Strong support at Columbiana County Fair livestock sale

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Two competitors — Paris & Washington Insurance Company and Sandy and Beaver Insurance, represented by Becky Holmes and Hunter Palmer — paid $5,000 for Autumn Whiteleather’s grand champion cheese basket. Also pictured are Phil Mueller (left) and Venae Watts, representing Minerva Dairy, which calculates the winners and donates all the cheese.

(This article was updated at 9:15 a.m. Aug. 7 to include information from Saturday’s sales)

The 2017 Columbiana County Fair junior fair market, cheese and dairy goat fudge sales were held Aug. 3 and 5. Here’s a list of the champions and their sale prices. You can also scroll to the bottom of this listing to see a slide show of the winners’ photos, as well as other candid photos from the fair; or click on individual youth names to see a larger photo.

Aug. 3, 2017

STEERS

Number of Market Lots: 58
Number of Carcass Lots: 2
Average: $2.61/pound; $2.49, without champions

Grand champion: Kira Sharp
Bid: $7.25/pound             Weight: 1,315 pounds
Buyer: Sarchione Chevy/Sarchione Auto Group

(You can find a livestream video of the sale of the grand champion steer on our Facebook page.)

Reserve champion: Madison Pidgeon
Bid: $7.25/pound            Weight: 1,330 pounds
Buyer: Graft Electric

Grand champion carcass: Sydnie Holden
Bid: $4.50/pound             Weight: 1,355 pounds
Buyer: Paris & Washington Insurance

Reserve champion carcass: Daniel McCracken
Bid: $4/pound             Weight: 1,245 pounds
Buyer: Sarchione Chevy/Sarchione Auto Group

Grand champion steer project*/Champion Columbiana County born and raised/Steer Showman of Showmen/Senior Skillathon: Megan Drake
Bid: $5.25/pound             Weight: 1,227 pounds
Buyer: MAC Trailer Mfg.

Reserve champion steer project*: Macee Mercure
Bid: $2.55/pound             Weight: 1,217 pounds
Buyer: Cope Farm Equipment

Bantam showmanship: Chance Cope
Junior showmanship: Madison Cope
Intermediate showmanship: Cody Cope
Bantam skillathon: Myer Miller
Junior skillathon: Addy Blazer
Intermediate skillathon: Daniel McCracken
 

CHEESE

Number of Lots: 29

Grand champion cheese: Autumn Whiteleather
Bid: $5,000/basket
Buyer: Paris & Washington Insurance, Sandy and Beaver Insurance

Reserve champion cheese: Bailey Campbell
Bid: $4,250/basket
Buyer: K&S Millwrights

Yield champion cheese cow: Isaac Guy
Bid: $1,050/basket
Buyer: Harold’s Equipment

 

DAIRY BEEF FEEDERS

Number of Lots: 108

Grand champion: Olivia Hippely
Bid: $7/pound             Weight: 571 pounds
Buyer: MAC Trailer

Reserve champion: Lauren Hippely
Bid: $6/pound             Weight: 600 pounds
Buyer: Sarchione Chevy/Sarchione Auto Group

Bantam showmanship: Daniel Readshaw
Junior showmanship: Madison Herron
Intermediate showmanship: Reece Berger
Senior showmanship/showman of showmen: Kylie McLean

Aug. 5, 2017

HOGS

Number of Market Lots: 165
Average: $3.97/pound without champions

Grand champion: Kira Sharp
Bid: $10/pound             Weight: 263 pounds
Buyer: Paris/Washington Insurance, Sandy and Beaver Insurance

Reserve champion exhibitor/Showman of Showmen: Shelby Peters
Bid: $8/pound             Weight: 280 pounds
Buyer: Paris/Washington Insurance, Sandy and Beaver Insurance

Grand champion carcass: Shelby Peters
Bid: $5/pound             Weight: 236 pounds
Buyer: Kiko Meats, Paris & Washington Insurance

Reserve champion carcass: Maddox French
Bid: $6.50/pound             Weight: 220 pounds
Buyer: Kishman’s IGA

Outstanding youth hog project: Macee Mercure
Bid: $5.50/pound             Weight: 261 pounds
Buyer: Greg Burbick Farms

Reserve outstanding youth hog project/senior skillathon: Hayley McElroy
Bid: $4.75/pound             Weight: 267 pounds
Buyer: J.D. Mong Enterprises

