Livestock exhibitors from Farmersville ISD started the year strong last week by picking up several top awards at the Collin County Junior Livestock Show.
The event was held Jan. 2-9 at Myers Park in McKinney and drew FFA and 4-H members from throughout the county.
The Collin County show serves as a tune-up for bigger shows throughout the state, including Fort Worth, Houston and San Antonio.
Top winners in the Market Swine division include; Grand Champion (Champion Cross) – Klayden Powell; Isabella Lopez – Reserve Champion White OPB; Addison Horton – Reserve Champion Hamp; Dosson Chumbley- Champion Jr. Showmanship; Klayden Powell – Reserve Champion Jr. Showmanship.
In Sheep, top winners include: Reserve Grand Champion (Reserve Champion Medium Wool) and Champion Jr. Showmanship – Addison Horton; Reserve Champion Southdown and Reserve Champion Junior Showmanship – Carson Dillard.
Cattle top honors went to Tye Thompson for Champion Senior Showmanship; McKenna Rice – Chianna Reserve Champion, Simmental Reserve Champion and ORB; Kolten Peel – Red Angus Champion and Red Angus Reserve Champion.
Other results for FISD students were:
1st place Black OPB – Addison Horton, Chloe Lopez, Alison Dillard; 1st Duroc – Tye Thompson; 1st Cross – Zane Thompson, Klayden Powell, Dosson Chumbley.
2nd White OPB – Paxstyn Adams; 2nd Black OPB – Carson Dillard; 2nd Duroc – Hudson Gray, Isabella Lopez; 2nd Hamp – Hudson Gray; 2nd place Cross – Dosson Chumbley.
3rd White OPB – Chloe Lopez, Black OPB – McKinzie Riley; Duroc – Avery Simpson; Joel Lopez; Hamp – Mackey Cox; Cross – Addison Adams. 4th Hamp – Blake Berumen, Cross – Erin Blackburn, Zane Thompson.
5th WOPB – Addison Adams; BOPB – Madison Baker; Duroc – Joel Lopez; Hamp – Alison Dillard.
6th BOPB – Brooklyn Nerwich; Hamp – Madison Baker.
Class Winners – Medium Wool – Addison Horton, Carson Dillard; Southdown – Alison Dillard.
2nd place Medium Wool – Alison Dillard; 3rd place Medium Wool and Southdown – Elle Liebert.
Exotic Steer – 1st place Tye Thompson, 2nd place British Steer – Tye Thompson; 4th place British Steer – Morgan Picket; 6th place Exotic Steer – Morgan Picket.
6th place Holland Lop Sr. Doe Division – Morgan Adams.
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