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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 12, 2012

CONTACT:

Ron Stamey, marketing and media director
N.C. Mountain State Fair
828-687-1414

Junior meat goat and lamb show winners announced
at Mountain State Fair

FLETCHER -- The following were winners in the junior meat goat and lamb shows during the opening weekend at the N.C. Mountain State Fair:

Meat Goat Breeds -- Dorset

  • Champion ewe and reserve champion ewes shown by Maggie Jones of Stokes County;

Meat Goat Breeds -- Hampshire

  • Champion ewe shown by Beverly Hampton of Rowan County;
  • Reserve champion ewe shown by Bethany Mackey of Madison County;

Meat Goat Breeds -- Other Purebreds

  • Champion and reserve champion ewes shown by Josie Carson Correll of Rowan County;

Meat Goat Breeds -- commercial

  • Champion ewe shown by Cynthia Connolly of Rowan County;
  • Reserve champion ewe shown by Abigail Wilson of Rowan County;

The grand champion junior meat breed ewe selected from the above winners was the commercial ewe shown by Cynthia Connolly of Rowan County. The reserve grand champion junior meat breed ewe selected from the above winners was the Hampshire shown by Beverly Hampton of Rowan County.

Junior Market Lamb

  • Grand champion junior market lamb was shown by Abigail Wilson of Rowan County;
  • Reserve grand champion junior market lamb was shown by Beverly Hampton of Rowan County.

The junior shows are open to North Carolina residents under the age of 21. Classes were divided by age and weight of animals. For more information, visit www.mountainfair.org or call 828-687-1414.

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