The 13th Annual Shelby County 4-H & FFA Livestock Show was held March 1, 2018 at the Sheriff’s Posse Rodeo Arena

The 13th Annual Shelby County 4-H & FFA Livestock Show was held March 1, 2018 at the Sheriff’s Posse Rodeo Arena with over 80 exhibitors. Weigh-in of market animals started at 7:30 a.m. and the show began at 10:00 a.m. with rabbits judged by Mr. Frank Farrow. Carl Muntean, employed by Texas A&M AgriLife Research, judged the lambs, goats, swine, and cattle. Mr. Muntean was very informative and interactive with the youth and animals. The Buyers Appreciation Bar-b-que and Livestock Auction was held on March 3th at the John Dean Windham Civic Center. The following are the results of the show and auction:

 

Megan Dunn of Shelby County 4-H showed the Grand Champion Steer. Following the show, Megan’s steer sold at the livestock auction for $5,250 with Hawkeye Hunting Club purchasing the 1400-pound steer.

 

Reserve Champion steer honor went to Tucker Gamble of Joaquin FFA. Tucker’s steer was purchased by Diamond H for $4,500.

 

The Grand Champion Market Swine was shown by Alexis Clouse of Joaquin FFA with XTO purchasing the champion hog for $4,750.

 

Stormie Meyers of Joaquin FFA showed the Reserve Champion Market Swine. The hog was sold to Keith Oswalt Logging and Deep East Texas Electric for $3,250.

 

In the Market Goat division, April Ramsey of Timpson FFA showed the Grand Champion. April’s goat was purchased for $3,500 by State Representative Chris Paddie.

 

The Reserve Grand Champion Market Goat was shown by Wesley Wages of Shelby County 4-H. Wesley’s goat was purchased for $3,499 by Farmers State Bank.

 

Hunter Sample of Timpson FFA showed the Grand Champion Market Lamb in Thursday’s Show. Deep East Texas Electric Co-op., Smith Sawmill Service, Nix Forestry, Steel Building Supply, Farmers Insurance Group and Town & Country Real Estate purchased Hunter’s lamb for $3,250.

 

 

Reserve Champion honors in the Market Lamb division went to Kayleigh Scroggins of Timpson FFA. Hawkeye Hunting Club was the winning bidder for $2,500.

 

The Grand Champion Market Rabbit was shown by Bethany Kaluza of Center FFA. Bethany will receive premium money in the amount of $400. Faith Alford of Joaquin FFA showed the Reserve Grand Champion pen of market rabbits. She will receive $350 in premium money.

 

The livestock’s premium money totaled just over $88,000 for local 4-H and FFA members according to Kristen Powers, Show Chairman.

 

The Larry Hagler Memorial Scholarship is given to the highest placing seniors in the Livestock Market division.

 

Highest Placing Senior in the Market Steer division was Megan Dunn. Megan will receive a $500 scholarship.

 

The steer shown by Megan Dunn was the "highest gaining" steer of the show. Megan  will receive $150.

 

The Highest Placing County Bred Steer was shown by Abi Hooper. Abi will be  presented with $1000 from Farmers State Bank.

 

The Highest Placing County Bred Heifer was shown by Baylor Kimbro. Baylor will receive $750 from Link Charolais & Dr. Derek Grant. The 2nd place county bred heifer was shown by Camille Greer. Camille will receive $250 from Link Charolais & Dr. Derek Grant.

 

In the Beef division, Abi Hooper of Joaquin FFA was presented the Senior Beef Showmanship buckle by Joaquin FFA. Shelbyville FFA presented Wesley Wages of Shelby County 4-H with the Junior Beef Showmanship buckle.

 

Jerrett Page of Timpson FFA was named Champion Senior Swine Showman. The trophy buckle was presented by Shelby County Farm Bureau. Center FFA presented the Junior Champion Swine Showman buckle to Irelynn Clouse of Joaquin FFA.

 

Highest Placing Senior in the Market Swine division was Madison Kirby. Madison will receive a $500 scholarship.

 

 

In the Goat division, April Ramsey of Timpson FFA was named Champion Senior Showman and was presented a buckle by Timpson FFA. Wesley Wages of Shelby County 4-H was named Champion Junior Showman and his buckle was presented by Tenaha FFA.

 

Farm Bureau presented Kayleigh Scroggins of Timpson FFA with the Champion Senior Lamb Showmanship buckle. Caden Solomon of Timpson FFA received the Champion Junior Lamb Showmanship buckle from Shelby County 4-H.

