2013 Mercer Co. 4-H Roundup livestock sale totals nearly $142,000

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Mercer County 4-H Roundup
Aug. 2, 2013

Sale Total: $141,759.43
Total Lots: 189

(Scroll down to see a photo gallery of this year’s champion exhibitors.)

STEERS

Number of Market Lots: 19
Average: $1.81/pound with champions
$1.65/pound without champions

Grand champion: Courtnie Roberts
Bid: $3.50/pound Weight: 1,338 pounds
Buyer: Marcella Edwards

Reserve champion: Ethan Kasbee
Bid: $2.50/pound Weight: 1,302 pounds
Buyer: Tomeo Farms, Tomeo Farms Big Tex/Wells Cargo Trailers, Tomeo Farms Husqvarna Sales, Service and Parts; Tomeo Farms Formula Champion Feeds

HOGS Number of Market Lots: 110
Average: $2.80/pound with champions
Average: $2.72/pound without champions

Grand champion: Shyloh McTighe
Bid: $8/pound Weight: 261 pounds
Buyer: Pymatuning Deer Park

Reserve champion: Courtnie Roberts
Bid: $5.20/pound Weight: 280 pounds
Buyer: Westford Milling

LAMBS

Number of Market Lots: 25
Average: $4.82/pound with champions
Average: $4.57/pound without champions
Number of Carcass Lots: 3
Average: $13.41/lb with champions; $5, without

Grand champion: Cassidy Gadsby
Bid: $8/pound Weight: 120 pounds
Buyer: Howard & Son meat Packing, D.J.’s Smokehouse

Reserve champion: Taylor McKean
Bid: $7/pound Weight: 130 pounds
Buyer: Coolspring Corn Maze

Grand champion carcass lamb: Lauren Steele
Bid: $12/pound Weight: 60 pounds
Buyer: Struthers Farms LLC, Newton Financials, Remax Real Estate Consultants

Reserve champion carcass lamb: Ellen Blair Steele
Bid: $21/pound Weight: 60 pounds
Buyer: Fairview Swiss Cheese

RABBITS

Number of Market Lots: 9
Average: $20.60 pound with champions
Average: $12.58/pound without champions
Number of Pens: 3
Average: $19.61/pound with champions
Average: $13.91/pound without champions

Grand champion rabbit project/Best Roaster: Zane Fuss
Bid: $57.50/pound Weight: 7 pounds
Buyer: Jones Processing, Hadley Giant Eagle, Reynolds Sparkle Market

Reserve champion rabbit project/Best Meat Pen: Rory McTighe
Bid: $30/pound Weight: 14.1 pounds
Buyer: Jones Processing

GOATS

Number of Market Lots: 19
Average: $3.80/pound with champions
Average: $2.93/pound without champions

Grand champion: Aubrey Braham
Bid: $8.20/pound Weight: 89 pounds
Buyer: Pymatuning Deer Park

Reserve champion: Chance Rains
Bid: $12.75/pound Weight: 91 pounds
Buyer: Imperial Systems

Auctioneers: Don Braham, Beth Hillmar, Matt Lawrence, Simon Miller, Charles Mowry, Duke Whiting.

 

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