New records set at Summit County junior fair livestock sale

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The Summit County Junior Fair Livestock Sale set some new records July 30.

(Photos/Reported by Catie Noyes)

July 26-31, 2016

(Scroll down to see a slide show of the winners’ photos; click on individual youth names to see larger photo)

Sale Total:   $65,480.75 (new record)

Total Lots: 112

RABBITS

Number of Market Lots: 5

Average: $250 with champions; $125 without

Grand champion: Dylan Liepold

Bid: $550              Weight: 16.1 pounds

Buyer: Brothers Construction

Reserve champion: Josh Herman

Bid: $325              Weight: 13.2 pounds

Buyer: Stoney Lane Farm

 

MARKET CHICKENS

Number of Market Lots: 15

Average: $230 with champions; $188.47 without

Grand champion: Seth Frient

Bid: $700 (new record)             Weight: 27.08 pounds

Buyer: James M. Brennan, DDS Inc.

Reserve champion: Emily Moore

Bid: $300              Weight: 24.3 pounds

Buyer: Hyde Automotive

 

TURKEYS

Number of Market Lots: 36

Average: $220.84 with champions; $203.68 without

Grand champion: Nick Messina

Bid: $725 (new record)            Weight: 31 pounds

Buyer: Brothers Construction

Reserve champion: Cassidy Moore

Bid: $300             Weight: 23 pounds

Buyer: Leppo Rents

Goat close up

This goat couldn't resist getting his close up at the Summit County Fair.
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Goat close up

This goat couldn't resist getting his close up at the Summit County Fair.
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Summit grand champion beef

The Summit County Fair grand champion market steer, weighing 1,190 pounds, was shown by Makala Jones and purchased by Glenn and Karen Leppo of Leppo Rents for a new record of $4.50 a pound.
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Summit grand champion chicken

The Summit County Fair grand champion market chicken, weighing 27.08 pounds, was shown by Seth Frient and purchased by James M. Brennan DDS Inc., represented by Susan Brennan, for a record $700.
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Summit grand champion goat

The Summit County Fair grand champion market goat, weighing 76 pounds, was shown by Corey Soulek and purchased by Ron Marhofer Auto Family, represented by Nancy Marhofer, for $650.
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Summit grand champion hog

The Summit County Fair grand champion market hog, weighing 281 pounds, was shown by Luke Coblentz and purchased by Ron Marhofer Auto Family, represented by Nancy Marhofer, for a new record of $13 a pound.
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Summit grand champion rabbit

The Summit County Fair grand champion rabbit pen, weighing 16.1 pounds, was shown by Dylan Liepold and purchased by Brothers Construction, represented Dylan and Marilyn Wotoweic for $550.
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Summit grand champion sheep

The Summit County Fair grand champion market lamb, weighing 144 pounds, was shown by Josh Conger and purchased by Ron Marhofer Auto Family, represented by Nancy Marhofer, for a new record of $10 a pound.
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Summit grand champion turkey

The Summit County Fair grand champion market turkey, weighing 31 pounds, was shown by Nick Messina and purchased by Brothers Construction, represented Dylan and Marilyn Wotoweic, for a new record of $725.
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Horse fun show

4-H'ers had a chance to have a little fun during a horse ride and run show at the Summit County Fair.
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Natalie pets a pig

Natalie Colotto was excited, and a little nervous, to touch her first pig at the Summit County Fair.
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Summit reserve champion beef

The Summit County Fair reserve champion market steer, weighing 1,120 pounds, was shown by Chase Sedensky and purchased by Ron Marhofer Auto Family, represented by Nancy Marhofer, for $3.50 a pound.
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Summit reserve champion chicken

The Summit County Fair reserve champion market chicken, weighing 24.3 pounds, was shown by Emily Moore and purchased by Paul and Paula Hyde of Hyde Automotive for a record $300.
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Summit reserve champion goat

The Summit County Fair reserve champion market goat, weighing 89 pounds, was shown by Corey Soulek and purchased by Al and Leah Ahrens of Ahrens Club Pigs for $350.
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Summit reserve champion hog

The Summit County Fair reserve champion market hog, weighing 275 pounds, was shown by Josh Conger and purchased by Glenn Leppo of Leppo Rents for a new record of $6 a pound.
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Summit reserve champion rabbit

The Summit County Fair reserve champion market rabbit, weighing 13.2 pounds, was shown by Josh Herman and purchased by Bill and Gail Boldizsar of Stoney Lane Farm for $325.
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Summit reserve champion sheep

The Summit County Fair reserve champion market lamb, weighing 130 pounds, was shown by Cody Luther and purchased by Glenn Leppo of Leppo Rents for a new record of $5.25 a pound.
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Summit reserve champion turkey

The Summit County Fair reserve champion market turkey, weighing 23 pounds, was shown by Cassidy Moore and purchased by Glenn Leppo of Leppo Rents for $300.
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Antique taxicab

Antiques, including this Akron Taxicab from 1875, was on display at the Summit County Fair.
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Summit County Fair tractor display

The Summit County fair featured a tractors of all colors and brands for fairgoers to enjoy.
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Mean and Moline

A pair of Minneapolis-Moline tractors on display at the Summit County Fair.
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Wiseman wins farm stock class

Jon Wiseman, of Somerset, Ohio, pulled his International 1066, the Resurrected Harvester, in the Summit County Fair open tractor pull, July 30. Wiseman won the 12,500 pound farm stock class with a pull of 319.7 feet.

GOATS

Number of Market Lots: 7

Average: $342.86 with champions; $280 without

Grand champion: Corey Soulek

Bid: $650              Weight: 76 pounds

Buyer: Ron Marhofer Auto Family

Reserve champion: Corey Soulek

Bid: $350            Weight: 89 pounds

Buyer: Ahrens Club Pigs

 

LAMBS

Number of Market Lots: 9

Average: $3.50/pound w champions; $2.32/pound without

Grand champion: Josh Conger

Bid: $10/pound (new record)              Weight: 144 pounds

Buyer: Ron Marhofer Auto Family

Reserve champion/Senior master shepherd: Cody Luther

Bid: $5.25/pound              Weight: 130 pounds

Buyer: Leppo Rents

 

HOGS

Number of Market Lots: 34

Average: $3.13/pound w champions; $2.73/pound without

Grand champion: Luke Coblentz

Bid: $13/pound (new record)              Weight: 281 pounds

Buyer: Ron Marhofer Auto Family

Reserve champion: Josh Conger

Bid: $6/pound              Weight: 275 pounds

Buyer: Leppo Rents

 

STEERS

Number of Market Lots: 6

Average: $2.58/pound w champions; $1.88/pound without

Grand champion: Makala Jones

Bid: $4.50/pound (new record)              Weight: 1,190 pounds

Buyer: Leppo Rents

Reserve champion: Chase Sedensky

Bid: $3.50/pound (new record)              Weight: 1,120 pounds

Buyer: Ron Marhofer Auto Family

 

AUCTIONEERS/RINGMEN:

Eric Bevington and Matt Kiko, Kiko Auctions

Andy Stegh and Stevie Earnest, ringmen

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Catie Noyes lives in Ashland County and earned a bachelor's degree in agriculture communications from The Ohio State University. She enjoys photography, softball and sharing stories about agriculture. Formerly a reporter for the Farm and Dairy, Catie is now pursuing her master's degree in education.

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