Mercer County (Pa.) 4-H Roundup champions sell market animals


(Scroll down to see a slide show of this year’s winners.)

Mercer County 4-H Roundup
Aug. 5, 2011
Sale Total: $99,743.41
Total Lots: 198


Number of Market Lots: 7
Average: $2,609.50 with champions; $2,105.96 without

Grand champion: Marshall McKean
Bid: $3.70/pound Weight: 1,310 pounds
Buyer: Atwell & Perrine Excavating, McDowell Implement, Coolspring Corn Maze
Reserve champion: Lena Aiken
Bid: $2.45/pound Weight: 1,180 pounds
Buyer: Hoss’s Steak and Sea House
Grand champion carcass steer: Adam Deschand
Bid: $2.60/pound Weight: 718 pounds
Buyer: Pymatuning Boat Sales
Champion lightweight steer: Grace Deschand
Rate of gain winner: Amy Roberts

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2011 Mercer County 4-H Roundup


Number of Market Lots: 89
Average: $620.34 with champions; $596.05 without

Grand champion: Courtnie Roberts
Bid: $4/pound Weight: 272 pounds
Buyer: Pymatuning Deer Park
Reserve champion: Rachel McKean
Bid: $4.40/pound Weight: 244 pounds
Buyer: John Ray Contracting
Champion lightweight hog: Hayden Maine
Champion mediumweight hog: Marshall McKean
Rate of gain winner: Hope Stegkamper


Number of Market Lots: 37
Average: $334.91 with champions; $300.75 without

Grand champion: Kendra Bollard
Bid: $8.75/pound Weight: 122 pounds
Buyer: Fairview Swiss Cheese
Reserve champion: Cassidy Gadsby
Bid: $6/pound Weight: 133 pounds
Buyer: Howard & Son Meat Packing
Grand champion carcass lamb: Lauren Steele
Bid: $12/pound Weight: 63 pounds
Buyer: Brian Shevitz/Coolspring Corn Maze
Champion lightweight lamb: Luke Amon
Rate of Gain: Kacy Scott


Number of Market Lots: 20
Average: $178.68 with champions; $148.43 without

Grand champion: Chance Krumsiek
Bid: $4/pound Weight: 83 pounds
Buyer: Tomeo Farms, Big Tex Trailers
Reserve champion: Dalton Meals
Bid: $3.25/pound Weight: 84 pounds
Buyer: Dr. Thomas Bost


Number of Lots: 32
Average: $513.28/basket*
Total: $16,425

Highest cheese yield: Samantha George
Bid: $525 Weight: 9.1 pounds
Buyer: Watson’s Milk Hauling; United Dairy/Debbie Liggett

* Totals and averages include extra baskets sold for
Mercer County 4-H Dairy Youth and the 2012 Mercer County 4-H Cheese Auction


Number of Lots: 11
Average: $150.87 with champions; $83.84 without
Number of Pens: 7
Average: $117.03 with champions; $55.60 without

Grand champion: Logan Fuss
Bid: $115/pound Weight: 4.13 pounds
(Champion Fryer/Grand Champion Market Rabbit Project)
Buyer: Hermitage Tractor Supply Co.
Reserve champion: Matthew Nock
Bid: $25/pound Weight: 17.2 pounds
(Champion Pen/Reserve Champion Market Project)
Buyer: Pizza Joe’s, Mercer, Grove City, Greenville

Photos By Annette Crowell


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