Schnecksville Fair Winners

7/12/2014 7:00 AM

SCHNECKSVILLE, Pa. — More than 1,500 items, including 325 animals, were entered this year in the 31st annual Schnecksville Community Fair in Schnecksville, Lehigh County.

The numbers of animals entered were beef, 11; dairy beef, 13; dairy, 45; goats, 41; sheep, 45; swine, 10; rabbits, 18; and poultry, 142. The champions were:

Dairy Champions

Supreme - Joshua Dietrich, New Tripoli

Brown Swiss - Abby Sterner, Barto

Holstein - Joshua Dietrich, New Tripoli

Jersey - Hanna Smith, New Tripoli

Red & White - Ethan Sterner, Barto

Breeding Goat Champions

Supreme - Diana Heimbach, Macungie

Lamancha - Richard Hunter, Reading

Nubian - Diana Heimbach, Macungie

Recorded Grades - Carole Holder, Slatington

All Other Purebreds - Diana Heimbach, Macungie

Breeding Sheep Champions

Supreme Ram - Bruce Snyder, Kutztown

Supreme Ewe - Bruce Snyder, Kutztown

Dorsets Ram - Bruce Snyder, Kutztown

Dorsets Ewe - Bruce Snyder, Kutztown

Southdown Ram - Bruce Snyder, Kutztown

Southdown Ewe - Bruce Snyder, Kutztown

Hampshire Ram - Elijah Stark, New Tripoli

Hampshire Ewe - Elija Stark, New Tripoli

Shropshire Ram - Logan Snyder, Kutztown

Shropshire Ewe - Logan Snyder, Kutztown

Other Grand Champions

Market Steer - Julie Wetzel, Kempton

Dairy Beef - Abby Sterner, Barto

Market Goat - Todd Wessner FFA, Germansville

Market Sheep - Todd Wessner FFA, New Tripoli

Market Swine - Tami Bennecoff, Kutztown

Feeder Pig - Ryan Haas, Breinigsville

Showman Champions

Dairy - Adam Dietrich, New Tripoli

Beef - Joshua Dietrich, New Tripoli

Dairy Beef - Lillie Geiger, Schnecksville

Sheep - Abby Sterner, Barto

Goat - Olivia Geiger, Schnecksville

Swine - Tami Bennecoff, Kutztown

Best of Show Winners

Rabbits - Brandon Selig, Germansville

Standard Poultry - Bridget Brickson, Royersford

Bantams - Carl Richard, Fleetwood

Pigeons - Lynn Lazarus, Germansville

Ducks - Carl Richard, Fleetwood

Geese - Carl Richard, Fleetwood

Turkeys - Bridget Brickson, Royersford


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