Butler Farm Show 2013

Aug. 8, 2013
Sale Total:   $198,307.80
Total Lots:          209

See last year’s results

STEERS
Number of Market Lots: 26
Average: $2.69/pound with champions; $1.96/pound without
Total steer sale:​ $86,246.30

Grand champion: Matt Powers
Bid: $16.50/pound              Weight: 1,371 pounds
Buyer: Amerikohl Mining, Inc. Butler, Pa.
Reserve champion: Taylor Kennedy
Bid: $5/pound              Weight: 1,168 pounds
Buyer: Rex Energy, State College, Pa.
Champion county bred: Matt Drobezko
Bid: $3/pound              Weight: 1,353 pounds
Buyer: Rex Energy
Reserve champion county bred: Jonny Merten
Bid: $2.25/pound              Weight: 1,357 pounds
Buyer: Schultz Installation
Champion home bred: Tyler Miller
Bid: $1.50/pound              Weight: 1,357 pounds
Buyer: Butler Farm Market
Reserve champion home bred: Shane Harvey
Bid: $1.90/pound              Weight: 1,060 pounds
Buyer: CW Howard Insurance

HOGS
Number of Market Lots: 65
Average: $3.46/pound with champions; $2.93/pound without
Total hog sale:​ $545,871.50

Grand champion: Matthew Drobezko
Bid: $22/pound              Weight: 271 pounds
Buyer: Tenny Family, Butler, Pa. and Huey Auctioneers, Slippery Rock, Pa.
Reserve champion: Austin Miller
Bid: $15/pound              Weight: 272 pounds
Buyer: Rex Energy
Champion county bred: Courtney Callen
Bid: $6/pound              Weight: 275 pounds
Buyer: JK Hydraulics, Inc.
Reserve champion county bred: Christopher Shuler
Bid: $2.75/pound              Weight: 221 pounds
Buyer: Marburger Dairy, Evans City, Pa.
Champion home bred: Hannah Govan
Bid: $2.75/pound              Weight: 271 pounds
Buyer: Rex Energy
Reserve champion home bred: Christopher Shuler
Bid: $3.50/pound              Weight: 245 pounds
Buyer: Elliott’s Tire Service, Butler, Pa.

LAMBS
Number of Market Lots: 71
Average: $4.54/pound with champions; $4.45/pound without
Total lamb sale:​ $37,611.50

Grand champion: Scott Snyder
Bid: $9/pound              Weight: 139 pounds
Buyer: Amerikohl Mining, Inc., Butler, Pa.
Reserve champion: Scott Snyder
Bid: $5/pound              Weight: 132 pounds
Buyer: Nixon Mine Cable Supply, Butler, Pa.
Champion county bred: Alyssa DiPippa
Bid: $8/pound              Weight: 131 pounds
Buyer: Rex Energy/Tom Stabley
Reserve champion county bred: Grace Swope
Bid: $4.75/pound              Weight: 121 pounds
Buyer: ESB Bank, Ellwood City, Pa.
Reserve champion home bred: Mikeal Finklea
Bid: $4.50/pound              Weight: 129 pounds
Buyer: Butler Eagle

GOATS
Number of Market Lots: 13
Average: $5.52/pound with champions; $4.59/pound without
Total goat sale:​ $5,860.50

Grand champion: Scott Snyder
Bid: $14/pound              Weight: 91 pounds
Buyer: Butler County Ford
Reserve champion: Mikeal Finklea
Bid: $6/pound              Weight: 94 pounds
Buyer: Keystone Clearwater, State College, Pa.
Champion county bred: Melina Bryner
Bid: $3/pound              Weight: 69 pounds
Buyer: New NW Sales Company, New Wilmington, Pa.
Reserve champion county bred: Melina Bryner
Bid: $3/pound              Weight: 62 pounds
Buyer: William Hastings, Prospect, Pa.
Champion home bred: Lauren Bash
Bid: $6/pound              Weight: 94 pounds
Buyer: Dr. Kimberly Berry, Chicora, Pa.

RABBITS
Number of Pens of Three: 14
Total rabbit sale:​ $4,850.00

Grand champion: Grace Swope*
Bid: $1,550/pen              Weight: 13 lbs. 7 oz.
Buyer: Amerikohl Mining, Inc.
Reserve champion: Angela Kelley
Bid: $900/pen             Weight: 13 lbs. 2 oz.
Buyer: Keystone Clearwater, State College, Pa.

CHICKENS
Number of Pens of Three: 19
Total chicken sale:​ $6,425
Grand champion: Hunter Lefever
Bid: $1,300/pen              Weight: 38 pounds
Buyer: Rex Energy
Reserve champion: Shawn Doyle
Bid: $1,250/head              Weight: 35 lbs. 9 oz.
Buyer: Rex Energy

* denotes new record.

Auctioneers and Ringmen:
John R. Huey, II, Alvin Vogel, Luke Vogel and Dennis Kerr

About the Author

Kristy Foster Seachrist lives in Columbiana County raising sheep and horses. She earned her degree from Youngstown State University and has worked in both print and broadcast journalism. You can follow her on Twitter at http://twitter.com/fosterk96. More Stories by Kristy Foster Seachrist

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