Ashtabula County Fair 2015

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Ashtabula County Fair 2015

Aug. 15, 2015
Sale Total:    $317,454.87
Total Lots:          278

(Click on the names to view photos of the youth, livestock and buyers.)

STEERS

Number of Market Lots: 27
Average: $3.97/pound with champions; $3.26/pound without
Number of Carcass Lots: 5
Average: $13.25/pound with champions; $7.75/pound without

Grand champion exhibitor*/Best of show: Avery March
Bid: $3.75/pound              Weight: 1,300 pounds
Buyer: Capp Steel Erectors
Reserve ch. exhibitor: Kate Cole
Bid: $4.20/pound              Weight: 1,250 pounds
Buyer: Mike Ellsworth Construction
Reserve best of show: Alaina Neczeporenko
Bid: $3.95/pound              Weight: 1,315 pounds
Buyer: Gary McCrone

Grand champion exhibitor*/Best of show carcass: Devin Ray
Bid: $6.50/pound    (new record)    Weight: 426 pounds
Buyer: Ray Chiropractic Clinic-Dr. Gregory Ray
Reserve ch. exhibitor/Reserve best of show carcass: Allison Magyar
Bid: $20/pound    (new record)    Weight: 365 pounds
Buyer: Kim and Nancy Molnar

DAIRY STEERS

Number of Lots: 8
Average: $2.49/pound with champions; $2.39/pound without
Number of Carcass Lots: 5
Average: $2.74/pound with champions; $2.80/pound without

Grand champion exhibitor: Sydney Millard
Bid: $2.50/pound              Weight: 1,375 pounds
Buyer: Wendy and Brian Hill/Craig Butler
Reserve champion exhibitor: Deanna Comp
Bid: $3/pound              Weight: 1,275 pounds
Buyer: W.I. Miller and Sons
Best of show: Emily Millard
Bid: $2.25/pound              Weight: 1,505 pounds
Buyer: Grimmett Construction
Reserve best of show: Jackson Bogardus
Bid: $2.20/pound              Weight: 1,305 pounds
Buyer: Andover Bank
Grand champion exhibitor/Best of show carcass: Logan Fetters
Bid: $4.10/pound              Weight: 322 pounds
Buyer: Snyder’s Collision Center
Reserve champion exhibitor/Reserve best of show carcass: Sydney Millard
Bid: $3.85/pound              Weight: 351 pounds
Buyer: Walter and Michal Barnes

HOGS

Number of Market Lots: 124
Average: $2.53/pound with champions; $2.45/pound without
Number of Carcass Lots: 11
Average: $3.47/pound with champions; $2.97/pound without

Grand champion exhibitor*: Montana Szuhay
Bid: $5.50/pound              Weight: 272 pounds
Buyer: Thorne’s Bilo Supermarket
Reserve champion exhibitor: Taylor Edelman
Bid: $5/pound              Weight: 267 pounds
Buyer: Ryan’s Heating and Cooling
Best of show: Jake Edelman
Bid: $5.25/pound              Weight: 277 pounds
Buyer: Mike Ellsworth Construction
Reserve best of show: Andy Rogers
Bid: $4.00/pound              Weight: 269 pounds
Buyer: Cunningham Farm Drainage
Grand champion/Best of show carcass: Montana Szuhay
Bid: $3.75/pound              Weight: 184 pounds
Buyer: J D’s Pit Stop
Reserve champion exhibitor/Reserve best of show carcass: Preston Gibbons
Bid: $7.75/pound              Weight: 170 pounds
Buyer: Ashtabula County Clerk of Courts Tami Pentek

Ash gr ch market goat

Faith Blankenship was this year’s grand champion market goat exhibitor. The goat weighed 61 pounds and was sold for $4 a pound to Owen Stone and Addi Stone for REO Trucking.
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Ash gr ch market goat

Faith Blankenship was this year’s grand champion market goat exhibitor. The goat weighed 61 pounds and was sold for $4 a pound to Owen Stone and Addi Stone for REO Trucking.
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Ash Best of show cow cheese basket

