February 2016 4-H Clovertalk

Shawn Zeringue, sparker  |  1/29/2016 3:14:37 AM

EBR 4-H’s Top Chefs

The EBR 4-H Cookery Contest was held on Saturday, January 23, 2016 in conjunction with the Parish Livestock Show. We had lots of great dishes in a variety of categories. After much debate and careful tasting from our judges, we are proud to announce and congratulate our winners:

· Seafood (Crawfish) — Aidan Dooley, St. Aloysius

· Seafood (Crab) — Caiden McDowell, Central Middle

· Egg (Dessert) — Maryliz Word, St. Aloysius

· Sugar (Candy) — Aiden Dooley, St. Aloysius

· Sugar (Cookies) — Kameryn, Vincent

· Sugar (Cakes) — Maggie Perrien, St. Jean Vianney

· Beef (Quick & Easy) — Annie LeBlanc, St. Aloysius

· Beef (One Dish Meal) — Abby McLeod, St. Jean Vianney

These winners will now move on and compete at the Regional Cookery in Ponchatoula, LA on May 17, 2016. Congrats and best of luck!

Calling All Artists and Creatives

Each year 4-H hosts 2 posters contests to promote and educate people about the benefits of the beef and dairy industries. These contests allows you to showcase your creative talents and put together something really fun and different. Here’s the info:

Beef Poster Contest

All EBR Beef Poster entries are due to the Parish Office by March 14, 2016. All entries must be on a 11” x 14” white poster board. Place your name, address, age, grade in school and parish on the upper right corner on the back of your poster. Posters should generate positive images of beef and beef products and not portray negative image of other food products (i.e. chicken, pork, etc.). Copy written images are prohibited.

Dairy Poster Contest

All EBR Dairy Poster entries are due to the Parish Office by March 14, 2016. All entries must be on a 22” x 28” poster board. Place your name, address, age, grade in school and parish on the upper right corner on the back of your poster. Posters should generate positive images of the dairy industry and dairy products and not portray negative image of other food products (i.e. chicken, pork, beef, etc.). Copy written images are prohibited.

For more information or any questions, please contact Shawn Zeringue.

Congrats Livestock Club

The East Baton Rouge Parish Livestock Show was held on January 22 and 23, 2016 at the LSU Parker Coliseum. The show was a huge success, thanks to all of our sponsors and volunteers! Here are the results of our show:

