Columbiana County Fair steer brings $7 a pound

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Madison Pidgeon raised the 1,308-pound grand champion steer, which sold for $7 a pound to Paris & Washington Insurance, represented by Kelly (left) and Hunter Palmer.

The Columbiana County Fair junior fair market steer, dairy beef feeder and cheese sales were held Aug. 4. The remaining market livestock were sold Aug. 6, so scroll down to see the full sale results.

(Scroll down to see a slide show of the winners’ photos; click on individual youth names to see larger photo.)

(Photos by Susan Crowell and Haley Drake)

Aug. 4 and 6, 2016
Sale Total: $560,860.79
Total Lots:          520

CHEESE

Number of Lots: 40
Average: $1,472.50/basket with champions; $1,254.05/without

Grand champion cheese cow: Bailey Campbell
Bid: $6,000/basket
Buyer: MAC Trailer Mfg

Champion cheese, total pounds: Autumn Whiteleather
Bid: $4,500/basket
Buyer: Paris & Washington Insurance

Champion cheese, yield: Isaac Guy
Bid: $2,000/basket
Buyer: Witmer’s Feed & Grain

DAIRY BEEF FEEDERS

Number of Lots: 113
Average: $1.89/pound with champions; $1.86/pound without

Grand champion: Kirstin Smith
Bid: $3/pound              Weight: 615 pounds
Buyer: Sarchione Auto Sales

Reserve champion: Levi Blake
Bid: $3.25/pound              Weight: 622 pounds
Buyer: Sarchione Chevrolet

Bantam showmanship: Maddox French
Junior showmanship: Olivia Grubbs
Intermediate showmanship/showman of showmen: Kelly Ginnetti
Senior showmanship: Cole Courtney

STEERS

Number of Market Lots: 61
Average: $2.25/pound with champions; $2.07/pound without
Number of Carcass Lots: 2

Grand champion: Madison Pidgeon
Bid: $7/pound              Weight: 1,308 pounds
Buyer: Paris & Washington Insurance

Reserve champion/Grand champion steer project/Senior steer showmanship and showman of showmen: Isaiah Chestnut
Bid: $5.50/pound              Weight: 1,385 pounds
Buyer: MAC Trailer Mfg.

Grand champion carcass: Alexa Baker
Bid: $3.75/pound              Weight: 1,284 pounds
Buyer: Sarchione Auto Sales

Reserve champion carcass: Emily McDonald
Bid: $3/pound              Weight: 1,409 pounds
Buyer: Pidgeon Family Farms

Reserve champion steer project/Champion Columbiana County born and raised: Emily McDonald
Bid: $3/pound              Weight: 1,323 pounds
Buyer: Paris & Washington Insurance

Bantam showmanship: Kamryn Kiko
Junior showmanship: Lincoln Urmson
Intermediate showmanship: Mitchell Sharp
Bantam skillathon: Addyson Blazer
Junior skillathon: Daniel McCracken
Intermediate skillathon: Macee Mercure
Senior skillathon: Megan Drake

HOGS

Number of Market Lots: 171
Average: $3.56/pound with champions; $3.50 without
Number of carcass lots: 2

Grand champion: Kamryn Kiko
Bid: $10/pound              Weight: 267 pounds
Buyer: Sarchione Chevy

Reserve champion: Natalie Kornbau
Bid: $6.50/pound              Weight: 271 pounds
Buyer: RL Landscape Group Inc, Row Services, LLC.

Grand champion carcass: Bodey Kiko
Bid: $4.50/pound              Weight: 255 pounds
Buyer: Kelly Palmer and Associates

Reserve champion carcass: Lainey Mercure
Bid: $4/pound              Weight: 222 pounds
Buyer: Crabb Insurance

Outstanding youth hog project/ Senior showmanship/ Division I reserve champion: Hayley McElroy
Reserve outstanding youth hog project/ Junior showmanship/ Junior skillathon: Addyson Jones
Showman of Showmen/ Intermediate Showmanship: Bodey Kiko
Bantam Showmanship: Gavin Berger
Intermediate skillathon: Emilee Sanor
Bantam skillathon: Maddox French
Division I champion: Macee Mercure
Division III champion: Tucker Kiko
Division III reserve champion: Lainey Mercure

