Holmes County Junior Fair Auction Results

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Sale Total: $293,112.40

STEERS

Number of Market Lots: 37

Grand champion: Gretchen Straits
Bid: $3.35/pound Weight: 1,336 pounds
Buyers: Rodhe’s IGA Marketplace and
Comfort Inn of Millersburg and Berlin

Reserve champion: Carter Smith
Bid: $2.60/pound Weight: 1,379 pounds
Buyer: Denco Marketing

Holmes County Bred and Raised Champion: Megan Miller
Holmes County Bred and Raised Reserve: Jason Giauque


DAIRY STEERS

Number of Lots: 9

Grand champion: Ian Gilt
Bid: $1.25/pound Weight: 1,395 pounds
Buyer: Mast Pharmacy

Reserve champion: Taylor Neuenschwander
Bid: $1.30/pound Weight: 1,631 pounds
Buyer: Holmes Concrete

HOGS

Number of Market Lots: 193

Grand champion: Olivia Finney
Bid: $7/pound Weight: 270 pounds
Buyer: Pomerene Hospital

Reserve champion: Emily Sprang
Bid: $4/pound Weight: 279 pounds
Buyer: Rodhe’s IGA Marketplace

LAMBS

Number of Market Lots: 28

Grand champion: Emily Sprang
Bid: $11.25/pound Weight: 134 pounds
Buyer: Kaufman Realty and Paul Miller

Reserve champion: Derek Reusser
Bid: $5/pound Weight: 150 pounds
Buyer: Kaufman Realty and Paul Miller

GOATS

Number of Market Lots: 29

Grand champion (meat type): Matthew Kemp
Bid: $8/pound Weight: 96 pounds
Buyer: Hummel Insurance

Reserve champion (meat type): Katie O’Donnell
Bid: $5/pound Weight: 87 pounds
Buyer: First Knox National Bank

Grand champion (dairy type): Kolton Crowthers
Bid: $5.75/pound Weight: 56 pounds
Buyer: Wolf Creek Veterinary Service

Reserve champion (dairy type): Ana Schmidt
Bid: $3.75/pound Weight: 52 pounds
Buyer: Real Estate Showcase

DAIRY BEEF FEEDERS

Number of Lots: 40

Grand champion: William Hughes
Bid: $5/pound Weight: 662 pounds
Buyer: Didinger Crop Service

Reserve champion: Renee Hershberger
Bid: $2/pound Weight: 646 pounds
Buyer: Hummel Insurance

DAIRY BASKETS

Number of Lots: 5

Total sales: $21,200
(Proceeds will be divided among the
fair’s 57 junior dairy exhibitors.)

RABBITS

Number of Pens of Three: 15

Grand champion: Karrina Yoder
Bid: $500/pen
Buyer: GT Thunder

Reserve champion: Cortney Starr
Bid: $450/pen
Buyer: Mrs. Yoder’s Kitchen

CHICKENS

Number of Pens of Three: 42

Grand champion: Britney Kandel
Bid: $800/pen
Buyer: Bob and Judy Gibbs

Reserve champion: Josh Guthrie
Bid: $800/pen
Buyer: Mrs. Yoder’s Kitchen

TURKEYS

Number of Lots: 32

Grand champion: Amanda Cottrell
Bid: $800/head
Buyer: Village Motors

Reserve champion: McKenna Johnson
Bid: $650/head
Buyer: Troy Miller Insurance

Grand and Reserve Champion livestock projects

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Freelance writer Susan Mykrantz has been writing for Farm and Dairy since 1989. She is a graduate of the ag college at Ohio State University and also serves as editor of the "Ohio Jersey News." She lives in Wayne County. More Stories by Susan Mykrantz

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