Judging in January Contest Results

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February 8, 2024

Lauren Langley | lauren_langley@ncsu.edu

Sarah Maddry | sarah_maddry@ncsu.edu

 

ALAMANCE COUNTY 4-H YOUTH LIVESTOCK TEAMS COMPETE AT RECENT LIVESTOCK JUDGING CONTEST IN RALEIGH

Alamance County 4-H recently competed in the Judging in January Livestock Judging Contest on February 3, 2024 hosted by the North Carolina Junior Hereford Association. Alamance County 4-H entered one junior individual, one senior individual and one intermediate team. There were 10 junior contestants (ages 8-10), 34 intermediate contestants (ages 11-13), and 47 senior contestants (ages 14-18). This is the 9th year Alamance County 4-H has entered youth into the Judging in January Contest.

Junior individual was Caleb Schmid. Senior individual was Sage Robertson. Intermediate team was Elaina LaRusso, Madelyn LaRusso, Hutch Robertson, and Kenzi Riley.

Group Photo

Team Results

The intermediate team placed 4th overall in the contest. The senior team also placed 3rd in swine, 4th in meat goats, 5th in sheep, 4th in beef cattle, and 5th in oral reasons.

Individual Results

 All of our youth did exceptionally well for their respective knowledge and experience. Listed below are the individuals that placed in the top fifteen.

Caleb Schmid (junior) placed 3rd in sheep, 3rd in meat goats, 6th in swine, 7th in beef cattle, 7th in oral reasons, and 5th overall. Kenzi Riley (intermediate) placed 10th in meat goats. Madelyn LaRusso (intermediate) placed 3rd in swine and 6th in beef cattle.

sheep judging

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The full contest results can be found online.

To learn more about the Youth Livestock Program and/or 4-H in Alamance County please contact Sarah Maddry, 4-H Extension Agent or Lauren Langley, Livestock Extension Agent. You can also learn more by visiting our website or Facebook page.