2009 Big Knob Grange Fair

Above: Members of the Big Knob 4-H Livestock Club gather for a group photo before the auction. Scroll to the bottom of the page to see the entire club and other photos from the Big Knob Fair.

Sept. 3, 2009

Sale Total: $27,319.30

STEERS

Number of Market Lots: 5

Average: $1.40 with champions; $1.32 without

Grand champion: Ronald Miles

Bid: $1.45/pound Weight: 1,305 pounds

Buyer: Rock Concrete Supply

Reserve champion: Hannah Leonberg

Bid: $1.65/pound Weight: 1,210 pounds

Buyer: Sandy and Bill Kuriger

DAIRY BEEF

Number of Market Lots: 3

Average: 93 cents with champions; 75 cents without

Grand champion: Mary Dietrich

Bid: $1.40/pound Weight: 1,124 pounds

Buyer: Richard Beglin

Reserve champion: Timothy Lutz

Bid: 65 cents/pound Weight: 872 pounds

Buyer: Wright’s Meat Packing

Photos from the 20th annual Big Knob 4-H Livestock Sale

MARKET HOGS

Number of Market Lots: 25

Average: $1.74 with champions; $1.70 without

Grand champion: Justin Parish

Bid: $1.75/pound Weight: 266 pounds

Buyer: Wright’s Meat Packing

Reserve champion: Sean Frederick

Bid: $2.60/pound Weight: 255 pounds

Buyer: Diamond Milling Co.

MARKET LAMBS

Number of Market Lots: 8

Average: $1.83 with champions; $1.54 without

Grand champion: Miranda Lutz

Bid: $2/pound Weight: 115 pounds

Buyer: Vince and Faye Starinsky

Reserve champion: Melinda Lutz

Bid: $2.15/pound Weight: 135 pounds

Buyer: Dorothy Cox

MARKET POULTRY

Number of Market Lots: 7

Average: $5.16 with champions; $4.94 without

Grand champion: Carolyn Jenny

Bid: $8.50/pound Weight: 36 pounds

Buyer: Lake Forest Gardens

Reserve champion: Ronald Miles

Bid: $8/pound Weight: 35 pounds

Buyer: Tractor Supply of Cranberry

Auctioneer

Lee Hostetter

Photos from the 2009 Big Knob Grange Fair

About the Author

Emily Caldwell of Beaver Falls, Pa., serves as the 2009 Farm and Dairy editorial intern. She is a graduate of Penn State University, where she studied agribusiness and agricultural communications. Feel free to follow her on Twitter at http://twitter.com/emily718. More Stories by Emily Caldwell

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