10 years ago

Pictured, left to right, are (front) Jett Bradford, Christopher McLaughlin, Cash Bixby, Markus Barker, Hunter Thompson, Shyann Bixby, and Spencer Keys.  (back) Jared Dauer, Baylee Ogletree, Brennan Reed, Keslea Ford, and Ashby Dauer.

Pictured, left to right, are (front) Jett Bradford, Christopher McLaughlin, Cash Bixby, Markus Barker, Hunter Thompson, Shyann Bixby, and Spencer Keys. (back) Jared Dauer, Baylee Ogletree, Brennan Reed, Keslea Ford, and Ashby Dauer.

Junior Livestock Judging Team. They have made Carson County very proud.
The Carson County Junior Livestock Judging team traveled to WTAMU on April 17, to compete in the District 1 4-H Livestock Judging contest. Ashby Dauer, Jared Dauer, Brennan Reed, Markus Barker, Spencer Keys, Christopher McLaughlin, Jett Bradford, Cash Bixby, Shyann Bixby, Keslea Ford, Hunter Thompson and Baylee Ogletree competed in the contest. Results are as follows for Top 10 finishers.

Ashby Dauer – Ninth High Individual – Reasons
Jared Dauer – Eighth High Individual – Beef; Second High Individual – Reasons
Christopher McLaughlin – Ninth High Individual – Reasons; Fifth High Individual – Swine
Jett Bradford – 10th High Individual – Reasons
Cash Bixby – Sixth High Individual Overall; Second High Individual – Sheep/Goats
Shyann Bixby – Third High Individual – Swine
Hunter Thompson – 10th High Individual – Beef
Junior Team of Barker, Thompson, and Bixby’s finished tenth in Swine, eighth Overall, fifth in Sheep/Goats, sixth in Reasons and first in Beef.
Junior Team of J. Dauer, Keys, Bradford and McLaughlin finished eighth in the Sheep/Goat category and Overall. They also finished sixth in Beef and second in both Swine and Reasons
The Intermediate Team of A. Dauer, Ogletree, Ford and Reed finished fourth in Reasons

Through Livestock Judging, the team has learned decision making skills, livestock evaluation skills, as well as communication skills through oral reasoning. Congratulations to Carson County’s