DES MOINES, Iowa — Below are local and area results from the Iowa State Fair. Additional results will be run as they become available.
Ayrshire Dairy Cattle
- Junior Heifer Calf – March 1 to May 31, 2013: 10) Brij-Ayr Farm, Wilton, Lazy-M Poker Dora, 3/6/2013
- Intermediate Heifer Calf – Dec. 1, 2012 to Feb. 28, 2013: 13) Brij-Ayr Farm, Wilton, Brij-Ayr Farm Lillie, 12/14/2012
- Senior Yearling Heifer (Not in Milk) – Sept. 1 to Nov. 30, 2011: 3) Brij-Ayr Farm, Wilton, Brji-Ayr Farm Snazzy, 11/26/2011
- Senior Three-Year-Old Cow – Sept. 1, 2009 to Feb. 28, 2010: 4) Brij-Ayr Farm, Wilton, Brij-Ayr Farm JJ, 11/2/2009
- Best Three Head: 6) Brij-Ayr Farm, Wilton
- Best Four Head: 7) Brij-Ayr Farm, Wilton
4-H Showmanship Competition
Awards were given to the top 4-H exhibitors of beef, sheep and swine. Youth demonstrated their ability to present their livestock in the show ring and answered any questions the judge asked about their animals.
- Beef— Reserve Champion, grades 7-8, Gracie Danner, West Liberty
- Swine — Reserve Champion, grades 5-6, Kabe Boysen, Morning Sun; Reserve Champion, grades 7-8, Koby Boysen, Morning Sun; Champion, grades 9-12, Kale Boysen, Morning Sun
Sale of Champions
The Iowa Foundation for Agricultural Advancement raised $342,600 for the 16 exhibitors of 4-H and FFA Grand and Reserve Champions in the Sale of Champions on Aug. 17, at the 2013 Iowa State Fair. Area sellers included (animal, exhibitor, price, buyers):
- Grand Champion FFA Market Hog — Jake Keppy of Durant, $30,000; Hy-Vee, The Maschhoffs, Custom Precast Co., Crown Prairie LLC, and ADM Alliance Nutrition/ ShowTec, with support from Wayne Huinker, Madden Ag Services, Hunt’s Crop Insurance, and $17, 525 local support/residents of Durant.
Sheep shearing competition
- Junior— Shearing, third Eli Joslyn, Muscatine; Best Pen, third Eli Joslyn, Muscatine; Fastest Time, second, Eli Joslyn, Muscatine
The Iowa State Fair runs Aug. 8-18 in Des Moines. The fairgrounds are located at East 30th and East University Avenue, 10 minutes east of downtown Des Moines, and are open 7 a.m. to 1 a.m. each day. Exhibit hours may vary. For more information, call 800/545-FAIR or visit iowastatefair.org.