fair for the parade of champions.

His 1,320-pound steer “Doc,” had just been named champion in class 3 of division 2, which David Faber describes as a “tough division.”

Faber’s steer had been named champion when shown at the Iowa Beef Expo and the ISU Cyclone Classic.

Once the judge made his decision, Tyler Faber and Doc were named 4H market steer grand champion for Iowa State Fair. The steer was home-raised and sired by Heatwave.

Tyler Faber has been showing cattle for nine years since the age of 10. In 2008 he won supreme champion female and grand champion steer.

Tyler Faber will be entering Iowa State this fall planning on pre-med or possibly pre-vet.

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