Carroll County Fair 2015

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Carroll County 2015 Grand Champion Market Steer
Allison Davis, right, raised the 2015 Carroll County grand champion steer, which sold for a record $11 a pound. The 1,328-pound steer set the tone for a record-breaking night July 24 in Carrollton, Ohio. From left, the buyers are: Carolyn Leggett, of Kim Davis Insurance Agency; Pat Moody, of All American Scales; and John Davis and Dan Kirk, of D and J Sales. Dr. John Walters was also a part of the purchasing group.

Carroll County Fair 2015

July 24 and 25, 2015
Sale Total: $423,808.81
Total Lots: 292

Steers

Number of Lots: 34
Average: $3.29/pound with champions;
$2.86/pound without

Grand champion exhibitor: Allison Davis

Bid: $11/pound              Weight: 1,328 pounds

Buyer: Kim Davis Insurance Agency, All American Scales, D and J Sales, Dr. John Walters, Gerber and Sons Inc.

Reserve champion exhibitor: Joseph Moody

Bid: $5.25/pound              Weight: 1,338 pounds

Buyer: Paris and Washington Insurance

Grand champion carcass: Andrew Lane

Bid: $5.75/pound              Weight: 765 pounds

Buyer: Gateway Royalty

Reserve champion carcass: Bailey McKarns

Bid: $4/pound              Weight: 764 pounds

Buyer: Don’s Custom Meats

Novice showmanship: Lilly Coy

Junior showmanship: Jadyn Pidgeon

Intermediate showmanship: Lynden Ferguson

Senior showmanship: Dustin Pape

Beef showman of showmen: Kady Davis

Hogs

Number of Lots: 100
Average: $4.94/pound with champions
$4.22/pound without

Grand champion exhibitor/swine showman of showmen: Logan Trbovich

Bid: $36/pound              Weight: 278 pounds

Buyer: Pole Barns Direct, Paris and Washington Insurance, Parker Farms, Dr. John Walters

Reserve champion exhibitor: Allison Davis

Bid: $9/pound              Weight: 275 pounds

Buyer: D and J Sales

Grand champion carcass: Matthew Borland

Bid: $29/pound              Weight: 194 pounds

Buyer: Gateway Royalty

Reserve champion carcass: Evan Days

Bid: $15/pound              Weight: 194 pounds

Buyer: J Hawk Water Service

Novice showmanship: Lizzie McNutt

Junior showmanship: Camryn Barker

Intermediate showmanship: Olivia Moody

Senior showmanship: Kady Davis

Goats

Number of Market Lots: 31
Average: $5.31/pound with champions;
$4.39/pound without

Grand champion exhibitor: Kory Host

Bid: $10/pound              Weight: 87 pounds

Buyer: Dr. John Walters

Reserve champion exhibitor: Kory Host

Bid: $10/pound              Weight: 67 pounds

Buyer: Dr. T. David Frew, Leann Cline

Lambs

Number of Lots: 25
Average: $7.43/pound with champions
$4.18/pound without

Grand champion exhibitor: Kory Host

Bid: $33/pound              Weight: 144 pounds

Buyer: Gateway Royalty

Reserve champion exhibitor/sheep showman of showmen: Travis Johnson

Bid: $32/pound              Weight: 137 pounds

Buyer: All American Scales, Damascus Livestock Auction

Grand champion carcass: Jacob Winn

Bid: $17/pound              Weight: 68 pounds

Buyer: Ace Portable Restrooms,

Don’s Custom Meats

Reserve champion carcass: Ryan Worth

Bid: $16/pound              Weight: 56 pounds

Buyer: Myers Tin Shop

Novice showmanship: Jared Winn

Junior showmanship: Alexandria Householder

Intermediate showmanship: Olivia Moody

Senior showmanship: Joseph Moody

Dairy beef feeders

Number of Lots: 39
Average: $2.95/pound with champions;
$2.80/pound without

Grand champion exhibitor/dairy beef showman of showmen: Evan Ferguson

Bid: $5/pound              Weight: 684 pounds

Buyer: Kuester Implement, Carrollton Farmers Exchange

Reserve champion exhibitor: Lynden Ferguson

Bid: $6.25/pound              Weight: 708 pounds

Buyer: Ace Portable Restrooms, Sunland Construction

Novice showmanship: Landon Jenkins

Junior showmanship: Ellie Shafer

Intermediate showmanship: Chelsea Hawk

Senior showmanship: Cheyenne Morsheiser

Rabbits

Number of Pens of Three: 17
Average: $515.29 with champions; $414 without

Grand champion exhibitor: Justin Thompson

Bid: $1,500

Buyer: Robertson Building Supply

Reserve champion exhibitor: Lane Elton

Bid: $1,050

Buyer: Wes Banco

Poultry

Carroll County Energy donated $5,000 to be distributed among exhibitors who participated in skill-a-thon and showmanship activities.

Auctioneers: Kiko Auctioneers, Bill Newell, Bill Birney, Wayne Falb and Mike Lozier

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Farm and Dairy Editor-in-Chief Rebecca Miller was tapped to lead the newsroom in 2019. A veteran journalist, dog wrangler and traveler, she lives on a 220-acre, 325-ewe commercial sheep farm in Lisbon, Ohio, which she runs in partnership with her mother. She can be reached at 330-817-6179 or rebecca@farmanddairy.com.

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  1. Kikos were only a few of the auctioneers. Bill Newell, Bill Birney, Wayne Falb and Mike Lozier also volunteered their time to help out with these sales.

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