Bantam showmanship: Kamryn Kiko
Junior showmanship: Madison Kibler
Intermediate showmanship: Luke Medure
Bantam skillathon: Emmy Jones
Junior skillathon: Addyson Jones
Intermediate skillathon: Haley Jones

LAMBS

Number of Market Lots: 34
Number of Carcass Lots: 2
Average: $3.69/pound without champions

Grand champion/Showman of Showmen: Margaret McNicol
Bid: $12.75/pound             Weight: 147 pounds
Buyer: Paris & Washington Insurance

Reserve champion/Reserve outstanding youth project, bantam showmanship: Bridget Hilliard
Bid: $12/pound             Weight: 144 pounds
Buyer: SG Diesel Performance, Ramsey Hoof Trimming, Hilliard Family Farm, John and Angie French

Grand champion carcass: Taylor Cope
Bid: $6/pound              Weight: 117 pounds
Buyer: Kishman’s IGA

Reserve champion carcass: Dakota McCracken
Bid: $8.50/pound             Weight: 123 pounds
Buyer: Paris & Washington Insurance, Steer Financial Advisors

Outstanding Youth Project/bantam skillathon, junior showmanship: Dakota McCracken
Bid: $2.50/pound             Weight: 149 pounds
Buyer: Row Services LLC

Senior skillathon: Sarah Jarvis
Intermediate skillathon/intermediate showmanship/rate of gain: Julianne Kallas
Junior skillathon: Lainey Mercure

GOATS

Number of Market Lots: 15
Average: $4.07/pound with champions, $2.85, without

Grand champion/outstanding project: Ashley Hahn
Bid: $20/pound             Weight: 106 pounds
Buyer: Hanoverton Feed, Paris & Washington Insurance, Kiko Meats, Sarchione Chevrolet, Haltech, JL Connecting Horseshoeing, Rogers Mill, Sugardale Meats, Jim and Patti Powell, and Jeff and Brooke Hahn

Reserve champion/Outstanding Project/Bantam Showman and Bantam Skillathon: Emmy Jones
Bid: $4/pound             Weight: 65 pounds
Buyer: D&G Mechanical

Reserve Outstanding Project/Rate of Gain/Intermediate Skillathon: Roseiline Fluharty
Junior showmanship/skillathon: Kirkland Miller
Intermediate showmanship: Isaac Thompson
Senior showmanship: Michael French
Senior skillathon: Hannah Hephner

RABBITS

Number of Pens of Three: 6
Average: $342.50 with champions; $288.75, without

Grand champion: Bekka Hall
Bid: $150/per rabbit             Weight: 13.4 pounds
Buyer: Jim and Patti Powell

Reserve champion: Megan Potts
Bid: $150/per rabbit             Weight: 15.2 pounds
Buyer: Turvey Masonry & Construction

FRYER RABBITS

Number of Rabbits: 7
Average: $122.14 with champions, $114, without

Grand champion: Bekka Hall
Bid: $175             Weight: 4.8 pounds
Buyer: Feo Farm Kennels

Reserve champion: Cody Wright
Bid: $110             Weight: 4.8 pounds
Buyer: M&M Home Maintenance

DAIRY GOAT FUDGE

Number of baskets: 8
Average: $325 with champions; $291.67, without

Grand champion: Amanda French
Bid: $400
Buyer: Ken Schreffler

Reserve champion: Darby Miller
Bid: $450
Buyer: Wallace Farms Feed and Drive Thru

CHICKENS

Number of Pens of Three: 25
Average/pen: $575.40 with champions; $475.73, without

Grand champion: Dylan Rothwell
Bid: $750/per head             Weight: 31.2 pounds
Buyer: Dale Burbick

Reserve champion: Allison Slutz
Bid: $400/per head             Weight: 29.2 pounds
Buyer: Row Services LLC

TURKEYS

Number of Lots: 31
Average: $228.87/with champions, $196.38, without

Grand champion: Austin Withers
Bid: $700
Buyer: Paris & Washington Insurance

Reserve champion: Kiersten Cusick
Bid: $700
Buyer: Paris & Washington Insurance, Sandy and Beaver Insurance

Outstanding Youth Project/Showman of Showmen: Troy Wolfgang
Reserve Outstanding Youth Project/Senior Skillathon: Amanda Cusick
Bantam showmanship: Addison Paparella
Junior showmanship: Dale Cusick Jr.
Intermediate showmanship: Angus Cope
Bantam skillathon: Zeb Snyder
Junior skillathon: Sonja Leverknight
Intermediate skillathon: Caitlin Marshall

Auctioneers and Ringmen: Ken Baer, Bill Baer, Wade Baer, Mark Harding, Brad McGovern, Rusty Kiko, Randall Kiko, Rudy Kiko, Ryan Kiko

Junior Fair Royalty:      King: Quinton Ayers       Queen: Hannah Hephner

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

(Photos by Susan Crowell)
Note: Saturday’s photos are in a second slide show below, so scroll down!)

