Youth recognized for generosity

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LOUDONVILLE, Ohio – The community turned out to support the exhibitors in the Loudonville Livestock Club.
And, in return, exhibitors turned back money to the community by donating to groups such as the Red Cross, church building funds and youth groups, scholarship funds, the livestock club and the Loudonville fair board for the purchase of additional hog pens.
Auctioneer Joseph Mast commended the young people for their generosity, noting that of the fairs that he has helped with, the Loudonville Livestock Club members are among the most generous.
Steers. The first champion into the ring was Cheyenne Bryson’s 1,362-pound champion market steer that was purchased by Real Estate Showcase for $2.85 per pound.
Kyle Nickles’ 1,282-pound reserve champion steer was purchased by Heffelfinger Meats Inc. for $1.50 per pound.
Twenty-one steers averaged $1.32 per pound with the champions and $1.11 without.
Lambs. Jennie Lowe’s 130-pound champion market lamb was purchased by Samaritan Regional Health Care System for $9.25 per pound while Nicole Zody’s 128-pound reserve champion was purchased by All State Fire Protection for $9 per pound.
Eleven lambs averaged $4.32 per pound with the champions and $2.66 without.
Hogs. Samaritan Regional Health Care System again had the top bid of $6 per pound on Cheyenne Bryson’s 280-pound champion market hog while Jesse Ashby’s 244-pound reserve champion market hog was purchased by the Loudonville Motor Company of $5 per pound.
Fifty-two market hogs averaged $2.76 per pound with the champions and $2.54 without.
Total proceeds from the sale were $78,384.50

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