Charity lamb raises $5,000

Ashley Dettmer, left, and daughter Harper Dettmer of the Huxley 4-H Beef Club continue clipping their steer for the show ring on Tues. June 4. Photo courtesy of Mel Stevens
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The Kneehill 4-H District held their annual achievement day on Tues. June 4 in the Trochu Arena.

Steer, heifer and lamb projects were on site as all 50 members clipped and cleaned their animals in preparation for the show ring.

Grand Champion Steer went to Miley Becker, a Junior Swalwell Beef Club member, Reserve Champion Steer went to Ava Paget, a Three Hills Ghost Pine Junior member.

Josie Wilson of the Huxley Beef Club won Grand Champion Beef Female and Reserve went to Wyatt Becker, a junior from Swalwell.

The Grand Champion Market Lamb title went to Senior member Faith Stevens of the Three Hills Ghost Pine 4-H Club while fellow senior club member Annalise Holmes took home the Reserve Champion Market Lamb title and Grand Champion Ewe title. Reserve Champion Ewe went to Hanna Brenda, an intermediate of the Three Hills Ghost Pine 4-H Club.

The Charity Lamb weighing in at 102 pounds was raised by Dau Farms. Proceeds were split between STARS and Three Hills Victim Services.

The lamb was sold 5 times raising over $5,000.00.

UFA’s Golden Shovel went to the Three Hills Ghost Pine Club.

Albers Lamb & Goat Co. offered the buyback for lambs and Cargill Foods was the buyback for the steers.

Three Hills Wranglers put on a delicious roast beef supper at the Trochu Community Arena, where club buyers were able to eat for free.

Beef Judges included confirmation judges Brody and Justine Gardner, showmanship judge Kelsey Whalen, grooming judge Randy Wunsch, and lamb confirmation and showmanship judge Nicole Schieck.

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