 

Other placings in Saturday's Show were as follows:

 

Grand Champion & Reserve Champion Breeding Rabbits Doe: Reanna Arndt, Center FFA-Grand Champion

April Ramsey, Timpson FFA-Reserve Grand Champion

 

Grand Champion & Reserve Champion Breeding Rabbits Buck:

April Ramsey, Timpson FFA-Grand Champion Lexie Truitt, Center FFA-Reserve Grand Champion

 

Market Rabbits:

Bethany Kaluza, Center FFA- Grand Champion Rabbit Faith Alford, Joaquin FFA-Reserve Grand Champion Rabbit Kelsey Strong, Center FFA-3rd

Fatima Romero, Shelby County 4-H-4th Talya Davis, Center FFA-5th

 

Market Swine Light Weight: Madison Kirby, Center FFA- 1st Corben Odom, Center FFA- 2nd Madison Russell, Center FFA-3rd Benjamin Smithhart, Joaquin FFA-4th

Trevor Hightower, Shelby County 4-H-5th Reece Watson, Shelby County 4-H-6th

 

Market Swine Middle Weight: Jarrett Page, Timpson FFA- 1st Macey Jo Hanson, Timpson FFA- 2nd Irelynn Clouse, Joaquin FFA-3rd Kaylea Neal, Joaquin FFA-4th

Tanor Doggett, Joaquin FFA-5th Jake Hanson, Shelby County 4-H-6th

 

Market Swine Heavy Weight: Alexis Clouse, Joaquin FFA- 1st Stormie Meyers, Joaquin FFA- 2nd Madison Fleming, Timpson FFA- 3rd Kelsey Adair, Center FFA-4th

John Fleming, Timpson FFA-5th

 

Breeding Swine Gilt:

Callie Adams, Joaquin FFA-Grand Champion

 

Market Swine Sale Order:

  • Alexis Clouse, Joaquin FFA- Grand Champion purchased by XTO for $4,750.
  • Stormie Meyers, Joaquin FFA- Reserve Grand Champion purchased by Keith Oswalt Logging and Deep East Texas Electric Co-op for $3,250.
  • Madison Kirby, Center FFA- purchased by Borders Poultry Supply for $3,000.
  • Jarrett Page, Timpson FFA- purchased by Hawkeye Hunting Club for $2,500.
  • Macey Jo Hanson, Timpson FFA- purchased by Shelby County Farm Bureau for

$2,000.

  • Irelynn Clouse, Joaquin FFA- purchased by Deep East Texas Electric Co-op., Raymond Construction, 96 Equipment Inc., Shelby Veterinary Associates, Hardy’s Machine Shop, Payne’s Rentals, Dean’s Hardware, Bounds Insurance, Payne’s Community News, Raymond Motor Co., Ross Lumber, Dr. Dixon Golden, Ihlo Sales, Chris Mayfield State Farm Insurance, Hudson Auto Parts, McDonald & Sons Hardware, Morrison Insurance for $1,700.
  • Madison Fleming, Timpson FFA- purchased by Livestock Buyer’s Group for

$1,150.

  • Kelsey Adair, Center FFA purchased by State Representative Chris Paddie, for

$1,050.

 

Market Goats Light Weight: Jaylee Sims, Center FFA- 1st Matthew Thoren, Timpson FFA-2nd Hope Milford, Timpson FFA – 3rd Celine Bush, Timpson FFA-4th Dustin Weir, Joaquin FFA-5th

 

Market Goats Medium Weight: Ashlynn Lindgren, Timpson FFA-1st Autumn Webb, Joaquin FFA-2nd Kyle Bush, Timpson FFA-3rd

Carsen Vickers, Center FFA-4th Emmy Richardson, Timpson FFA-5th

 

Market Goats Heavy Weight:

April Ramsey, Timpson FFA- 1st Wesley Wages, Shelby County 4-H-2nd Caroline Webb, Joaquin FFA-3rd Hannah Wages, Shelby County 4-H-4th Keelie McDonald, Timpson FFA-5th

 

 

Market Goats Sale Order:

  • April Ramsey, Timpson FFA-Grand Champion purchased by State Representative Chris Paddie for $3,500.
  • Wesley Wages, Shelby County 4-H-Reserve Grand Champion purchased by Farmers State Bank for $3,499.

