More Junior Fair Livestock results


By Sheryl Roadcap - sroadcap@sidneydailynews.com



SIDNEY — Listed below are the remaining cattle, goats and turkey sale results from Friday’s Junior Fair livestock sale at the 2018 Shelby County Fair.

The grand champion dairy feeder was sold by Luke Homan, 12, of Botkins, son of Fred and Billie Homan, a member of Botkins Livestock, to 13 buyers for $915. Last year the same was sold to 19 buyers for $1,775. This year the buyers were Bornhorst Printing, Egbert Livestock Botkins & St. Henry, First National Bank of New Bremen, Fultz Flooring, Lacal Equipment, Leugers Insurance, Meyer’s Tavern, Minster Bank, Provico Farm & Show Supply, Sunrise Cooperative Inc., Buckeye Insurance, Rob Bambauer Pioneer Seed and Track Side Treats.

This was the first year Luke has shown and won grand champion.

“I was very happy. I was really surprised. I didn’t think I would do that well my first year,” Luke said. “I think I’ll do it again next year. My brother Denton really helped a lot.”

The reserve champion dairy feeder was sold by Justin Puthoff, of Fort Loramie, son of Jeff and Becky Puthoff, a member of Fort Loramie Livestock, to 11 buyers for $1,500. Last year the same was sold to nine buyers for $1,100. This year the buyers were Bambauer Fertilizing & Seed/Jackson, Fenning Homan Agricutlure Business, Fertilizer Dealers Supply Inc., First National Bank of New Bremen, Harrod Insurance Agency, National Farmers & Nexus Marketing, Roger Schultz Trucking LLC, Schafer Oil Company, Sunrise Cooperative Inc., Gaiers Chrysler Dodge Jeep and Dick Barhorst Auctioneer.

The reserve champion goat was sold by Michaela Ambos, 16, of Sidney, daughter of Mike and Jennifer Ambos, a member of Anna Livestock, to 16 buyers for $1,465. The buyers this year were Gale Ambos, Ambos Farms, Barker Insurance Agency & Show Cattle, Shelby County Commissioner Tony Bornhorst, Ruth Braun, Shelby County Commissioner Julie Ehemann, Fultz Flooring, Fred and Billie Homan and family, Inn Between Restaurant, J&A Tubular, Provico Farm & Show Supply, Tom Shoemaker, Trent Snavely, Stellar Crane LLC, Tammy Barhorst/Wagner Realty and Track Side Treats.

Last year Michaela won the grand champion goat.

This was the second year turkeys were sold at the Shelby County Fair in which Jacob Fleiman, 14, of Anna, sold the grand champion. Jacob, son of Jeremy and Lynn Pleiman, a member of Botkins Livestock, sold the grand champion to 25 buyers for $1,225. The buyers this year were Bambauer Fertilizing & Seed/Jackson, Shelby County Commissioner Tony Bornhorst, Buckeye Ford/Lincoln Mercury, Shelby County Commissioner Julie Ehemann, Custom Foam Products Inc., Jim and Elaine Egbert and family, Emerson Wagner Realty Inc., First National Bank of New Bremen, Fultz Flooring, Goffena’s Furniture Inc., J&ATubular, Troy Kies-Auctioneer/Realtor, Lacal Equipment, Maria Stein Grain, Meyer’s Tavern, Provico Farm & Show Supply, Shelby County Commissioner Robert Guillozet, Schafer Oil Company, Sidney Body Carstar, The Crazy Redhead Canteen, Trojans Den Pizza, UIS Insurance & Investments, U.S. Bank, Vondenhuevel Auction Services and Track Side Treats.

The reserve champion turkey was sold by Pippin Pistone, of Sidney, daughter of Ken and Kimberly Pistone, to HER Realtors for $300.

Denton Homan, 16, of Botkins, son of Fred and Billie Homan, a member of Botkins Livestock, sold the grand champion goat to 19 buyers for $1,500. The buyers this year were Alverto Orthodontics, Bambauer Fertilizing & Seed/Jackson, Shelby County Commissioner Tony Bornhorst, Shelby County Commissioner Julie Ehemann, Egbert Livestock Botkins & St. Henry, First National Bank of New Bremen, Fultz Flooring, Lacal Equipment, Leugers Insurance Agency, MCJ Genetics, Jeff and Andrea Metz, Meyer’s Tavern, Minster Bank, Provico Farm & Show Supply, Sunrise Cooperative Inc., Ted and Molly Zimpher and family, Buckeye Insurance, Rob Bambauer Pioneer Seed and Track Side Treats.

This was the first time Denton has shown goats and took grand champion.

“It was nerve-wracking, but exciting,” Denton said with a smile, but admitted he wasn’t as nervous as when he showed the steer, which he has done for six years.

By Sheryl Roadcap

sroadcap@sidneydailynews.com

Reach the writer at 937-538-4823.

Reach the writer at 937-538-4823.