Harrison County Fair 2013 youth livestock auction results

(Will Flannigan photo)Stephanie Birney’s grand champion, 1,252-pound steer sold to Kelly Palmer, of Paris & Washington Insurance, for $5 a pound at Harrison County Fair.

CADIZ, Ohio— The temperature for this year’s Harrison County Fair youth livestock auction was a warm 82 degrees. As the fair’s truck and tractor pulls began warming up, so did the bidding.

July 5, 2013
Sale Total: $268,757.70
Total Lots: 352

 Last year’s Harrison County Fair results

STEERS

Number of Market Lots: 26
Average: $2.39/pound with champions; $2.21/pound without

Grand champion exhibitor: Stephanie Birney
Bid: $5/pound              Weight: 1,252 pound
Buyer: Kelly Palmer, Paris & Washington Insurance

Reserve ch. exhibitor: Garrit Sproull
Bid: $4/pound              Weight: 1,300 pounds
Buyer: Rueben Erb, Sugar Valley Meats

Outstanding Project (Senior): Tanner Bardall
Outstanding Project (Junior): Emi Jones
Show of Showman, Senior Showmanship: Garrit Sproull
Intermediate Showmanship: Stephanie Birney
Junior Showmanship: Emi Jones
Rate of Gain: Joyce Barr 

DAIRY BEEF FEEDERS

Number of Lots: 10
Average: $1.8/pound with champions; $1.73/pound without

Grand champion exhibitor: Allison Dawson
Bid: $2/pound               Weight: 579 pounds
Buyer: Kelly Palmer, Paris & Washington Insurance

Reserve champion exhibitor: Brett Knight
Bid: $2.10/pound               Weight: 1,235 pounds
Buyer: Jason Miller and D. Anthony Kaufman, Kaufman Realty & Auctions

* An additional .10 cents per pound was donated by Carrollton Livestock Auction

 HOGS

Number of Market Lots: 131
Average: $3.03/pound with champions; $3.00/pound without

Grand champion exhibitor: Zackery Jones
Bid: $5/pound              Weight: 246 pounds
Buyer: Don and Jon Jones, D&J Sales & Service

Reserve champion exhibitor: Chelsie Brown
Bid: $4.75/pound              Weight: 266 pounds
Buyer: Don and Jon Jones, D&J Sales & Service

Outstanding Project (Senior): Zackery Jones
Outstanding Project (Int.): Dillon Dodds
Outstanding Project (Junior): Seth Ferguson
Intermediate Showmanship, Show of Showman: Dillon Dodds

LAMBS

Number of Market Lots: 39
Average: $4.77/pound with champions; $3.72/pound without

Grand champion exhibitor: Shannon Compher
Bid: $25/pound              Weight: 135 pounds
Buyer: Spencer Turmelle and Todd Diegl, Gateway Royalty LLC.

Reserve champion exhibitor: Caden Arbaugh
Bid: $12/pound              Weight: 146 pounds
Buyer: Neal and Dorothy Turner, Scio Auto parts

Outstanding Project (Senior): Shannon Compher
Outstanding Project (Int.): Jayln Jones
Outstanding Project (Junior): Murphy White
Senior Showmanship: Shannon Compher
Intermediate Showmanship: Addie Edwards

GOATS

Number of Market Lots: 46
Average: $411.41 with champions; $373.06 without

Grand champion exhibitor: Shannon Compher
Bid: $1275             Weight: 66 pounds
Buyer: Spencer Turmelle and Todd Diegl, Gateway Royalty LLC.

