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State Fair livestock winners announced

The N.C. State Fair livestock shows enjoyed strong participation this year.
Following are competition winners:

Jr. Market Steer
Grand and reserve grand champions shown by Madison Boyd, 14, of Pine Town;
Third overall steer shown by Spencer Walker, 16, of Hurdle Mills;
Grand champion N.C. Born and Bred shown by Mason Blinson, 16, of Buies Creek;

Jr. Market Lambs
Grand champion shown by Hailee Whitehurst, 12, of Hobgood;
Reserve grand champion shown by MacKenzie Cox, 5, of Richlands;
Third overall lamb shown by Travis Cox, 9, of Richlands;
Grand champion N.C. Born and Bred shown by Madison Reber, 10, Mount Ulla;

Jr. Market Wether Meat Goats
Grand champion shown by Caley Mayo, 14, of Whitakers;
Reserve grand champion and third overall shown by Joel Dahms, 17, of Bahama;
Grand champion N.C. Born and Bred shown by Elizabeth Sullivan, 5, of Lucama;

Jr. Market Barrow
Grand champion shown by Hunter McMillen, 8, of Grandy;
Reserve grand champion shown by Mackenzie Cox, 5, of Richlands
Third overall shown by Hanna Alexopoulos, 18, of Elizabeth City;
Grand champion N.C. Born and Bred shown by Mackenzie Cox, 5, of Richlands.

Jr. Ewe Meat Breeds/Junior Market Lamb Showmanship
Novice – 8 years old and under
Grand champion shown by Addison Taylor of Princeton (Johnston County);
Reserve champion shown by Lydia Wilson of China Grove (Rowan);
Junior – 9 -13 years old
Grand champion shown by Anna Brooke Taylor of Princeton;
Reserve champion shown by Tanner Bentley of Kenly (Johnston);
Senior – 14-18 years old
Grand champion shown by Lillie Medlin of Rocky Mount (Nash);
Reserve champion shown by Corey Goss of Roper (Washington);
Senior Plus – 19-21 years old
Grand champion shown by Bethany Mackey of Mars Hill (Madison);
Reserve champion shown by Emma See of Raleigh (Wake);

Jr. Market Barrow/Junior Breeding Gilt Showmanship
Novice – 8 years old and under
Grand champion shown by Hunter McMillen of Grandy (Currituck);
Reserve champion shown by Gideon Linton of Mount Olive (Wayne);
Junior – 9-13 years old
Grand champion shown by Alexander Palmer of Wendell (Wake);
Reserve champion shown by Kacie Strickland of Rocky Mount (Edgecombe);
Senior – 14-18 years old
Grand champion shown by Samuel Brake of Lucama (Wilson);
Reserve champion shown by Mary-Catherine Mayo of Battleboro (Nash);
Senior Plus – 19-21 years old
Grand champion shown by Marisa Linton of Mount Olive;
Reserve champion shown by Frank Scott of Lucama;

Jr. Market Wether Meat Goat Showmanship
Novice – 8 years old and under
Grand champion shown by Abby Gaskins of Greenville (Pitt)
Reserve champion shown by Payton Williams of Pikeville (Wayne);
Junior – 9-13 years old
Grand champion shown by Emma Vick of Pikeville (Wayne);
Reserve champion shown by Meredith Stephens of Durham;
Senior – 14-18 years old
Grand champion shown by Joel Dahms of Bahama (Durham);
Reserve champion shown by Caley Mayo of Whitakers (Nash);

Jr. Beef Heifer
Supreme grand champion shown by Jacob Presnell, 16, of Cleveland;
Reserve grand champion shown by Jordan Carter, 21, of Cabarrus;

Jr. Beef Heifer – Santa Gertrudis
Grand and reserve grand champions shown by Caroline Creech, 20, of Zebulon (Wake)

Junior Beed Heifer – Angus
Grand champion shown by Austin Teeter, 17, of Rowan County;
Reserve grand champion shown by Marcy Price, 16, of Lenoir County;

Jr. Beef Heifer – Simmental
Grand champion shown by Jordan Carter, 21, of Cabarrus County;
Reserve grand champion shown by Travis Cox, 9, of Onslow County;

Jr. Beef Heifer – Hereford
Grand champion shown by Mason Blinson, 16, of Harnett County;
Reserve grand champion shown by Emily Smith, 16, of Guilford County;

Jr. Beef Heifer – Charlois
Grand champion shown by Madison Adams, 16, of Moore County;
Reserve grand champion shown by Mattie Harward, 14, of Stanly County;

Jr. Beef Heifer – Gelbvieh
Grand champion shown by Noah Henson, 21, of Haywood County;
Reserve grand champion shown by Justin Teeter, 22, of Iredell County;

Jr. Beef Heifer – Red Angus
Grand champion shown by Jacob Presnell, 17, of Cleveland County;
Reserve grand champion shown by Madison Adams, 16, of Moore County;

Junior Beef Heifer – Limousin
Grand and reserve grand champions shown by Wyatt Kendall, 15, of Sampson County;

Jr. Beef Heifer – All Other Breeds
Grand champion shown by Melinda Boyd, 20, of Beaufort County;
Reserve grand champion shown by Lynae Bowman, 12, of Stokes County;

Junior Beef Heifer – Commercial
Grand champion shown by Jacob Burleson, 16, of Buncombe County;
Reserve grand champion shown by Shane Kendall, 10, of Sampson County;

Feeder Calf
Grand champion and reserve grand champion pens of three shown by NCSU Animal Science of Raleigh;
Grand champion individual shown by Melinda Boyd of Pine Town (Beaufort);
Reserve grand champion individual shown by Issac Wallace of Franklin (Macon);

Supreme Champion Market Hog
Supreme champion shown by Hunter McMillen of Currituck County;
Reserve supreme champion shown by Manley Palmer of Orange County;

Performance Market Hog
Grand champion shown by Brian Batchelor of Nash County;
Reserve grand champion shown by Crissty Scott of Wilson County;

Market Barrow
Grand champion shown by Hunter McMillen of Currituck County;
Reserve grand champion shown by Manley Palmer of Orange County;

Market Gilt
Grand champion shown by Alan Sharp of Wilson County;
Reserve grand champion shown by Nahunta Farm of Wayne County;

Jr. Breeding gilt
Grand champion shown by Zadock Jennings, 4, of Johnston County;
Reserve grand champion shown by Lucas McCoy, 2, of Craven County.

 

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Physical Address: 2 West Edenton Street, Raleigh NC 27601
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