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The Grand Champion Swiss Cheese, produced by Guggisberg Cheese Co., sold for a record-setting $18,000 to Kroger, American Dairy Association Mideast, Westfield Insurance AgriBusiness Division, COBA/Select Sires Inc., DHI Cooperative Inc., ABS Global, Dairymen’s, Brewster Dairy Inc., Maryland & Virginia Milk Producers Cooperative, John and Suzann Spreng of LongAcre Farms, Biery Cheese Co., and Dairy Farmers of America to support the grand champion dairy exhibitors Lane Greiwe, Logan County; Braxton Perry, Champaign County; Becky Cooley, Fairfield County; Anna Miley, Wayne County; Jacob Morgan, Champaign County; and Jacob Baker, Columbiana County; and the dairy supreme showman winners, Tanner Topp of Wayne County and Amber Dietz of Trumbull County.
Paydon Gingerich of Holmes County exhibited the Grand Champion Turkey, which sold for $11,500 to Cooper Farms, setting a new record.
Jordan Fledderjohann, Shelby County, exhibited the Grand Champion Market Goat, which sold for a record-setting $12,750 to Ohio Harness Racing Association and Scioto Downs.
Outstanding Poultry Exhibitors
1. Sarah Johnson, 18
2. Chrysta Beck, 16
3. Nevan Ruggles, 10
Reggie Regula, Logan County, exhibited the Grand Champion Meat Chickens, which sold for $30,000 to Kale Marketing, A.G. Boogher and Sons, and Burkhart Farm Center.
Chrysta Beck, Fulton County, exhibited the Reserve Grand Champion Meat Chickens, which sold for $18,000 to the Kroger Company and Gerber Poultry, breaking the previous record.
Outstanding Market Lamb Exhibitors
1. Sarah Young, 11
2. Megan Hunker, 18
3. Adam Heffelfinger, 16
Emily Overs, Logan County, capped off her 4-H career by exhibiting the Grand Champion Market Lamb, which sold for $46,000 to Meijer, setting a new record.
Madison Banbury, Knox County, exhibited the Reserve Grand Champion Market Lamb, which sold for a record-setting $25,000 to Kroger.
Outstanding Market Barrow Exhibitors
1. Kaci Way, 13
2. Delanie Wiseman, 17
3. Katie Siegel, 14
Lea Kimley, Clark County, exhibited the Grand Champion Barrow, which sold for $35,000 to The Ohio Farm Bureau Federation, Bob Evans Farms, and JD Equipment.
Mason Creager, Fulton County, exhibited the Reserve Grand Champion Barrow, which sold for $25,000 to Kroger.
Outstanding Market Beef Exhibitors
1. Allison Davis, 10
2. Danielle Heintz, 16
3. Anne Thompson, 12
Danielle Heintz, Auglaize County, exhibited the Grand Champion Market Beef, which sold for $70,000 to S&S Volvo, JD Equipment and Kale Marketing.
Mackenzie Fruchey, Fulton County, exhibited the Reserve Grand Champion Market Beef, which sold for $38,000 to Steve Rauch Excavation.