Carroll County Fair 2010

CARROLLTON, Ohio — The Carroll County Fair held its annual livestock auction July 23-24. Despite the heat and humidity, buyers and visitors still filled the sale barn and the streets of the fairgrounds.

STEERS

Number of Market Lots: 32
Average: $1.56/pound with champions; $1.19/pound without.

Grand champion: Brittanie Poole
Bid:$4/pound Weight: 1,341 pounds
Buyer: Rosebud Mining
Reserve champion: Austin Trbovich
Bid: $4.25/pound Weight: 1,250 pounds
Buyer: Kelly Palmer
Carroll County Born and Bred: Austin Trbovich

HOGS

Number of Market Lots: 72
Average: $2.83/pound with champions; $2.60/pound without

Grand champion: Kady Davis
Bid: $5.25/pound Weight: 272 pounds
Buyer: D & J Sales & Service

Reserve champion:

Jeffrey Chiavari
Bid: $6/pound Weight: 272 pounds
Buyer: Wendy’s of Carrollton
Grand champion carcass: Brittany Rohr
Bid: $6/pound Weight: 175 pounds
Buyer: Dr. Mandel Haas and Henry Moore
Reserve champion carcass: Clay Pidgeon
Bid: $10/pound Weight: 76 pounds
Buyer: Speedy Drilling

LAMBS

Number of Market Lots: 18
Average: $4.99/pound with champions; $3.68/pound without

Grand champion: Paige Thompson
Bid: $6/pound Weight: 144 pounds
Buyer: Thorne’s Market
Reserve champion: Travis Johnson
Bid: $8.50/pound Weight: 130 pounds
Buyer: Don’s Custom Meats
Grand champion carcass: Adam D Bormuth
Bid: $11/pound Weight: 56 pounds
Buyer: Huebner’s Chevrolet
Reserve champion carcass: Olivia Moody
Bid: $12.75/pound Weight: 66 pounds
Buyer: Jim’s Custom Cut Meats

GOATS

Number of Market Lots: 12
Average: $4.16/pound with champions; $3.42/pound without

Grand champion meat goat: Logan Trbovich
Bid: $9/pound Weight: 73 pounds
Buyer: Dr. John Walters and Joe Melissa Kiko
Reserve champion meat goat: Caycee Adams
Bid: $6.75/pound Weight: 84 pounds
Buyer: Don’s Custom Meats

DAIRY BEEF FEEDERS

Number of Lots: 32
Average: $1.03/pound; $1.01/pound without

Grand champion: Austin Trbovich (didn’t sell, due to sale limit)
Reserve champion: Zach Wilson
Bid: $1.60/pound Weight: 632 pounds
Buyer: Carrollton Livestock Auction

BEEF CARCASS

Grand champion: Allison Davis
Bid: $3/pound Weight: 784 pounds
Buyer: B&B Tree Service
Reserve champion: Chase Horn
Bid: $3/pound Weight: 783 pounds
Buyer: Minerva Veterinary Clinic

RABBITS

Number of Meat Pens of Three: 15 pens
Average: $184/pen of three with champions; $159/pen without

Grand champion rabbit pen:
Michael Moore
Bid: $345/pen
Buyer: LeBeau Gogeo Thermal

Reserve champion rabbit pen: Olivia Kienzle
Bid: $345/pen
Buyer: Kienzle Consulting

CHICKENS

Number of Market Lots: 41 pens
Average: $244/pen with champions; $221 without

Grand champion: Kady Davis
Bid: $520/pen
Buyer: Steven and Kelli Pridemore and Hamilton Insurance
Reserve champion: Travis Johnson
Bid: $825/pen
Buyer: Hayden, Delaney and Lowell Johnson

TURKEYS
Number of Lots: 15 turkies
Average: $198/turkey with champions; $170/turkey without

Grand champion: Hannah Kirk
Bid: $500/head Weight: 37 pounds
Buyer: Kiko Dairy Farm
Reserve champion: Wilbur Weaver
Bid: $250/head Weight: 34 pounds
Buyer: Tim’s Repair Service.

Auctioneers and Ringmen: Mike Lozier, Bill Newell, Wayne Falb, and ringman Don Lozier

About the Author

Chris Kick lives in Wooster, Ohio. An American FFA Degree recipient, he holds a bachelor’s in creative writing from Ashland University. He spends his free time on his grandparents’ farms in Wayne and Holmes counties. More Stories by Chris Kick

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