2012 Columbiana County Fair market livestock sale wrapup



Reported By Susan Crowell

Aug. 2 and 4, 2012
Sale Total: $428,322.25* Total Lots: 513*

STEERS

Number of Market Lots: 59
Average: $1.93/pound (with champions); $1.80, without
Total: $143,120.35

Grand champion: Kyla Sharp
Bid: $5/pound Weight: 1,337 pounds
Buyer: MAC Trailer
Reserve champion: Mackenzie Kiko
(also intermediate skillathon winner)

Bid: $6/pound Weight: 1,293 pounds
Buyer: Kiko Meats, Paris & Washington Insurance
Outstanding Youth Project*: Megan Drake
(also sr. skillathon and jr. showmanship winner)

Bid: $3/pound Weight: 1,159 pounds
Buyer: Summitcrest Farms
Reserve Outstanding Youth*: Nicole Richey
Bid: $2.35/pound Weight: 1,393 pounds
Buyer: Buckeye Mineral Development
Rate of Gain: Brent Dickerhoof
Junior skillathon: Morgan Urmson
Intermediate showmanship/ Showman of Showmen: Whitney Stear
Senior showmanship: Mike Douglass
Intermediate Skillathon: Megan Drake
Senior Skillathon: Haley Drake
Columbiana Co. Born and Raised: Kolton Kitzmiller


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2012 Columbiana County Fair

HOGS

Number of Market Lots: 151
Average: $2.77/pound w/champions; $2.64, without
Total: $113,167.37
Number of Carcass Lots: 2

Grand champion and champion project: Mackenzie Kiko
Bid: $14/pound Weight: 267 pounds
Buyer: Paris & Washington Insurance
Reserve champion: Mikey Estock
Senior showmanship

Bid: $10/pound Weight: 262 pounds
Buyer: Elite Gas Field Services
Grand champion carcass: Joel Fitzsimmons
Bid: $3/pound Weight: 272 pounds
Buyer: Kiko Meats
Reserve champion carcass: Angela Judy
Bid: $3.25/pound Weight: 247 pounds
Buyer: Chesapeake Energy
Reserve Outstanding Youth Project: Angela Judy
Intermediate showmanship

Bid: $3/pound Weight: 279 pounds
Buyer: Scott and Toni Judy
Senior skillathon: Nicole Richey
Intermediate skillathon: Courtney Hephner
Junior skillathon: Haley Jones
Showman of showmen/jr. showmanship: Bodey Kiko
Novice showmanship: Natalie May

LAMBS

Number of Market Lots: 52
Average: $2.68/pound w/champions
Total: $17,946.67
Number of Carcass Lots: 10

Grand champion and grand project: Hunter Urmson
(also int. skillathon/showmanship)

Bid: $7.75/pound Weight: 134 pounds
Buyer: Kiko Meats
Reserve champion: Morgan Urmson
Bid: $6/pound Weight: 120 pounds
Buyer: Buckeye Land Development
Grand champion carcass: Rebecca Bock
Bid: $4.75/pound Weight: 122 pounds
Buyer: Buckeye Land Development
Reserve champion carcass: Darrin Dustman
Bid: $3/pound Weight: 105 pounds
Buyer: Rodger and Brenda Sharp
Reserve Best Project, sr. Showmanship/skillathon and
Showman of Showmen: Nathaniel Birkhimer

Bid: $3.50/pound Weight: 131 pounds
Buyer: Paris & Washington Insurance
Rate of gain: Cody Wright
Junior skillathon: Sarah Jarvis
Junior showmanship: Ashley Hahn

GOATS

Number of Market Lots: 14
Average: $4.46/pound w/champions; $3.96, without
Total: $4,491.68

Grand champion: Holly Baer
(also intermediate showman/showman of showmen)

Bid: $7.50/pound Weight: 81 pounds
Buyer: Kiko Meats
Reserve champion: Courtney Hephner
Bid: $7.50/pound Weight: 86 pounds
Buyer: Chesapeake Energy
Rate of Gain: Joshua Knight
Junior showmanship: Allison Hall
Novice showmanship: Alissa Baer

