Butler County junior livestock sale results posted

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(Scroll down to see a slide show from the livestock sale. You can also click on the individual champion’s name to see a larger photo.)

Aug. 13, 2015
Sale Total:                  $230,570.15
Total Lots:         234

 

STEERS

Number of Market Lots: 45
Average: $2.03/pound with champions; $1.82/pound without

Grand champion: Jay Allen
Bid: $9/pound             Weight: 1,379 pounds
Buyer: PennEnergy Resources

Reserve champion: Matt Powers
Bid: $3.50/pound             Weight: 1,305 pounds
Buyer: North Washington Volunteer Fire Department/Energy Transfer

Rate of Gain: Emily Mischen
Homebred champion: Brock King
Homebred reserve champion: Paul Drake
County-bred champion: Cameron Sworsa
County-bred reserve champion: Hailie Mitchell

HOGS

Number of Market Lots: 70
Average: $3.17/pound with champions; $3.07/pound without

Grand champion: Courtnie Roberts
Bid: $8/pound             Weight: 284 pounds
Buyer: Amerikohl Mining

Reserve champion: Kaiden Roberts
Bid: $5/pound             Weight: 277 pounds
Buyer: Butler Eagle

Homebred champion: Ryleigh Henry
Homebred reserve champion: Taylor Kennedy
County-bred champion: Mayson Kennedy
County-bred reserve champion: Kaitlin Kerr

LAMBS

Number of Market Lots: 63
Average: $4.34/pound with champions; $4.07/pound without

Grand champion: Rebecca Frazier
Bid: $16/pound             Weight: 131 pounds
Buyer: Amerikohl Mining

Reserve champion: Aaron Drake
Bid: $9/pound             Weight: 132 pounds
Buyer: West Central Equipment

Homebred champion: Paul Drake
Homebred reserve champion: Julianna DiPippa
County-bred champion: Alyssa DiPippa
County-bred reserve champion: Ben Drake

GOATS

Number of Market Lots: 25
Average: $6.04/pound with champions; $5.31/pound without

Grand champion: Mark Snyder
Bid: $12/pound             Weight: 76 pounds
Buyer: Rural King Farm Supply

Reserve champion: Ben Lyons
Bid: $16/pound             Weight: 93 pounds
Buyer: Thomas Construction

Homebred champion: Lauren Bash
Homebred reserve champion: Melina Bryner
County-bred champion: Camden Bash
County-bred reserve champion: Lauren Bash

CHEESE

Number of Lots: 10*
Average: $895/basket

*An 11th basket sold for $1,650 to J.W. Marshall Inc. and Krill Trucking to help fund next year’s cheese sale.

RABBITS

Number of Pens of Three: 19
Total sale: 6,880

Grand champion: Sarah Rager
Bid: $2,700/pen
Buyer: Treesdale Landscaping Company

Reserve champion: Grace Swope
Bid: $500/pen
Buyer: Rex Energy

CHICKENS

Number of Lots: 14
Total sale:

Because of the statewide ban on live poultry exhibits/sales, the youth raised their poultry projects at home, and showed posters of their projects in the sale ring. No champions were selected.

Auctioneers and Ringmen:

Don Braham, Roger Croll, Wyatt Croll, Beth Hillmar; cheese sale: John R. Huey

butler farm show charity hog

A market hog was raised by the 4-H Beef Breeding Club with the proceeds to benefit the Disabled American Veterans of Butler County. Amerikohl Mining paid $5.25 a pound for the 287-pound hog. With additional donations from other individuals, the total raised for the veterans’ group was $3,056.75, and sale attendees were also encouraged to make donations in a jar on the clerk’s table.
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butler farm show charity hog

A market hog was raised by the 4-H Beef Breeding Club with the proceeds to benefit the Disabled American Veterans of Butler County. Amerikohl Mining paid $5.25 a pound for the 287-pound hog. With additional donations from other individuals, the total raised for the veterans’ group was $3,056.75, and sale attendees were also encouraged to make donations in a jar on the clerk’s table.
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butler farm show grand champion goat

Mark Snyder’s 76-pound grand champion goat sold for $12 a pound to Rural King Farm Supply, represented by Bob Ridley.
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butler farm show grand champion hog

Amerikohl Mining, represented by April Stilley and John Stilley, paid $8 a pound for Courtnie Roberts’ 284-pound grand champion market hog. Also pictured are county commissioner Dale Pinkerton and Millie Pinkerton.
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butler farm show grand champion lamb

Rebecca Frazier’s 131-pound grand champion lamb sold for $16 a pound to Amerikohl Mining, represented by Denise Stilley, John Stilley, Ayden Davis and Devon Davis.
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butler farm show grand champion rabbit

Treesdale Landscaping Company, represented by Ed Hoffman, paid a record $2,700 for Sarah Rager’s grand champion pen of rabbits.
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Jay Allen sold his 1,379-pound grand champion steer to PennEnergy Resources, represented by Casey Bowers and Zach Dixon, for $9 a pound.
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butler farm show reserve champion goat

Ben Lyons raised the 93-pound reserve champion market goat, which sold for $16 a pound to Thomas Construction, represented by Amy and Doug Thomas.
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butler farm show reserve champion hog

Kaiden Roberts’ 277-pound reserve champion hog sold for $5 a pound to the Butler Eagle, represented by Ron Vodenichar, who was joined by commissioner candidates Leslie Osche and Kim Geyer.
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butler farm show reserve champion lamb

Aaron Drake’s 132-pound reserve champion lamb sold for $9 a pound to West Central Equipment, represented by Brooke Tritch, Warren Soergel, Jason Zang, and Gary Karns, holding Drew Tritch.
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butler farm show reserve champion rabbit

Rex Energy, represented by Mike Endler, Brad Hallam and Duane Maust, paid $500 for Grace Swope’s reserve champion pen of rabbits.
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butler farm show reserve champion steer

The North Washington Volunteer Fire Department, represented by Dave Hazlet, on behalf of Energy Transfer, paid $3.50 a pound for Matt Powers’ 1,305-pound reserve champion steer.
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The first-ever Butler County cheese auction totaled $10,600 on 11 lots. In addition to the baskets from 10 youth, the sale included a basket to help fund next year’s cheese sale efforts. Participants included (front, L-R) Maggie Bowser, Emma Bowser, Robin Peters, Maddy Fry, Brooklyn Peters and Kylie Burke; (second row) Ethan Zang, Marc Galante, Jake Booher, and Cole Miller. (Kate Aiken photo)

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