Ashtabula County Fair junior fair livestock auction results

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Aug. 8, 2008
Sale Total: $185,827.63
Total Lots: 250


STEERS


Number of Market Lots: 27
Average: $2.01/pound with champions; $1.93/pound without
Number of Carcass Lots: 6
Average: $3.67/pound with champions; $3.85/pound without

Grand champion exhibitor*: Kyle Jones
Bid: $3/pound Weight: 1,265 pounds
Buyer: W.I. Miller & Sons
Reserve ch. exhibitor/Best of show: Tricia Lautanen
Bid: $2.60/pound Weight: 1,275 pounds
Buyer: Ray Bros. Inc.
Reserve best of show: Scott Ruck
Bid: $2.50/pound Weight: 1,205 pounds
Buyer: Geneva Giant Eagle
Best of show carcass: Jessica Kokavec
Bid: $3.50/pound Weight: 395 pounds
Buyer: Cherry Valley Processing
Reserve best of show carcass: Kyle Jones
Bid: $3.10/pound Weight: 400 pounds
Buyer: Midway Pontiac, Chevrolet and Buick
Novice showmanship: Kristen Schwotzer
Junior showmanship: Tiffany Newbold
Intermediate showmanship: Kyle Jones
Senior showmanship: Sarah Pelton


DAIRY STEERS


Number of Lots: 8
Average: $1.63/pound with champions; $1.53/pound without
Number of Carcass Lots: 5
Average: $2.74/pound with champions; $2.80/pound without

Grand champion exhibitor/best of show: Kyle Hass
Bid: $1.65/pound (record) Weight: 1,170 pounds
Buyer: RNJ Trucking
Reserve champion exhibitor/reserve best of show: Courtney Fox
Bid: $2.20/pound Weight: 1,235 pounds
Buyer: Ashtabula Concrete Inc.
Best of show carcass: Kyle Hass
Bid: $3/pound (record) Weight: 356 pounds
Buyer: Walter and Michal Barnes/Jerry Colucci/G. Joseph Colucci and Colucci’s Fattoria
Reserve best of show carcass: Mich Pauley
Bid: $2.30/pound Weight: 380 pounds
Buyer: Jim and Seanna Butler
Novice showmanship: Kyrie Kelner
Junior showmanship: Felipe Pacheco
Senior showmanship: Kyle Hass


HOGS


Number of Market Lots: 64
Average: $2.15/pound with champions; $1.98/pound without
Number of Carcass Lots: 10
Average: $2.90/pound with champions; $2.87/pound without

Grand champion exhibitor*: Danielle Lautanen
Bid: $4.80/pound Weight: 237 pounds
Buyer: Lautanen Trucking and Farms
Reserve champion exhibitor: Ashley Meaney
Bid: $4/pound Weight: 264 pounds
Buyer: Thorne’s BiLo Supermarket
Best of show: Nicholas Benton
Bid: $5.20/pound Weight: 284 pounds
Buyer: BP Enterprises
Reserve best of show: Nichole Visnosky
Bid: $4.40/pound Weight: 282 pounds
Buyer: Smolen Engineering
Best of show carcass: Brooke Lautanen
Bid: $3.20/pound Weight: 172 pounds
Buyer: Bowshot, Cooper & O’Donnell Engineers
Reserve best of show carcass: Danielle Lautanen
Bid: $2.80/pound Weight: 188 pounds
Buyer: Smith & Miller, Attorneys at Law

LAMBS

Number of Market Lots: 8
Average: $3.14/pound with champions; $3.06/pound without
Number of Carcass Lots: 5
Average: $4.50/pound with champions; $4.50/pound without

Grand champion exhibitor*: Samantha Benton
Bid: $3.50/pound Weight: 110 pounds
Buyer: Thorne’s BiLo Supermarket
Reserve champion exhibitor: Rebecca Betteridge
Bid: $3.50/pound Weight: 115 pounds
Buyer: Green Side Up Landscape & Construction
Best of show: Matthew Bogue
Bid: $2.90/pound Weight: 105 pounds
Buyer: The Bird Feeder
Reserve best of show: Robert Meadows
Bid: $3/pound Weight: 115 pounds
Buyer: Midway Pontiac, Chevrolet & Buick
Best of show carcass: Robert Meadows
Bid: $4.50/pound Weight: 61 pounds
Buyer: Bowshot, Cooper & O’Donnell Engineers
Reserve best of show carcass: Ben Betteridge
Bid: $4.50/pound Weight: 60 pounds
Buyer: R.J. Nye Family Farms
Showmanship: Samantha Benton, Ashley Meadows
Rate of Gain: Samantha Benton

GOATS

Number of Market Lots: 12
Average: $2.19/pound with champions; $1.64/pound without

Grand champion exhibitor/best of show: Kayla Beckwith
Bid: $5.55/pound Weight: 87 pounds
Buyer: REO Trucking
Reserve champion exhibitor: Montana O’Baker
Bid: $3.75/pound Weight: 69 pounds
Buyer: Mr. Zeez Storage
Reserve best of show: Kayla Stoltz
Bid: $2.25/pound Weight: 61 pounds
Buyer: Roger Schilling
Rate of Gain: Kayla Beckwith

