Alamance County 4-H Excels at Recent Livestock Judging Contest
Alamance County 4-H recently competed in the Judging in January Livestock Judging Contest on January 28, 2017 hosted by the North Carolina Junior Hereford Association. Alamance County 4-H entered two junior teams, two junior individuals, and a senior that competed with another county’s team.
Alamance A team consisted of Salem Sifford, Lane Whitfield, Grace Sudderth, and Tyler Dodson. Alamance B team was Hope Andrews, Aiden Kernodle, Gracie Hadley, and Michael Black. Junior individuals were Gracen Shoffner and Leah Black. Senior competitor was Madison Sifford.
Alamance A was 5th overall in sheep, 4th in meat goats, 1st in swine, 3rd in beef cattle, 3rd in oral reasons, and 2nd high team overall.
Alamance B was 16th overall in sheep, 3rd in meat goats, 11th in swine, 9th in beef cattle, 8th in oral reasons, and 8th high team overall.
Madison’s senior team placed 2nd overall in sheep, 7th in meat goats, 4th in swine, 4th in beef cattle, 4th in oral reasons, and 3rd high team overall.
All of our youth did exceptionally well for their respective knowledge and experience. Listed below are the individuals that placed in the top ten.
Hope Andrews placed 5th overall in meat goats.
Grace Sudderth placed 8th overall in meat goats, 2nd in swine, and 9th high individual overall.
Salem Sifford placed 4th overall in beef cattle, 9th in oral reasons, and 7th high individual overall.
Tyler Dodson placed 5th overall in swine, 3rd overall in beef cattle, and 3rd high individual overall.
The full contest results can be found online here: https://projects.ncsu.edu/cals/an_sci/extension/animal/4hyouth/Livestock%20Judging/NCJHAcontest2017.html