Carson County 4-H members from Panhandle, White Deer, and Groom are wrapping up their year with livestock projects. The 2014 Stock Show year started off in a hurry with the Sandhills livestock show in Odessa from Jan. 1-4 and is only for Hereford cattle and Finewool sheep. Jared and Ashby Dauer traveled to Odessa to show their Hereford steers. Jared was third with his calf and Ashby was sixth.
Top of Texas stock show in Pampa was Jan. 4-5 and several of the county 4-H members participated in this show with their swine, goat, sheep, and steer projects as a warm up show and to work on their showmanship skills.
The Carson County Junior Livestock Show rolled around Jan. 23-24 and Carson County 4-H had 48 youth participate with four sheep, six goats, seven steers, three heifers and 51 swine.
Six Carson County 4-H members traveled to Fort Worth to participate with their swine and steer projects Feb. 3-7. Competing in Fort Worth with their steer projects were Ashby and Jared Dauer, Jett Bradford, Chancie King and Jordan Pohnert. Those competing with their swine projects were Cheyenne Davis, Pohnert, and Bradford with Pohnert placing fourth with her swine.
The San Antonio stock show was Feb. 12-21 for swine and steer projects. Those participating were Jordan Pohnert, Cheyenne Davis, K’Leigh Thornton of Groom, Triston Inman, Chris McLaughlin, Jett Bradford and Coleton, Aubrie and Dillon Ingram. Pohnert placed fifth with her Crossbred, Davis placed fourth with her Yorkshire and Aubrie Ingram finished as the Reserve Champion of the Division 2 Crossbreds.
Abbie Brainard traveled to the San Angelo Stock Show on Feb. 17-21 with her goat project and Cheyenne Davis also participated with her gilt projects finishing second and third.
Jordan Pohnert also competed at the Star of Texas Livestock Show o