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* * 9 •I il *n* » The Boer crossbred goat shown by Paul Shealer placed first in market goat competition. The champion and reserve hogs were shown by the Shealer siblings, Brians and Paul, respectively. n4-H HAPPENINGS Cumberland Horse, Pony 4-H On Aug. 1, the Cumberland County Light Horse and Pony Club’s two horse judging teams traveled to Penn State to attend Penn State 4-H Achievement Days. This three-day event had sev eral categories for club members to compete in both individually and as a team. One junior team and one sen ior team from Cumberland County competed in the state horse judging contest. Teams throughout Pennsylvania came together for this one-day contest. The junior team consisted of Kristin Egolf, Jessica Heine mann, and Michelle Thomas. Seniors were Heidi Evelhoch, Trevor Long, Carrie McLaugh lin, and Mary Strasbaugh. Judging took place on Aug. 2 at 8:30 a.m. Each individual team member needed to judge six classes of horses. Four of the classes were halter with two per formance classes. Mi « The halter classes were aged Quarter-horse geldings, aged hunter-type geldings, aged Quar ter-horse mares, and yearling Haflinger fillies. Individuals were judging these classes on the con formation of the horse. The performance classes were western pleasure and hunter under saddle. Each class had four horses and contestants placed the horses according to their conformation and perform ance. The junior teams also were required to give a verbal set of reasons in placing the aged hunt er-type geldings. Senior teams were also required to give verbal reasons for this same class along with aged Quarterhorse mares. The morning of Aug. 3, teams attended the awards ceremonies. Individual and team pladngs were announced at this time. Thanks to the efforts of Cumber land County’s horse judging coach and 4-H leader, Barb Re bert, the junior and senior teams placed second in the state. , SCHUYLKILL FAIR RE SULTS MARKET RABBITS SHOW AND FIT Junior showman 1 Benjamin Shoener 2 Scarlett Hester 3 Jessica Pacenta Intermediate showman 1 Jamie Hoff man Intermediate fitter 1 Jamie Hoffman Market goats 1 Scarlett Hester 1 Emily Schaeffer 1 Isaac Schaeffer 1 Paul Shealer 1 Paul Shealer 2 Kelly Kramer 2 Paula Lengle 2 Jessica Pace nla 2 Emily Schaeffer 2 Naomi Schaef fer 3 Scarlett Hester 3 Elijayh Boeder 3 Isaac Schaeffer 3 Naomi Schaeffer California senior 1 Scarlett Hester 1 Scarlett Hester 2 Scarlett Hester New Zealand senior 1 Benjamin Shoe ner Market rabbits 1 Zak Hester 2 Benja min Shoener 3 Scarlett Hester Alpine doe 1-2 years not in milk 1 Emily Schaeffer 2 Emily Schaeffer 3 Jessica Smith Alpine doe 5 years and over 1 Naomi Schaeffer 2 Emily Schaeffer 3 Naomi Schaeffer Alpine best udder 1 Emily Schaeffer 2 Paula Lengle 3 Naomi Schaeffer Lamancha doe 5 months-1 year 1 Jessica Smith Lamancha doe 2-3 years 1 Isaac Schaeffer Lamancha doe 3-5 years 1 Isaac Schaeffer Lamancha best udder 1 Isaac Schaef fer Nubian doe under 5 months 1 Bnana Shealer 2 Bnana Shealer 3 Bnana Shealer Nubian best udder 1 Bnana Shealer Saanen doe 3-5 years 1 Naomi Schaeffer Saanen best udder 1 Naomi Schaef fer Grades doe under 5 months 1 Rachel Erie County 4-H Livestock Sale Sept. 7 Interested in filling your freezer with high quality beef, lamb, or pork? Then come on out to the annual Erie County 4-H Livestock Sale at the Waterford Fair Thursday, Sept. 7. The sale will start promptly at 6 p.m. with the sale of the grand and reserve champion market lambs, followed by the sale of the balance of the market iambs. The grand and reserve cham pion market hogs will be sold next, followed by the sale of the balance of the market hogs. The sale will close with the sale of the grand and reserve