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County youngsters do well at state livestock show

Thursday, September 27, 2012

Twenty Bourbon County 4-H members exhibited at the 80th annual Kansas Junior Livestock Show in Wichita Sept. 21-23.

There were more than 1,453 entries during the three-day event, held at the Kansas Coliseum. There were 124 steers, 272 heifers, 251 barrows, 75 gilts, 257 lambs, 213 ewes, 192 goats, and 69 does exhibited.

Drew George, a Fort Scott Community College student, received a KJLS scholarship based on his leadership and activities within youth organizations, school and agriculture, a news release said.

Clay Brillhart stood first in his class of crossbred lambs and commercial ewe lambs, while Jaxon Pitts had a class winning Duroc barrow.

Other class results from the county were: Madelyn Ard, sixth in meat goat class; Kristy Beene, fifth in class of Charolais heifers; Clay Brillhart, seventh in class of Hampshire lambs, 14th in commercial ewe classes; Hayden Cole, sixth in class of light crossbred barrows, 10th with his Duroc barrow and Duroc gilt, fifth and seventh with his commercial ewes; Trevor Crossland, fifth in meat goat class; John Emmerson, eighth in Maine Tainer heifer class; Drew George, fourth in commercial heifer class and 11th in shorthorn steer class; Chase Gleason, third in class of AOB heifers; Kaitlyn Hanks, seventh and 10th with her crossbred market lambs, second in her AOB gilt class, two seventh places in the meat goat classes and two third places in the commercial ewe classes, and sixth in her class of doe kids; Jake Harvey, 12th in dark crossbred market hog class; Jett Harvey, fifth in class of Duroc barrows; Kaitlyn Harvey, fifth in her class of Duroc barrows; Tyler Harvey, second in class of Duroc barrows; Torrie Hathaway, fourth in class of Duroc barrows; Kendall Madison, fifth in class of Duroc gilts and sixth with her Duroc barrow; Lauren Madison, fourth in Duroc gilt class; Danielle Nading, fourth in Yorkshire gilt class and 12th with her dark cross barrow; Haley Ruggles, third and ninth with her commercial ewes; Kolby Seested, third in class of commercial heifers, sixth and 13th with his meat goats.

Bourbon County 4-H Clubs represented at KJLS were Barnstormers, Goodluck, Hiattville, Northeast Scott, and Uniontown. More detailed results can be found at www.kjls.org.

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