There was plenty of excitement at the Sale this year. Here are the highlights!
The Grand Champion Swiss Cheese exhibited by Guggisberg Cheese Co. representing the seven dairy champions including Grand Champion Ayrshire Trevor Greiwe, Logan County; Grand Champion Brown Swiss, Madelyn Topp, Auglaize County; Grand Champion Guernsey, Alex Richardson, Auglaize County; Grand Champion Holstein Olivia Finke, Madison County; Grand Champion Jersey Keaton Topp, Shelby County;
Grand Champion Red & White, Olivia Finke, Madison County; Grand Champion Milking Shorthorn, Aubrey Topp, Shelby County, Supreme Showman Week 1 Becca Vales, Holmes County; and Supreme Showman Week 2 Will Hughes, Holmes County. The cheese sold to AG Boogher and Sons and S &S Volvo for a record-breaking $26,000.
The Grand Champion Market Turkey was exhibited by Zac Ortman of Perry County and sold to Cooper Farms, Weaver Brothers, Trillium Farms, Hillandale Farms of Ohio, Hemmelgarn and Sons, Hertzfeld Poulty Farm, Cal Maine Foods, R.W. Sauder, Midwest Poultry Service, Prairie Star Farms, Wendel poultry Service for a record-breaking $16,000.
The Grand Champion Market Goat was exhibited by Taylor Carr of Athens County and sold to Denny Miller Direct Feeds, the Ohio Harness Horseman’s Association and Kale Marketing for $15,000.
The Grand Champion Meat Chickens were exhibited by Kady Davis of Carroll County and sold to Kroger and Gerber Poultry for $13,000.
The Reserve Champion Meat Chickens were exhibited by Remington Price of Hancock County and sold to Kroger and Gerber Poultry for $12,000.
The Grand Champion Market Lamb was exhibited by Kylee Johnson of Wayne County and sold to Kroger for $23,000.
The Reserve Champion Market Lamb was exhibited by Paige Pence of Clark County and sold to AG Boogher and Sons and S &S Volvo for $20,500.
The Grand Champion Barrow was exhibited by Ashton Frey of Wyandot County, and sold to Bob Evans Farms, Ohio Farm Bureau, Event Marketing Strategies, Huffman’s Market, Amusements of America for $36,000.
The Reserve Champion Barrow was exhibited by Lea Kimley of Clark County and sold to Meijer for $30,000.
The Grand Champion Market Beef was exhibited by Brooke Egbert of Auglaize County and sold to Steve Rauch Excavation and Demolition for $45,000.
The Reserve Champion Market Beef was exhibited by Caden Jones of Allen County and sold to Kroger for $33,000.