The 76th annual Central Piedmont Junior Livestock Show and Sale was held recently in Hillsborough. This is the 34th year the show was held at the Central Carolina Holstein Association Barn in Orange Grove. This event is open to 4-H and FFA youth ages 5-18 in Alamance and surrounding counties.
Alamance County had six 4-H members showing five animals in this year’s show. Four of those 4-H members were showing for the first time. Winners from Alamance County include the following:
Caleb Schmid exhibited a market hog winning junior (ages 8-10) showmanship reserve champion and 1st place in his market hog type class.
Morgan Allred exhibited a market hog winning junior showmanship grand champion and placing 2nd in her market hog type class. Morgan also won 2nd in project record books for the 8-10-year-old category.
Kenzi Riley exhibited a market goat where she placed 3rd in junior showmanship and 4th in her market goat type class.
Aiden Kernodle exhibited a beef heifer in the senior division and placed 1st in project record books for the 16-18-year-old category.
Cloverbud youth are ages 5-7 and show non-competitively. Two from Alamance County who participated at this level were Annabeth Riley, exhibiting a meat goat doe, and Corey Schmid, exhibiting a market hog.
To learn more about the Central Piedmont Junior Livestock Show and Sale and/or 4-H in Alamance County, contact Sarah Maddry, 4-H Extension Agent, or Lauren Langley, Livestock Extension Agent. Learn more by visiting: alamance.ces.ncsu.edu/.