Jefferson County Junior Fair Auction Results

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Aug. 16, 2008

Sale Total: $188,444.55

STEERS

Number of Market Lots: 32
Average: $1.94/pound with champions

Grand champion: Branden DeFrank
Bid: $5/pound Weight: 1,292 pounds
Buyer: Albert Motors

Reserve champion: Katie Johnson
Bid: $2.50/pound Weight: 1,363 pounds
Buyers: Car Medic and the Hartzell Family

Jefferson County Best Bred Champion: Katie Johnson
Jefferson County Best Bred Reserve: Keirsten Harris

Junior showmanship: Malania Birney
Intermediate showmanship: Branden DeFrank
Showman of Showmen: Branden DeFrank


HOGS

Number of Market Lots: 125
Average: $2.37/pound with champions

Grand champion: Malania Birney
Bid: $8/pound Weight: 263 pounds
Buyer: RSV Demolition

Reserve champion: Graceon Ehrman
Bid: $4.50/pound Weight: 273 pounds
Buyer: Riesbeck’s Food Market

Junior showmanship: Abby Vein
Intermediate showmanship: Graceon Ehrman
Senior showmanship: Phillip Williamson
Showman of Showmen: Graceon Ehrman


LAMBS

Number of Market Lots: 29
Average: $3.58/pound with champions

Grand champion: Brittany Vargo
Bid: $11/pound Weight: 126 pounds
Buyer: RSV Demolition

Reserve champion: Tiffany Ruckman
Bid: $7.50/pound Weight: 116 pounds
Buyer: No Short Cuts Lawn Care

Junior showmanship: Tyler McAfee
Intermediate showmanship: Kayla Vargo
Senior showmanship: Brittany Vargo
Showman of Showmen: Brittany Vargo


GOATS

Number of Market Lots: 22
Average: $256.82/head with champions

Grand champion: Scott Ruckman
Bid: $475/head Weight: 77 pounds
Buyer: Bonecutter Drilling and Contracting

Reserve champion: Taylor Johnson
Bid: $400/head Weight: 79 pounds
Buyer: Animal Acres

Junior showmanship: Hunter Johnson
Intermediate showmanship: Courtney Darling
Senior showmanship: Mari Jo McCourt
Showman of Showmen: Evlyn Zimmerman


DAIRY BEEF FEEDERS

Number of Lots: 9
Average: $2.03/pound with champions

Grand champion: Tyler McAfee
Bid: $1.35/pound Weight: 695 pounds
Buyer: Carrollton Livestock Auction

Reserve champion: Rebecca Rector
Bid: $1.60/pound Weight: 562 pounds
Buyer: Jefferson Landmark

BEEF FEEDERS

Number of Lots: 5
Average: $2.09/pound
Champions not sold

Grand champion: James Wood
Reserve champion: James Wood


HEIFER BEEF FEEDERS

Number of Lots: 1
Champions not sold

Grand champion: Paden Wood
Reserve champion: Amanda Grafton


RABBITS

Number of Pens of Three: 3

Grand champion: Caitlyn Davis
Bid: $425/pen
Buyer: AEP Cardinal Plant

Reserve champion: Hanna Means
Bid: $400/pen
Buyer: Wal-Mart Supercenter 2193

CHICKENS

Number of Pens of Three: 5

Grand champion: Katie Hartzell
Bid: $400/pen
Buyer: Car Medic

Reserve champion: Erin Hartzell
Bid: $400
Buyer: Car Medic

TURKEYS

Number of Lots: 1

Grand champion: Hunter Brown
Bid: $550/head (tied record)
Buyer: Tom Gentile


DUCKS

Number of Pens of Two: 2

Grand champion: Ronnie Barcus
Bid: $350/pen
Buyer: RSV Demolition

Reserve champion: Katie Moore
Bid: $425/pen
Buyer: Lamont and Esther McCoy


Auctioneers and Ringmen:
Harry Grafton, Brad Cain, Rick Sponholtz, Gary Cain,
Wayne Falb, Steve Birney, Billy Birney and John Birney

Junior Fair Royalty:
King: Paul Jancure
Queen: Evlyn Zimmerman
Prince: Ramsay Core
Princess: Brooke Piergallini

Grand and Reserve Champion livestock projects

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Sights from the 2008 Jefferson County Fair

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Former reporter Janelle Skrinjar wrote for Farm and Dairy from 2005 to 2009. More Stories by Janelle Skrinjar

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