Buyers run the show at Holmes County junior livestock sale

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MILLERSBURG, Ohio – Buyers turned out in force to show their support for the junior fair livestock exhibitors at the 2002 Holmes County Junior Fair.

Cherokee Builders bid $7.50 per pound for Tim Miller’s 267-pound champion market hog to start off the first day of the two-day sale, while Real Estate Showcase-Millersburg bid $3.50 per pound for Margo Overholt’s 275-pound reserve champion.

Clark Sprang bid $13.50 per pound for Derek Reusser’s 124-pound champion market lamb, while his brother, Ryan Reusser, sold his 119-pound reserve champion market Iamb to Paul Miller, Attorney, and Comfort Inn and Comfort Inn Suites also for $13.50 per pound.

Day two. The second day of the sale got off to a strong start when Mount Hope and Benton Elevators and Fredericksburg Feed and Supply bid $1,100 for Daniel Klinger’s champion turkey.

Vern’s Concessions and Main Street Pizza and Subs bid $650 for Kevin Klinger’s reserve champion turkey.

Commercial and Savings Bank bid $800 for Christine Franks’ champion pen of broilers, while Keaton Lorentz sold his reserve champion pen of broilers to The Pizza Parlor for $500.

Daniel Klinger also had the champion pen of meat rabbits, which were purchased by The Pizza Parlor for $750, while Mount Hope and Benton Elevators and Fredericksburg Feed and Supply bid $750 for Kevin Klinger’s reserve champion pen of meat rabbits.

Goats. First Knox National Bank purchased Kari Brown’s 71-pound dairy market goat for $5 per pound, while Emily Havener’s 65-pound reserve champion dairy market goat was purchased for $3.25 per pound by Shreve Chiropractic.

The Pizza Parlor was back to bid $4.50 per pound for Kevin Klinger’s 94-pound champion meat breed market goat, and First Knox National Bank bid $4.25 per pound for Martin Overholt’s 95-pound reserve champion meat breed market goat.

Renee Hershberger’s 600-pound dairy feeder was purchased by Mast Pharmacy for $2.50 per pound while Marie Strouse’s 656-pound reserve champion was purchased for $1.75 per pound by Rodhe’s lGA Supercenter.

Steers. Brian Brown’s 1,688-pound champion dairy steer was purchased by Martin D. Yoder Livestock for $1.10 per pound, while Andrea Scheufler sold her 1,368-pound reserve champion dairy steer for $1.12 per pound to Commercial and Savings Bank.

Cherokee Builders had the top bid of $4 per pound on Joel McKee’s 1,284-pound champion steer while Millersburg Electric bid $2.75 per pound for Jason Giauque’s 1,178-pound reserve champion steer.

Daniel Peebles sold his 1,356-pound champion Holmes County Bred steer to Mount Hope and Benton Elevators and Fredericksburg Feed and Supply for $1.45 per pound, while Rodhe’s lGA Supercenter bid $1.40 per pound for Zachary Straits’ 1,122-pound reserve champion Holmes County Bred steer.

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