Youth win big at Ashtabula County Fair

Find out who topped the junior fair market livestock competitions, and see if you’re in a slideshow of photos taken at this year’s Ashtabula County Fair.

Aug. 13, 2010
Sale Total: $92,659.31
Total Lots: 290

STEERS

Number of Market Lots: 32
Average: $1.73/pound with champions; $1.68/pound without
Number of Carcass Lots: 5
Average: $2.88/pound with champions; $2.12/pound without

Grand champion exhibitor*: Kyle Jones
Bid: $2.40/pound Weight: 1,310 pounds
Buyer: W.I. Miller & Sons
Reserve champion exhibitor/Best of show: Tricia Lautanen
Bid: $2.30/pound Weight: 1,335 pounds
Buyer: Petrowater Inc.
Reserve best of show: Seth Thomas
Bid: $1.90/pound Weight: 1,315 pounds
Buyer: Andover Bank
Best of show carcass: Joshua Kearny
Bid: $5.30/pound Weight: 475 pounds
Buyer: Ray Chiropractic Clinic/Ray Bros.
Reserve best of show carcass: Holly Nye
Bid: $2.75/pound Weight: 355 pounds
Buyer: Austinburg Veterinary Clinic

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2010 Ashtabula County Fair

DAIRY STEERS

Number of Lots: 5
Average: $1.10/pound with champions; $0.93/pound without
Number of Carcass Lots: 5
Average: $1.46/pound with champions; $1.40/pound without

Grand champion exhibitor/best of show: Josh Butler
Bid: $1.30 Weight: 1,015 pounds
Buyer: Roger Butler Excavating
Reserve champion exhibitor: Courtney Fox
Bid: $1.20/pound Weight: 938 pounds
Buyer: Jim and Seanna Butler
Reserve best of show: Felipe Pacheco
Bid: $1.15/pound Weight: 1,150 pounds
Buyer: Wendy and Brian Hill
Best of show carcass: Courtney Fox
Bid: $2.10/pound Weight: 318 pounds
Buyer: Walter and Michal Barnes
Reserve best of show carcass: Kyle Hass
Bid: $1/pound Weight: 363 pounds
Buyer: Bob the Building/Robert Handler

HOGS

Number of Market Lots: 104
Average: $1.85/pound with champions; $1.78/pound without
Number of Carcass Lots: 10
Average: $2.26/pound with champions; $2.23/pound without

Grand champion exhibitor*: Ashley Meaney
Bid: $4.25/pound Weight: 240 pounds
Buyer: Thorne’s BiLo Supermarket
Reserve champion exhibitor: Wendell Bliss
Bid: $4.40/pound Weight: 206 pounds
Buyer: Thorne’s BiLo Supermarket
Best of show: Nichole Visnosky
Bid: $3/pound Weight: 282 pounds
Buyer: Crystal Clear Water
Reserve best of show: Brittany Clay
Bid: $2.40/pound Weight: 276 pounds
Buyer: Candace Reed
Best of show carcass: Desirae Hill
Bid: $2.50/pound Weight: 179 pounds
Buyer: Ray Bros. Inc.
Reserve best of show carcass: Taylor Rhoades
Bid: $2.30/pound Weight: 163 pounds
Buyer: Bowshot, Cooper & O’Donnell Engineers
Showmanship winners: Ashley Meaney, Wendell Bliss, Nichole Visnosky, Tyler Ellsworth, Susan Bogardus, Nola Bliss, Ethan Moore, Justin Butler, Taylor Rhoades, Kriss Hass, Mich Pauley, Keegan Hoopes

LAMBS

Number of Market Lots: 5
Average: $3.53/pound with champions; $2.85/pound without
Number of Carcass Lots: 5
Average: $4.50/pound with champions; $4.53/pound without

Grand champion exhibitor*: Ben Betteridge
Bid: $3/pound Weight: 124 pounds
Buyer: Green Side Up Landscape & Construction
Reserve champion exhibitor: Johnathon Squibbs
Bid: $2.80/pound Weight: 109 pounds
Buyer: Hal D. Cooper
Best of show: Jacob Butler
Bid: $6/pound Weight: 116 pounds
Buyer: Atlantic Equipment Co.
Reserve best of show: Rebecca Jackam
Bid: $3/pound Weight: 128 pounds
Buyer: The Bird Feeder
Best of show carcass: Johnathon Squibbs
Bid: $4.40/pound Weight: 64 pounds
Buyer: Mike Ellsworth Construction
Reserve best of show carcass: Ben Betteridge
Bid: $4.50/pound Weight: 4 pounds
Buyer: Hal D. Cooper

GOATS

Number of Market Lots: 7
Average: $2.21/pound with champions; $1.43/pound without
Number of Carcass Lots: 2
Average: $5.50/pound with champions

