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Heavyweights Are Top Picks At Reading Fair Beef Show ANDY ANDREWS Lancaster Fanning Staff KUTZTOWN (Berks Co.) t ilea a one-two punch last wfcek, the heavyweights in the market steer competition at Reading Fair took the show, winning overall grand champion and reserve here at the Kutztown Fairgrounds. Grand champion market steer went to Ben Wcist, 15, son of Dar lene and Bill Wcist, LccsporL Ben showed the heavyweight champ ion, a 1,324-pound Simmental/ rhamlais crossbred steer nick named “Jed.” Jed was the brother of Mark, which allowed Ben to win a wide range of area fairs, according to Ben. Ben, a sophomore at Schuylkill Valley High School, said the steer is out of his fiunily’s 40-head cow/ calf operation (about IS cows). Ben will be showing at Farm Show. Show judge Brian Kreider, Lebanon, who identified the mid dleweight champions of the com petition as “definitely showy steers.” noted the heavyweights despite their finish stood above the rest Reserve went to Kelly Dietrich, 16, daughter of Jim and Donna Heifer champions at Reading last week. From left, Heather Fuls, Pennsylvania Cat tlemen’s Princess; Lynette Heffner, champion FFA heifer; Ben Welst, 4-H champion heifer; and Brian Krelder, show Judge. Using actual mixing capacity, we will show you how our Hay Handler T.M.R. Mixer compares to the competition. Find out why the Patz Hay Hauler Mixer is your best value on the market. Ask about a demonstration on your farm. Contact your Patz Dealer today! Consider convenient financing from Patz Credit. Cedar Crest Equipment M “ Dietrich, Hamburg. Kelly showed a 1,315-pound Angus/Maine Anjou crossbred steer nicknamed “J.W.” for the noted bull rider. J.W. Hart. As a calf. Kelly said J.W. the steer looked “pretty.” The steer, she said, was “obtained from Mr. Eberly, Newmans town.” Kelly, a junior at Tulpehockcn High School, is a member of the Berks County 4-H Beef Club and has won before at the Kutztown Fair. She said she’ll be showing at state Farm Show. In the heifer show, grand champion 4-H went to Ben Weist and FFA champion to Lynette Heffner. There were a total of 30 steers in the market classes and about another 30 heifers. In all, there were about 40 exhibitors. Following is a list of show placings. READING FAIR BEEF SHOW RESULTS SHOWMANSHIP AND FITTINa FITTINO P-12YaarOd*: I.RanaaPhlip*. 2. Jaion Ltvan. 3. Amanda Gaukar. 12-13 Yaar Oda: 1. Emilia Mllar. 2. Cathy Lavan. 3. Kally Phillip*. • Choices of sizes • Stationary models, also 608 Evergreen Rd. Lebanon, PA 17042 (717) 270-6600 1-800-646-6601 Ben Welst, second from left, won grand champion market steer at the Reading Fair last week. From left. Heather Fuls, Pennsylvania Cattlemen’s Princess; Welst; Kelly Dietrich, reserve; and Brian Krelder, show Judge. 13-15 Yaw Old*: 1. Bwi Waist. 2. Kaity Diatrich. 3. Matt Manback. 16-13 Yam Olds: 1. Lynafla HsKnar. 2. Kyi* Zarb*. 3. Elizabeth Wlssar. CHAMPION FITTER Emili* MIDw RESERVE Barjamln W*iat SHOWMANSHIP 0-12 Y*ar Oldi: 1 Amanda Gaukar. 