Dairy & Livestock Skillathon

Friday, August 19, 1:00 PM

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Dairy & Livestock Skillathon

The purpose of the Livestock Skillathon is to provide a valuable educational experience for the youth of Clarke County.  The content of this contest provides a framework for youth to learn a variety of topics related to the production and management of a variety of livestock to include beef, sheep, swine, and goats as well as dairy production.


The contest could include any the following:

Written test with questions concerning the dairy and livestock industry

Identification and use of pieces of dairy and/or livestock equipment

Identification of breeds of dairy cattle, beef cattle, goats, sheep, and hogs

Identification of dairy products

Identification of meat cuts

Identification of feed stuffs

Judging Class of breeding/market animals

Participants will compete in their respective age divisions and prizes will be awarded for each division.  The divisions will include:

•     Novice (9 and under)

•     Junior

•     Intermediate

•     Senior

•     Adult (over 19)


Prizes will be awarded to the top 3 participants in each youth division and for overall High Score.


Contest Sponsored by Clarke County VLA

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