University of Arkansas Team Places Third in National Poultry Judging Contest

Members of the University of Arkansas national poultry judging team are (back row) Coach Dennis Mason and (seated left to right) Alex Durham, Audrey Foster, Morgan Stephens and Lainyn Kerley.
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Members of the University of Arkansas national poultry judging team are (back row) Coach Dennis Mason and (seated left to right) Alex Durham, Audrey Foster, Morgan Stephens and Lainyn Kerley.

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – The University of Arkansas poultry judging team took third place overall at the 49th Annual National Collegiate Poultry Judging Contest held Nov. 2-4 on the UA campus.

In addition to winning third place, the team took home fourth place for egg production and quality and fifth place in breed selection and carcass quality. Seven teams competed. Texas A&M University took first place overall.

Members of the University of Arkansas team were Audrey Foster, Lainyn Kerley, Alex Durham and Morgan Stephens and coach Dennis Mason. Durham placed seventh overall individual.

Other teams in the contest were from Louisiana State University, Mississippi State University, North Carolina State University, Pennsylvania State University and Ohio State University.

Contacts

Sara Landis, communications
Center of Excellence for Poultry Scence
479-575-3192, slandis@uark.edu

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