Teresa Polchin garnered $800 for the best of show dairy cow cheese basket. The basket was purchased by Dennis Shook. Also pictured is Ashtabula County Junior Fair Queen Kourtney Squibbs.
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Ash best of show dairy beef feeder

Katelyn Teter had the best of show dairy beef feeder at the Ashtabula County Fair. Her project weighed 752 pounds and sold for $ 1.75 to Newhart Plumbing. Pictured is Michael Newhart.
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Ash best of show dairy steer

Emily Millard won best of show with her 1,505 -pound dairy steer. It sold for $2.25 a pound to Larry and Terrie Grimmett.
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Ash Best of show goat cheese basket

Michael Darby earned $300 for the best of show dairy goat cheese basket which was purchased by James Brown.
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Ash best of show hog

The best of show hog exhibitor was Jake Edelman. His hog weighed 277 pounds and sold for $5.25 a pound to Mike Ellsworth Construction. Pictured is Mike, his wife Cari and their children Travis, Trenton, Tyler and Taylor Ellsworth.
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Ash best of show market goat

Owen Hoover won best of show for his 85-pound market goat. It garnered $2.75 a pound and was purchased by Carol and Ginger Gruey.
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Ash gr best of show lamb

Laura Jackam earned best of show for her lamb at the Ashtabula County Fair. Her lamb weighed 141 pounds and sold for $8 a pound to Mike Ellsworth Construction. Pictured is Mike and Cari Ellsworth.
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Ash gr ch beef carcass

A new record was set when it come to selling the best of show and grand champion exhibitor beef carcass. Devin Ray garnered $6.50 a pound for the 426 pound carcass. It was sold to Greg and Ashley Ray.
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Ash gr ch beef feeder

Tory Durkovic brought home the title of grand champion exhibitor and reserve best of show for her 644-pound beef feeder. The beef feeder sold for $5 a pound to Saybrook Giant Eagle. Pictured is Chris Piovarchy, Adam Piovarchy and Jessie Lasher.
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Ash gr ch dairy beef carcass

Logan Fetters brought home the title of grand champion exhibitor and best of show for the 322-pound dairy beef carcass. It sold for $4.10 a pound to Snyder’s Collision Center. Pictured is John and Jodi Wilson.
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Ash gr ch dairy beef feeder

Alison Graves was named the grand champion dairy beef feeder exhibitor. Her dairy beef feeder weighed 696 pounds and sold for $2.20 a pound. It was sold to Krystowski Tractor Sales. Pictured is Nicki and Kelsie Britton representing the business.
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Ash gr ch dairy steer

Sydney Millard earned the title of grand champion exhibitor with her 1,375-pound dairy steer project. It sold for $2.50 a pound to Craig Butler and Brian Hill. Also pictured is Morgan Stoltz.
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Ash gr ch duck

Taylor Hodge brought home the title of grand champion duck exhibitor. She earned $200 for her project basket after Luke Gallagher purchased it. Also pictured is Pictured is Ashtabula County Junior Queen Kourtney Squibbs.
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Ash gr ch goat carcass

Nicholas Trkula earned $9 a pound for her 32-pound goat carcass. He earned grand champion exhibitor with the project. Trkula set a new record for the goat carcass class with what he garnered. The goat carcass was purchased by Elmer and Iris Geil.
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Ash gr ch hog carcass

Montana Szuhay also was named the grand champion hog exhibitor and won best of show with her hog carcass project. Szuhay earned $3.75 a pound for her project which weighed 184 pounds. The carcass project sold to JD’s Pit Stop. Pictured is John Sines.
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Ash gr ch hog

The grand champion hog exhibitor at the 2015 Ashtabula County Fair was Montana Szuhay. The hog weighed 272 pounds and sold for $5.50 a pound to Thorne’s Bilo Supermarket. Pictured is Bill Burnett.
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Ash gr ch lamb carcass

Cora Riggleman garnered $9 a pound for having the best of show and being named grand champion exhibitor with her lamb carcass weighing 64 pounds. It was sold to Michael, Lucas and Denise Steen.
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Ash gr ch lamb

