Melstone Mechanics and Livestock Judging

   February 8, the Plevna and Baker FFA Chapters traveled together to Melstone for mechanics and livestock judging competitions. On the mechanics team, Dylan Sander placed 31st, Jessica Stockett 41st, and Jake Edgell placed 58th out of 73. Some of the contest areas included small engines, electrical, construction and welding.

By Jessica Stockett

 Back row, l-r: Sophia Dulin, Jessica Paul, Jenna Paul.  Front row, l-r: Dacy Buerkle and Taylor Bertsch.
Back row, l-r: Sophia Dulin, Jessica Paul, Jenna Paul.  Front row, l-r: Dacy Buerkle and Taylor Bertsch.

   For livestock judging, Jessica Paul placed 1st, Taylor Bertsch 4th, Dacy Buerkle 11th, Jenna Paul 12th, and Sophia Dulin 32nd. As a team they placed first out of ten. The classes they placed in included market steers, market hogs, breeding heifers and replacement heifers. They had to give oral reasons on a class of bred ewes and a class of feeder hogs.

 Jake Edgell, Jessica Stockett and Dylan Sander working on the team problem.
Jake Edgell, Jessica Stockett and Dylan Sander working on the team problem.

   Everyone had a great learning experience and came home with some new knowledge to apply to their next competition.

      



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