DOVER, Ohio – The Eastern Ohio Shorthorn Association held its spring sale April 16 at the Tuscarawas County Fairgrounds in Dover, Ohio.
The animals were judged by Chad Neer of Marion, Ohio.
Females. Selected as grand champion female was a consignment by Blue Rock Shorthorns, Chandlersville, Ohio. Lot 31 was BR Clipper B04x, an April heifer by Woodside Beaujolais ETx. She sold for $3,000 to Cory Baker of Spencer, Ohio.
Reserve champion female was Lot 30, GCC Belinda of Volga, an April heifer by CF Fortune ET. She was consigned by Greenhorn Cattle Co., Waynesville, Ohio. She was purchased by Cynthia Bunch of Millersburg, Ohio, for $2,500.
The second high-selling lot was Lot 13 and 13a, Key Ridge Becca 656*x, by Key Ridge Tim*x and her February heifer calf by WF Evergreen Amistead ET*x.
This pair was consigned by Key Ridge Shorthorn Farm, Bellaire, Ohio, and was purchased by Desirae Logsdon, Amanda, Ohio, for $2,650.
Bulls. Grand champion bull was Lot 4, Key Ridge Fireball*x, a January bull sired by DB Wildfire783 ET* and consigned by Key Ridge Shorthorn Farm, Bellaire, Ohio. He was purchased by Dino Pergallini, Cadiz, Ohio, for $1,350.
The reserve champion bull was Lot 7, JAMS Sweety’s Candy Man*x, an April bull sired by WHR Sonny 8114 ET, consigned by JAMS Farms, Sidney, Ohio. This bull sold to Greenbrier Farm, Ohiopyle, Pa., for $1,600.
The top-selling bull was Lot 3, SHF Pacer Bo*x, a May bull sired by Riola Bodacious and consigned by Hobalara Farm, Sugarcreek, Ohio. This bull was purchased by Michael Wahl, Jerusalem, Ohio, for $1,800.
The second high-selling lot was Lot 10, ST Spotlite*x, a May bull sired by AR SU LU Kool 1007 and consigned by Six-T-Farm, Utica, Ohio. This bull was purchased by David Wigginton, Warsaw, Ohio, for $1,700.
Averages. The 41 lots averaged $1,394.56. The nine bulls averaged $1,494.44. One cow-calf pair averaged $2,650 and two bred heifers averaged $1,275. The 29 open heifers averaged $1,332.76.
The volume buyer with six lots was Dale Pursley of Navarre, Ohio. Todd Woodruff of Urbana, Ohio, was the auctioneer and Jeff Workman of Columbus was the sale manager.
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