4-Hers put beef on display at fair show

By Tom Rivers, Editor Posted 26 July 2017 at 8:32 am

Photos by Tom Rivers

KNOWLESVILLE – Dennis Mathes, 8, of Barre leads a steer through the show arena during Tuesday’s beef show at the Orleans County 4-H Fair.

Rylie Lear won the master showmanship award with Nicole Mrzywka the reserve master showman for beef.

The dairy show is today at 4 p.m.

Jackson Nesbitt, 11, of Waterport waits to lead this animal into the show arena. Jackson helped show Nathan Woodworth’s beef animals after Nathan got sick on Tuesday. Nathan, 9, of Lyndonville won the grand champion award for best overall beef animal.

Jayne Bannister of Point Breeze leads the grand champion beef animal that is owned by Nathan Woodworth of Lyndonville.

Lillian Mathes, right, of Barre and other 4-Hers get ready with their beef animals to head to the show arena.

Kaitlynn Basinait, 8, of Barre has this beef animal under control during Tuesday’s show.

Homer Mathes, 9, of Barre leads a beef animal in the show arena. Ribbons are set on a table for the top animals and leading showmen.

Kaylee Nesbitt, 13, of Waterport shows a beef animal.

Jayden Neal, 14, of Albion keeps up with some of the barn chores, which are critical for keeping the animals clean for their moments in the the show arena.

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