Daniel Jackam was named the grand champion exhibitor with his 137-pound lamb. He sold the animal for $8 a pound to Paul and Janis Jackam. Pictured is Paul Jackam.
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Ash gr ch market chickens

The grand champion chicken exhibitor was Michael Miller. Instead of purchasing the bird, bidders purchased baskets this year. He garnered $275 for his project. Pictured is Miranda Grech and Jonny Garney who was representing Johna nd Bonnie Miller. Pictured is Ashtabula COunty Junior Queen Kourtney Squibbs and Junior King Cody Kanicki.
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Ash gr ch rabbit

Aubry Baker earned $17.50 a pound for pen of meat rabbits. Baker was grand champion rabbit exhibitor. Pictured is Bart Kanicki representing Carson Family Farms.
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Ash gr ch steer

Avery March brought home the title of grand champion exhibitor and best of show with his 1,300-pound market steer. She sold the steer for $3.75 a pound to Capp Steel. Pictured is Ron Capitena.
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Ash gr ch turkey

The grand champion chicken exhibitor was Michael Miller. Instead of purchasing the bird, bidders purchased baskets this year. He garnered $275 for his project. Pictured is Miranda Grech and Johnny Garney who was representing John and Bonnie Miller. Pictured is Ashtabula County Junior Queen Kourtney Squibbs and Junior King Cody Kanicki.
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Ash res best of show lamb

The reserve best of show lamb weighing 65 pounds, raised by Rebecca Jackam sold for $8 a pound to Smokin’ T’s Smokehouse. Pictured is Todd, Jana, Alaina and Zane Neczeporenko.
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Ash res best of show market goat

Owen Hoover won best of show for his 85-pound market goat. It garnered $2.75 a pound and was purchased by Carol and Ginger Gruey.
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Ash res best of show steer

Alaina Neczekporenko won reserve best of show with her 1,315-pound market steer. She sold it for $3.95 a pound to Gary and Robin McCrone.
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Ash res ch beef carcass

A new record was set when it come to selling the reserve best of show and reserve champion exhibitor beef carcass. Allison Magyar sold the 365 -pound carcass for $20 a pound to Kim and Nancy Molnar.
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Ash res ch beef feeder

Levi Cole had the best of show and was named reserve champion exhibitor with his 776-pound beef feeder. Lowell Agnew of Lowell Agnew Farms purchased the beefy feeder for $3.75 a pound.
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Ash res ch dairy beef carcass

Sydney Millard brought home the title of reserve champion exhibitor and reserve best of show for her 351-pound dairy beef carcass. It sold for $3.85 a pound to Walter and Michal Barnes.
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Ash res ch lamb carcass

The reserve champion lamb carcass earned $6.50 a pound and earned reserve best of show for Bryana Riggleman. The carcass weighed 65 pounds and was sold to Callae Moody.
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Ash res ch lamb

The reserve champion exhibitor title was earned by John Jackam. He sold his 130-pound lamb for $8.25 a pound to Jim Ramsey.
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Ash res ch steer

Katie Cole brought home the title of reserve champion exhibitor with her 1,250-pound market steer. She garnered $4.20 a pound after she sold it to Mike Ellsworth Construction. Pictured is Mike and Cari Ellsworth.
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Ash reserve best of show dairy beef feeder

Raeann Eldred earned reserve best of show with her dairy beef feeder project. It weighed 598 pounds and sold for $2 a pound to Northside Farms. Pictured is Callae Moody.
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Ash reserve best of show goat cheese basket

Colleen Darby had the reserve best of show dairy goat cheese basket at the Ashtabula County fair. She garnered $190 for her project. Pictured is Hanka Brown, Ashtabula County Junior Fair Prince Jake Butler and Junior Fair Princess Faith Blankenship.
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Ash reserve best of show hog

The reserve best of show hog project was raised by Andy Rogers. The hog weighed 269 pounds and sold for $4 a pound to Cunningham Farm Drainage. Pictured is Tom Cunningham.
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Ash reserve ch ducks

The reserve champion duck exhibitor was earned by Rebecca Dillon. She sold her project basket for $185 which was sold to Tom and Courtney Spencer.
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Ash reserve champion market chickens

