Local youths take top spots in KILE sheep contest


HARRISBURG, Pa. – Ohio and western Pennsylvania youth winning top honors in the 2001 Keystone International Livestock Exhibition junior breeding sheep competition included:

Columbia. In the Columbia division, TC 14 and TC 15, both owned by Travis Crouse of Sycamore, Pa., won champion ram and reserve champion ram, respectively. Crouse also took champion ewe with TC 17, and reserve champion ewe awards with TC 18.

Dorset. Reserve champion Dorset ram honors went to Daydreamer Dorsets 29, owned by Thomas Beatty of Enon Valley, Pa.

Merino. The Merino champion ram and reserve champion ram both went to Randy Frame of Blue Rock, Ohio. Frame also walked away with champion ewe and reserve champion ewe honors.

Oxford. Judging for the Oxford Junior Breeds saw Johnson 513, owned by Stacey Johnson of Minerva, Ohio, take champion ram honors. Johnson also took reserve champion ram with Johnson 514; champion ewe with Johnson 507; and reserve champion ewe with Johnson 517.

Rambouillet. The Rambouillet champion ram was won by A Joslin 01-113, owned by Maggi Estock of Louisville, Ohio. Estock’s Heffelfinger SMH & F 45 took reserve champion honors.

Champion ewe was Powell 9962, owned by Darren Crouse of Sycamore, Pa. Reserve champion ewe went to A Joslin 01-116, owned by Maggi Estock of Louisville, Ohio.

Shropshire. Reserve champion ewe honors went to Clay-Nob 01-10, owned by Ron and Rob Brown, Clay Nob Farms of Saegertown, Pa.


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