Butler County Farm Show 2012

Butler Farm Show

Aug. 9, 2012

Sale Total: $200,887.30

Total Lots: 205

STEERS

Number of Market Lots: 43

Average: $1.96/pound with champions; $1.37/pound without

Total steer sale: $108,357.50

Grand champion: Matt Drobezko

Bid: $21/pound (RECORD) Weight: 1,281 pounds

Buyer: Amerikohl Mining

Reserve champion: Matt Powers

Bid: $8/pound Weight: 1,113 pounds

Buyer: Rex Energy

Reserve champion lightweight: Brian Irlbacher

Reserve champion medium: Connor Harvey

Reserve champion heavy: Dillon Harvey

HOGS

Number of Market Lots: 66

Average: $2.67/pound with champions; $2.39/pound without

Total hog sale: $44,856

Grand champion: Matt Drobezko

Bid: $13/pound Weight: 275 pounds

Buyer: Rex Energy

Reserve champion: Jacob Kennedy

Bid: $9/pound Weight: 266 pounds

Buyer: C.S. McKee Investments, Pittsburgh

Champion weight division 1: Alyssa Tice

Champion weight division 2: Ben Drake

Reserve champion weight division 1: Ben Drake

Reserve champion weight division 2: Courtney Callen

Reserve champion weight division 3: Madilynn Kerr

Reserve champion weight division 4: Rachel Laughlin


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Butler County Farm Show 2012

LAMBS

Number of Market Lots: 50

Average: $4.95/pound with champions; $4.43/pound without

Total lamb sale: $29,495

Grand champion: Alyssa DiPippa

Bid: $22.50/pound (RECORD) Weight: 132 pounds

Buyer: J.K. Hydraulics and Nixon Mine Cable Supply

Reserve champion: Brooklyn Peters

Bid: $10/pound Weight: 123 pounds

Buyer: Rex Energy

Champion lightweight: Rebecca Frazier

Reserve champion light: Rebecca Frazier

Reserve champion mediumweight: Taylor Kennedy

Reserve champion heavy: Jacob Kennedy

GOATS

Number of Market Lots: 19

Average: $3.66/pound with champions; $3.22/pound without

Total goat sale: $5,354

Grand champion: Mikeal Finklea

Bid: $8.50/pound Weight: 91 pounds

Buyer: Chicora Magistrate Lewis Stoughton

Reserve champion: Samantha Erkskine

Bid: $5/pound Weight: 93 pounds

Buyer: ESB Bank

RABBITS

Number of Pens of Three: 7

Total rabbit sale: $3,650

Grand champion: Angela Kelley

Bid: $1,500 (RECORD)

Buyer: Amerikohl Mining

Reserve champion: Grace Swope

Bid: $500

Buyer: Rex Energy

CHICKENS

Number of Pens: 20

Total chicken sale: $9,175

Grand champion: Hunter Lefever

Bid: $2,500 (RECORD) Weight: 36.90 pounds

Buyer: J.K. Hydraulics Inc.

Reserve champion: Megan McCarthy

Bid: $900 Weight: 36.36 pounds

Buyer: Rex Energy

Auctioneers and Ringmen:

John R. Huey, II

Alvin Vogel, Luke Vogel and Dennis Kerr

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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