Montgomery 4-H Market Animal Sale Generates $59,572

8/23/2014 7:00 AM

The 4-H Market Animal Sale on Aug. 9 during the final day of the Montgomery County 4-H Fair generated $59,572, all of which went directly to the 4-H youths who raised the market projects.

In all, 95 lots were sold to 61 buyers representing local businesses and individuals to help the youngsters pay for the expenses of raising their animals and to save for college.

The Pat McGinnis Fund, which assists 4-H members who lost animals or have financial hardship, generated more than $4,100 through purchases that were donated back by the buyer to be resold.

Tayler Garges of Telford sold the grand champion market steer shown for $2,700 to JBS Souderton. Lindsay Rodgers of East Greenville sold the reserve grand champion market steer for $2,375 to Jowett & Rodgers and Sovereign Construction Services LLC.

Abby Sterner of Barto sold the grand champion dairy beef for $1,350 to Black’s Livestock. Amy Wampler of Rockledge sold the reserve grand champion dairy beef for $1,400 to Daryl Wampler Lawncare.

Blake Yoder of Harleysville sold the grand champion pair of market hogs for $950 to Leidy’s Inc. Trevor Godshall of Harleysville sold the reserve grand champion pair of market hogs for $1,250 to Leidy’s Inc. and Bergey’s Leasing.

Ethan Sterner of Barto sold the grand champion market hog for $600 to Quakertown Veterinary Clinic and Dr. Brad Scheuch. Tayler Garges of Telford sold the reserve grand champion market hog for $675 to Black’s Next Pasture.

Lila Bechtel of Collegeville sold the grand champion market goat for $725 to Harleysville Savings Bank. Kristen Bechtel of Harleysville sold the reserve grand champion market goat for $525 to Daryl Wampler Lawncare.

Ben Tornambe of Cedars sold the grand champion market lamb for $725 to Marcho Farms Inc. Tayler Garges of Telford sold the reserve grand champion market lamb for $700 to Black’s Livestock.

Abby Sterner of Barto sold the basket of products representing the supreme champion dairy cow for $400 to Freddy Hill Farms.

Hailey Buckman of Perkasie sold the basket representing the best doe in show for $350 to Kevin McGinnis.

Colin Yeh of Lansdale sold the grand champion pen of three broilers for $330 to Souderton and Telford Rotary. Matt Kasopsky of Audubon sold the reserve grand champion pen of three broilers for $300 to the Montgomery County Farm Bureau.

Will Tornambe of Cedars sold the grand champion pen of laying hens for $280 to Moyer Indoor/Outdoor. Caitlyn Longazel of Woxall sold the reserve grand champion pen of laying hens for $320 to JoAnn Ott.

Luke Teaford of Pottstown sold the grand champion rabbit meat pen for $210 to Lisa Medretz. Cameron Jones of Trooper sold the reserve grand champion rabbit meat pen for $225 to The Store at Moyer & Son.

Gabe Kehler of Barto sold the grand champion dozen eggs for $125 to Moyer Indoor/Outdoor. Katie Broderick of Lansdale sold the reserve grand champion dozen of eggs for $110 to Moyer’s Chicks.


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