Columbiana County Fair 4-H booths

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Columbiana County Fair 4-H booths

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Columbiana new bridge and ticket booth

The new installation of a second historic bridge at the Columbiana County Fair is now the new entrance from the main parking lot.
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Columbiana benefit dairy basket

Maddie Neville (left) and Kenzie Coblentz encouraged bidders to buy a cheese basket to support the county 4-H dairy committee at the Columbiana County Fair.
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Columbiana Phoenix/Silver chicken

Columbiana County Fair, Farm and Dairy, 2017
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Congressman Bill Johnson

U.S. Rep. Bill Johnson stopped by the Columbiana County Dairy Boosters' milkshake stand at the fair. Also pictured are Farm and Dairy advertising representatives Denise Rhodes (left) and Anne Benner Brown.
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Columbiana County Fair milkshake

Drew Malloy, who just finished showing dairy cattle with Kiko Dairy Farm, headed straight to the Dairy Boosters' stand for a milkshake!
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Columbiana reserve outstanding project steer

Cope Farm Equipment, represented by Stephanie Cope, paid $2.55 a pound for the reserve outstanding steer project, a 1,217-pound steer raised by Macee Mercure. Also pictured are fair royalty Quinton Ayers and Hannah Hephner.
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Columbiana outstanding project

Megan Drake earned the grand outstanding steer project honor, and was steer showman of showmen and senior skillathon winner. Her 1,227-pound steer, born and raised in Columbiana County, sold for $5.25 a pound to Mac Trailer, represented by Jenny Conny, holding Lane Raber. Also pictured are fair royalty Quinton Ayers and Hannah Hephner.
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Columbiana reserve dairy feeder

Sarchione Chevy, represented by Joe, Amanda and John Sarchione, paid $6 a pound for Lauren Hippely’s 600-pound reserve champion dairy beef feeder.
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Columbiana grand carcass steer cropped

Sydnie Holden’s 1,355-pound grand champion carcass steer sold for $4.50 a pound to Paris & Washington Insurance Company, represented by Hunter Palmer. Also pictured is 4-H Queen Hannah Hephner.
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Columbiana grand champion cheese cropped

Two competitors — Paris & Washington Insurance Company and Sandy and Beaver Insurance, represented by Becky Holmes and Hunter Palmer — paid $5,000 for Autumn Whiteleather’s grand champion cheese basket. Also pictured are Phil Mueller (left) and Venae Watts, representing Minerva Dairy, which calculates the winners and donates all the cheese.
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Columbiana grand dairy feeder cropped

Olivia Hippely’s 571-pound grand champion dairy beef feeder calf sold for $7 a pound to Mac Trailer, represented by Julia, Braxton and Tate Ray, and Rachel, Lane and Chad Raber. Also pictured is 4-H Queen Hannah Hephner.
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Columbiana reserve carcass steer cropped

Daniel McCracken’s reserve champion carcass steer, weighing 1,245 pounds, sold for $4 a pound to Sarchione Chevrolet and The Sarchione Auto Group, represented by Johnny Johnston (left) and Joe Sarchione.
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Columbiana reserve champion cheese cropped

K&S Millwrights, represented by owner Gary Irwin, paid $4,250 for Bailey Campbell’s reserve champion cheese basket. Also pictured are Phil Mueller (left) and Venae Watts, representing Minerva Dairy.
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Columbiana reserve champion steer cropped

Madison Pidgeon’s 1,330-pound reserve champion steer sold for $7.25 a pound to Graft Electric, represented by Larry Burns.
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Columbiana cheese yield champion better

Harold’s Equipment, represented by Leah and Marcus Miller, paid $1,050 for Isaac Guy’s yield champion cheese basket. Also pictured is Venae Watts of Minerva Dairy.
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Columbiana grand champion steer cropped

Sarchione Chevrolet and The Sarchione Auto Group, represented by Joe Sarchione, paid $7.25 a pound for Kira Sharp’s grand champion steer at this year’s Columbiana County Fair. The champion weighed 1,315 pounds.

