2012 Mercer County 4-H Roundup

Aug. 3, 2012

Sale Total: $130,914.74

Total Lots: 187

STEERS

Number of Market Lots: 18

Average: $1,951.40 with champions; $1,751.00 without

Number of carcass lots: 1

Average: $1,310.40 (no champions)

Grand champion: Chance Rains

Bid: $3.10/pound Weight: 1,295 pounds

Buyer: Atwell & Perrine Excavating, McDowell Implement,

Coolspring Corn Maze

Reserve champion: Carson Ligo

Bid: $2.40/pound Weight: 1,290 pounds

Buyer: Hoss’s Steak and Sea House

Champion lightweight steer: Kaitlyn Powell

Champion heavyweight steer: Courtnie Roberts

Reserve champion lightweight beef: Kelly MacRae

Reserve champion heavyweight steer: Ethan Kasbee

Rate of gain winner: Bailey Kasbee

HOGS

Number of Market Lots: 104

Average: $ 708.54 with champions; $ 694.93 without

Number of carcass lots: 1

Carcass: $1,567.50 (one champion)

Grand champion: Bailey Kasbee

Bid: $7/pound Weight: 258 pounds

Buyer: Pymatuning Deer Park

Reserve champion: Natalie Ray

Bid: $4.10/pound Weight: 250 pounds

Buyer: Howard and Son Meat Packing

Grand champion carcass: Thomas Davis

Bid: $9.50/pound Weight: 165 pounds

Buyer: Anonymous

Champion lightweight hog: Brennan McTighe

Champion mediumweight hog: Marshall McKean

Champion heavyweight hog: Courtnie Roberts

Reserve champion lightweight hog: Brandon Gosnell

Reserve champion mediumweight hog: Matthew Strouss

Reserve champion heavyweight hog: Kaiden Roberts

Rate of gain winner: Carson Ligo

LAMBS

Number of Market Lots: 33

Number of carcass: 2

Average: $360.72 with champions; $328.56 without

Carcass lambs: $598.75 with champions

Grand champion: Reese Gadsby

Bid: $6/pound Weight: 133 pounds

Buyer: Reynolds Sparkle/Greenville Giant Eagle

Reserve champion: Carlin Ligo

Bid: $7/pound Weight: 133 pounds

Buyer: Doors and More

Grand champion carcass lamb: Lauren Steele

Bid: $9/pound Weight: 62 pounds

Buyer: Newton Financial, Struthers Farms and

ReMax Real Estate Consultants LLC.

Reserve champion carcass lamb: Ellen Steele

Bid: $8.15/pound Weight: 66 pounds

Buyer: Whispering Pines Veterinary Service

Champion lightweight lamb: Cassidy Gadsby

Champion mediumweight lamb: Katie Bollard

Reserve champion lightweight lamb: Abagail Johnston

Reserve champion mediumweight lamb: Kacy Scott

Rate of Gain: Kacy McLaughlin


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2012 Mercer County 4-H Roundup

GOATS

Number of Market Lots: 11

Average: $301.30 with champions; $239.36 without

Grand champion: Kaley Scott

Bid: $6.50/pound Weight: 109 pounds

Buyer: Dr. Stuart Anderson

Reserve champion: Chance Krumsiek

Bid: $5.25/pound Weight: 86 pounds

Buyer: Pennsylvania Grain Processing LLC.

Champion lightweight goat: Christen Krumsiek

Reserve champion lightweight goat: Emma Devine

Reserve champion mediumweight goat: Chance Rains

Reserve champion heavyweight/ rate of gain winner:

Kacy Scott

CHEESE

Number of Lots: 26

Average: $695.21/basket*

Total: $17,965

Highest cheese yield: Brooke George

Bid: $915

Buyer: Sandy Lake Mills, Sandy Lake, Pa.

* Totals and averages include extra baskets sold for

Mercer County 4-H Dairy Youth and the 2012 Mercer County 4-H Cheese Auction

RABBITS

Number of Lots: 10

Average: $140.00 with champions; $125.15 without

Number of Pens: 7

Average: $187.23 with champions; $55.94 without

Grand champion: Brittany Michael

Bid: $52.50/pound Weight:7.6 pounds

(Champion roaster/Grand champion rabbit project)

Buyer: Jones Processing

Reserve champion: Daelyn Gilson

Bid: $65/pound Weight: 14 pounds

(Champion Pen/Reserve Champion Market Project)

Buyer: Pizza Joe’s, Mercer, Grove City, Greenville

About the Author

Kristy Foster Seachrist lives in Columbiana County raising sheep and horses. She earned her degree from Youngstown State University and has worked in both print and broadcast journalism. You can follow her on Twitter at http://twitter.com/fosterk96. More Stories by Kristy Foster Seachrist

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