LAMBS

Number of Market Lots: 37
Average: $4.63/pound with champions; $4.46 without
Number of carcass lots: 10

Grand champion: Lainey Mercure
Bid: $10/pound              Weight: 154 pounds
Buyer: NDC Heating and Cooling

Reserve champion: Kiersten Burton
Bid: $7/pound              Weight: 144 pounds
Buyer: Paris and Washington Insurance

Grand champion carcass: Sarah Jarvis
Bid: $3.75/pound              Weight: 123 pounds
Buyer: Deerfield Farms Service

Reserve champion carcass: Ashley Hahn
Bid: $3.25/pound              Weight: 130 pounds
Buyer: Kiko Meats

Grand champion outstanding youth project/ Junior Showmanship: Lainey Mercure
Reserve champion outstanding youth project/ Intermediate showmanship/ Intermediate skillathon/ Showman of Showmen: Margaret McNicol
Senior showmanship: Mackenzie Kiko
Bantam Showmanship: Dakota McCracken
Senior skillathon: Megan Amos
Junior skillathon: Katherine Simon
Bantam skillathon: Sarah Baer
Rate of Gain: Ashley Hahn

GOATS

Number of Market Lots: 16
Number of Fudge Lots: 11
Market Goat Average: $2.72/pound with champions; $2.58 without
Goat Fudge Average: $386.36/basket with champions; $305.56 without

Grand champion: Emmy Jones
Bid: $4/pound              Weight: 112 pounds
Buyer: D & G Mechanical

Reserve champion: Ashley Hahn
Bid: $3.50/pound              Weight: 93 pounds
Buyer: Bob Black and Family, Hanoverton Feed and Grain, Rogers Feed and DataCom

Grand champion fudge: Darby Miller
Bid: $700              Weight: 7 pounds
Buyer: Wallace Farms Feed and Drive Thru

Reserve champion fudge: Amanda French
Bid: $800              Weight: 4.88 pounds
Buyer: County Recorder Theresa Bosel

Grand champion outstanding youth project/ Bantam skillathon/ Bantam showman/ Rate of gain: Emmy Jones
Reserve champion outstanding youth project/ Showman of showmen/ Intermediate showmanship/ Intermediate skillathon: Alissa Baer
Junior showmanship: Rachel Thompson
Senior skillathon: Ashley Hahn
Junior skillathon: Kirkland Miller

RABBITS

Number of Pens of Three: 10
Average: $55/head with champions; $47.50 without

Grand champion: Kylie Youst
Bid: $95/per rabbit             Weight: 14.40 pounds
Buyer: Hilltop Lawn and Garden

Reserve champion: Mickalia Ayers
Bid: $75/per rabbit             Weight: 12.20 pounds
Buyer: Penn Ohio Rabbit Breeders

FRYER RABBITS

Number of Pens: 9
Average: $80.56 with champions; $63.57 without

Grand champion: Cody Wright
Bid: $100              Weight: 4.80 pounds
Buyer: Lane View Farms

Reserve champion: Kylie Youst
Bid: $180              Weight: 5.00 pounds
Buyer: Little Lane Boarding Kennel

TURKEYS

Number of Lots: 29
Average: $255.17/with champions; $216 without
Number of carcass lots: 2

Grand champion: Zeb Snyder
Bid: $625
Buyer: Roger’s Mill Inc. and Hanoverton Feed

Reserve champion: Emma Snyder
Bid: $700             
Buyer: J. D. Mong Enterprises

Grand champion carcass: Troy Wolfgang
Bid: $400
Buyer: Ramsey Hoof Trimming

Reserve champion: Angus Cope
Bid: $275             
Buyer: Feo Farm Kennels

CHICKENS

Number of pens of three: 21
Average: $106.49/ per head with champions; $83.16 without

Grand champion: Calee Lukowski
Bid: $225 per head
Buyer: Case Farms

Reserve champion: Dylan Rothwell
Bid: $400 per head             
Buyer: Baker’s Golden Dairy

 

Auctioneers and Ringmen:

Ken Baer, Bill Baer, Wade Baer, Mark Harding, Rusty Kiko, Randall Kiko, Rudy Kiko, Ryan Kiko

Junior Fair Royalty:

King: Brandon Veiock       Queen: Vaughn Unger

* The grand and reserve champion project award is based on the exhibitor’s skillathon, showmanship and live animal conformation.


