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Ohio Beef Expo Junior Show Champions

April 4, 2014

MARYSVILLE — The Ohio Cattlemen’s Association (OCA) Junior Show was held Sunday, March 16 during the 2014 Ohio Beef Expo at the Ohio Exposition Center, Columbus.


The annual show spotlighted 692 steers and heifers. Randy Perry, Prather, Calif., evaluated the breeding heifers while Jack Ward, Plattsburg, Mo., assessed the market animals.


During the event, OCA volunteers signed up and renewed more than 250 memberships including NCBA memberships. Any current or new OCA member had the opportunity to win some great prizes. During the prize drawing on Sunday in Rauch Arena, OCA member Jim Edwards, Oak Hill, won a year’s use of a New Holland BR7060 Rotor baler, donated by Franklin Equipment. J&J Steakbarn, owned by Jim and Jackie Murray, gave away a $100 gift card won by Keith Sheridan, Cedarville.


The dates for the 2015 Ohio Beef Expo are March 20-22. Visit www.ohiobeefexpo.com for more information as well as complete coverage of the 2014 event.


The Greene County champions of the event were as follows:


Market Animals


Alex Witt placed Third Overall Third Overall Crossbred, Division IV Champion, Champion Division IV Crossbred and Third Overall Crossbred Div. IV Champion.


The OCA is an affiliate of the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association and is the state’s spokesperson and issues manager for all segments of the beef cattle industry including cattle breeders, producers and feeders.


Ohio Beef Expo Youth Judging Contest Winners


The contest was hosted by the Ohio Cattlemen’s Association (OCA) and the Ohio State University Extension, and coordinated by Kyle Culp, OSU Livestock Judging Team Coach and Paul Kuber, Livestock Extension Specialist 4-H Youth Development. Participants were divided into junior and senior divisions. This contest would not have been possible without the valued donations of contest sponsors.


Greene County youth were part of the top 10 individual spots in the senior division were: Third - Matt Hiser, Gang Greene - Greene County.


The OCA is an affiliate of the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association and is the state’s spokesperson and issues manager for all segments of the beef cattle industry including cattle breeders, producers and feeders.


Other locals honored: Novice Showmanship - Fifth Place Haley Quallen of Greene County and Beginner Showmanship - Eighth Place Drew Weymouth of Clark County.