Youth showcase livestock at Pettis County 4-H event


Kaysen Millsap, of Otterville, looks to the judge for directions while his wether goat follows suit early Monday morning at the Pettis County 4-H Youth Livestock Show in the Swine Pavilion on the Missouri State Fairgrounds. Millsap, who was helping to show for a friend, received first place in his class. More than 305 entries shown by 105 youth were expected at the two-day event, according to Kay Sparks, Pettis County 4-H Youth Specialist.


Hope Lecchi | Democrat

Tyler Gerke, a member of the Ringen Brushy 4-H Club, leads his Duroc gilt in the show ring during the Pettis County 4-H Youth Livestock Show Monday morning. Gerke and his Duroc were named Grand Champion in his class at the two-day show.


Hope Lecchi | Democrat

Rachel Hogan works her Berkshire Gilt in the show ring Monday morning during the second day of the Pettis County 4-H Livestock Show in the Swine Pavilion at the Missouri State Fairgrounds. On Sunday, rabbits, poultry and dairy goats were shown. Monday was reserved for showing swine, beef cattle and bottle calves, goats and sheep. Hogan received a Grand Champion award for her Berkshire.


Hope Lecchi | Democrat

Emma Slaughter smiles after winning first place with one of her Boer goats Monday morning in the Swine Pavilion at the Missouri State Fairgrounds. Slaughter eventually won Grand Champion in the county with her doe Holly and overall Grand Champion with her wether Henry.


Hope Lecchi | Democrat

Maverick Rumsey positions his sheep Rocket during the Pettis County 4-H Youth Livestock Show Monday morning in the Swine Pavilion at the Missouri State Fairgrounds. Rumsey was competing against his older sister Harley Rumsey and older brother Carter Rumsey. The three Rumsey siblings won blue ribbons in their class at the show. The family are members of the Ringen Brushy 4-H Club.


Hope Lecchi | Democrat

Kaysen Millsap, of Otterville, looks to the judge for directions while his wether goat follows suit early Monday morning at the Pettis County 4-H Youth Livestock Show in the Swine Pavilion on the Missouri State Fairgrounds. Millsap, who was helping to show for a friend, received first place in his class. More than 305 entries shown by 105 youth were expected at the two-day event, according to Kay Sparks, Pettis County 4-H Youth Specialist.

Tyler Gerke, a member of the Ringen Brushy 4-H Club, leads his Duroc gilt in the show ring during the Pettis County 4-H Youth Livestock Show Monday morning. Gerke and his Duroc were named Grand Champion in his class at the two-day show.

Rachel Hogan works her Berkshire Gilt in the show ring Monday morning during the second day of the Pettis County 4-H Livestock Show in the Swine Pavilion at the Missouri State Fairgrounds. On Sunday, rabbits, poultry and dairy goats were shown. Monday was reserved for showing swine, beef cattle and bottle calves, goats and sheep. Hogan received a Grand Champion award for her Berkshire.

Emma Slaughter smiles after winning first place with one of her Boer goats Monday morning in the Swine Pavilion at the Missouri State Fairgrounds. Slaughter eventually won Grand Champion in the county with her doe Holly and overall Grand Champion with her wether Henry.

Maverick Rumsey positions his sheep Rocket during the Pettis County 4-H Youth Livestock Show Monday morning in the Swine Pavilion at the Missouri State Fairgrounds. Rumsey was competing against his older sister Harley Rumsey and older brother Carter Rumsey. The three Rumsey siblings won blue ribbons in their class at the show. The family are members of the Ringen Brushy 4-H Club.

Kaysen Millsap, of Otterville, looks to the judge for directions while his wether goat follows suit early Monday morning at the Pettis County 4-H Youth Livestock Show in the Swine Pavilion on the Missouri State Fairgrounds. Millsap, who was helping to show for a friend, received first place in his class. More than 305 entries shown by 105 youth were expected at the two-day event, according to Kay Sparks, Pettis County 4-H Youth Specialist.
http://sedaliademocrat.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/web1_tsd071916livestockshow1.jpgKaysen Millsap, of Otterville, looks to the judge for directions while his wether goat follows suit early Monday morning at the Pettis County 4-H Youth Livestock Show in the Swine Pavilion on the Missouri State Fairgrounds. Millsap, who was helping to show for a friend, received first place in his class. More than 305 entries shown by 105 youth were expected at the two-day event, according to Kay Sparks, Pettis County 4-H Youth Specialist. Hope Lecchi | Democrat

Tyler Gerke, a member of the Ringen Brushy 4-H Club, leads his Duroc gilt in the show ring during the Pettis County 4-H Youth Livestock Show Monday morning. Gerke and his Duroc were named Grand Champion in his class at the two-day show.
http://sedaliademocrat.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/web1_tsd071916livestockshow2.jpgTyler Gerke, a member of the Ringen Brushy 4-H Club, leads his Duroc gilt in the show ring during the Pettis County 4-H Youth Livestock Show Monday morning. Gerke and his Duroc were named Grand Champion in his class at the two-day show. Hope Lecchi | Democrat

Rachel Hogan works her Berkshire Gilt in the show ring Monday morning during the second day of the Pettis County 4-H Livestock Show in the Swine Pavilion at the Missouri State Fairgrounds. On Sunday, rabbits, poultry and dairy goats were shown. Monday was reserved for showing swine, beef cattle and bottle calves, goats and sheep. Hogan received a Grand Champion award for her Berkshire.
http://sedaliademocrat.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/web1_tsd071916livestockshow3.jpgRachel Hogan works her Berkshire Gilt in the show ring Monday morning during the second day of the Pettis County 4-H Livestock Show in the Swine Pavilion at the Missouri State Fairgrounds. On Sunday, rabbits, poultry and dairy goats were shown. Monday was reserved for showing swine, beef cattle and bottle calves, goats and sheep. Hogan received a Grand Champion award for her Berkshire. Hope Lecchi | Democrat

Emma Slaughter smiles after winning first place with one of her Boer goats Monday morning in the Swine Pavilion at the Missouri State Fairgrounds. Slaughter eventually won Grand Champion in the county with her doe Holly and overall Grand Champion with her wether Henry.
http://sedaliademocrat.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/web1_tsd071916livestock4.jpgEmma Slaughter smiles after winning first place with one of her Boer goats Monday morning in the Swine Pavilion at the Missouri State Fairgrounds. Slaughter eventually won Grand Champion in the county with her doe Holly and overall Grand Champion with her wether Henry. Hope Lecchi | Democrat

Maverick Rumsey positions his sheep Rocket during the Pettis County 4-H Youth Livestock Show Monday morning in the Swine Pavilion at the Missouri State Fairgrounds. Rumsey was competing against his older sister Harley Rumsey and older brother Carter Rumsey. The three Rumsey siblings won blue ribbons in their class at the show. The family are members of the Ringen Brushy 4-H Club.
http://sedaliademocrat.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/web1_tsd071916livestock5.jpgMaverick Rumsey positions his sheep Rocket during the Pettis County 4-H Youth Livestock Show Monday morning in the Swine Pavilion at the Missouri State Fairgrounds. Rumsey was competing against his older sister Harley Rumsey and older brother Carter Rumsey. The three Rumsey siblings won blue ribbons in their class at the show. The family are members of the Ringen Brushy 4-H Club. Hope Lecchi | Democrat
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