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Local youth show strong at livestock expo

Several local youth have been named winners at the WNC Youth Livestock Expo, which took place at the WNC Ag Center in Fletcher over two weekends beginning Sept. 11. 

Junior Meat Goat Show: Caleb Henson of Haywood County showed the champion commercial doe kid, grand champion commercial doe kid and N.C. grand champion commercial doe. 

WNC District Junior Feeder Steer: Samuel Henry of Macon County showed the reserve grand champion junior feeder steer, Emily Hunter of Macon County showed the Got to Be N.C. grand champion junior feeder steer, and Davis Anders of Macon County showed the Got to Be N.C. reserve grand champion junior feeder steer. 

WNC District Junior Beef Heifer: Cole Williams of Haywood County showed the grand champion Angus and the supreme champion junior beef heifer, Logan Ball of Haywood County showed the reserve grand champion Angus and Hannah Smith of Macon County showed the grand champion for all other breeds.

Open Junior Beef Steer: Samuel Henry of Macon County showed the reserve grand champion feeder steer, Emily Hunter of Macon County showed the grand champion Got to Be N.C. feeder steer, Davis Anders of Macon County showed the reserve grand champion Got to Be N.C. feeder steer and Isaac Wallace of Macon showed the Overall Got to Be N.C. reserve champion steer. 

Open Junior Beef Heifer: Cole Williams of Haywood County showed the grand champion Angus and Logan Ball of Haywood County showed the reserve grand champion Angus. 

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