The reserve market chicken exhibitor was Josh Garret-Allison. He sold his basket for $175 to Tony Carcell. Pictured is Carcell, Ashtabula County Junior Fair Prince Jake Butler and Junior Fair Princess Faith Blankenship.
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Ash rs best of show dairy steer

Jackson Bogardus won reserve best of show with his 1,305-pound dairy steer. He garnered $2.20 a pound after it sold to Andover Bank. Pictured is Mark Hanneman.
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Ash rs ch dairy beef feeder

Mason Summers was named the reserve champion dairy beef feeder exhibitor. His dairy beef feeder weighed 534 pounds and sold for $2.40 a pound to Glen and Olivia Holden.
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Ash rs ch dairy steer

A new record was set for the reserve champion dairy steer exhibitor Deanna Comp. The steer weighed 1,275 pounds and sold for $3 a pound. It was sold to W.I. Miller and Sons. Pictured is Robert and Hunter Miller.
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Ash rs ch goat carcass

Sarah Copeland earned $5 a pound for her 22-pound reserve champion exhibitor goat carcass. She sold her goat carcass to Nancy and Chris Kochevar.
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Ash rs ch hog carcass

Preston Gibbons brought home the title of reserve champion hog carcass and reserve best of show. The project weighed 170 pounds and sold for $7.75 a pound to Ashtabula County Clerk of Courts Tami Pentek.
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Ash rs ch hog

The reserve champion hog exhibitor at the Ashtabula County Fair was Taylor Edelman. The hog weighed 267 pounds and sold for $5 a pound to Ryan’s Heating and Cooling. Pictured is Miley Edelman who was standing in for Taylor and Matthew Mazzaro.
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Ash rs ch market goat

Paige Mottley was the reserve champion market goat exhibitor. The goat weighed 50 pounds and sold for $4 to David and Rhonda Szuhay.
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Ash res ch rabbit

Rebecca Dillon earned $18 a pound for her pen of meat rabbits. Dillon earned the title of reserve champion rabbit exhibitor. The pen of rabbits was purchased by the Pymatuning Valley FFA. Pictured is Josie Kish and Karen Colley who is the advisor for the Pymatuning Valley FFA.
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Ash Res. Ch. turkey

Christi Crites earned the title of reserve champion turkey exhibitor. The turkey weighed 36 pounds and was sold to Ashtabula County Recorder Barbara Schaab for $11 a pound.

LAMBS

Number of Market Lots: 11
Average: $6.45/pound with champions; $5.54/pound without
Number of Carcass Lots: 5
Average: $8.10/pound with champions; $8.33/pound without

Grand champion exhibitor*: Daniel Jackam
Bid: $8/pound              Weight: 137 pounds
Buyer: Paul and Jan Jackam
Reserve champion exhibitor: John Jackam
Bid: $8.25/pound              Weight: 130 pounds
Buyer: Madison Electric
Best of show: Laura Jackam
Bid: $8/pound              Weight: 141 pounds
Buyer: Mike Ellsworth Construction
Reserve best of show: Rebecca Jackam
Bid: $8/pound              Weight: 122 pounds
Buyer: Smokin T’s Smokehouse
Grand champion exhibitor/Best of show carcass: Cora Riggleman
Bid: $9/pound              Weight: 64 pounds
Buyer: Steen Brothers Well Drilling
Reserve champion exhibitor/Reserve best of show carcass: Bryana Riggleman
Bid: $6.50/pound              Weight: 65 pounds
Buyer: Northside Farms

GOATS

Number of Market Lots: 8
Average: $2.46/pound with champions; $1.73/pound without
Number of Carcass Lots: 3
Average: $6.58/pound with champions; $5.75/pound without

Grand champion exhibitor: Faith Blankenship
Bid: $4/pound              Weight: 61 pounds
Buyer: REO Trucking
Reserve champion exhibitor: Paige Mottley
Bid: $4/pound              Weight: 50 pounds
Buyer: David Szuhay
Best of show: Owen Hoover
Bid: $2.75/pound              Weight: 85 pounds
Buyer: Carl R. Gruey
Reserve best of show: Montana Smith
Bid: $2.00/pound              Weight: 89 pounds
Buyer: Kochever Home Services
Grand champion exhibitor carcass: Nicklas Trkula
Bid: $9/pound    (new record)    Weight: 32 pounds
Buyer: Elmer and Iris Geil
Reserve champion exhibitor carcass: Sarah Copeland
Bid: $5/pound              Weight: 22 pounds
Buyer: Kochever Home Services

