Portage County Fair sale results

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Aug. 22 and 25, 2012
Total sale: $385,601.30

STEERS

Number of Market Lots: 76
Average: $2.19/pound

Grand champion: Kyle Kisamore
Bid: $5/pound Weight: 1,300 pounds
Buyer: Oscar Brugmann Sand & Gravel
Reserve champion: Daniel Whitted
Bid: $3.50/pound Weight: 1,340 pounds
Buyer: Gilbert Energy, Pyramid Treating, and Kurkey Auto Wrecking


2012 Portage County Fair

CARCASS STEERS

Grand champion: Austin Partin
Bid: $4/pound Weight: 760 pounds
Buyer: Miner’s Tractor Sales
Reserve champion: Michelle Clark
Bid: $4/pound Weight: 762 pounds
Buyer: Bob and Terry Doty

HOGS

Number of Market Lots: 172
Average: $2.63/pound

Grand champion: Mitch Kisamore
Bid: $14.50/pound Weight: 253 pounds
Buyer: Kimble Companies

Reserve champion: Samantha Eckhart
Bid: $13/pound Weight: 261 pounds
Buyer: Oscar Brugmann Sand & Gravel

Grand champion carcass: Madelyn Rennecker
Bid: $23/pound Weight: 148 pounds
Buyer: Consol Energy
Reserve champion carcass: Frank Fugman
Bid: $15/pound Weight: 178 pounds
Buyer: Battaglia Construction

LAMBS

Number of Market Lots: 46
Average: $3.68/pound

Grand champion: Caroline Blay
Bid: $24/pound Weight: 144 pounds
Buyer: White’s Farm Supply
Reserve champion: Jamie Willis
Bid: $4.50/pound Weight: 138 pounds
Buyer: Teri Eiermann

Grand champion lamb carcass: Danielle Whitted
Bid: $11/pound Weight: 70 pounds
Buyer: Moore Well Services
Reserve champion lamb carcass: Travis Siegferth
Bid: $8/pound Weight: 72 pounds
Buyer: Kiko Meats

GOATS

Number of Meat Lots: 27
Average: $224.44

Grand champion meat goat: Karly Wise
Bid: $350 Weight: 81 pounds
Buyer: Kiko Meats
Reserve champion meat goat: Travis Siegferth
Bid: $375 Weight: 83 pounds
Buyer: Consumer’s National Bank

RABBITS

Number of Meat Pens of Three: 13

Grand champion rabbit pen: Chadwick Sasala
Bid: $450
Buyer: Pettigrew Feed & Hardware
Reserve champion rabbit pen: Jacob Mix
Bid: $250
Buyer: Penn-Ohio Rabbit Breeder’s Association

CHICKENS

Number of Market Lots: 85

Grand champion: Kyle Taylor
Bid: $800 Weight: 32.4 pounds
Buyer: Ferrara Electric Co.
Reserve champion: Rachel Spencer
Bid: $850 Weight: 31.1 pounds
Buyer: De-Lux Mold & Machine Inc.

TURKEYS

Number of Lots: 71

Grand champion: LaRee Nelson
Bid: $1,050 Weight: 40 pounds
Buyer: Frank and Marion Yaratch
Reserve champion: Caroline Rohal
Bid: $500 Weight: 26.8 pounds
Buyer: Dig This Trenching & Septic Cleaning

DUCKS

Number of Lots: 16

Grand champion: Ali Terry
Bid: $300 Weight: 7 pounds
Buyer: State Sen. John Eklund
Reserve champion: Riley Shultz
Bid: $325 Weight: 7.8 pounds
Buyer: Mellion Orthodontics

GEESE

Number of Lots: 3

Grand champion: LaRee Nelson
Bid: $500 Weight: 14.2 pounds
Buyer: Nelson Construction
Reserve champion: Riley Ballentine
Bid: $250 Weight: 12.8 pounds
Buyer: Hanna Enterprise

QUAIL

Number of Lots: 7

Grand champion: Katlyn Apitz
Bid: $275
Buyer: Portage County Farm Bureau
Reserve champion: William Apitz
Bid: $225
Buyer: Pettigrew Feed & Hardware

PHEASANT

Number of Lots: 4

Grand champion: William Wise
Bid: $300
Buyer: Dig This Trenching & Septic Cleaning
Reserve champion: Rochelle Wise
Bid: $275
Buyer: Heppe Farms

Auctioneers and Ringmen:
Kiko Auctioneers and Realtors

Junior Fair Royalty:
4-H King: Tyler Phelps 4-H Queen: Maggie Battista

About the Author

Chris Kick lives in Wooster, Ohio. An American FFA Degree recipient, he holds a bachelor’s in creative writing from Ashland University. He spends his free time on his grandparents’ farms in Wayne and Holmes counties. More Stories by Chris Kick

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