Columbiana grand dairy beef feeder

Kirstin Smith’s 615-pound grand champion dairy beef feeder sold for $3 a pound to Sarchione Auto Sales, represented by Joe Sarchione and Amanda Metts. Also pictured are the fair royalty, Vaughn Unger and Brandon Veiock.
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Columbiana grand dairy beef feeder

Kirstin Smith’s 615-pound grand champion dairy beef feeder sold for $3 a pound to Sarchione Auto Sales, represented by Joe Sarchione and Amanda Metts. Also pictured are the fair royalty, Vaughn Unger and Brandon Veiock.
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Columbiana reserve dairy beef feeder

Levi Blake sold his 622-pound reserve champion dairy beef feeder to Sarchione Chevrolet, represented by Amanda Metts and Joe Sarchione. Also pictured are the fair royalty, Vaughn Unger and Brandon Veiock, and trophy donor Tim Herron.
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Columbiana Whiteleather cheese

Autumn Whiteleather entered the champion cheese cow, total pounds. Paris & Washington Insurance, represented by Hunter Palmer, paid $4,500 for the cheese basket. Also pictured are representatives of Minerva Dairy.
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columbiana reserve steer

Isaiah Chestnut sold his reserve champion steer, weighing 1,385 pounds, for $5.50 a pound to MAC Trailer Mfg., represented by Chad and Rachel Raber.
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Columbiana grand steer

Madison Pidgeon raised the 1,308-pound grand champion steer, which sold for $7 a pound to Paris & Washington Insurance, represented by Kelly (left) and Hunter Palmer.
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Columbiana champion cheese yield

Witmer’s Feed and Grain, represented by Brian Beck, paid $2,000 for Isaac Guy’s yield champion cheese basket.
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Columbiana reserve steer carcass

Pidgeon Family Farms, represented by Celina Gaudio, Taylor, Tarry and Sharon Pidgeon, paid $3 a pound for Emily McDonald’s 1,490-pound reserve champion carcass steer.
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Columbiana reserve project steer copy

Paris & Washington Insurance paid $3 a pound for Emily McDonald’s 1,323-pound reserve champion project steer, which was also the champion Columbiana County Born and Raised.
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Columbiana grand steer carcass

Alexa Baker raised the grand champion carcass steer, weighing 1,284 pounds. It sold for $3.75 a pound to Sarchione Auto Sales, represented by Amanda Metts and Joe Sarchione.
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Columbiana grand cheese

Bailey Campbell (third from left), sold her grand champion cheese for $6,000 to MAC Trailer Mfg., represented by Jenny Conny. Also pictured are the fair king and queen, Brandon Veiock and Vaughn Unger; Columbiana County Dairy Princess Kelly Ginnetti; trophy donor Randall Kiko; and representatives of Minerva Dairy, which has donated the cheese since the project’s inception 32 years ago.
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Columbiana Grand Rabbit

The Columbiana County grand champion pen of market rabbits was raised by Kylie Youst. The pen, weighing 14.40 pounds, sold for $95 per head to Hilltop Lawn and Garden, represented by Heather Baker.
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Columbiana Reserve Rabbit

The 12.20-pound reserve champion pen of market rabbits was produced by Mickalia Ayers. The pen sold for $75 per head to Penn Ohio Rabbit Breeders, represented by Dan Matthews.
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Columbiana Grand Fryer

Cody Wright exhibited the 2016 Columbiana County Fair grand champion rabbit market fryer. At 4.80 pounds, the fryer sold for $100 to Matthew Earl of Lane View Farms.
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Columbiana Reserve Fryer

The reserve champion market fryer was raised by Kylie Youst. With a pen weight of 5 pounds, it sold for $180 to Little Lane Boarding Kennels, represented by Dean Barrick.
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Columbiana Grand Poultry

