Harrison County Fair 2009

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The Harrison County fair ended its yearly run with nice sunny weather and higher sale prices this year. The sale garnered $12,672.76 more than the 2008 Junior Fair livestock sale. One of the biggest price increases was found in the steer sale ring. The grand champion steer earned $5.50 per pound compared to last year which earned the grand champion producer $2.50 per pound.





Sale date: July 10, 2009

Sale Total:
$144,923.92

STEERS

Number of Market Lots: 26
Average: $1.54 per pound with champions;
$1.31 per pound without champions

Grand champion: Carly Birney
Bid: $5.50/pound Weight: 1,206 pounds
Buyer: Cramer Farms MJC
Reserve champion: Kayla Valdinger
Bid: $3/pound Weight: 1,280 pounds
Buyer: D&R Trucks of Sugarcreek and Sugar Valley Meats


DAIRY STEERS

Number of Lots: 7
Average: $1.18 per pound without champions
No champions sold
Outstanding feeder calf Project: Jalyn Jones

HEIFER BEEF FEEDER

Number of Lots: 4
Average: $1.05 per pound without champions
No champions sold


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HOGS
Number of Market Lots: 124
Average: $1.47 per pound with champions;
$1.37 per pound without champions

Grand champion: Carly Birney
Bid: $10.25/pound Weight: 269 pounds
Buyer: Orme Hardware
Reserve champion: Kaitlin Ellzy
Bid: $4.75/pound Weight: 280 pounds
Buyer: Hopedale Mining
Junior showmanship: Dillon Doggs
Intermediate showmanship: Zackery Jones


LAMBS

Number of Market Lots: 39
Average: $3.31 per pound with champions;
$3.02 per pound without champions

Grand champion: Garrit Sproull
Bid: $6/pound Weight: 130 pounds
Buyer: M&M True Value, Steubenville
Reserve champion: Carley Birney
Bid: $11/pound Weight: 130 pounds
Buyer: Cramer Farms MJC
Junior showmanship: Jalyn Jones
Intermediate showmanship: Garrit Sproull
Senior showmanship: Sarah Compher


GOATS

Number of Market Lots: 51
Average: $2.57 per pound with champions;
$2.38 per pound without champions

Grand champion: Garrit Sproull
Bid: $6.95/pound Weight: 91 pounds
Buyer: D&J Sales and Service
Reserve champion: Tyler Horn
Bid: $4/pound Weight: 64 pounds
Buyer: Middlebourne Livestock Auction
Junior showmanship: Taylor Horn
Intermediate showmanship: Jesse Ledger
Senior showmanship: Brooke Smith


DAIRY BEEF FEEDERS

Number of Lots: 4
Average: $1.21 per pound with champions;
$1.22 per pound without champions

Grand champion: Allison Dawson
Bid: $1.60/pound Weight: 489 pounds
Buyer: Carrollton Farmers Exchange
Reserve champion: Allison Dawson
Bid: $1.50/pound Weight: 430 pounds
Buyer: Jefferson Landmark


CHICKENS

Number of Pens: 16
Average: $10.05 per pound with champions;
$7.34 per pound without champions

Grand champion: Kaci Carter
Bid: $400/pen Weight: 18.15 pounds
Buyer: Seleski’s Broiler Farm
Reserve champion: Kyle Carter
Bid: $450/pen Weight: 17.11 pounds
Buyer: Mike Vinka, Harrison Co. Commissioner


TURKEYS

Number of Lots: 14
Average: $62.26 per head with champions;
$43.23 per head without champions

Grand champion: Joyce Barr
Bid: $425
Buyer: Harrison Co. Commissioners
Reserve champion: Kaci Carter
Bid: $350
Buyer: Orme Hardware


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DUCKS

Number of Lots: 10
Average: $11.68 per pound with champions;
$10.07 per pound without champions

Grand champion: M.J. Marchetta
Bid: $225 Weight:12.18 pounds
Buyer: Vandruff Tractor and Implement Sales
Reserve champion: Austin Marchetta
Bid: $200/pound Weight:13.12 pounds
Buyer: Orme Hardware


RABBITS

Number of Pens of Three: 14
Average: $13.25 per pound with champions;
$11.58 per pound without champions

Grand champion: Lindsay Dowdle
Bid: $275 Weight: 13.25 pounds
Buyer: Mike Vinka, Harrison Co. Commissioner
Reserve champion: Kaylee Wright
Bid: $250 Weight: 9.36 pounds
Buyer: Birney Auctions

Auctioneers and Ringmen
:
Bill Host, Steve Birney, Billy Birney, Wayne Falb, Darrell Watson, Rhett Peters, Rob Paisley and John Birney

Junior Fair Royalty
:
King: Brent Kendziorski Queen: Brooke Smith
Princess: Megan Barcroft

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

3 Comments

  1. Barb B says:

    Can you provide a list of County fairs in August in Ohio?

    Thanks Barb

  2. You can find a list of Ohio county fairs at the Ohio Department of Agriculture Web site: http://www.agri.ohio.gov/divs/fairs/fairs.aspx#tog

    And in Pennsylvania, you’ll find a listing of fairs here: http://www.pafairs.org/fairsmain.asp

  3. lindsay says:

    thanks for puttting me in the farm and dairy

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