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A22-Lancaster Farming, Saturday, August 15, 1998
134 Animals On Block At 2nd Chester Livestock Sale
Lancaster Farming Staff
HONEY BROOK (Chester Co.)
The second year of the annual
Chester County 4-H Livestock
Show and Sale saw 134 animals
going before the sale block Wed
nesday Evening at the Romano 4-H
Center of Chester County.
The show began last Saturday
and finishes with the dairy show at
9:30 this morning at the center.
Early Wednesday evening
marked the culmination of a year
of buying, feeding, and preparing
animals for the show, as about 100
Following is a description of the
grand champions of each of the
species according to sale order.
Kasey McAllister paraded
“Leo,” her 1,306-pound Angus/
Maine Anjou crossbred steer, in
front of judge Ken Winebark, for
mer Lebanon County livestock
agent, Tuesday afternoon.
Kasey, 18, daughter of Bill and
Karen McAllister, Spring City,
named Leo because “he had a real
big mane,” she said. “He looked
like * '
The steer, which won the middle
weight division at the show, was
hptnebred Afout of an Angus cow.
Iror'Knsey it was her first champ
ionship at the roundup' sale. Leo,
however, got first in the class at the
Reserve champion market steer was shown by Eliza Walton, 13, left, daughter of
Margaret and David Walton, Kennett Square. Eliza showed ‘‘Sullivan,” a 1,352-pound
heavyweight champion. Purchaser was Moss’s Steak and Seafood House, repre
sented by Erik Llndberg, Llonvllle, center, and Craig Campbell, corporate office, for
$1.90 a pound for a total of $2,568.80.
icAlllster paraded "Leo,” her 1,306-pound Angus/Maine Anjou crossbred
lamptonship at me Chester County 4-H Sale. The steer was purchased for
ndfor a total of $3,591.50 at Wednesday evening’s sale by Dennis Byrne
ood for resale. From left, Dottle Byrne, Kasey, and Dennis Byrne.
Goshen Fair, she said.
Kasey helps on her family’s
65-acre cow/calf farm. At the farm
they have 25 head of brood cows
and another 25 calves.
Kasey said the judge liked the
steer for its muscling. As a calf, she
remembers selecting it for the
show because it was “real thick
and long a real nice calf,” she
said. Kasey, a sophomore at Wil
son College studying veterinary
medical technology, is a graduate
of Owen J. Roberts high School.
She plans to show at Farm Show.
The steer was purchased for
$2.75 per pound for a total of
$3,591.50 at Wednesday even
ing’s sale by Dennis Byrne of Herr
Food, represented by Dennis
Byme, for resale. The resale
money will be donated to House of
His Creations, Coatesville.
According to Dottie Byme, House
of His Creations is a home for
Reserve champion was shown
by Eliza Walton, 13, daughter of
Margaret and David Walton, Ken
nett Square. Eliza showed “Sulli
van,” a 1,352-pound heavyweight
champion. The purebred Angus
represents her first championship
in steers for Eliza.
Eliza said she obtained a group
of calves from Ben Walton before
he moved to Virginia. She said a
reserve champion is determined by
“what you pick out and feed him
with,” she said Eliza said her
uncle, Frank Walton, selected the
calf. She has shown at Goshen Fair
and her family will show at
The reserve was purchased by
Hoss’s Steak and Seafood House,
represented by Erik Lindberg,
Lionville, and Craig Campbell,
corporate office, for $ 1.90 a pound
for a total of $2,568.80.
Beth Zerr owes a great deal of
her championship at Tuesday
evening’s swine competition to her
uncle, Scott Stoltzfus, who helped
select almost two dozen hogs for
various family competitors from
Nelson Beam, Elverson.
Beth, 17, daughter of Sharon
and David Zerr, Geigertown,
showed her 245-pound light
heavyweight division winner to
grand champion hog. The York
crossbred was selected from 20
that were raised by five cousins.
According to Scott Stoltzfus,
the judge, Ken Winebark, liked the
hog because it was the most
This was Beth’s first champion
ship at the roundup. She may
attend this year’s Farm Show. She
is a senior at Twin Valley High
The champion was purchased
by Thrifty Pallet Company, repre
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Sara Howe, front, exhibited the reserve market lamb
champion. The lamb was sold for $5.25 per pound to Paul,
holding Daniel, 4, and Twlla Ranck, of F.A.M.1.L.1.E.5., Park
esburg. From left, Twlla holding Catherine, 6 months and
Elizabeth, 7; Marla, 11; Martha Joy, 5; Jason, 12; and Barba
Julia Howe, right, showed the grand champion market
lamb, this 114-pound medium weight champion, a
crossbred Suffolk wether named “Andy.” The lamb was
purchased for $6 per pond by Doug Howe, left, representing
D. Howe and Sons, Wagontown. Doug Is holding Nigel, 2,
and In front from left is Alleesha, 4; Austin, 7; and Andre, 5.
Beth Zerr, 17, daughter of Sharon and David Zerr, Gelger
town, right, showed her 245-pound light heavyweight hog
to grand champion hog. The champion was purchased by
Thrifty Pallet Company, represented by BIN Falrbalrn, left,
for resale for $3.25 per pound for a total of $796.25.