 

  • Ashlynn Lindgren, Timpson FFA-purchased by Cobb Vantress Hatchery and Timpson Quick Stop and Joaquin Quick Stop for $2,250.
  • Autumn Webb, Joaquin FFA-purchased by Shelby Savings Bank and General Shelters for $2,100.
  • Caroline Webb, Joaquin FFA-purchased by R&D Distributing, Center Livestock, B&W Chipping, Chance and Julie David, Toledo Automotive, Charles and Anne Eades, Shoop Insurance/Chance Shoop Financial/Action Credit, Jack’s Saw Shop, Boles Feed, Dr. Clayton Paul Windham, and Donald and Lois O’Rear for $1,750.
  • Jaylee Sims, Center FFA-purchased by Shelby Savings Bank and General Shelters for $1,600.
  • Hannah Wages, Shelby County 4-H-purchased by Shelby Savings Bank and Hunter Buildings for $1,500.
  • Matthew Thoren, Timpson FFA-purchased by Hawkeye Hunting Club for $3,498.

 

Market Lambs Light Weight: Caden Solomon, Timpson FFA- 1st Kallie Solomon, Timpson FFA- 2nd Celeste Bush, Timpson FFA-3rd

 

Market Lambs Medium Weight: Kayleigh Scroggins, Timpson FFA-1st Cara Searcy, Timpson FFA-2nd Kennedy Bush, Center FFA-3rd

 

Market Lambs Heavy Weight: Jairo Blanco, Joaquin FFA-1st Hunter Sample, Timpson FFA-2nd

 

Market Lambs Sale Order:

  • Hunter Sample, Timpson FFA-Grand Champion purchased by Smith Sawmill Service, Nix Forestry, Steel Building Supply, Farmers Insurance Group, Town & Country Real Estate, Deep East Texas Electric Co-op for $3,250.
  • Kayleigh Scroggins, Timpson FFA-Reserve Grand Champion purchased by Hawkeye Hunting Club for $2,500.
  • Cara Searcy, Timpson FFA-purchased by Shelby Savings Bank and General Shelters for $1,750.
  • Jairo Blanco, Joaquin FFA-purchased by First Financial Bank, Few Ready Mix, Cockrell Farms, Harkness Litter, Mettauer Law Firm, and Dairy Queen for

$1,900.

  • Kennedy Bush, Center FFA-purchased by Shelby County Farm Bureau for

$2,498.

  • Caden Solomon, Timpson FFA-purchased by Hawkeye Hunting Club for $800.
  • Celeste Bush, Timpson FFA-purchased by Common Disposal and ULTRA for

$1,050.

  • Kallie Solomon, Timpson FFA-purchased by Shelby County Farm Bureau for

$1,500.

 

 

Breeding Beef Show Results are as follows: American/American Cross Heifer: Class 1 Baylor Kimbro, Timpson FFA-1st

Baylor Kimbro, Timpson FFA-2nd Ally Kimbro, Timpson FFA-3rd

 

American/American Cross Heifer: Class 2

Baylor Kimbro, Timpson FFA-1st Ally Kimbro, Timpson FFA-2nd Mayson Harbison, Timpson FFA-3rd

 

American/American Cross Heifer: Class 3

Ally Kimbro-Timpson FFA-1st

 

American/American Cross Heifer: Class 4

Abi Hooper-Joaquin FFA-1st

 

American/American Cross Heifer: Class 5

Abi Hooper-Joaquin FFA-1st

 

American/American Cross Heifer: Class 6

Mayson Harbison-Timpson FFA-1st

 

Division Grand Champion and Reserve Grand Champion American/American Cross Heifer

Baylor Kimbro, Timpson FFA-Grand Champion

Baylor Kimbro, Timpson FFA-Reserve Grand Champion

 

 

English and English Cross Heifer: Class 1

Trey Harvey, Joaquin FFA-1st

Hannah Wages, Shelby County 4-H-2nd

 

English and English Cross Heifer: Class 2

Tucker Gamble, Joaquin FFA-1st Allison Gamble, Joaquin FFA-2nd

 

Division Grand Champion and Reserve Champion English and English Cross Heifers:

Tucker Gamble, Joaquin FFA-Grand Champion

Allison Gamble, Joaquin FFA-Reserve Grand Champion

 

Exotic and Exotic Cross Heifers: Class 1

Camille Greer, Shelby County 4-H-1st

 

Exotic and Exotic Cross Heifers: Class 2

Ethan Wood, Joaquin FFA-1st Ethan Wood, Joaquin FFA-2nd

Wesley Wages, Shelby County 4-H-3rd Dustin Weir, Joaquin FFA-4th

 

Exotic and Exotic Cross Heifers: Class 3

Camille Greer, Shelby County 4-H-1st

 

Exotic and Exotic Cross Heifers: Class 4

Ethan Wood, Joaquin FFA-1st

 

Division Grand Champion and Reserve Champion Exotic and Exotic Cross Heifers:

