Stark County Fair results 2012

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Aug. 29 & Sept. 1, 2012
Sale Total: $ 674,568.98 (new record)

STEERS

Number of Market Lots: 76
Average: $2.60/pound

Grand champion exhibitor: Lindsey Pugh
Bid: $12.50/pound Weight: 1,315 pounds
Buyer: Eslich Wrecking Co., Biery Cheese, McIntosh Oil, Joseph A. Jeffries Co., Bair’s, Inc., and Montrose Ford Alliance
Reserve ch. exhibitor: Lindsey Pugh
Bid: $10.50/pound Weight: 1,365 pounds
Buyer: Kimble Co.
Grand champion carcass: Matthew Shaffer
Bid: $7.50/pound Weight: 1,353 pounds
Buyer: Arm & Hammer Animal Nutrition, Paris and Washington Insurance, Cope Farm Equipment, Mercer Angus, Kiko Meats and Gerber Feed Service
Reserve champion carcass: Victoria Maurer
Bid: $4/pound Weight: 1,437 pounds
Buyer: Monter Excavating, Chris Pascarbella, and Cliff Linder of Umbarger Feeds
First-place rate of gain: Mathew Wentling with 3.472 pounds per day

Champion born and raised: Xavier Soehnlen
Bid: $3/pound Weight: 1,440 pounds
Buyer: Dr. Jim Dittoe and Traci Young
Reserve champion born and raised: Mark Soehnlen
Bid: $2.25 Weight: 1,305 pounds
Buyer: Robertsville Grange, and Little Sandy Creek Ruritan Club


2012 Stark County Fair

DAIRY FEEDER STEERS

Number of Market Lots: 147
Average: $1.84/pound

Grand champion: Brooke Bishop
Bid: $7.50/pound Weight: 595 pounds
Buyer: Wooded View Farms Inc.
Reserve champion: Madison Rhome
Bid: $1.50/pound Weight: 625 pounds
Buyer: Ramsey Hoof Trimming

DAIRY BEEF STEERS

Number of Market Lots: 13
Average: $1.68/pound

Grand champion: Joshua Brown
Bid: $2/pound Weight: 1,370 pounds
Buyer: Paris & Washington Insurance
Reserve champion: Evan Kiko
Bid: $2.25/pound Weight: 1,115 pounds
Buyer: Drs. Domingo, Kiko, Willard, and Alqara

Grand champion carcass: Jessica Ruegg
Bid: $1.25/pound Weight: 1,626 pounds
Buyer: Duane Souder, Nelson Miller, and Madijohnson Marketing
Reserve champion carcass: Tatiana Varner
Bid: $2.25 Weight: 1,555 pounds
Buyer: Ramsey Hoof Trimming and Village Farmhouse

DAIRY CHEESE

Number of Market Lots: 10
Average: $1,280

Grand champion: Jacob Campbell
Bid: $2,600
Buyer: Ramsey Hoof Trimming, Wallace Farms Feed and Drive Thru, and Bishop Ag.
Reserve champion: Evan Kiko
Bid: $2,200
Buyer: Jim & Sue Kiko

HOGS

Number of Market Lots: 181
Average: $3.16/pound

Grand champion exhibitor: Sarah Tschantz
Bid: $17/pound Weight: 272 pounds
Buyer: Chris Scala, Rick & Venita Tschantz, Ken Halter, Bryan & Kathy Shaw, Kiko Auctioneers, Wood’s Grocery, Dickens Enterprises, Dave Beck, Anthony Feed & Supply, and All American Scales.
Reserve champion exhibitor: Ellie Chaddock
Bid: $13.50/pound Weight: 275 pounds
Buyer: Papa Bears
Grand champion carcass: Paige Lewis
Bid: $4/pound Weight: 236 pounds
Buyer: Israel Funeral Home and Louisville Physical Therapy
Reserve champion carcass: Cole Wells
Bid: $4/pound Weight: 233 pounds
Buyer: DENCO Marketing

Grand champion county hog: Kyle Lewis
Bid: $3.75/pound Weight: 275 pounds
Buyer: Johannings Inc., and Miller & Co.
Reserve champion county hog: Matthew Mobberly
Bid: $4/pound Weight: 237 pounds
Buyer: PSC Metals

LAMBS

Number of Market Lots: 61
Average: $3.94/pound
Grand champion exhibitor: Andrew Pileggi
Bid: $8/pound Weight: 138 pounds
Buyer: PSC Metals
Reserve champion exhibitor: Angela Casalinova
Bid: $13/pound Weight: 142 pounds
Buyer: Akron Iron & Metal

Grand champion county lamb: Garret Mills
Bid: $5/pound Weight: 117 pounds
Buyer: R. Straus LLC.
Reserve champion county lamb: Jessie Moncman
Bid: $4.50/pound Weight: 121 pounds
Buyer: Hagan for State Representative and Hagan Heating & Plumbing
Grand champion carcass: Jessie Moncman
Bid: $4/pound Weight: 125 pounds
Buyer: Kinsey Farms
Reserve champion carcass: Jennifer Ritchie
Bid: $7/pound Weight: 121 pounds
Buyer: KMC Incorporated Precision Machining, and Turf Tenders LLC.

GOATS

Number of Market Lots: 61
Average: $38.79/pound

Grand champion boer: Lindsey Pugh
Bid: $26/pound Weight: 88 pounds
Buyer: Dean and Bobbi Pugh of Pugh Farms, Dr. Trish Pugh-Pennell Vet Service, and Huntington Bank
Reserve champion boer: Katherine Frank
Bid: $6/pound Weight: 97 pounds
Buyer: Mt Eaton Elevator, Glenn Martin Show Rite Goat Feed, and Orion Construction & Electric
Grand champion dairy goat: Michael Root
Bid: $2.75pound Weight: 82 pounds
Buyer: PSC Metals
Reserve champion dairy goat: Danny Starcher
Bid: $2/pound Weight: 102 pounds
Buyer: Flying Caprine Dairy Goats

RABBITS

Number of Meat Pens of Three: 7
Average: $112.14
Grand champion meat pen: Allan Roth
Bid: $300
Buyer: Alex Zumbar for Treasurer, Judge Dixie Park, and Dordea for sheriff
Reserve champion meat pen: Christian Parnell
Bid: $125
Buyer: Rogers Community Auction and Rohn Ranch Trailer Sales

CHICKENS

Number of Market Lots: 110
Average: $226.59
Grand champion: Elizabeth Klotz
Bid: $1,100 Weight: 14 pounds
Buyer: Hartville Kitchen
Reserve champion: RaeAnna Snyder
Bid: $400 Weight: 14 pounds
Buyer: Chesapeake Energy

TURKEYS

Number of Lots: 25
Average: $284
Grand champion: Rebecca Faverty
Bid: $1,400 Weight: 41.41 pounds
Buyer: Dordea for sheriff, Alex Zumbar for Treasurer, Judge Dixie Park, and Rosemarie A. Hall
Reserve champion: Masyn Creager
Bid: $900 Weight: 40.33 pounds
Buyer: Wallace Farms Feed and Drive Thru

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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