Livestock Skillathon

Friday, August 17, 1:00 PM

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Livestock Skillathon

Ruth Boden ,Kiersten Cochran,Howie Hart, Billie Kelly, John Orndorff,Mallory Unger, Jessica Vincent, Advisor:  Claudia LeFeve

 Mission Statement:   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 hogs
  •     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.

Willing participants must be registered by 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday of fair week by contacting a member of the committee.

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

  • Novice (age 9)
  • Junior (ages 10 and 11)
  • Intermediate (ages 12 and 13)
  • Senior (ages 14 to 19)

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