4-H Livestock State Skillathon results

Published 12:02 pm Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Clark County 4-H Livestock Members recently competed in the State 4-H Livestock Skillathon Contest held in Bowling Green, KY.  Youth have been practicing since October.

Stations included Identification (Breeds, Meat and Equipment, Retail Meat Cuts and Feeds), Evaluation (Meats and Hay), Quality Assurance and Quiz.

The contest covered the four primary livestock species (Beef, Sheep, Goats and Swine) and contained individual and team components.

Results are as follows:

Clover Contest

(9-11 year olds)

Clark County 4-H Participants: Heidi Castle, Winston Jones, Ann McCreary, Mason McLemore, Olivia Warner

Individual Identification (Breed, Meat,

Equipment, Feed ID)

7th place: Mason McLemore

22nd place: Heidi Castle

24th place: Ann McCreary

 Team ID: 3rd place

Individual Evaluation

(meat and hay judging)

15th place: Ann McCreary

 Team Evaluation: 7th place

Individual Quality Assurance

15th place: Ann McCreary

16th place: Olivia Warner

18th place: Heidi Castle

 Team Quality Assurance: 6th place

Individual Overall

11th place: Ann McCreary

12th place: Mason McLemore

22nd place: Olivia Warner

 Team Overall: 3rd Place

Senior Contest

(14-18 year olds)

16th place Individual Identification and 18th place Individual Overall: Austin Clark

For more information about the 4-H Livestock program please call the Clark County Extension Office (859-744-4682).