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July 27, 2013

Hard work pays off: Fair auction tops $1M for first time


Dairy Feeder Calf

Total calves sold — 247

Record — 255 in 2007

Total dollars raised — $211,300

Record — $235,130 in 2007

Grand champion

Sold for $14 per pound, a new record. The previous record of $12.50 per pound was set in 2005.

Total pounds — 472

Total sale price — $6,608

Owned by — Bryce Wuthrich, Milford

Buyers — Friends of Bryce Wuthrich: Stan Wuthrich Family; Bishop Farms / Showmaster Feed; Clunette Elevator; Templin Farms; Robert Beer Farms; Randy Beer / Pioneer Seed; The Papers; Tom Sorensen; Polk Auction; Dennis Polk Equipment; McCormick Motors; Old Dominion; Troy Wuthrich Family; Lippert Components; Kinro Manufacturing; Hull Lift; Richloom Fabrics; OPAL Assoc. LLC; Sauk Trail; Kerry’s Kids; Indiana Community Bank; Wana Feeds; Dr Topping; Elkhart County Gravel; Beer / Slabaugh; Marissa & Mya Lorenz; Turtle Top; Scott & Jenny Nelson; Millmark Enterprises; A.O.M.; Russ Anderson Family; Ingratech; Phil Hahn & Assoc.; Hahn Auctions.

Reserve grand champion

Sold for $14.50 per pound, a new record. The previous record of $8.25 per pound was set in 2011.

Total pounds — 476

Total sale price — $6,902

Owned by — Elizabeth Lengacher, Goshen

Buyers — Friends of Ellie Lengacher: Lamar & Crystal Troyer; Trent & Cindy Hostetler; Michiana Agra.


Total goats sold — 95 (tied 2009 record)

Total dollars raised — $80,550, a new record. The old record of $52,991 was set in 2011

Grand champion meat goat

Sold for $1,800

2011 — $5,375.00 record

Owned by — Austin Sanders, Nappanee

Buyers — Etna Elevator, Ron George Livestock, Allison Andrews, Millmark Enterprises, ADM, First Source Bank, Getz’s County Line, Sierra’s Rainbow, McCormick Motors, Abel Bail Bonds, Turtle Top, Stickley Ace Hardware, Nelson’s, Crazy Chads Goat Farm, Dr. Topping    

Grand champion dairy market goat

Sold for $17,000, a new record

Owned by — Sierra Walter, Goshen

Buyers — Jenkins Automotive, Barney & Natalie Beer, Sniders Jewelry, Doctor Robert Abel, North Central Co-op, Beck’s Hybrids, Amber Wood Terrace Chiropractic, Andy & Cheryl Gall, Bill Evans Insurance Inc, Doug Bobeck & family, Larry’s Upholstery, Maple City Collision, R.S. Pest, Mark & Diane Kritzman & family, Phil Hahn, Millersburg/Clinton Township 4-H Boosters, Millersburg Lumber, Middlebury Electric, Larry & Rita Baker, Tim & Donna Stoltzfus, Brian Wuthrich & family, Brett & Diane Whitehead, Dave & Rhonda Thwaits, Cory & Liz & Reed Kauffman, KLT Realty, Kathy & Mike Kauffman, Mathew’s farm, Keil Kauffman, Grandma Berkey, Emo Broni, Pete & Charlotte Boyd, Todd & Tina Mast & boys, Mel Cross, Brett Reed, Austin Sanders & family, Walter’s Trucking, Jerry & Salli Weaver, Richard & Julia Brookins, Troyer’s Saddlery, Goshen Farm & Lawn, Edd’s Supplies, New Paris Telephone, Pluimer’s Farm, Radio Shack Ligonier, Jermy & Jeff Gibson, Adam & Tanja Bish & girls, Cystic Fibrosis Rainbow’s, Abel Bail Bonds, Milford’s Vet, Friends of Sierra, ADM Foraker, Greg Stump family, Larry’s Upholstery, Hawkins Water, Leelan & Nancy Kauffman, National Pedal Pullers & Racers, Steven Edwards family, B Clayton & family

Reserve grand champion meat market goat

Sold for $4,000

Owned by — Raygen Troyer, Goshen

Buyer — David Lehman Orthodontics, Yoder Carpets, Barden Heating & Cooling, Midwest Auto Credit, T & T Fertilizer, GT Properties, Turtletop & Associates, ADM, Kaeb Sales, BC Integrity Flooring, Archbold Equipment, Jeremy’s Construction, Dips & Clips, J & B Apparel, John Irvin, Larry Troyer family, Gary Yoder family

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