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30th Annual SWKLC

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The 30th Annual Southwest Kansas Livestock Classic show was held Saturday, August 13, 2016 at the Kearny County Fairgrounds in Lakin, KS. 4-H’ers from Greeley, Stanton, and Kearny Counties exhibited their livestock at the year-ending show for the SWKLC Circuit. Judge for the 30th Annual Show was Mr. Evan Winchester, former County Agent, Livestock Judging Coach, and Agriculture Department Head at Seward County Community College. Evan was also one of the original County Agents who helped develop and start the Southwest Kansas Livestock Classic Show and Circuit. Overall Results and Greeley County 4-H’ers placings are included below. Swine Show: Grand Champion Market Swine was exhibited by Josey Schmidt of Greeley County with her Champion Yorkshire Hog. Reserve Grand Champion Market Swine was exhibited by Wyatt Schmidt of Greeley County with his Champion Crossbred Market Hog. 3rd Overall Market Swine was exhibited by Marissa Dickson of Stanton County with her Reserve Champion Crossbred Hog. Kasen Felty of Greeley County exhibited the Champion AOB and Duroc Market Hogs. Grand Champion Breeding Gilt was exhibited by Reagan Wilson of Stanton County with her Landrace Gilt. Reserve Grand Champion Breeding Gilt was exhibited by Garrett Wilson of Stanton County with his Commercial Gilt. 3rd Overall Breeding Gilt was exhibited by Jacob Dickson of Stanton County with his Berkshire Gilt. Josey Schmidt of Greeley County exhibited the Reserve Champion Commercial Breeding Gilt. Josey Schmidt and Kasen Felty both did an excellent job in Intermediate Swine Showmanship! Josey was named the Champion and Kasen was named the Reserve Champion Intermediate Swine Showman. Sheep Show: Grand Champion Market Lamb was exhibited by Marissa Dickson of Stanton County with her Champion Crossbred Lamb. Marissa Dickson also exhibited the Reserve Grand Champion Market Lamb with her Hampshire Lamb. 3rd Overall Market Lamb was exhibited by Reagan Wilson of Stanton County with her Suffolk Lamb. Kashen Nelson of Greeley County exhibited the Champion AOB Market Lamb. Grand Champion Wether Dam was exhibited by Madison Haney of Kearny County. Reserve Champion Wether Dam was exhibited by Reagan Wilson of Stanton County. 3rd Overall Wether Dam was exhibited by Kashen Nelson of Greeley County. Kashen also exhibited the Reserve Champion Commercial Wether Dam and he was named the Champion Intermediate Sheep Showman. Beef Show: Grand Champion Market Beef was exhibited by Marissa Dickson of Stanton County with her Champion Continental Steer. Reserve Grand Champion Market Beef was exhibited by Jayden Rios of Stanton County with his Reserve Champion Continental Steer. 3rd Overall Market Beef was exhibited by Josey Schmidt of Greeley County with her Champion Crossbred Steer. Wyatt Schmidt of Greeley County exhibited the Reserve Champion Market Heifer. Grand Champion Breeding Heifer was exhibited by Marissa Dickson of Stanton County with her Champion Continental Heifer. Reserve Grand Champion Breeding Heifer was exhibited by Josey Schmidt of Greeley County with her Champion English Heifer. 3rd Overall Breeding Heifer was exhibited by Wyatt Schmidt of Greeley County with his Reserve Champion Continental Heifer. Josey Schmidt was also named Champion Intermediate Beef Showman. Goat Show: Grand Champion Meat Goat was exhibited by Madison Haney of Kearny County. Reserve Grand Champion Meat Goat was exhibited by Kashen Nelson of Greeley County. 3rd Overall Meat Goat was exhibited by Kaitlyn Harker of Kearny County. Kashen Nelson was named the Champion Intermediate Goat Showman. Logan Harris of Greeley County was named the Champion Junior Goat Showman. Congratulations to all of the exhibitors and Good Luck at the upcoming Kansas State Fair and Kansas Junior Livestock Show!
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