Fayette County 4-H’ers show well at state fair

Fayette County 4-H’ers competed against exhibitors from throughout the state in the Junior Livestock Shows at the Illinois State Fair, Aug. 7-17.  
Seth Purcell placed third with his Hereford/Polled Hereford steer 1,275-1,345 pounds in the Junior Show.
Purcell placed second in the Land of Lincoln Cattle Show with his Hereford/Polled Hereford steer 1,365-1,407 pounds, and placed second in the Livestock Show with his Hereford/Polled Hereford steer 1,365-1,407 pounds
Morgan Kramer was awarded second with her Angus heifer 6-1-13 to 6-26-13, and third place with her Red Angus heifer 1-1-13 to 1-26-13 in the Junior Show.
Kramer also exhibited in the Junior Rabbit Show, winning first place, Holland Lop Best Opposite Sex; first place, Holland Lop Senior Buck; and first place, Holland Lop Senior Doe.
At the Land of Lincoln Show, Kramer placed first with her Angus female 6-25-13 to 6-2-13 and Angus intermediate champion female.
In the Livestock Show, Kramer walked away with the second place, Angus breed six head; first and second place, Angus bull 3-12-13 to 2-9-13; first, Angus female, 6-25-13 to 6-2-13; Angus intermediate champion female; first place, Angus junior champion bull; and Angus junior reserve champion bull.
Jordan Schaal took home second place, Dorset wether 99-148 pounds; and reserve champion Dorset wether in the Junior Sheep Show.
In the Land of Lincoln Show, Schaal swept her class with a first place in Dorset wether 99-148 pounds and champion Dorset wether.
Schaal placed second in natural color wether 109-129 pounds and third in Dorset wether 99-148 pounds in the Livestock Show.
Nicholas Wollerman placed third with his natural color wether 133-154 pounds and third in the crossbred wether 103-122 pounds in the Junior Sheep Show.
Wollerman took home first place in premiere wether 116-124 pounds in the Livestock Show, and in the Land of Lincoln Show, Wollerman placed third with his spot barrow 262-281 pounds
Jacob Doedtman exhibited the second place, buck 0 to under 3 months; first place, doe 0 to under 3 months; third place, doe 20 months to under 24 months; third place, boer goat wether 44-59 pounds light weight, and third place, boer goat wether 68-74 pounds light weight B in the Junior Goat Show.
Doedtman placed first in the buck 0 and under 3 months and second in the doe 3 months and under 6 months at the Livestock Show.
Ryan Matheny walked away with second place in Maine-Anjou female 4-21-13 to 4-6-13 in the Livestock Show.
Corrin Hunt placed third in the Junior Horse Show, hunter under saddle horses over 58 inches, EX 15-16 years old.
Isaac Daiber was the winner of an iPad at the state fair.
 

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