2018 4-H Livestock Show and Sale
82 kids were signed up to participate in this years Beaufort County 4-H livestock show. The show was held at Raised in a Barn Farm in Chocowinity on April 10.
The 4-club members spent three months feeding and preparing their animals for the show. These animals included goats, lambs, hogs and steers. They were also responsible for clipping their animals and getting them show ready.
The 2018 Livestock show Winners:
Grand Champion Showman and Reserve Champion Market: Lexi Ziff
Reserve Champion Showman and Grand Champion Market: Blaine Griekspoor
Overall Top Showman: Brody Fox
Grand Champion Senior Showman: Jayna Van Staalduinen
Reserve Champion Senior Showman: Deaja Parker
Grand Champion Junior Showman: Brody Fox
Reserve Champion Junior Showman: Garrett Hudson
Grand Champion Market Hog: Blaine Griekspoor
Reserve Champion Market Hog: Garrett Hudson
Overall Top Showman: Kennedy Arnold
Grand Champion Senior Showman: RJ Langley
Reserve Champion Senior Showman: Tyler Sosebee
Grand Champion Junior Showman: Kennedy Arnold
Reserve Champion Junior Showman: Casey Rose
Grand Champion Market Lamb: Ella Peterik
Reserve Champion Market Lamb: Claire Holmes
Overall Top Showman: Annabelle Howdy
Grand Champion Senior Showman: Chloe Gurganus
Reserve Champion Senior Showman: Shelby Mayo
Grand Champion Junior Showman: Annabelle Howdy
Reserve Champion: Junior Showman: Elizabeth Peluso
Grand Champion Market Goat: Emery Linton
Reserve Champion Market Goat: Landon Moore
All youth participating in the livestock show and sale are encouraged to vote for two people who they believe are “Go-Getters.” This is for youth who have worked extra hard with their animals during their livestock project and on the day of the show.
2018 Beaufort County 4-H Livestock Show Go-Getter Awards:
Savannah Phelps and Annabelle Howdy
Local businesses come out every year to support our youth in the annual sale in the evening. Local businesses bid on the youths’ animals during the auction. Beaufort County buyers this year included: Beaufort County Farm Bureau, Beaufort County Farm Bureau Young Farmers and Ranchers, Crop Production Services, Pete Ziff Trucking, Griekspoor Construction, Gary Respess, Hog Slat Inc, Unisouth Genetics Inc, Riverside Grain Co., Gerda Rhodes, Smithfield Foods, JCT LLC, Coastal Carolina Cotton Gin, B&B Farms of Pungo, Roanoke Farm Supply, Mac Gibbs, Glenn’s MHR Inc, IBX Builders, St. Clair’s Trucking, Tideland EMC, Eric and Leanna Holmes, Coastal Agro Business, Tim Gurganus Construction, Awesome Outdoors, New Bern Farm and Garden, Grissom Farms, Coastal Car Connection, and Arnold Farms.