Beef

Supreme Bull & Champion Brahman— Gordie Simon

Supreme Heifer & Champion Hereford— Hunter Millican

Grand Champion Angus Bull — Ben Forbes

Reserve Champion Angus Bull — Ben Forbes

Grand Champion Angus Heifer — Regan Greene

Reserve Champion Angus Heifer — Regan Greene

Grand Champion Brahman Heifer — Cassie Decoteau

Reserve Champion Brahman Heifer — Gordi Simon

Grand Champion Braford Heifer — Garrett Wood

Reserve Champion Braford Heifer — Garrett Wood

Grand Champion Hereford Bull — Griffin Kennedy

Reserve Champion Hereford Heifer — Hunter Millican

Grand Champion Santa Gertrudis Heifer — Caiden McDowell

Grand Champion Santa Gertrudis Heifer — Caiden McDowell

Grand Champion AOB Brahman Heifer — Lucas McDowell

Grand Champion AOB Non-Brahman Heifer — Morgan Thompson

Champion Jr Showman — Cassie Decoteau

Champion Intermediate Showman — Gordie Simon

Champion Sr Showman — Garrett Wood

Swine

Supreme Gilt & Champion Commercial Gilt — Jett Kuehne

Grand Champion Market Hog — Kinslee Pellerin

Reserve Champion Market Hog — Jett Kuehne

Champion Jr. Showman — Jett Kuehne

Champion Intermediate Showman — Kinslee Pellerin

Sheep

Grand Champion Market Lamb — Zoe Monroe

Reserve Champion Market Lamb — Zoe Monroe

Champion Intermediate Showman — Zoe Monroe

Goats

Supreme Goat & Champion Fullblood Doe — Garrett Cullen

Reserve Champion Fullblood Doe — Hunter Heinrich

Grand Champion Percentage Doe — Hunter Heinrich

Reserve Champion Percentage Doe — Samantha Vaughan

Grand Champion Commercial Doe — Annalyse Greely

Reserve Champion Commercial Doe — Garrett Cullen

Grand Champion Nygerian Doe — Annalyse Greely

Grand Champion Pygmy Doe — Erin Jines

Champion Junior Showman — Samantha Vaughan

Champion Intermediate Showman — Kyra Greely

Champion Senior Showman — Hunter Heinrich

Rabbits

Best of Show — Susanna Shields

Best Opposite — Sarah Israel

Champion Junior Showman — Aili King

Champion Intermediate Showman — Jane Zaruba

Champion Senior Showman — Kayla Kirby

Poultry

Grand Champion American Class & Best In Show — Sarah Israel

Reserve Champion American Class — Jane Zaruba

Grand Champion Asiatic Class — Cort Decoteau

Reserve Champion Asiatic Class — Abby Becnel

Grand Champion English Class — Cort Decoteau

Reserve Champion English Class — Ben Forbes

Grand Champion Continental Class — Abby Becnel

Grand Champion Mediterranean Class — Ben Forbes

Reserve Champion Mediterranean Class — Ben Forbes

Grand Champion All Other Standard Breeds — Lexann York

Grand Champion All Other Comb Clean Legged — Erin Jines

Grand Champion Game Class — Andrew Robinson

Grand Champion Feather Legged Class — Kayla Kirby

Reserve Champion Feather Legged Class — Bryce King

Grand Champion Single Comb Clean Legged — Sarah Israel

Reserve Champion Single Comb Clean Legged — Erin Jines

Grand Champion Rose Comb Clean Legged — Nick Bourgault

Reserve Champion Rose Comb Clean Legged — Nick Bourgault

Champion Junior Showman — Aili King

Champion Intermediate Showman — Bryce King

Champion Senior Showman — Kayla Kirby

Join Us for State

The members of the EBR Livestock Club will be showing at the LSU State Livestock Show the week of February 13 through February 20, 2016.

Feel free to come out and cheer on our members! The show will be held at the Lamar Dixon Expo Center. All are welcomed to come out and support us.

News from Horse Club

The next Horse Club meeting will be held on Thursday, February 4 at 6:00 PM at the Shady Park Arena. This meeting will cover horse health and hoof care. The monthly clinic will be Sunday, February 14 at 4 PM. The clinic will covering different ways to “get to know” your horse.

Don’t forget! All t-shirt designs for the club t-shirt are due at the Thursday meeting. If you have any questions or need more information, please contact Katie Strecker.

Shooting Sports Club

Shooting Sports Club members, please be mindful of the upcoming practices and contests. Remember, all participants must have 8 practice hours to compete in the upcoming meets.

Here are some dates to remember:

• February 27 - EBR Invitational Shoot

• March 12 - Ascension Invitational Shoot

The Regional Shoot will take place April 6-10, 2016 in the Ascension/Baton Rouge Area. Only trained shooting sports participants are eligible for competition. Please contact Katie Strecker for registration information.

Scholarship Time for Seniors

Although going off to college is an exciting time in life, it can also be very expensive. 4-H is here to help with your financial needs through parish and state scholarship opportunities. All high school seniors in East Baton Rouge Parish must complete their 4-H Scholarship forms and turn them into the Parish Office by March 1, 2016. If you submit your application online, please be sure to contact the 4-H Office to notify us. Scholarship forms can be found and downloaded here.

We encourage senior 4-H members to take advantage of the scholarships available. This is your opportunity to showcase your involvement and get awarded for it! All questions can be directed to Shawn Zeringue.

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