DAIRY BEEF FEEDERS

Number of Lots: 35
Average: $1.27/pound with champions; $1.22/pound without

Grand champion exhibitor*: Jessica Krulic
Bid: $2.10/pound Weight: 676 pounds
Buyer: Cherry Valley Processing
Reserve champion exhibitor: Ashley Mason
Bid: $1.80/pound Weight: 586 pounds
Buyer: Orwell Supply
Best of show: Erin Fetters
Bid: $1.40/pound Weight: 558 pounds
Buyer: Weaver Trucking
Reserve best of show: Ally Mason
Bid: $1.20/pound Weight: 526 pounds
Buyer: Marous Farms
Novice showmanship: Casey Fox, Sydney Millard
Ally Mason
Junior showmanship: Ashley Mason, Jessica Krulie
Intermediate showmanship: Jesse Dean
Senior showmanship: Kayla Summers
Rate of Gain: Cody Fetters

BEEF FEEDERS

Number of Lots: 9
Average: $2.02/pound with champions; $1.62/pound without

Grand champion exhibitor*: Raquel Mook
Bid: $3/pound (record) Weight: 556 pounds
Buyer: Ryan Heating & Cooling
Reserve champion exhibitor/reserve best of show:
Jared Petro
Bid: $3.50/pound (record) Weight: 381 pounds
Buyer: Ryan Heating & Cooling
Best of show: Joshua Kearny
Bid: $1.95/pound Weight: 750 pounds
Buyer: George Smith

CHEESE

Number of Lots: 4
Average: $725/basket with champions; $566.67 without

Best of show: Calla Mazzaro
Bid: $1,200/basket
Buyer: Countryside Vet Clinic, Nick Mazzaro, Tony Struna

RABBITS

Number of Pens of Three: 3
Average: $11.08/lb. with champions; $10/lb. without

Grand champion exhibitor/best of show: Ben Betteridge
Bid: $12.25/pound Weight: 11.25 pounds
Buyer: Moon Dreams Meadows
Reserve champion exhibitor/reserve best of show: Mason Taylor
Bid: $11/pound Weight: 11.25 pounds
Buyer: Marous Farms
Showmanship: Ben Betteridge


CHICKENS


Number of Pens of Three: 7
Average: $15.82/lb. with champions; $17.75/lb. without

Grand champion exhibitor*: Cassandra Baker
Bid: $15/pound Weight: 19.25 pounds
Buyer: G. Joseph Colucci/Colucci’s Fattoria
Reserve champion exhibitor: Jennifer Hall
Bid: $12/pound Weight: 17.25 pounds
Buyer: Mithra Training Stable
Best of show: Michael Miller
Bid: $7.75/pound Weight: 19 pounds
Buyer: John and Bonnie Miller
Reserve best of show: Lorraine Miller
Bid: $22.75/pound Weight: 19 pounds
Buyer: Ray Bros. Inc.
Beginners showmanship: Lorraine Miller
Intermediate showmanship: Jennifer Hall
Advanced showmanship: Cassandra Baker


TURKEYS


Number of Lots: 23
Average: $5.33/lb. with champions; $4.45/lb. without

Grand champion exhibitor/reserve best of show:
Evan Gruskiewicz
Bid: $10.50/pound Weight: 40 pounds
Buyer: Mr. Zeez Storage
Reserve champion exhibitor: Sarah Ritchie
Bid: $12.25/pound Weight: 33 pounds
Buyer: Elmer Geil
Best of show: Evan Wolf
Bid: $11/pound Weight: 42 pounds
Buyer: Remax Innovations
Novice showmanship: Casey Hall, Patrick Martin
Junior showmanship: Michael Montello
Senior showmanship: Evan Gruskiewicz


DUCKS


Number of Lots: 12
Average: $21.56/lb. with champions; $14.97/lb. without

Grand champion exhibitor/best of show:
James Anderson
Bid: $37/pound Weight: 7 pounds
Buyer: Gabriel Loiczly
Reserve champion exhibitor: Amanda Zalar
Bid: $45/pound Weight: 5.75 pounds
Buyer: Gabriel Loiczly
Reserve best of show: Craig Anderson
Bid: $42/pound Weight: 7.25 pounds
Buyer: PaPa Dogs
Junior showmanship: Kerra Pilson
Intermediate showmanship: Amanda Zalar
Senior showmanship: James Anderson

Auctioneers and Ringmen:
Allen Burhenne, Mike Davis, John Erdel, Tim Hunt, Jack Evans, Bob Fink, Gary Heavens

Junior Fair Royalty:

King: Evan Gruskiewicz Queen: Rebecca Moseley
Prince: Kyle Jones Princess: Ashley Meaney

* The grand and reserve champion exhibitor award is based on the exhibitor’s skillathon (40 points), showmanship (40 points) and live animal conformation (20 points). The best of show and reserve best of show titles go to the top two animals in a species.

Grand and Reserve Champion large livestock projects

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Farm and Dairy Editor Susan Crowell has been with the paper since 1985, serving as its editor since 1989. Raised on a farm in Holmes County, she is a graduate of Kent State University. You can follow her on Twitter at http://twitter.com/scrowell and follow Farm and Dairy at http://twitter.com/farmanddairy. You can also find her on Google+ and Facebook. More Stories by Susan Crowell

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