Ethan Wood, Joaquin FFA- Grand Champion

Camille Greer, Shelby County 4-H- Reserve Grand Champion

 

Grand Champion and Reserve Grand Champion Heifers of Show:

Tucker Gamble, Joaquin FFA- Grand Champion Ethan Wood, Joaquin FFA- Reserve Grand Champion

 

Division American/American Cross Bull:

Abi Hooper-Joaquin FFA, Grand Champion

 

Grand Champion & Reserve Champion Bull of Show:

Abi Hooper, Joaquin FFA-Grand Champion

 

Grand Champion County Bred Bull:

Abi Hooper-Joaquin FFA

 

 

Steer Sale Order:

  • Megan Dunn, Shelby County 4-H-Grand Champion purchased by Hawkeye Hunting Club for $5,250.
  • Tucker Gamble, Joaquin FFA, -Reserve Grand Champion purchased by Diamond H for $4,500.
  • Ethan Wood, Joaquin FFA purchased by Oilfield Buyer’s Group for $4,499.
  • Cralon Hughes, Joaquin FFA purchased by Farmer’s State Bank for $3,000.
  • Allison Gamble, Joaquin FFA purchased by LHB Enterprises for $4,498.
  • Abi Hooper, Joaquin FFA purchased by Lou-Tex for $3,000.
  • John Weir, Joaquin FFA purchased by Oilfield Buyer’s Group for $4,498.
  • Trey Harvey, Joaquin FFA purchased by Top Hat for $4,498 We would also like to thank the following contributors:

 

 

Heritage Land Bank Hawkeye Hunting Club Farmer’s State Bank

State Representative Chris Paddie Shelby County Farm Bureau Shelby Savings Bank

Borders Poultry XTO

Deep East Texas Electric Co-op. Diamond H

Oilfield Buyer’s Group Joaquin Quick Stop Timpson Quick Stop Keith Oswalt Logging Michael & Jessica Kay Smith Sawmill Service Texas State Bank

Fish & Still Equipment Hunter Buildings General Shelters

Cobb Vantress Hatchery LHB Enterprises

Loutex

Common Disposal Livestock Buyer’s Group Top Hat

Atwood & Paula Kay Woodman Life Chapter 250 Boles Feed

Raymond Construction Ward Animal Hospital First Financial Bank

96 Equipment Inc. Center Tire Co.

Shelby Veterinary Associates Few Ready Mix

 

Cockrell Farms Harkness Litter Mettauer Law Firm K&L Management F&D Distributing

Ace Hardware of East Texas Toledo Finance corp.

Center Livestock Auction Barn Hammer Equipment

ULTRA

JML Management Klein Cattle Company Chance & Julie David

Toledo Automotive Supply Odessa Link

Chris Link (Link Charolais) Nix Forest Industries Judge Charles Mitchell B&W Chipping

Donald & Lois O’Rear Charles & Anne Eades

Shoop Insurance/Chance Shoop Financial/Action Credit Jack’s Saw Shop

Worsham’s  Grocery Steel Building Supply Farmers Insurance Group Dr. Clayton P. Windham Dairy Queen

Chris Mayfield State Farm Insurance Ihlo Sales

Dr. Dixon Golden Raymond Motor Co. Payne’s Community News Bounds Insurance

Dean’s hardware Payne’s Rentals

Town & Country Real Estate

 

Morrison Insurance Agency Hardy’s Machine Shop Ross Lumber

Hudson Auto Parts McDonald & Sons Hardware Center FFA

Timpson FFA Shelby County 4-H Joaquin FFA Tenaha FFA Shelbyville FFA

McDonald & Sons Hardware

Shelby County Judge Allison Harbison Tyson Foods

 

Agriculture Education Day Sponsors:

J.C. McSwain Logging Contractors Roscoe McSwain Logging Raymond Construction, LLP Center Tire Company Inc.

Center Livestock Auction Company R&D Distributing, LTD

Boles Feed Company, Inc. Woodmen Life Chapter 250 SGM Trucking (Stacy McSwain) Texas Bank and Trust

Sabine Bank and Trust Farmers State Bank Shelby Savings Bank

 

The following individuals and businesses have graciously donated time, effort and materials to the success of our Livestock Show and Sale. We would like to take this time to personally thank them for their continued support of the youth of Shelby County:

 

Tyson Foods

County Judge Allison Harbison R&D Distributing

 

John Snider Terry Allen Will Lucas Ed Johnson

Rick Campbell Doyle Carter Boo Klein Scott Flowers Paul Pustka

Shelby County Farm Bureau Board of Directors Shelby County Sheriff’s Posse