Calee Lukowski exhibited the Columbiana County Fair grand champion market poultry carcass. With a carcass weight of 30.80 pounds, the pen sold for $225 per head to Case Farms, represented by Chuck Sluss.
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Columbiana Reserve Poultry

The Columbiana County fair reserve champion pen of market poultry was raised by Dylan Rothwell. At 29.20 pounds, the pen sold for $400 per head to Baker’s Golden Dairy, represented by Deb Baker.
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Columbiana Grand Turkey

The 2016 Columbiana County Fair grand champion turkey was raised by Zeb Snyder. The 40-pound turkey was sold for $625 to Kieth Hebron and Bob and Cindy Black of Rogers Mill, Inc. and Hanoverton Feed.
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Columbiana Reserve Turkey

The 37-pound reserve champion turkey, raised by Emma Snyder, sold for $700 to Joseph Mong of J. D. Mong Enterprises.
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Columbiana Grand Carcass Turkey

Troy Wolfgang raised the 2016 Columbiana County Fair grand champion carcass turkey. With a carcass weight of 24 pounds, it sold for $400 to Ramsey Hoof Trimming, represented by Don Wolfgang.
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Columbiana Reserve Carcass Turkey

Angus Cope exhibited the 33-pound reserve champion carcass turkey. The carcass sold for $275 to Feo Farm Kennels, represented by Autumn Feo.
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Columbiana Grand Goat

The 2016 Columbiana County Fair grand champion market goat was shown by Emmy Jones. The goat, weighing 112 pounds, sold for $4 per pound to Patrick Souders, representing D & G Mechanical.
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Columbiana Reserve Goat

Ashley Hahn raised the reserve champion market goat, weighing 93 pounds. At $3.50 per pound, the goat sold to Krystal Campbell, representing DataCom, and Cindy, Kate and Makayla Black for Hanoverton Feed.
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Columbiana Grand Fudge

The grand champion goat fudge basket, weighing 7 pounds, was exhibited by Darby Miller. The basket sold for $700 to Wallace Farms Feed and Drive Thru, represented by Jennifer Wallace.
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Columbiana Reserve Fudge

Amanda French exhibited the Columbiana County Fair reserve champion goat fudge basket. Weighing 4.88 pounds, the basket sold for $800 to County Recorder Theresa Bosel.
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Columbiana Grand Lamb

The 2016 Columbiana County Fair grand champion market lamb was raised by Lainey Mercure. Weighing 154 pounds, the lamb sold for $10 per pound to Dave and Chrissy Norris for NDC Heating and Cooling.
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Columbiana Reserve Lamb

The reserve champion market lamb, raised by Kiersten Burton, weighed 144 pounds. At $7 per pound, the lamb sold to Paris and Washington Insurance, represented by Hunter Palmer.
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Columbiana Grand Carcass Lamb

Sarah Jarvis raised the 2016 Columbiana County Fair grand champion carcass lamb. With a live weight of 123 pounds, it sold for $3.75 per pound to Deerfield Farm Services, represented by Doug Jarvis.
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Columbiana Reserve Carcass Lamb

The Columbiana County Fair reserve champion carcass lamb was raised by Ashley Hahn. Weighing 130 pounds, it sold for $3.25 per pound to Diane Kiko for Kiko Meats.
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Columbiana Grand Hog

Kamryn Kiko exhibited the Columbiana County Fair grand champion market hog. At 267 pounds, the hog sold for $10 per pound to Sarchione Chevy, represented by Joe Sarchione.
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Columbiana Reserve Hog

The 2016 Columbiana County Fair reserve champion market hog was raised by Natalie Kornbau. Weighing 271 pounds, it sold for $6.50 per pound to Spencer and Dan Rohr for RL Landscape Group Inc. and Row Services, LLC.
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Columbiana Grand Carcass Hog

The grand champion carcass hog was exhibited by Bodey Kiko. With a live weight of 255 pounds, the hog sold for $4.50 per pound to Kelly Palmer and Associates, represented by Hunter Palmer.
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Columbiana Reserve Carcass Hog

Lainey Mercure raised the reserve champion carcass hog, which had a live weight of 222 pounds. The carcass hog sold for $4 per pound to Crabb Insurance, represented by Dave Mollenkopf.

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