Emanuel County 4-H poultry judging teams win at area contest

by | May 14, 2018 5:33 pm

On May 2, 22 Emanuel County 4-H’ers competed in the area poultry judging competition in Lyons. At the competition, all contestants judged two classes of live birds for egg production and gave oral reasons for their selections on one class. In addition, they judged carcasses for meat quality, candled eggs to determine freshness and grade, and judged eggs for exterior and broken-out quality.
The junior team, consisting of students in grades 5-8, received second place. Team members were Jeremiah Colston, Silas Frew, Jose Hernandez, Summer Kersey, Spencer Lawrence, Benjamin McBride, Jacob McBride, Samuel McBride, Evan Rogers, Lauren Sapp, and Mason Simmons.
The senior team, made up of…

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