Livestock Skillathon

Friday, August 16, 1:00 PM

Show Barn

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Billie Kelly, Jessica Vincent, John Orndorff, Missy Burner,

Ruth Boden, Claudia LeFefeve

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.

The contest could include the following:

  •     Written test with questions concerning total livestock industry
  •     Identification and use of pieces of livestock equipment
  •     Identification of breeds of beef cattle, goats, sheep, and swine
  •     Identification of feeds
  •    Judging Class(es) of breeding/market animals

This contest is open to all youth currently enrolled in 4-H or FFA in Clarke County.

Participants will compete in their respective age divisions.

The divisions will include:

  • Novice (age 9)
  • Junior (ages 10 and 11)
  • Intermediate (ages 12 and 13)
  • Senior (ages 14 to 19)
  • Adult (over 19) ***NEW in 2019!***

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

2019 Award Sponsors:

Clarke County Virginia Leader’s Association

Clarke County High School FFA

Circle B Farm

Joyce Singhas

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