Reserve champion exhibitor: Kayla Lucas
Bid: $1200            Weight: 75 pounds
Buyer: Jon Jones, D&J Sales and Serice, Kevin Willoughby, Willoughby & Company CPA

Outstanding Project (Senior): Nikita Cunningham
Outstanding Project (Int.): Zachary Henry
Outstanding Project (Junior): Kayla Lucus
Senior Showmanship: Nikita Cunningham
Intermediate Showmanship, Show of Showman: Zachary Henry
Junior Showmanship: Phillip Kellar

BEEF FEEDERS

Number of Lots: 4
Average: $2.18/pound with champions; $1.93/pound without

Reserve champion exhibitor: Marcus Henderson
Bid: $3/pound              Weight: 470 pounds
Buyer: Jeremy Nitz, Windy Ridge Farms
Senior Showmanship, Show of Showman: Marcus Henderson

 DAIRY PROJECTS

Number of Lots: 27
Average: $550.93/basket

RABBITS

Number of Pens of Three: 3
Average: $358.33 with champions; $301.92 without

Grand champion exhibitor: Justice Dunlap
Bid: $800              Weight: 12.72 pounds
Buyer: Jim and Tana Fourtney, T.J.’s Gas and Go

Reserve champion exhibitor: Bailey Eberhart
Bid: $650             Weight: 13.5 pounds
Buyer: Brad Markwood, South Central Power Company

Outstanding Project (Senior): Austin Marchetta
Outstanding Project (Int.): Bailey Eberhart
Outstanding Project (Junior): Avery Wallace
Senior Showmanship: Austin Marchetta
Intermediate Showmanship, Show of Showman: Bailey Eberhart
Junior Showmanship: Samuel Yourko

 CHICKENS

Number of Pens of Two: 23
Average: 284.78 with champions; $245.24 without

Grand champion exhibitor: Chelsea Toland
Bid: $750              Weight: 16.34 pounds
Buyer: Doug Schafer, Chesapeake Energy Company

Reserve champion exhibitor: Kaci Carter
Bid: $650              Weight: 15.94 pounds
Buyer: Brad Markwood, South Central Power Company

Outstanding Project (Senior): Kaci Carter
Outstanding Project (Int.): Zakk Kelley
Outstanding Project (Junior): Garret Bossell
Senior Showmanship, Show of Showman: Erin Hartzell
Intermediate Showmanship: Andrea Kaurich
Junior Showmanship: Garrett Bossell

TURKEYS

Number of Lots: 18
Average: $443.06 with champions; $403.13 without

Grand champion exhibitor: Caleb Mutton
Bid: $875             Weight: 37 pounds
Buyer: Don and Jon Jones, D&J Sales & Service

Reserve champion exhibitor: Kealy Ghezzi
Bid: $650             Weight: 34 pounds
Buyer: Dick and Jack McCoy, Orme’s Hardware

Outstanding Project (Senior): Kevin Dylan Warner
Outstanding Project (Int.): Zachary Henry
Outstanding Project (Junior): Bryan Blazeski
Senior Showmanship, Show of Showman: Kevin Dylan Warner
Intermediate Showmanship: Zachary Henry
Junior Showmanship: Bryan Blazeski

 DUCKS

Number of Lots: 18
Average: $262.50 with champions; $204.69 without

Grand champion exhibitor: M.J. Marchetta
Bid: $1000             Weight: 13.3 pounds
Buyer: Melissa Yoho, Mark West Energy

Reserve champion exhibitor: Austin Marchetta
Bid: $450             Weight: 13.46 pounds
Buyer: Doug Schafer, Chesapeake Energy Company

Outstanding Project (Senior): M.J. Marchetta
Outstanding Project (Int.): Abby Keller
Outstanding Project (Junior): Gabrielle Rice
Senior Showmanship, Show of Showman: M.J. Marchetta
Intermediate Showmanship: Abby Keller
Junior Showmanship: Gabrielle Rice

 Auctioneers:

Bill Host, Jason Miller, Steve Birney, Wayne Falb, Justin Moore

Holly Eberhart, Emily Shuss, Corey Chirsman and Seth Ferguson are this year's Harrison County Jr. Fair royal court.

Junior Fair Royalty:

King: Corey Chrisman
Queen: Emily Shuss
Prince: Seth Ferguson
Princess: Holly Eberhart

About the Author

Will Flannigan is Farm and Dairy's online editor. He grew up in Salem, Ohio, and is new to the agricultural scene. Will enjoys hiking, community theater and learning new things. More Stories by Will Flannigan

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