2009 Canfield Fair market livestock, cheese sales total $312,000

ABOVE: Eli Dunn’s grand champion pen of two broiler chickens sold for $550 to Cheryl and David Krovatic, owners of Cheryl’s Step in Time.

(Scroll to the bottom of this page for a slide show of more winners from the market livestock shows and cheese sale.)

Sept. 3, 4, and 6, 2009
Sale Total: $312,014.83
Total Lots: 497

STEERS

Number of Market Lots: 78
Average: $1.20/pound with champions; $1.14/pound without

Grand champion: Tyler Pidgeon
Bid: $4.50/pound Weight: 1,325 pounds
Buyer: Rulli Bros. Markets
Reserve champion: Ben Baird
Bid: $2.75/pound Weight: 1,230 pounds
Buyer: H.P. Nemenz Food Stores/Sav-a-Lot
Junior showmanship: Jared Jarvis
Intermediate showmanship: Tyler Pidgeon
Senior showmanship: Darby Elder
Junior skillathon: Quinn Crowe
Intermediate skillathon: Gabe Crowe
Senior skillathon: Brittany Crowe
Rate of gain: Megan Stainer

HOGS

Number of Market Lots: 164
Average: $2.04/pound with champions; $1.98/pound without

Grand champion: Jacob Smith
Bid: $9/pound Weight: 279 pounds
Buyer: Salem/Columbiana Chrysler, Jeep and Dodge
Reserve champion: Madison Pidgeon
Bid: $4.50/pound Weight: 274 pounds
Buyer: H.P. Nemenz Food Stores/Sav-a-Lot
Beginner showmanship: Tyler Higgins
Junior showmanship: Madison Pidgeon
Intermediate showmanship: Travis Pidgeon
Senior showmanship/Rate of gain: Amanda Smith
Rate of gain: Floyd Kenney, Samantha Snyder
Beginner skillathon: Lydia Baird
Junior skillathon: John Kulifay
Intermediate skillathon: Tyler Baird
Senior skillathon: Erica Wilson

LAMBS

Number of Market Lots: 28
Average: $3/pound with champions; $2.49/pound without
Number of Carcass Lots: 15
Average: $2.93/pound with champions; $2.37/pound without

Grand champion: Sara Cummings
Bid: $13.25/pound Weight: 138 pounds
Buyer: Rulli Bros. Markets
Reserve champion: Sam Barnhouse
Bid: $6.50/pound Weight: 125 pounds
Buyer: Elder Ag & Turf
Grand champion carcass: Tiffany Barickman
Bid: $7.75/pound Weight: 126 pounds
Buyer: Rulli Bros. Markets
Reserve champion carcass: Nate Kramer
Bid: $5.50/pound Weight: 125 pounds
Buyer: Rimedio Bakery
Junior showmanship: Sarah Kirk
Intermediate showmanship: E. Kate Williamson
Senior showmanship: Sara Cummings
Junior skillathon: Annamarie Duda
Intermediate skillathon: Jessica Miletta
Senior skillathon: Chris Burke

GOATS

Number of Market Lots: 8
Average: $3.38/pound with champions; $3.17/pound without
Number of Dairy Market Lots: 6
Average: $1.53/pound with champions; $0.66/pound without

Grand champion meat goat: Jake Davis
Bid: $5/pound Weight: 92 pounds
Buyer: Jeff Taylor and Family
Reserve champion meat goat: Kathy Blackburn
Bid: $3/pound Weight: 83 pounds
Buyer: Judge Mary DeGenaro
Grand champion dairy market goat: Elizabeth Wyss
Bid: $3.50/pound Weight: 79 pounds
Buyer: Fallfire Australian Shepherds
Reserve ch. dairy market goat: Melissa Moliterno
Bid: $3/pound Weight: 58 pounds
Buyer: Judge Mary DeGenaro
Grand champion goat’s milk fudge: Keri May
Bid: $350 Weight: 5.75 pounds
Buyer: On the Spot Restoration
Reserve champion goat’s milk fudge: Kathy Blackburn
Bid: $300 Weight: 5.5 pounds
Buyer: Randall Stables

DAIRY BEEF FEEDERS

Number of Lots: 44
Average: $1.12/pound with champions; $1.08/pound without

Grand champion: Dalton Kurtz
Bid: $2.50/pound Weight: 570 pounds
Buyer: Majestic Quest Farms
Reserve champion: Emmalee Wince
Bid: $1.40/pound Weight: 546 pounds
Buyer: Moore Farms
Junior skillathon: Claudia Criss
Intermediate skillathon: Heidi Miller

BEEF FEEDERS

Number of Lots: 26
Average: $1.60/pound with champions; $1.57/pound without

Grand champion: Jacob Smith
Bid: $2.50/pound Weight: 534 pounds
Buyer: Amanda Smith
Reserve champion: Tyler Pidgeon
Bid: $1.35/pound Weight: 448 pounds
Buyer: Brent Raber
Junior showmanship: Tyler Pidgeon
Intermediate showmanship: Sadie Pay
Senior showmanship: Madison Pidgeon
Senior skillathon: Andrea Detwiler

CHEESE

Number of Lots: 19
Average: $863.16/basket with champions; $808.82 without

Grand champion: Russell Boyce
Bid: $1,700/basket 11.06 pounds
Buyer: Lisbon Veterinary Clinic
Reserve champion: Ben Grammer
Bid: $950 10.50 pounds
Buyer: Beloit Fuel Service

RABBITS

Number of Meat Pens of Three: 4
Average: $117.50/pen with champions; $80/pen without
Number of Individual Fryers: 4
Average: $283.75/head with champions;
$267.50/head without

Grand champion rabbit pen: Jake Davis
Bid: $540/pen
Buyer: Atty. Lynn Maro
Reserve champion rabbit pen: Rob Davis
Bid: $390/pen
Buyer: Ted and Virginia Campbell
Grand champion rabbit fryer: Haley Davis
Bid: $400
Buyer: Jeff Taylor and Family
Reserve champion rabbit fryer: Jake Davis
Bid: $200
Buyer: Ted and Virginia Campbell

CHICKENS

Number of Market Lots: 58
Average: $69.33/head with champions;
$64.40/head without

Grand champion: Ali Dunn
Bid: $550/pen Weight: 15.8 pounds
Buyer: Cheryl’s A Step in Time
Reserve champion: Kailyn Mowery
Bid: $300/pen Weight: 15.85 pounds
Buyer: Dale and Denise Elder

TURKEYS

Number of Lots: 43
Average: $209.24/head with champions;
$174.43/head without

Grand champion: Katherine Pitcairn
Bid: $1,050 Weight: 38 pounds
Buyer: Jeff Taylor and Family
Reserve champion: Kailyn Mowery
Bid: $900 Weight: 39 pounds
Buyer: Clark Excavating

Auctioneers and Ringmen:
Ken Baer, Bill Baer, Wade Baer, Sam Baer, Mark Harding,
Barry Pidgeon, Jerry McElhaney,
Randall Kiko, Russell Kiko and Rudy Kiko

Junior Fair Royalty:
4-H King: Nathan Suchy 4-H Queen: Megan Day
Jr. Fair Outstanding Youth:
Megan Day, Jonathan Wilson


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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

One Comment

  1. Susan says:

    I heard that Second Harvest Food Bank of Mahoning County asked for donations at the Steer Market at the Canfield Fair, 2009. Did any of the buyers accept that challange?

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