Fair names open swine livestock show results

The Chautauqua County Fair Open Swine Livestock Show was held on Sunday, July 15, 2018 in the Livestock Arena. Enjoying the comfort of our new bleachers and lighting, the enthusiastic crowd cheered on 77 Exhibitors and their 127 entries!

Under the direction of the Open Swine superintendent Helen Styers and her fabulous crew the show was a huge success. Listed below are the results.

The Grand Champion Market Hog went to Ella Underberg of Springville, and the Reserve Grand Champion was won by Bryanna Warner of Frewsburg. Congratulations ladies on your accomplishments!

On Monday, July 16, the Open Beef Show was held. The 27 Chautauqua County exhibitors brought 77 entries to compete with fellow breeders and youth who had dedicated their 4-H year to raising quality market beef livestock.

Dave Wilson, Fair Board Member and Chairperson of the Agricultural and Livestock divisions of the Chautauqua County Fair congratulated the exhibitors on the Superb quality of the Livestock that is on exhibit this year! ” Agricultural exhibits at a County Fair are some of the first experiences for many fairgoers who have not grown up on a farm, we are fortunate that we can provide that opportunity in a positive light. Our exhibitors can be seen during the week interacting and educating fairgoers on a daily basis, we are fortunate .”

The Supreme Female Grand Champion was awarded to Josh, Laura and Olivia Kwilos of West Wind Club Calves, their farm is located in Forestville. Their breeding program has produced many Champions, “WWCC 340 Virginia 701” is a Registered Spring Yearling Hereford heifer bred and raised on their farm.

The Grand Champion Market Steer was won by Michael Kibbe of Forestville, with a steer bred by Mr. Dick Studley. This Angus x, “D-Rose” weighed in at 1352 lbs. and got the job done! Reserve Grand Champion was won by Kayla Schauman of Flats View Farm in Ashville. “Fuji” also a crossbred weighed in at 1363 lbs. Bred and raised by the Schauman Family at their Flats View Farm.

Both of these steers will sell at the 4-H Meat Animal Sale on Friday held at the Chautauqua County Fairgrounds in Dunkirk.

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