Grand champion fudge: Jacob Morgan***
Bid: $350 Weight: 7 pounds
Buyer: Morris & Son Milk Transport
Reserve champion fudge: Bethany Crouch
Bid: $500 Weight: 7 pounds
Buyer: Dr. Adam Crouch

DAIRY BEEF FEEDERS

Number of Lots: 102
Average: $1.66/pound w champions; $1.60, without
Total: $89,114.30

Grand champion: Morgan Smallwood
Bid: $2.10/pound Weight: 583 pounds
Buyer: Carrollton Livestock Auction
Reserve champion: Jerald Himes
(also showman of showmen)

Bid: $1.75/pound Weight: 591 pounds
Buyer: Rogers Mill
Junior showmanship: Taylor Lowmiller
Intermediate showmanship: Bryan Himes

CHEESE

Number of Lots: 36
Average: $990.28 with champions; $933.82, without
Total: $35,650

Grand champion: Autumn Whiteleather
Bid: $2,500/basket
Buyer: Paris & Washington Insurance
Reserve champion: Sara Fraser
Bid: $1,400/basket
Buyer: Morris & Son Milk Transport

RABBITS

Number of Individual Fryers: 12
Number of Pens of Three: 9
Average: $103.64/pen w/champions
Total: $2,537.01

Grand champion fryer (one head): Claire Barrick
Bid: $100/head Weight: 5.27 pounds
Buyer: Terry Chilson
Reserve champion fryer (one head): Aliece Potts
Bid: $140 Weight: 4.38 pounds
Buyer: Michael Turvey Masonry
Grand champion pen of three: Cody Wright
Bid: $450/pen Weight: 12.34 pounds
Buyer: Penn-Ohio Rabbit Breeders
Reserve champion pen of three: Kylie Youst
Bid: $300/pen Weight: 11.11 pounds
Buyer: Penn-Ohio Rabbit Breeders

CHICKENS

Number of Pens of Three: 29
Average: $178.45 w/champions; $148.33, without.
Total: $5,580.20

Grand champion: Lydia Ash
Bid: $600/pen Weight: 26.70 pounds
Buyer: Case Farms
Reserve champion: Allison Slutz
Bid: $570/pen Weight: 25.28 pounds
Buyer: Spring Hollow Trucking

TURKEYS

Number of lots: 29
Average: $234.48 w/champions; $218.27, without.
Total: $7,496.63

Grand champion: Andrew Bock
Bid: $500/head Weight: 48 pounds
Buyer: Witmer’s Inc.
Reserve champion: Michael French
Bid: $425 Weight: 41 pounds
Buyer: Chesapeake Energy
Grand champion project: Hannah Jarvis
(also intermediate skillathon)

Bid: $175/head Weight: 43.6 pounds
Buyer: Ramsey Hoof Trimming
Reserve champion project: Hannah Foster
(sr. skillathon/showmanship, showman of showmen)

Bid: $425 Weight: 38.4 pounds
Buyer: Hanoverton Motor Cars
Intermediate showmanship: Emma Donkin
Jr. showmanship: Troy Wolfgang
Jr. skillathon: Allison Slutz

Auctioneers and Ringmen: Ken Baer, Bill Baer, Wade Baer, Sam Baer, Mark Harding, Rusty Kiko, Randall Kiko and Rudy Kiko, Ralph Halter, Jim Falconer, Mike Schmuck

Junior Fair Royalty:
King: Abram Zehentbauer Queen: Haley Drake

*The sale total and total number of lots include resale animals (animals donated back by the original buyer to be resold to benefit a specific charity or the 4-H program.
**The grand and reserve champion Outstanding Youth Project is based on the exhibitor’s skillathon, showmanship and live animal conformation scores.
*** This was the first year for the goat’s milk fudge class.

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