4-H Livestock Season

Christina Zito-Hebert, Simoneaux, Susan  |  2/4/2014 8:35:26 PM

Members of the 2014 Iberville/ West Baton Rouge Jr. Livestock Show Team

Eight members of the Iberville/ West Baton Rouge Livestock Show Team competed in the Premier Exhibitor Contest. Each contestant completed an exam about the specie of livestock that he/she shows. Contestants also completed a skillathon, which tested their knowledge about equipment, nutrition, medication and breed identification. 2014 Iberville/West Baton Rouge Premier Exhibitor Contestants (from left to right) : Racheal Sandidge, Elise Persick, Jennifer Windham, Hunter Monismith, Chance Hracek, Breann Keowen, Raylan Hracek and Beau Navarre

The Iberville/ West Baton Rouge Parish Livestock Boosters awarded scholarships to Iberville/ West Baton Rouge Jr. Livestock Show Team Senior Exhibitors (from left to right) Racheal Sandidge, Beau Navarre and Christen Diamond

The Iberville/ West Baton Rouge Parish Livestock Show Team hosted its 2014 Parish Livestock Show January 17– 18 at the C.M. “Mike” Zito Multipurpose Center in Plaquemine, La. 4th– 12th grade 4-H’ers exhibited poultry, goats, sheep, swine and cattle. The show also featured a Pee Wee Goat Class and a Pee Wee Swine Class for future 4-H’ers to demonstrate their skills. Local youth who were 8 years old or younger participated in the Pee Wee Classes.

Eight members of the Iberville/ West Baton Rouge Livestock Show Team competed in the 2014 Premier Exhibitor Contest at the parish level. Exhibitors demonstrated knowledge about their livestock projects by completing an exam and skillathon. The skillathon focused on equipment, breed and feed identification.

2014 Iberville/ West Baton Rouge Premier Exhibitor Contest Winners:
1st Place: Beau Navarre
2nd Place Tie: Raylan Hracek and Breann Keowen
3rd Place: Chance Hracek
4th Place: Hunter Monismith

Many of the contestants who competed at the parish level Premier Exhibitor Contest also plan to participate in contest at the upcoming Acadiana District Livestock Show and the LSU AgCenter Jr. Livestock Show.

The Iberville/ West Baton Rouge Livestock Show Team will compete at the Acadiana District Livestock Show January 29– February 1 at the Blackham Coliseum in Lafayette, La. The team will also compete in the LSU AgCenter Jr. Livestock Show February 8-15 at the Lamar Dixon Expo Center in Gonzales, La.

Please contact Iberville 4-H Agent Christina Zito at 225-687-5155, or West Baton Rouge 4-H Agent Elliott Scroggs at 225-336-2416 to learn more about the 4-H livestock program.

2014 Iberville/ West Baton Rouge Livestock Show Team:

Iberville Parish Livestock Exhibitors: Danielle Blanchard, Alice Cochran, Gabrielle Deslatte, Albert Deville, Christen Diamond, Daniel Easterly, Clayton Easterly, Brady Gourgues, Chance Hracek, Raylan Hracek, Claire Martinez, Hunter Monismith, Elise Persick, Gracie Romero and Racheal Sandidge

West Baton Rouge Parish Livestock Exhibitors: Jaselyn Berthelot, Wyatt Berthelot, Kelsie Courville, Kolleen Courville, Amanda Distefano, Katie Frens, Breann Keowen, Trent LaBauve, Saige Lejeune, Bryce Marks, Kaden Mascaro, Sarah Melson, Beau Navarre, Ryder Rabalais, Emma Sarradet and Jenny Windham

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