Eades are top livestock winners
Thomas Schwartz of Ferdinand and Brooke Eades of Kamiah were the top winners in the 4-H Livestock Awards at the Idaho County Fair.
Schwartz was Grand Champion in both fitting and showing and quality for beef steers and was the Reserve Champion Round Robin winner.
Eades was the Round Robin Grand Champion and also the Grand Champion Sheep Showman.
Other Fitting and Showing winners:
Beef Reserve Champion-Hope Schwartz
Sheep Reserve Champion-Hunter Connolley.
Market Swine Grand Champion, Taryn Godfrey, Reserve-Tessa Godfrey.
Horse Grand Champion-Katrina Wolfrum, Reserve-Rachel Kelley.
Rabbit Grand Champion-Davi Murphy; Reserve-Hunter Connolley.
Poultry Grand Champion-Isaiah Linaberry; Reserve-Aidan Acton.
Goat Grand Champion-Lauren Alfrey
Dog Showmanship Grand Champion-Marisa Lustig; Reserve-Nicole Poxleitner.
Dog Obedience Grand Champion-Isaiah Linaberry. Reserve-Maggie Chmelik.
Other Quality Winners:
Beef Reserve Champion-Sydney Rylaarsdam-Schoo.
Breeding Beef Grand Champion- Sydney Rylaarsdam-Schoo; Reserve-Marie Heckman
Market Lamb Grand Champion-Jack Bransford; Reserve-Naomi Connolley
Market Swine Grand Champion-Camden Barger; Reserve-Dani Aiken.
Rabbit Grand Champion-Arielle Halliganl; Reserve-Hunter Connolley.
Market Goat Grand Champion-Elizabeth Severns; Reserve-Lauren Alfrey.
Poultry Grand Champion-Aidan Acton; Reserve-Naomi Connolley
Livestock Judging Contest:
Top Beef Judge-Theresa Wemhoff; Top Swine Judge-Kyle Frei; Top Sheep Judge-Bladen Farmer.
1st Place-Tyler Wemhoff; 2nd-Hailey Danly; 3rd-Hope Schwartz; 4th-Cody Kaschmitter; 5th-Jessie Sonnen.
Rate of Gain Contest-Beef Steer, Halle Klapprich, 4.52 lbs. per day; Market Lamb, Kelly Stubbers, 1.18 lbs. per day; Market Swine, Aaron Forsmann, 2.24 lbs. per day.
Top Livestock Record Books – Top Junior, Chloe Rowland; Top Intermediate, Ellea Poxleitner; Top Senior, Abbie Uhlenkott.
Top Horse Record Book-Paige Lindsley.
Top Secretary Book-Hailey Russell, Rough Riders 4-H Club.
4-H Herdsmanship Award-Lively Livestock 4-H Club.
Top Community Service Project Poster-Fenn Livestock 4-H Club.
Sarah George Memorial, $100 scholarship to Grand Champion Sheep Showman. This year’s recipient was both 2012 and 2015 top sheep showman and will receive a $200 scholarship: Brooke Eades.
Idaho County 4-H Lamb & Ewe Project-Abigail Stowell.
Outstanding Angus Breeding Project-Sydney Rylaarsdam-Schoo
Outstanding Angus Market Project-Sydney Rylaarsdam-Schoo
Outstanding FFA Project-Tessa Godfrey
Largest Percentage of Beef Projects-Camas Livestock 4-H Club
Top Feeder Pig Project-1st Julia Wemhoff; 2nd Harmony Edmondson.
Top Overall Swine Project-Camden Barger
Top Overall Sheep Project-Naomi Connolley
Top Overall Beef Project-Thomas Schwartz
Top Overall Agricultural Project-Brooke Eades
Dave Klapprich Memorial Award-Holli Uhlorn.
Idaho County Volunteer Leaders Distinguished Service Award-Joel and Nancy Costa, Tahoe Hillbillies 4-H Club.
Thomas Schwartz of Ferdinand had a great showing at the 2015 Fair with Grand Champion for both quality and fitting and showing for beef, reserve champion round robin champion showman and the top overall beef project.
In between her Fair Queen duties Brooke Eades somehow managed to be the Grand Champion Showman for Sheep as well as the Round Robin Grand Champion and had the top overall ag project.
Jack Bransford had the grand champion quality sheep.
Camden Barger of Grangeville had the grand champion quality hog which was kissed and then purchased by Bret Christensen of Christensen Orthodontics. (Our Kiss the Pig photo did not turn out.)
The Kiss the Pig competitors from left, John Lamb, Bob Rylaarsdam and Dr. Bret Christensen (in a special costume for the event). Christensen wound up with the honor of kissing the grand champion hog and then wound up buying it.
Lauren Alfrey of Ferdinand was the grand champion showman for goats.
Sydnee Rylaarsdam-Schoo had the reserve champion quality steer and also had the top angus project as well as the top angus breeding project.
Hope Schwartz of Ferdinand was reserve champion showman for steers.
Taryn Godfrey was the grand champion showman for swine.
Dani Aiken had the reserve champion quality swine.
Elizabeth Severns had the grand champion quality goat.
Tessa Godfrey was reserve champion showman for hogs and also had the top FFA project.
Naomi Connolley had the reserve champion quality lamb.
Tyler Wemhoff received the award as top judge.
Abbigail Stowell won the Lamb and Ewe Project award.
Davi Murphy had the Grand Champion Rabbit.
Katrina Wolfrum was the Horse grand champion showman.
Halle Klapprich won the Beef Rate of Gain Award.
Kelly Stubbers won the Lamb Rate of Gain Award.
Brooke Eades won the Overall Top Ag Project Award which was presented by Karla Enneking.
Idaho County Volunteer Leaders Distinguished Service Award went to Joel and Nancy Costa of the Tahoe Hillbillies 4-H Club.