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Allentown Market Champion ‘Secret’
Lancaster Fanning Staff
ALLENTOWN (Lehigh Co.)
At the Allentown Fair, market
lamb champion Laura Segan
didn’t want to reveal too many sec
rets about how to obtain the
Only this: exercise the lambs.
“Spend time with them," she said.
Laura, 18, daughter of Kathy
and Jeff Segan, Allentown, won
supreme market lamb champion
with her heavyweight lamb,
weighing 139 pounds, a Hamp
shire purebred at the fair recently.
Laura, a freshman at Mary wood
University in Scranton studying
elementary and special education,
said this was her first champion
ship at Allentown. She won at the
Thursday evening show with
“Nicky,” one of a triplet.
Nicky’s sister won first place in
the middle weight division.
Laura helps on her family’s
50-head Hampshire farm in New
John Conaway, Suffolk breeder
from Newville, judged the show.
He picked Laura’s champion out
of the 4-H show. He noted that it is
possible to to get size and “mus
cling along with it.”
Reserve champion in the 4-H
division was won by Amy Wehr,
18, daughter of Delores and Elmer
Wehr, Orrfield. Amy showed a
purebred Dorset lamb weighing
124 pounds, the reserve
Amy said she plans to study
large animal science at Delaware
Valley College in the fall.
obtained the lamb
Meredith Ruzowicz, left, 4-H champion and Billy Leib, ag ed
and overall champion.
4-H market lamb champions at Allentown Fair. From left, Amy Wehr, reserve; John
Conaway, judge; and Laura Segan, champion.
from Harold Tyson, Kcmpton. She
helped pickit out becauseshe liked
its overall structure. She is a long
time Lehigh County 4-H Sheep
Club member and this was her first
championship at Allentown. Amy
plans to show at roundup. Key
stone International Livestock
Expo, and Farm Show.
The breed show extended over
two days, Thursday and Friday.
At the fair, ag ed showman
champion and overall showman
champion was awarded to Billy
Leib. 4-H showman was Meredith
There were a total of 51 exhibi
tors and 284 sheep at Allentown,
down from 343 last year, follow
ing is a partial list of show
Yearling Ram: 1. Betty Jane Koehler.
Spring Ram Lamb: 1. Betty Jane Koehler.
2. Betty Jana Koehler.
Pair Spring Rams; 1. Betty Jane Koehler.
Champion Ram; Betty Jane Koehler.
Reserve: Betty Jane Koehler.
Yearling Ewe: 1. Betty Jane Koehler.
Spring Ewe Lambs: 1. Amy Bennecolf. 2.
Betty Jane Koehler. 3. Betty Jane Koehler.
Spring Ewe Lambs: 1. Batty Jane Koehler.
Pair Ewes Bred and Owned; 1. Betty Jane
Champion Ewe: Betty Jane Koehler.
Reserve: Amy Bennecolf.
Get of Sire: 1. Betty Jane Koehler.
Pen of Lambs; 1. Betty Jane Koehler
Yearling Ram; 1. Kathy D’Asoenzo. 2. Lime
kiln Farm. 3. Bnan and Bruce Snyder.
Fall Ram Lamb: 1. Kathy D'Ascenzo.
Spring Ram Lamb: 1. Kathy D'Ascenzo. 2.
Limekiln Farm. 3. Kathy D'Ascenzo.
Pair Spnng Rams-1. Kathy D'Ascenzo. 2,
Champion Ram. Kathy D'Ascenzo
Reserve- Kathy D’Asoenzo,
Ram champions at the Allentown Fair. From left, Amanda Miller, Southdown; Billy
Leib (showing for Betty Jane Koehler), Cheviot; Jarrid Hausman (showing for Samant
ha Gressley), Targhee; Bobbi Griffin, Tunis; Kathy D’Ascenzo, Corriedale; and Eva
may Torok, Suffolk.
Ewe champions at the sheep show at Allentown. From left, Billy Leib, Southdown;
Seth Heintzelman, showing for Samantha Gressley, Targhee; Betty Jane Koehler,
Cheviot; Bobbi Griffin (showing for Jaeme Griffin, Tunis; Ruth Hartman, Limekiln
Farm, Corriedale; and Evamay Torok, Suffolk.
Yearling Ewe: 1. Limekiln Farm. 2. Kathy
D'Ascenzo. 3. Kathy D'Asoenzo.
Pair Yearling Ewes; 1. Kathy D'Ascenzo. 2.
Limekiln Farm. 3. Roger Bowman.
Fall Ewe Lamb: 1. Limekiln Farm. 2. Kathy
D'Asoenzo. 3. Bruce and Brian Snyder.
Pair Fall Ewes: 1. Kathy D'Asoenzo.
Spring Ewe Lambs: 1. Limekiln Farm. 2.
Kathy D'Ascenzo. 3. Limekiln arm.
Pair Spring Ewe Lambs; 1. Limekiln
Farms. 2. Kathy D'Ascenzo. 3. Roger
Champion Ewe; Limekiln Farm. Reserve:
Flock; 1. Kathy D'Ascenzo. 2. Limekiln
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Farm. 3. Roger Bowman. 2. Bruce Snyder. 3. John Hartman.
Get of Sire: 1. Limekiln Farm. Champion Ram: Amanda Miller. Reserve:
Pen of Lambs: 1. Kathy D'Ascenzo. 2. Bruce Snyder.
Roger Bowman. Yearling Ewe: 1. Amanda Miller. 2 Bruce
Snyder. 3. Bruce Snyder.
SOUTHDOWN Pair Yearling Ewes: 1. Bruce Snyder 2 Bil-
Yearlmg Ham; 1. Bruce L. Snyder. |y Leib. 3. Amanda miller.
Fall Ram Lamb; 1. Joan Harris. Pair Yearling Ewes Bred and Owned 1.
Spring Ram Lamb; 1. Amanda Miller. 2. Bruce Snyder.
Joan Hams. 3. Bruce L. Snyder.
Pair Spnng Ram Lambs: 1. Amanda Miller. (Turn to Page A 22)
purebred Hampshire, the heavyweight champion.