2. Jason l*van. 3. Nathan Stump. 12- Yaar Olds: 1. Kristy Dtatrich. 2. Cathy lavan. 3. Kally Philp*. 13- Yaar Old*: 1. Kally Dittrich. 2. Ban Waist. 3. Brian Hartman. 15-13 Yaar Olds: 1. Lynalia Haflhar. 2. Mark Manwillar. 3. Elizabeth Wissar. Lynatt* Haffnar Light Ughtwalghl (903-1,030 tba.): 1. Brian M. Hartman. 2. JIM Nalman 3. Nicho laa Straus*. Hlddl* Ughtwalghl (1,043-1,105 lb*.): 1. Mark Manwillar. 2. Jaaon Lavan 3. Juatln Lavan Haavy Ughtwalghl (1,113-1,155 Iba.): 1. Amanda Qaukar. 2. Cathy Lavan 3. Tylar Bolton Champion Ughtwalghl; Amanda Qauk ar. Raaarvo: Cathy Lavan Light Mlddlawalghl (1,171-1,223 Iba.): 1. Kyi* Zarba. 2. Nathan Stump. 3. John L. Hartman Mlddla Mlddlawaight (1,247-1,260 Iba.): 1. Kristy Dial rich. 2. Lynatta J. Haflnar. 3. Ranaa Phillips. Haavy Mlddlawaight (1,273-1,295 Iba.): 1. Hlehaal Holcomb*. 2. Eliza bath Wlaaar. 3. Kally Phlllipa. Champion Mlddlawalghl: Krlaty Dial rich. Raaarva: Lynatta HaNnar. Light Haavywalghl (1,309-1,315 Iba.): 1. Kally Dial rich. 2. Mallaaa Lalby. 3. La* J. Gaukar. MadlumHaavywalght (1,324-1,375 Iba.): 1. Banjamln WalaL 2. Matt Man back. 3. Wil liam wum*. Haavy Haavywalghl (1,335-1,413 Iba.): 1. Emilia C. Millar. Z Jaah Krill. 3 Uaa Phlllipa. Champion Haavywalghl: Banjamln Waist. Raaarva: Kally Dial rich. Calendar^ antlnued from Page AID) Lot J, Harrisburg, 7:30 a.m., returns Harrisburg approx. 7 p.m. Berks County 4-H Beef Club Patz RD 2 Box 271 East Earl, PA 17519 (717) 354-0584 L * nc ** tef Fanning, Sluntoy, October 3, 198M35 CHAMPION SHOWMAN Kaly Diatrich RESERVE MARKET STEERS 7/LEE-MMr*Ml\ / 2724 Conestoga Creek Rd, \ / Morgantown. PA \ / \ 0/ \« S BLV . Q lain / (0 t ;? 610-286-9052 /Sf <o\Sales & Rentals Xc^ GRAND CHAMPION Benjamin Wain RESERVE Kelly Dietrich HEIFER SHOW ANGUS Summer Yearling: 1. Ban Waist Junior Yaarting: 1. Mchaal Holoomba. 2. Matt Manback. 3. Nathan Stump. Champion: Ban Waist Reserve: Mchaal Holcomba. CHAROLAIS Junior Calf: 1. Ashley Shollanberger. Summar Yaarting: 1. Justin Shollenbergar. Senior Yearling: 1. Cathryn Levan. Champion; Cathryn Levan. Reserve: Jus tin Shollenbergar. LIMOUSIN Junior Yearling: 1. Kristy Dietrich. Champion; Kristy Dietrich. SIMUENTAL Senior Calf: 1. Lynette Heffner. Junior Yaarting; 1. Troy Galsingar. Champion: Lynette Heffner. Reserve: Troy Galsingar. OTHER Junior Heifer Calf; 1. Tylor Bolton. 2. Jill Naiman. Champion: Tylor Bolton. Reserve: Jill Naiman. FFA CHAMPION Lynette Heffner 4-H CHAMPION Ban Waist Roundup, Leesport Farmers Market, show 9 a.m., sale 4 p.m. Berks County Grazing Walk, Dr. Robert and Helene Dreisbach, Shartlesville, 10 a.m.-noon. Md. and Va. Milk Producers Meet ing, Pleasant Valley Restaur Unior.town Poultry and Farm Show, Uniontown. thru Oct. 16. Md. and Va. Milk Producers Meet ing, 4-H Activities Center, Fre Southeastern Pa. 4-H Leaders For um, Montgomery County 4-H Center, Creamery, 9 a.m.-2:15 p.m. Maryland’s First Limousin Club Calf Sale, Four States Lives tock Sale Grounds, Hager stown, Md., 7 p.m. Northwest Pa. Nursery Tour. Johnston’s Evergreen Nursery, Erie. 9 a.m.-noon.