Columbiana County Fair livestock sale tops $300,000

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Columbiana County Fair market livestock sales
July 31 & Aug. 2, 2008
Sale Total: $302,553.83

STEERS

Number of Market Lots: 84
Average: $1.49/pound with champions; $1.40/pound without

Grand champion: Chad Raber
Bid: $6.85/pound Weight: 1,337 pounds
Buyer: MAC Trailer
Reserve champion: Todd Unkefer
Bid: $3/pound Weight: 1,337 pounds
Buyer: Salem Giant Eagle
Outstanding Youth Project, Grand: Nicole Richey
Bid: $2.10/pound Weight: 1,237 pounds
Buyer: Paris-Washington Insurance co.
Outstanding Youth Project, Reserve: Sarah Ferguson
Bid: $2/pound Weight: 1,410 pounds
Buyer: Lisbon Veterinary Clinic
Rate of gain: Justin Baker
Junior showmanship: Kolton Kitzmiller
Intermediate showmanship: Taylor Pidgeon
Senior showmanship: Chad Raber
Showman of Showmen: Chad Raber
Junior skillathon: Betty Richey
Intermediate skillathon: Sarah Ferguson
Senior skillathon: Nicole Richey

HOGS


Number of Market Lots: 105
Average: $2.30/pound with champions; $2.28/pound without
Number of Carcass Lots: 2

Grand champion: Joel Fitzsimmons
Bid: $4.05/pound Weight: 270 pounds
Buyer: Salem Wal-Mart
Reserve champion: Tyler Fitzsimmons
Bid: $2.80/pound Weight: 251 pounds
Buyer: Arnold Fitzsimmons & Family
Grand champion carcass: Paige McElroy
Bid: $4/pound Weight: 160 pounds
Buyer: Stark Aeration
Reserve champion carcass: Hillary Hoppel
Bid: $5.50/pound Weight: 166 pounds
Buyer: West Point Paving
Outstanding Youth Project: Mackenzie Kiko
Bid: $5.50/pound Weight: 262 pounds
Buyer: Hull’s Super Duper
Outstanding Youth Project, reserve: Cooper Wiley
Bid: $3.50/pound Weight: 276 pounds
Buyer: Lisbon Veterinary Clinic
Junior skillathon: Courtney Hephner
Intermediate skillathon: Brooke Riffee
Senior skillathon: Cooper Wiley

LAMBS


Number of Market Lots: 25
Average: $2.20/pound with champions; $2.12/pound without
Number of Carcass Lots: 2

Grand champion: Jacob Barrick
Bid: $3.50/pound Weight: 137 pounds
Buyer: Salem Giant Eagle
Reserve champion/Grand champion project: Connor Sharp
Bid: $3.25/pound Weight: 131 pounds
Buyer: Bill and Carrie Catlett
Grand champion carcass: Nathan Birkhimer
Bid: $3.50/pound Weight: 114 pounds
Buyer: Kiko Meats
Reserve champion carcass: Zachary Birkhimer
Bid: $2.50/pound Weight: 143 pounds
Buyer: Ameritas Life Insurance
Reserve champion project: Hannah Swope
Bid: $2/pound Weight: 103 pounds
Buyer: Salem Giant Eagle
Junior showmanship: Hannah Swope
Intermediate showmanship: Nathan Birkhimer
Senior showmanship: Jacob Barrick
Showman of Showmen: Jacob Barrick
Junior skillathon: Hannah Swope
Intermediate skillathon: Connor Sharp
Senior skillathon: Ashton Unger
Rate of Gain: Hunter Urmson

GOATS


Number of Market Lots: 18

Grand champion: Zachary Birkhimer
Bid: $3.60/pound Weight: 81 pounds
Buyer: Armstrong Saddlery
Reserve champion: Kerrie Welsh
Bid: $2.75/pound Weight: 75 pounds
Buyer: Charles and Virginia Pickens
Novice showmanship: Clay McKnight
Junior showmanship: Emily Crouch
Intermediate showmanship: Nathan Birkhimer
Senior showmanship: Ryan Rhoades
Showman of Showmen: Emily Crouch
Rate of Gain: Jacob Barrick

DAIRY BEEF FEEDERS


Number of Lots: 70
Average: $1.37/pound with champions; $1.29/pound without

Grand champion: Jacob Ross
Bid: $3/pound Weight: 584 pounds
Buyer: Barnett Insurance
Reserve champion: Karen Steiger
Bid: $5.50/pound Weight: 623 pounds
Buyer: Springdale Farms
Junior showmanship: Jerald Himes
Intermediate showmanship: Joshua Ross
Senior showmanship: Kasey Baker
Showman of Showmen: Kasey Baker

CHEESE


Number of Lots: 22
Average: $691.30/basket with champions; $647.62 without

Grand champion: Kevin Crist
Bid: $1,400/basket Weight: 11.2 pounds
Buyer: Schott Feed, Larry Bock, Ramsey Hoof Trimming, Bill McKarns
Reserve champion: Seth Loudon
Bid: $900/basket Weight: 11.1 pounds
Buyer: Loudon Motors


RABBITS


Number of Pens of Three: 13
(Six pens of three; seven single fryer pens)
Average: $172.50/pen with champions;
$127.50/pen without
Fryer s: $85.85/head with champions; $83/head without
Grand champion: Nathan Jones
Bid: $225/pen Weight: 14.97 pounds
Buyer: Hilltop Lawn & Garden
Reserve champion: Heather Baker
Bid: $300/pen Weight: 13.08 pounds
Buyer: Hilltop Lawn & Garden
Grand champion fryer: Heather Baker
Bid: $120/head Weight: 4.53 pounds
Buyer: D&S Pullers
Reserve champion fryer: Sam Barrick
Bid: $80/head Weight: 5.34 pounds
Buyer: Terry Chilson
Novice showmanship: Ariel Smith
Junior showmanship: Billie Milhoan
Intermediate showmanship: Jenna Daggy
Senior showmanship: Chelsea Stoffel
Showman of Showmen: Chelsea Stoffel


CHICKENS


Number of Pens of Three: 21
Average: $210.71/pen with champions;
$183.16/pen without
Grand champion: Hannah Smith
Bid: $600/pen Weight: 28.89 pounds
Buyer: Case Farms
Reserve champion: William Paynter
Bid: $345/pen Weight: 28.20 pounds
Buyer: Paris-Washington Ins./Ameritas Insurance
Junior showmanship: Colton Bookman
Intermediate showmanship: Abram Zehentbauer
Senior showmanship: Rebecca Swope
Showman of Showmen: Rebecca Swope

Auctioneers and Ringmen:
Ken Baer, Bill Baer, Wade Baer, Mark Harding, Rusty Kiko, Randall Kiko, Rudy Kiko, Ralph Halter
Junior Fair Royalty:
King: Cooper Wiley Queen: Kasey Baker

Related article:

Beef barn is the star of Columbiana County Fair (8/5/2008)


Grand and Reserve Champion large livestock projects

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Sights from the 2008 Columbiana County Fair

About the Author

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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