Schuylkill Livestock Sale Tops $114,000

8/24/2013 7:00 AM

SUMMIT STATION, Pa. — The Schuylkill County Fair 4-H and FFA Livestock Sale raised more than $114,000 for 4-H and FFA livestock members.

The averages per species minus champions were market steers, $1,110; market hogs, $568.33; market lambs, $335; meat rabbit pen, $117; dairy beef, $961; and market goats, $509.57.

A bottle of milk from the supreme dairy cow owned by Coy Campbell generated a winning bid of $1,650 from Hometown Farmer’s Market. Rachel Brennen’s best-of-show dairy goat basket sold for $410 to Bill’s Produce and Market.

The grand champion market steer shown by Mark Miller was purchased by Alpine Building Supply for $4,000. The reserve champion market steer shown by Kevin Miller was purchased by R&J Transportation for $3,550.

Chasity Campbell’s grand champion market hog was sold to Schaeffer’s Harley-Davidson for $1,650. Matt Hepler’s reserve champion was purchased by C&C Candies and Country Story and Friedensburg Country Restaurant for $1,550.

In the dairy beef sale, Emily Kahler’s champion was purchased by Dietz’s Lime Sale and Custom Spreading LLC for $1,850. The reserve champion, owned by Hepler, was sold to Miller Bros. Construction Inc. for $2,000.

Colt Morgan sold the champion and reserve champion market lambs. The buyers were Red Lion Cafe for $1,450 and Pioneer Pole Buildings for $1,900.

The grand champion rabbit meat pen was shown by Meredith Lengel and purchased by McKeansburg Hotel for $750. Felty’s Brewer’s Grain purchased Ian Lengel’s reserve champion pen for $825.

Kayla Romberger’s champion market goat was sold for $950 to Dietz’s Lime Sales and Custom Speading LLC. The reserve champion market goat owned by Enoch Shissler was sold to Boyer’s Food Markets Inc. with a winning bid of $1,350.

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