DAIRY BEEF FEEDERS

Number of Lots: 30
Average: $1.95/pound with champions; $1.94/pound without

Grand champion exhibitor*: Allison Graves
Bid: $2.10/pound              Weight: 696 pounds
Buyer: Krystowski Tractor Sales Inc.
Reserve champion exhibitor: Mason Summers
Bid: $2.40/pound              Weight: 534 pounds
Buyer: Holden Timber
Best of show: Katelyn Teter
Bid: $1.75/pound              Weight: 752 pounds
Buyer: Newhart Plumbing
Reserve best of show: Raeann Eldred
Bid: $2/pound              Weight: 598 pounds
Buyer: Northside Farms

BEEF FEEDERS

Number of Lots: 5
Average: $3.57/pound with champions; $3.03/pound without

Grand champion exhibitor*/reserve best of show: Tory Durkovic
Bid: $5/pound              Weight: 644 pounds
Buyer: Saybrook Giant Eagle
Reserve champion exhibitor/best of show: Levi Cole
Bid: $3.75/pound           Weight: 776 pounds
Buyer: Lowell Agnew Farms

DAIRY COW CHEESE BASKET

Number of Lots: 2
Average: $430/basket with champions; $60 without

Best of show: Teresa Polchin
Bid: $800/basket
Buyer: Ashtabula County Holstein club

DAIRY GOAT CHEESE BASKET

Number of Lots: 2
Average: $245/basket with champions; $190 without

Best of show: Michaela Darby
Bid: $300/basket
Buyer: James and Hanka Brown
Reserve best of show: Colleen Darby
Bid: $190/basket
Buyer: James and Hanka Brown

RABBITS

Number of Pens of Three: 5
Average: $17.70/lb. with champions; $17.67/lb. without

Grand champion exhibitor: Aubry Baker
Bid: $17.50/pound              Weight: 13.12 pounds
Buyer: Carson Family Farms
Reserve champion exhibitor: Rebecca Dillon
Bid: $18/pound              Weight: 13 pounds
Buyer: Pymatuning Valley FFA

CHICKENS

Number of lots: 10
Due to the ban on poultry being showed in Ohio, participants auctioned off baskets of miscellaneous items, the youth put together.
Average: $128 with champions; $103.75 without

Grand champion exhibitor*: Michael Miller
Bid: $275
Buyer: John and Bonnie Miller
Reserve champion exhibitor: Josh Garret-Allison
Bid: $175
Buyer: Tony Carcell

TURKEYS

Number of Lots: 12
Due to the ban on poultry being showed in Ohio, participants were not able to show their birds at the fair, but buyers will be able to pick them up after processing.
Average: $11.25 with champions; $10.30 without champions

Grand champion exhibitor: Stuart Struna
Bid: $21/pound              Weight: 36.01 pounds
Buyer: Country Cape Vacation Rental
Reserve champion exhibitor: Christi Crites
Bid: $11/pound              Weight: 36.32 pounds
Buyer: Ashtabula County Recorder Barbara Schaab

DUCKS

Number of Lots: 5
Due to the ban on poultry being showed in Ohio, participants auctioned off baskets of miscellaneous items, the youth put together.
Average: $173 with champions; $160 without

Grand champion exhibitor: Taylor Hodge
Bid: $200/pound
Buyer: Gallagher Law Office
Reserve champion exhibitor: Jaela Dragon
Bid: $185
Buyer: Aloterra Energy, LLC.

Auctioneers and Ringmen:
Alan Bruhenne, John Erdel, Jerry Hall, Joe Craine and Scott Mihalic

Junior Fair Royalty:
King: Cody Kanicki       Queen: Kourtney Squibbs
Prince: Jake Butler        Princess: Faith Blankenship

* 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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