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July 27, 2013

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

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Poultry

Total poultry pens sold — 113

Record — 136 pens sold in 2003

Total dollars raised — $32,050, a new record topping the previous record of $26,050 set in 2011

Grand champion

Sold for $500

Record — $1,300 set in 2008

Owned by — Grace Sigsbee, Bristol

Buyers — Land-Marc Transport

Reserve grand champion

Sold For $1,200

Owned by — Spencer Doriot, Syracuse

Buyer — Middlebury Electric, Nelson’s, Phil Hahn Auctions, ADM, Kercher’s Sunrise Orchard, Beer & Slabaugh, B Doriot & Associates, D & Doris Biller

Milk

Total gallons of milk sold — 10

Total dollars raised — $17,700

Record — $25,585 in 2011

Grand champion Ayrshire

Sold for $1,300

Record — $5,000 in 2004

Owned by — Shelby Brown, Goshen

Buyers — Rusty Wheel Acres, KZ RV, Millersburg Animal Clinic, Fisher Welding Inc., J & D Millwright and Maintenance, Duane & Beth Brown, Lord’s Seed LLC, Miller’s Feed, Middlebury 4-H Boosters    

Reserve grand champion Ayrshire

Sold for $1,850, a new record

Previous record — $1,200 in 2011

Owned by — Ryan Blosser, Goshen

Buyers — Jet Technologies, Inc., Meadow Valley Golf Club, JB Builders, Ayrlyn Ayrshires, Richmond’s Feed Service, Friends & Family of Ryan Blosser, Marc & Angie Blosser, First Federal Savings Bank.

Grand champion brown Swiss

Sold for $2,100

Record — $4,000 in 2006

Owned by — Joshua Gardner, Millersburg

Buyers — DVMS, Dave Blough family, Steider Milk Transport, KZ RV, Maple Branch Farms, Farm Credit Service, Jane Hibschman, Dunham-Stoller Ins, Joe Hibschman family.

Reserve grand champion brown Swiss

Sold for $1,900

Record — $3,500 set in 2007

Owned by — Benjamin Eash, Bristol

Buyers — Tom & Linda Hire, Cut Cost Construction, Jeremy’s Construction, Mike’s Masonry, DVMS, Hoover Feed, Wendy Eash, Dan & Kathy Seltenright, Marjorie Groves, Gordy-Lu Transport, Olde Victorian Farm, KZ RV, Fry Farm

Grand champion Guernsey

Sold for $2,100

Record — $3,000 in 2007

Owned by — Jacob Gongwer, Elkhart

Buyers — Jim & Deb Freeze, Urban Swirl of Goshen, First Federal Savings Bank, Goshen Family Physicians, Dr & Mrs Michael Bigler, Maplecrest Animal Hospital, Uncle Jeff, Aunt Jan, Jessica Julia Jenae Sears, Mechanical Fire & Ice, Grandpa Wayne & Grandma Joan Gongwer, Sunshine Specialties, Wellington & Weddell Eye Care, Melody Miller at Tangles, Dwight & Paula Gerber, Hark Keller DVM, Uncle Kim & Aunt Rhonda Clouse, Jeff & Peggy Lechlitner, Doug & Nola Pyle, Grandpa Lowell Beck, RS Double J Farm, Brian Kamp family, Bob & Gloria Kamp, Steve & Judi Gongwer for Lawnbank Holsteins & Guernseys, Yellow Creek Gravel, ADM Nappanee-Foraker Farm Service, North Central Co-Op, Hoover Lumber, DVMS, Interra Credit Union, Nelson’s, Hawkin’s Water Tech, Tom & Jan Fribley.

Reserve grand champion Guernsey

Sold for $1,050

Record — $1,600 in 2011

Owned by — Matthew Schrock, Goshen

Buyers — Yellow Creek Gravel, Hoover Lumber, Geschlinger Trucking, North Central Co-op, Herman & Lois Schrock, Hank Keller DVM, ADM, Tim Martin, Jack & Doris Phelps, Kent & Ann Schrock, Interra Credit Union, Stahly Produce, DVMS, Tim & Sally Brubaker

Grand champion Holstein

Sold for $3,200

Record — $6,400 set in 2005

Owned by — Bryce Gingerich, Millersburg

Buyers — Sunrose Holsteins LLC

Grand champion milking shorthorn

Sold for $350

Record — $1,100 set in 2011

Owned by — Erica Stutsman, Goshen

Buyers — Dr. Topping, KZ RV, Moyer Electric, Mike Lee

Reserve grand champion milking shorthorn

Sold for $400

Record — $785 in 2011

Owned by — Teagan Stutsman, Goshen

Buyers — Dr. Weldy’s Associates Inc.

Rabbit

Total rabbit pens sold — 73

Record — 124 pens in 2005

Total dollars raised — $19,225, a new record. The previous record of $19,095 was set in 2007.

Champion meatpen

Sold for $550

Record — $1,050 in 1999

Owned by — Jonathan Stutzman, Nappanee

Buyers — Land-Marc Transport, Edward Stutzman, John Stepp

Reserve champion meatpen

Sold for $200

Record — $700 in 2007

Owned by — Javon Yoder, Goshen    

Buyers — Middlebury 4-H Boosters

 

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