FOCUS ON 4-H

Wise County youth place at Fort Worth Stock Show

By Chrissy Karrer | Published Wednesday, February 19, 2014

The Ft. Worth Stock Show and Rodeo has come and gone! Wise County 4-H’ers exhibited steers, heifers, longhorns, meat goats, dairy goats, rabbits and pigs. Each participant did a great job with showmanship and represented Wise County well.

Local participants included the following:

Dairy Goat Judging Contest
Clint Demmitt – 19th individual

Participants:

Team 1 – Shelby Simmons, Amber Orr, Rosie Stephens, Jordan Mollenhour
Team 2 – Hannah Buckner, Emily Egle, Clayton Egle, Christian Cross
Team 3 – Michaela Martin, Haylee Barksdale, Kooper Martin, Clint Demmitt

DAIRY GOATS

Emily Egle – Reserve Champion in Creative Costume; 7th place market wether
Riley Penny – 3rd place La Mancha wether
Dalton Penny – 5th place Nigerian wether
Clint Demmitt – 4th, 8th place LaMancha junior doe; 2nd, 4th, 5th and 8th place Nubian junior doe; 8th place dairy wether
Christian Cross – 5th, 13th place wether; 25th place Nubian doe; 6th place Costume Contest
Ryan Howell – Reserve Champion dairy wether
Kooper Martin – Reserve Champion junior Nubian doe; Champion junior Nubian doe; 5th place Recorded Grade junior doe
Michaela Martin – 1st place Recorded Grade junior doe
Madison Mollenhour – 4th place dairy wether
Maegan Crosswhite – 5th place dairy wether
Taylor Martin – 1st place dairy wether
Shelby Simmons – 2nd place dairy wether
Mason Simmons – 4th place dairy wether
Rachae Fowler – 2nd place, 3rd place dairy wether
Haylee Barksdale – 5th place dairy wether
Grant Barksdale – participant

BREEDING BOER GOATS

Clint Demmitt – 1st, 2nd in doe class

LONGHORNS

Sydney Tucker – 2nd place heifer
Kalli Winters – 1st place steer
Heather McDuff – 1st place steer
Mackinlie Tucker – 4th place steer
Brodie Allsbrooks – participant
Aubrey McDuff – participant

OPEN HEIFER SHOW

Lauren Stowers – Reserve Champion Limousin heifer
Tyler Noble – 3rd place Braunvieh heifer; 5th place Maine Anjou heifer
Amber Orr – Division Champion Maine Anjou
Jaxon Yates – 2nd place Braunvieh heifer

JUNIOR HEIFER SHOW

Lauren Stowers – Reserve Champion Limousin heifer
Keith Orr – 2nd place Black Angus heifer
Remi Swensson – 9th place Shorthorn heifer
Ross Smith – 10th place Santa Gertrudis heifer

POULTRY SHOW

Bryson Crunk – Large Fowl Champion English Black Orpington Cockerel; Best of Variety English Black Orpington Pullet; 2nd place English Black Orpington Pullet; 2nd place Asian Black Cochin Cockerel; 2nd place Asian Black Cochin Pullet

Braxton Crunk – Reserve Variety Dominique Cockerel; Reserve American Breed Champion Dominique Pullet; 2nd place Dominique Pullet; 1st place Asian Blue Cochin Cockerel; Reserve Variety Asian Blue Cochin Pullet

BREEDING GILTS

Cody Holaway – Grand Champion Chester Gilt
Zane Hickey – 6th place Chester White

JUNIOR MARKET WETHER GOAT

Brandon Nelson – Participant

JUNIOR MARKET BARROWS

Carson Read – Reserve Champion Black/Other Purebred barrow
Lauryn Luttrull – Cross participant
Alexis Hofer – White/Other Purebred barrow participant

JUNIOR MARKET STEERS

Seth Byers – Reserve Champion American steer
Lacey Erwin – European Cross middle weight participant
Kaylyn Shallene – Crossbred Exotic participant
Sheridan Shallene – Crossbred Exotic participant
Leah Guinn – Crossbred Exotic participant
Katie Claborn – Polled Hereford light weight participant
Carson Read – 13th place light weight Shorthorn
Michael Williams – American Cross light weight participant
Chase Blount – European Cross medium weight participant
Thomas Lynch – Polled Hereford participant
Bryson Morrow – European Cross heavy weight participant

RABBITS

Kendra Crable – Best of Variety Mini Rex tort junior doe; Best of Variety Mini Rex white senior doe; Best Opposite Variety Mini Rex senior black doe; 4th place Mini Rex black buck; 5th, 6th and 8th place Mini Rex broken senior does; 2nd place Mini Rex Broken junior buck; 2nd place Mini Rex tort senior doe; 1st place Mini Rex tort junior buck

Jesse and Dalton Outlaw – Best Opposite of Breed Flemish Giant; Best of Fur Flemish Giant; 1st intermediate doe blue Flemish Giant; 1st intermediate buck blue Flemish Giant; 1st senior doe fawn Flemish Giant; 1st senior buck fawn Flemish Giant; 1st intermediate doe sandy Flemish Giant; 1st intermediate buck sandy Flemish Giant; 1st junior doe fawn Flemish Giant; 1st senior doe fawn Flemish Giant

Lauryn Luttrull – Best of Fur Florida White; 4th place Florida White doe; participant Florida White buck; participant Havana buck; participant Havana doe

HORSE

Rylee Maggret – 5th place AQHA youth working cow horse, 3rd place AQHA youth reining

Kreece Dearing served as the Official Stock Show Woolfighter that performs in the rodeos during the Ranch Rodeos, Cowboys of Color Rodeo and PRCA Bulls Night Out. Laramie Dearing volunteered as a welcome ambassador to guests and helped with child care in the Rodeo Contestant Hospitality room.

Chrissy Karrer is a Wise County Extension agent.

Reserve Champion

RESERVE CHAMPION – Seth Byers showed the Reserve Champion American steer at the Fort Worth Stock Show and Rodeo. Submitted photo

Rabbit Winners

RABBIT WINNERS – Kodie (from left), Dalton and Jesse Outlaw won Best Opposite of Breed Flemish Giant and Best of Fur Flemish Giant. Submitted photo

Breeding Gilt

BREEDING GILT – Cody Holaway won Grand Champion Chester Gilt at the Fort Worth Stock Show. Submitted photo

Market Barrows

MARKET BARROWS – Carson Read won Reserve Champion Black/Other Purebred barrow at the Fort Worth Stock Show. Submitted photo

Horse Show

HORSE SHOW – Rylee Maggret finished third in youth reining and fifth in youth working cow horse. Submitted photo

Placing with Poultry

PLACING WITH POULTRY – Braxton Crunk placed well with his chickens at the Fort Worth Stock Show. Submitted photo

Champion

CHAMPION – Bryson Crunk won Large Fowl Champion at the Fort Worth Stock Show. Submitted photo

Dairy Goats

DAIRY GOATS – Dalton Penny placed fifth with his Nigerian wether. Submitted photo

Reserve Champion 2

RESERVE CHAMPION – Lauren Stowers won reserve champion with her Limousin heifer. Submitted photo

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