Livestock Judging Places Top-10 in Three Events
Team members in Denver: Mesa Kutz, Jeffrey Marley, Jacob Marley, Alex Theodore, Carson Hopkins, Alexa Wandry, Jessika Calhoon, Dixie Miller
The livestock judging team earned impressive top-10 overall finishes in three contests throughout late January and early February.
In late January, the team placed eighth overall in a field of 26 while competing in the National Western Stock Show held in Denver.
A few weeks later, the U of A group earned a fourth place finish overall in the Fort Worth Intercollegiate Livestock Judging Contest. The team also placed first in both cattle and horse, and third in reasons.
Their third event featured a trip to Jackson, Miss., to compete in the Dixie National Collegiate Beef Judging Contest. The team placed fourth overall, second in market steers and third in Brahman.
Bryan M. Rhodes, administrative specialist II
Department of Animal Science
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