Columbiana reserve turkey

Paris & Washington Insurance, represented by Hunter Palmer, and Sandy and Beaver Insurance, represented by Becky Holmes, paid $700 for Kiersten Cusick’s reserve champion turkey.
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Columbiana reserve turkey

Paris & Washington Insurance, represented by Hunter Palmer, and Sandy and Beaver Insurance, represented by Becky Holmes, paid $700 for Kiersten Cusick’s reserve champion turkey.
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Columbiana grand turkey

Paris & Washington Insurance, represented by Hunter Palmer, paid $700 for Austin Withers’ grand champion turkey.
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Columbiana reserve chicken

Allison Slutz sold her reserve champion pen of market chickens for $1,200 to Row Services LLC, represented by Dan Rohr.
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Columbiana reserve rabbits

Michael Turvey of Turvey Masonry & Construction paid $450 for Megan Potts’ reserve champion pen of three rabbits.
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Columbiana reserve carcass lamb

Steer Financial Advisors and Paris & Washington Insurance, represented by Hunter Palmer, paid $8.50 a pound for Dakota McCracken’s 123-pound reserve champion carcass lamb.
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Columbiana grand fudge

Amanda French sold her grand champion goat fudge to Center Township Trustee Ken Schreffler for $400.
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Columbiana reserve fudge

Darby Miller’s reserve champion goat fudge basket sold for $450 to Wallace Farms Feed and Drive Thru, represented by Paul and Jennifer Wallace.
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Columbiana reserve goat

Emmy Jones’ 65-pound reserve champion goat sold for $4 a pound to D&G Mechanical, represented by Patrick Souders. Jones was also the outstanding project winner, and bantam showman and bantam skillathon winner.
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Columbiana reserve hog

Shelby Peters raised this year’s reserve champion hog and was also the senior showman and showman of showmen. Her 280-pound hog sold for $8 a pound to Paris & Washington Insurance, represented by Hunter Palmer, and Sandy and Beaver Insurance, represented by Becky Holmes and her children, Kylie and Maxwell.
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Columbiana grand carcass lamb

Taylor Cope’s 117-pound grand champion carcass lamb sold for $6 a pound to Kishman’s IGA, represented by Matt Kishman.
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Columbiana grand hog

Kira Sharp’s 263-pound grand champion market hog sold for $10 a pound to Paris & Washington Insurance, represented by Hunter Palmer, and Sandy and Beaver Insurance, represented by Becky Holmes and her children, Kylie and Maxwell.
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Columbiana reserve lamb

Bridget Hilliard raised the reserve champion market lamb, weighing 144 pounds. It sold for $12 a pound to SG Diesel Performance, represented by Scott, Amy and Landon Gram; Ramsey Hoof Trimming, represented by Joe and Ellie Ramsey; John and Angie French, and Hilliard Family Farm, represented by Anthony Hilliard.
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Columbiana grand goat

The 106-pound grand champion market goat, raised by Ashley Hahn sold for $20 a pound to a group of buyers: Hanoverton Feed, Paris & Washington Insurance, Kiko Meats, Sarchione Chevrolet, Haltech, JL Connecting Horseshoeing, Rogers Mill, Sugardale Meats, Jim and Patti Powell, and Jeff and Brooke Hahn. Also pictured is trophy donor Judge Scott Washam.
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Columbiana grand chicken

Dale Burbick paid $2,250 for Dylan Rothwell’s grand champion pen of chickens.
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Columbiana grand fryer

Bekka Hall’s single grand champion fryer rabbit sold for $175 to Feo Farm Kennels, represented by Autumn Feo.
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Columbiana reserve fryer

Cody Wright’s reserve champion fryer rabbit sold for $110 to M&M Home Maintenance, represented by Matthew White and Milissa Shaffer.
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Columbiana grand rabbits

Bekka Hall’s grand champion pen of three rabbits sold for $450 to Jim (pictured) and Patti Powell.
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Columbiana grand carcass hog

Kiko Meats, represented by Steve Kiko (left), and Paris & Washington Insurance, represented by Hunter Palmer, paid $5 a pound for Shelby Peters’ 236-pound grand champion carcass hog.
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Columbiana reserve carcass hog – Version 2

Kishman’s IGA, represented by Matt Kishman, paid $6.50 a pound for Maddox French’s reserve champion carcass hog weighing 220 pounds.
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Columbiana grand lamb

Margaret McNicol’s 147-pound grand champion market lamb sold for $12.75 a pound to Paris & Washington Insurance, represented by Hunter Palmer.

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