Lawrence County Fair livestock sale spotlights 4-H, FFA youth



Scroll down for a slide show of the champions from the 2011 Lawrence County Fair market livestock competitions.

Lawrence County Fair market livestock sale
Aug. 20, 2011
Sale Total: $174,826.08

(Lot numbers include resales)

STEERS

Number of Market Lots: 34
Average: $1.69 with champions; $1.63 without
Number of Carcass Lots: 2

Grand champion: Anthony Peluso
Bid: $3.10/pound Weight: 1,345 pounds
Buyer: Fat Jimmys
Reserve champion: Wyatt Dean
Bid: $2/pound Weight: 1,294 pounds
Buyer: Pizza Joes of Portersville
Grand champion carcass: Todd Rossi
Bid: $3.50/pound Weight: 717 pounds
Buyer: Harry Curatola
Reserve champion carcass: Aubrey Gibson
Bid: $2.60/pound Weight: 848 pounds
Buyer: Don Hoye

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2011 Lawrence County Fair

HOGS

Number of Market Lots: 95
Average: $2.61 with champions; $2.51 without
Number of Carcass Lots: 2

Grand champion: Jackie Thompson
Bid: $11/pound Weight: 253 pounds
Buyer: Goodge Accounting
Reserve champion: Katelynn Bennett
Bid: $2.70/pound Weight: 258 pounds
Buyer: Howard & Son Meat Packing
Grand champion carcass: Nick Pogozelec
Bid: $3.75/pound Weight: 144 pounds
Buyer: Jones Construction
Reserve champion carcass: Steve Moore
Bid: $2.50/pound Weight: 170 pounds
Buyer: C.C. Farm

LAMBS

Number of Market Lots: 65
Average: $3.60/pound with champions; $3.44 without
Number of Carcass Lots: 2

Grand champion: Abbey Benninghoff
Bid: $9/pound Weight: 135 pounds
Buyer: MSB Suffolks
Reserve champion: Olivia Sniezek
Bid: $7/pound Weight: 127 pounds
Buyer: Huntington Wealth Advisors/Huntington Bank
Grand champion carcass: Amanda Hall
Bid: $13/pound Weight: 56 pounds
Buyer: Weingartner Farms
Reserve champion carcass: Emma Hall
Bid: $13/pound Weight: 65 pounds
Buyer: Krauss Portable Welding LLC

GOATS

Number of Market Lots: 24
Average: $6.07/lb. with champions; $6.17 without
Number of Carcass Lots: 2

Grand champion: Abbey Benninghoff
Bid: $5/pound Weight: 78 pounds
Buyer: Fat Jimmys
Reserve champion: Grace Houk
Bid: $5/pound Weight: 78 pounds
Buyer: GWS Trucking
Grand champion carcass: Rachel Telesz
Bid: $14/pound Weight: 37 pounds
Buyer: Watson’s Inc.
Reserve champion carcass: Jenny Ratvasky
Bid: $11/pound Weight: 39 pounds
Buyer: C.C. Farm

RABBITS

Number of Pens of Three: 15
Average: $17.80/lb. with champions

Grand champion: Jane McAnallen
Bid: $45/pound (RECORD) Weight: 13.86 pounds
Buyer: Eileen Fagan
Reserve champion: Madison Blose
Bid: $60/pound (RECORD) Weight: 15.63 pounds
Buyer: Todd Blose

CHEESE BASKETS

Number of Participants: 21
Average: $557.14/basket

Top basket: Kaitlin Martin
Bid: $1,000/basket
Buyer: Richard Martin Trucking

Top basket: Emily McKissick
Bid: $1,000/basket
Buyer: Bud and Shirley Hillmar

GOAT’S MILK FUDGE

Number of Participants: 7
Average: $332.14/basket

Top basket: Jenny Ratvasky
Bid: $600/basket
Buyer: Bintrim Plumbing

Auctioneers:
Mark Cunningham, Beth Hilmar, Duke Whiting, Matt Lawrence

About the Author

Farm and Dairy Editor Susan Crowell has been with the paper since 1985, serving as its editor since 1989. Raised on a farm in Holmes County, she is a graduate of Kent State University.You can follow her on Twitter at http://twitter.com/scrowell and follow Farm and Dairy at http://twitter.com/farmanddairy. You can also find her on Google+ and Facebook. More Stories by Susan Crowell

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