market steers, followed by the sale of the bal ance of the market steers. According to Sarah Diehl, Corry, 4-H livestock subcommit tee chairman, all buyers at the sale will receive excellent quality meat and will be encouraging area youth in a worthwhile edu cational experience. The sale cul minates the long project year for the approximately 60 4-H and FFA members who participate. Many of these young people selected their feeder calves nearly a year ago, and now these steers are ready for market, having been grain-fed throughout the past 10 months. Lambs and hogs were selected in the spring, and MARKET GOATS MARKET RABBITS DAIRY GOATS Lancaster Farming, Saturday, August 19, 2000-815 Paul Shealer shows the champion steer and Naon Schaeffer, the reserve. Peggy Her has a green thumb when it comes to rais ing prize winning plants. With her are Bobbi Lea Kram mer, left, with daughter Hannah Lea. Snyder Schaeffer 2 Naomi Schaeffer Grades 5 months-1 year Jeremiah Hampshire pair ewe lambs 1 Naomi Roeder 2 Emily Schaeffer Schaeffer Grades doe 1-2 years not in milk 1 Suffolk yearling ewe 1 Kon Morgan Crystal Smith 2 Emily Schaeffer 3 Emily Market lambs 1 Joshua Eifert 1 Kon Schaeffer Morgan 2 Bnana Shealer 2 Joshua Ei Grades 2-3 years 1 Naomi Schaeffer fert 2 Crystal Smith 3 Bnana Shealer BREEDING SHEEP Market swine 1 Scott Fellows 1 Cornedale spring ewe lamb 1 Jessica Bnana Shealer 1 Paul Shealer 1 Paul Smith Shealer 1 Jessica Smith 2 Matt Hepler Dorset yearling ewe 1 Kon Morgan 2 Keith Kramer 2 Shannon Morgan 2 Hampshire yearling ewe lamb 1 Naomi Bnana Shealer they’ve also been carefully raised for market in the past several months. In all, approximately 25 steers, 25 market lambs, and 55 market hogs will be offered for sale Sept. 7. All hogs offered for sale will be judged at the Waterford Fair on Monday afternoon, Sept. 4. Lambs will be judged on Tuesday evening, Sept. 5, and the steers will be judged on Wednesday evening. Sept. 6. Auctioneers for the sale will include Raleigh Chesley, Chesley Auctioneers, North East; Doug Chesley, Chesley Auctioneering, North East; Sherm Allen, C. Sherman Allen Auctioneer and Associates, Conneaut lake; Jeff Bennett, Union City Livestock Auction, Union City; and Gary Shidemantle, Gary’s Sales Serv ice, Edinboro. These auctioneers will sell all of the livestock to the highest bidder. This year’s auction will also feature the sale of a charity hog. The hog, donated by 4-H volun teer leaders Dayna and Jesse Fiske, Waterford, is being raised by members of the Waterford Livestock Wranglers 4-H Club. The sale of this hog will benefit the Waterford Food Pantry. The charity hog will be sold at the end of the hog sale order at ap proximately 8 p.m. on Sept. 7 by MARKET SWINE the “Breakfast Flakes” from Froggy 94.7. The buyer will be taking home high quality meat as well as supporting the designated charity. In addition, the buyer will receive a commemorative plaque. The auction will also feature the sale of both a market lamb and a steer to benefit the Erie County 4-H/Youth Development Program Scholarship Fund. The market lamb, being raised by Morgan Komarow, Belle Valley, of the True Grit 4-H Club, Watt sburg, was donated to 4-H by Walter and Denise Clark of Son shine Acres in Meadville. This scholarship fund benefit lamb will be sold at the end of the lamb sale order at approximately 7 p.m. Joe Reiser, Cranesville, is rais ing the steer that will be sold at the end of the sale to benefit the scholarship fund. The feeder calf was donated to the program by Gerald and Darlene Wise and Paul Wise, all of Wise Acres Farm, Springfield. Reiser is a member of the New Millennium 4-H Club. Contact the Erie County Co operative Extension Office at (814) 825-0900 for more informa tion.