MT. CARROLL, Ill. – 153 4-H’ers and FFA members participated in the annual Carroll County 4-H & FFA Livestock Judging Contest on March 16 at the Carroll County Highway Building. Participants judged three rings each of beef, sheep and swine. Each species had a production class and the contest wrapped up with a questions class.
Thirty-nine 4-H’ers & FFA members participated in the annual Carroll County 4-H & FFA Dairy Judging Contest. Participants judged seven rings of dairy cows, heifers and calves.
Youth interested in 4-H opportunities such as livestock and dairy judging, can contact the local University of Illinois Extension office in Carroll County at 815-244-9444, or search for more information on-line at https://4h.extension.illinois.edu.