Madison County 4-H students have featured a total of 66 animals thus far in what has been a successful season of livestock presenting with showings in Fort Worth and San Antonio and upcoming showings in Houston and Austin.
Fort Worth featured exhibitors Ethan Barret, James Cleere, Kanin Cleere, Madison Counsil, Jillian Hardy, Joeli Hardy, Katherine Newton and Dylan Stobaugh with heifers. Days after the showing, James Cleere and Kanin Cleere made their way back with their steers.
Next was the San Antonio Stock Show, which just concluded this week and featured 19 animals from Madison County 4-H. Cody Cole and Tyler Martin arrived first with their breeding sheep. Then Cole, Martin, Emma Hurst and Hayden Hurst showed lambs. Meanwhile, the heifer barn was full with James Cleere, Kanin Cleere, Jillian Hardy, Katherine Newton, Natalie Newton and Dylan Stobaugh.
Now underway is the Houston Livestock Show, which will start off with Madi Caperton, Emma Hurst and Hayden Hurst showcasing goats and lambs. Other students who will show animals in Houston include James Cleere, Kanin Cleere, Madison Counsil, Jillian Hardy, Joeli Hardy, Katherine Newton, Natalie Newton, Justin Miller, Beaux Miller, Caleb Corley, Madison McKenzie, Grace Williamson and Karlee Williamson.
Lastly will be the Austin Livestock Show, which is set to take place from March 16 until March 30. James Cleere and Kanin Cleere will be in attendance to show off their heifers and steers while Cody Cole, Emma Hurst, Hayden Hurst and Tyler Martin will be showing goats and lambs.
Ethan Barret has attended Fort Worth and San Antonio with his Agriculture Mechanics project and will also be taking it to Houston.
Once the major shows have concluded, the students will participate in the Madison County Fair from March 17 until March 24.