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Butler County Livestock Club Competes at KY 4-H State Skillathon

Lloyd G. Saylor, County Extension Agent for 4-H Youth Development

On Saturday, February 18th, the Butler County Halter Holders Livestock Club competed at the KY 4H State Skillathon in Madisonville, KY. They competed against other 4-Hers in the same age groups of Clovers (9-11) and Intermediates (12-14).

Butler County participants included:  Clovers - Carlee Mitchell, Kadie Hunt, Mattie Wells & Olivia Dunn; Intermediates - Kiana Coleman & Ashley Merideth.  Also competing were our Cloverbuds - Mackenzie Coleman & Lydia Wells. The girls placed as follows:

Clovers:    Team Identification - 13th
        Team Evaluation - 13th
        Individual Quality Assurance/Quiz - Olivia Dunn (7th) & Carlee Mitchell (11th)
        Team Quality Assurance/Quiz - 3rd
        Team Overall - 11th

Intermediates:    Individual Quality Assurance/Quiz - Ashley Merideth 24th

The kids had fierce competition in one of the state’s largest participating groups. We congratulate the girls on their effort and wish them the best in June for the State 4H Livestock Judging Contest that will be held in Richmond, KY.

The kids would like to say a special thank you to Mrs. LeeAnn Daughtery & Amanda Arnold for their hard work and dedication in preparing them for these contests. They would also like to thank all of you that came out and bought sack lunches on the February 17th to help send them to these contests and represent Butler County!!!

Anyone interested in joining the Butler County 4-H Livestock Club or showing livestock can contact the Extension Office at 526-3767, or join us in the Ag Room at the High School on the 3rd Monday of each month.

For more information contact the Butler County Extension Office at 112 E GL Smith Street, Morgantown or call 526-3767.

Educational programs of the Kentucky Cooperative Extension Service serve all people regardless of race, color, age, sex, disability, or national origin. 

By:  Rhonda Merideth, 4-H Livestock Club Volunteer
Lloyd G. Saylor, County Extension Agent for 4-H Youth Development

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