2010 Lawrence County Fair market livestock winners


Find out who topped the junior fair market livestock competitions at this year’s Lawrence County (Pa.) Fair.

(Scroll down to see a slide show of the market livestock winners.)

Photos by Ally Burrell

Aug. 21, 2010
Sale Total: $179,828.84
(Lot numbers include resales)


Number of Market Lots: 48
Average: $1.23 with champions; $1.16 without
Number of Carcass Lots: 2

Grand champion: Matt Drobezko
Bid: $3.75/pound Weight: 1,296 pounds
Buyer: John Eppinger
Reserve champion: Matt Drobezko
(Rules prohibit exhibitor from selling more than one animal in a species.)
Alternate reserve champion: Amanda Mitcheltree
Bid: $1.50/pound Weight: 1,235 pounds
Buyer: Diamond Milling Co.
Grand champion carcass: Jocelyn Kelly
Bid: $2.25/pound Weight: 1,093 pounds
Buyer: Tuscany Square Restaurant
Reserve champion carcass: Todd Rossi
Bid: $1.85/pound Weight: 1,226 pounds
Buyer: Phil Vanasco Family

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2010 Lawrence County Fair


Number of Market Lots: 99
Average: $2.56 with champions; $2.45 without
Number of Carcass Lots: 2

Grand champion: Ryan Martin
Bid: $10/pound Weight: 275 pounds
Buyer: Witmer’s Feed & Grain/Goodge Accounting
Reserve champion: Austin Martin
Bid: $10.25/pound Weight: 274 pounds
Buyer: Richard Martin Trucking
Grand champion carcass: Joel Phillips
Bid: $5.25/pound Weight: 233 pounds
Buyer: Pizzas by Marchelloni
Reserve champion carcass: Jamie Phillips
Bid: $4.75/pound Weight: 268 pounds
Buyer: Clark Enterprises


Number of Market Lots: 60
Average: $3.47/pound with champions; $3.44 without
Number of Carcass Lots: 2

Grand champion: Abbey Benninghoff
Bid: $5/pound Weight: 141 pounds
Buyer: George’s Automotive Electric
Reserve champion: Jenna Horchler
Bid: $3.50/pound Weight: 139 pounds
Buyer: Pizzas by Marchelloni
Grand champion carcass: Chelsea Gibson
Bid: $7.50/pound Weight: 134 pounds
Buyer: Don and Edy Hoye
Reserve champion carcass: Kayla Beatty
Bid: $7.50/pound Weight: 129 pounds
Buyer: Harding Tire Service


Number of Market Lots: 15
Average: $6.05/lb. with champions; $6.35 without
Number of Carcass Lots: 2

Grand champion: Megan McDanel
Bid: $6/pound Weight: 88 pounds
Buyer: Auctioneer John Huey/Mercer Livestock Auction
Reserve champion: Shelby Ratvasky
Bid: $3.25/pound Weight: 96 pounds
Buyer: Apple Grove Veterinary Clinic
Grand champion carcass: Shelby Ratvasky
Bid: $5.75/pound Weight: 101 pounds
Buyer: Tomeo Farms Coverall/Quick Structure Buildings
Reserve champion carcass: Katie Ratvasky
Bid: $7/pound Weight: 84 pounds
Buyer: Thompson Farm


Number of Pens of Three: 10
Average: $20.78/lb. with champions; $18.76 without

Grand champion: Daniel Vanasco
Bid: $35/pound Weight: 13.875 pounds
Buyer: Tractor Supply Co.
Reserve champion: Matthew Vanasco
Bid: $20/pound Weight: 14.75 pounds
Buyer: Michaels Equipment, Parts & Feed


Number of Participants: 14
Average: $608.93/basket

Top basket: Kaitlin Martin
Bid: $1,100/basket
Buyer: Lamb & Webster/Richard Martin Trucking


Number of Participants: 7
Average: $375/basket

Top basket: Shelby Ratvasky
Bid: $775/basket
Buyer: Ranier Devido

Auctioneers and Announcer:
Don Braham, Mark Cunningham, Beth Hilmar, Duke Whiting, Matt Lawrence and Jeff Shaw

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