(10/02/2013)
Submitted by Delaney Cunningham
Calhoun County FFA Reporter

Calhoun County's 4-H and FFA held their 4th Annual Youth Livestock Sale, this past Saturday at the Molasses Festival. Bill West served as the official judge and Bobby Cooper was the auctioneer. Weigh-in began at 8 am by the weigh-master Jason Nettles. There were 23 youth participating in this year's show and sale:

Candice Conrad sold her Champion Broiler Chickens to Shamblin Brothers Equipment for $100.

Benjamin Knotts sold his Reserve Champion Broiler Chickens to Kenny Arnold for $90.

Jessica Summers sold her Fancy Broiler Chickens to Southern States of Spencer for $80.

Autumn Jones sold her Choice Broiler Chickens to Randall Arnold for $80.

Angel Samples sold her Choice Broiler Chickens to Jason Nettles for $50.

Kayla Church sold her Choice Broiler Chickens to Jason Nettles for $50.

Joseph White sold his Choice Broiler Chickens to Charles W. McKown for $50.

Abby White sold her Choice Broiler Chickens to Southern States of Spencer for $50.

Kole Jarvis sold his Champion Rabbit to Shamblin Brothers Equipment for $300.

Christopher Schultz sold his Reserve Champion Rabbit to Roane General Hospital for $110.

Kelsey Jett sold her Choice Rabbit to Kenny Arnold for $90.

Rebbicca Newlon sold her Choice Rabbit to Randall Arnold for $60.

Austin Coon sold his Choice Rabbit to Mighty Diesel for $80.

Preston Neely sold his Champion Meat Goat to Shamblin Brothers Equipment for $497.

Kayla Church sold her Champion Dairy Goat to Cody McCoy for $414.

Nicholas Smith sold his Champion Feeder Calf to Southern States for $2,898.

Kelsey Jett sold her Reserve Champion to Calhoun Bank for $2,054.50.

Logan McKown sold his Choice Feeder Calf to JSC Enterprises for $2,240.

Kurtis Neely sold his Champion Feeder Calf to Southern States for $3,150.

Trent Cottrell sold his Reserve Champion Feeder Calf to Jackson County Regional Livestock for $3,570.

Candice Conrad sold her Choice Feeder Calf to Cain Farms for $2,715.75.

EmmaLee Knotts sold her Choice Feeder Calf to Vineyard Farms for $---

Anna Knotts sold her Choice Feeder Calf to Houchin Construction for $2,508.

Christopher Schultz sold his Champion Market Lamb to Roane General Hospital for $700.

Kaylee Jarvis sold her Reserve Champion Market Lamb to Nettles Equipment for $432.

Kody Schultz sold his Champion Market Hog to Shamblin Brothers Equipment for $750.

Jessica Summers sold her Reserve Champion Market Hog to Vineyard Farms for $810.

Austin Coon sold his Choice Market Hog to Mighty Diesel for $570.

Angel Samples sold her Choice Market Hog to Southern States of Spencer $474.75.

Total receipts from the sale were $27,600.90.

In the showmanship arena, the placements were as follows:

Chickens - Candice Conrad 1st, Angel Samples 2nd, Autumn Jones 3rd.

Rabbit - Rebbicca Newlon 1st, Austin Coon 2nd, Kelsey Jett 3rd Goat - Autumn Jones 1st, Kayla Church 2nd, Preston Neely 3rd.

Calf - Trent Cottrell 1st, Kurtis Neely 2nd, Candice Conrad 3rd.

Lamb - Kaylee Jarvis 1st, Christopher Schultz 2nd.

Hog - Austin Coon 1st, Angel Samples 2nd, Kody Schultz 3rd.

Special thanks go out to Neil Stump and Stump Funeral Home for use of the property. Thanks to the livestock committee for the preparation and planning of the annual event. Also, thanks to any volunteer who helped set up the show area and/or cleaned up after the event. Thanks for the $100 donation from Ted Butler.

Questions concerning the show and sale need to be directed to Jason Nettles, livestock program President or Daisy Fryman Bailey, county Extension Agent or Don Poage, CCMHS Agriculture Teacher.


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