Grand champion exhibitor/best of show: Richelle Baker
Bid: $2/pound Weight: 89 pounds
Buyer: Carl R. Gruey
Reserve champion exhibitor: Sarah Ritchie
Bid: $6/pound Weight: 82 pounds
Buyer: Elmer and Iris Geil
Reserve best of show: Owen Hoover
Bid: $4.10/pound Weight: 101 pounds
Buyer: Wright Farms
Best of show goat carcass: Natalie Bessman
Bid: $4/pound Weight: 40 pounds
Buyer: Green Side Up Landscape and Construction
Reserve best of show goat carcass: Stacie Ritchie
Bid: $7/pound Weight: 40 pounds
Buyer: Elmer and Iris Geil

DAIRY BEEF FEEDERS

Number of Lots: 36
Average: $1.29/pound with champions; $1.22/pound without

Grand champion exhibitor/best of show*: Jessica Krulic
Bid: $3.25/pound Weight: 624 pounds
Buyer: Cortland Tractor
Reserve champion exhibitor: Cody Fetters
Bid: $1.20/pound Weight: 730 pounds
Buyer: Boggs Family
Reserve best of show: Ellen Darby
Bid: $1.65/pound Weight: 530 pounds
Buyer: Weaver Trucking

BEEF FEEDERS

Number of Lots: 10
Average: $1.68/pound with champions; $1.44/pound without

Grand champion exhibitor/best of show*: Avery March
Bid: $3/pound Weight: 536 pounds
Buyer: March Farms
Reserve champion exhibitor: Destinie Hill
Bid: $1.55/pound Weight: 6441 pounds
Buyer: Bob Lautanen
Reserve best of show: Tyler Brown
Bid: $2.20/pound Weight: 526 pounds
Buyer: Joe Bodnar

CHEESE

Number of Lots: 5
Average: $665/basket with champions; $562.50 without

Best of show: Calla Mazzaro
Bid: $1,075/basket
Buyer: Al’s Trucking & Excavating

RABBITS

Number of Pens of Three: 7
Average: $8.36/lb. with champions; $7.88/lb. without

Grand champion exhibitor*: Tyler Priem
Bid: $10/pound Weight: 14.30 pounds
Buyer: Saybrook Feed and Garden
Reserve champion exhibitor/reserve best of show:
Brianna Nash
Bid: $8/pound Weight: 11.38 pounds
Buyer: Maple Leaf and Lockwood Rabbitries
Best of show: Abrianna Jones
Bid: $11/pound Weight: 13.65 pounds
Buyer: Ron Jones

CHICKENS

Number of Pens of Three: 6
Average: $8.92/lb. with champions; $6.17/lb. without

Grand champion exhibitor*: Chris Pellegrino
Bid: $8/pound Weight: 13.16 pounds
Buyer: Bill Stone
Reserve champion exhibitor/reserve best of show:
Michael Miller
Bid: $15/pound Weight: 20.68 pounds
Buyer: B.P. Enterprise
Best of show: Logan Platt
Bid: $12/pound Weight: 20.12 pounds
Buyer: Terry’s Mak-Do Automotive Repair
Showmanship winners: Chris Pellegrino, Lorraine Miller

TURKEYS

Number of Lots: 18
Average: $9.15/lb. with champions; $6.28/lb. without

Grand champion exhibitor/reserve best of show:
Casey Hall
Bid: $45/pound Weight: 34 pounds
Buyer: Seed’s Orthopedic
Reserve champion exhibitor: Gidget Marrison
Bid: $19/pound Weight: 35 pounds
Buyer: J.R. Hofstetter, the Family Jeweler
Best of show: Stacie Ritchie
Bid: $18/pound Weight: 34 pounds
Buyer: John and Bonnie Miller
Showmanship winners: Casey Hall, Gidget Marrison, Wayne Ritchie, Analese Marrison

DUCKS

Number of Lots: 5
Average: $24.10/lb. with champions; $19/lb. without

Grand champion exhibitor/reserve best of show*: James Anderson
Bid: $42/pound Weight: 7.24 pounds
Buyer: Betty Ann Peterson
Reserve champion exhibitor: Rebecca Dillon
Bid: $41/pound Weight: 7.16 pounds
Buyer: Lynn Gruber
Best of show: Craig Anderson
Bid: $25/pound Weight: 7.24 pounds
Buyer: G. Joseph Colucci/Colucci’s Fattoria
Showmanship winners: James Anderson, Craig Anderson

Auctioneers and Ringmen:
Allen Burhenne, John Erdel, Tim Hunt, Bob Fink, Gary Heaven, Scott Mihalic

* The grand and reserve champion exhibitor award is based on the exhibitor’s skillathon (40 points), showmanship (40 points) and live animal conformation (20 points). The best of show and reserve best of show titles go to the top two animals in a species.

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