Alamance County 4-H Places in Recent Livestock Judging Contest

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2020 Judging in January

Left to Right: Aiden Kernodle, Lane Whitfield, Hope Andrews, Joseph Allred

Alamance County 4-H recently competed in the Judging in January Livestock Judging Contest on January 25, 2020, hosted by the North Carolina Junior Hereford Association. Alamance County 4-H entered one junior individual and one senior team. There were 24 junior contestants (ages 8-10), 39 intermediate contestants (ages 11-13), and 46 senior contestants (ages 14-18). This is the 7th year Alamance County 4-H has entered youth into the Judging in January Contest.

Junior individual was Joseph Allred. Senior team members were Aiden Kernodle, Lane Whitfield, and Hope Andrews.

Team Results

The senior team placed 7th overall in the contest. The senior team also placed 7th in meat goats, 8th in sheep, 8th in beef cattle, 7th in swine, and 10th in oral reasons.

Individual Results

 All of our youth did exceptionally well for their respective knowledge and experience (this was a first contest for three of the youth entered). Listed below are the individuals that placed in the top fifteen.

Joseph Allred (junior) placed 11th in beef cattle and 10th in oral reasons. Aiden Kernodle (senior) placed 12th in meat goats, and 4th in beef cattle. Lane Whitfield (senior) placed 9th in swine. Hope Andrews (senior) placed 11th overall, and 8th in meat goats.

The full contest results can be found online here: NC Junior Hereford Association Judging in January