BINGHAMTON, N.Y. — Broome County Fair 4-H Animal Science Show was another huge success this year. All exhibitors did a fantastic job with their 4-H projects and educating the public about agriculture. Congratulations to all exhibitors on a great job! A special congratulation to the following:
In the Goat Show Receiving Master Showman was Alyssa Denton and Reserve Master Showman was Kaileah Glezen. In Dairy Goats Grand Champion and Reserve Grand Champion went to Alyssa Denton.
In the Sheep Show, Brycen Aukema was named Master Showman, Reserve Master Showman went to Annaleen Aukema. Grand Champion Market Lamb was won by Brycen Aukema and Reserve Grand Champion was won by Melody VanGorder. Grand Champion Ram went to Brycen Aukema. Grand Champion Suffolk and Grand Champion Hampshire went to Fenton Aukema. Supreme Champion was won by Fenton Aukema. Also showing in this year’s sheep show was Garrus VanGorder, Patty Su and Rachel Su.
In the Swine Show, Master Showman was won by Macie Quail and Reserve Master Showman by Abigail Kemak. Grand Champion and Reserve Grand Champion Market Hog went to Macie Quail. Grand Champion Breeding Guilt went to Macie Quail and Reserve Grand Champion Breeding Guilt went to Abigail Kemak. Other 4-H Swine Exhibitors include Kennedy Quail and Keegan Quail.
In the Beef Show, Cassie Hayes was Master Showman and Lincoln Martin was Reserve Master Showman. Grand Champion Female Beef Animal was won by Cassie Hayes and Reserve Grand Champion Female Beef Animal went to Brody Contri. Grand Champion Prospect Animal went to Paityn Contri and Reserve Champion went to Martin Lincoln. Other 4-H Beef Animal Exhibitors included Emmalynn Cornell and Kooper Cornell.
In the 4-H Dairy Cattle Show, Master Showman was won by MacKenzie Meisner and Reserve Master Showman went to Kyler Meisner. MacKenzie Meisner received Grand Champion Brown Swiss and Holstein. Leah Aukema had Grand Champion Jersey. Kyler Meisner received Grand Champion Ayrshire. Grand Champion Recorded Grade went to Aubrey Hurbis. MacKenzie Meisner received Supreme Champion with her Holstein. Other 4-H Exhibitors in the dairy show included Fenton Aukema, Annaleen Aukema, Brady Aukema, Griffen Aukema, Brycen Aukema, Johnathon Kiehle, Andrew Kiehle, Emily Gordinier, Hunter Harrington, Layla Blodgett, Jessa Harrington, Rory Cornell, Reanna Quail, MacKenzie Price, Garrett Quail, Jacob Price, Chloe Barker, Cassie Hayes, Isabelle Kiehle, Sadee Short, Leah Bailey, and Garrus VanGorder.
In the 4-H Horse Show, Master Showman was awarded to Kyleigh Livingston and Reserve Master Showman went to Brooke Feathers. Gymkhana High Point was awarded to the fastest time of the day, which went to Kyleigh Livingston and Reserve Gymkhana High Point was awarded to the second fastest time of the day, which went to Leah Griffith. High Point Western Pleasure was awarded to Patricia Su, High Point English was awarded to Abigail Kemak and Reserve High Point English went to Rachel Su. Other 4-H Exhibitors in the horse show included Laynee Glezen, Makenna Livingston, Payton Martin, Hope Walker, Allison Zembek, Delany Howe, Ella Brown, Aubrey Hurbis, Bella Kitchens, Mackenzie Harvey, Anah Huston, Addison Feathers and Anna Barton.
In the 4-H Poultry Show our Abigail Kemak was Master Showman and Reserve Master Showman was won by Brooke Feathers. Grand Champion Market Turkey was won by Reanna Quail and Reserve Grand Champion Turkey was won by Brycen Aukema. Grand Champion Large Breed Poultry went to Abby Kemak. Grand Champion Bantam Chicken went to Hunter Harrington and Reserve Champion Bantam went to Brooke Feathers. Best of show was won by Hunter Harrington and Reserve Best of Show went to Brooke Feathers. Other 4-H exhibitors in the Poultry show Addison Feathers, Jessa Harrington, Fenton Aukema, Brock Denny, Annaleen Aukema and Reanna Quail.
In the 4-H Rabbit Show Master Showman went to Reanna Quail and Reserved Master Showman went to Payton Martin. Supreme Rabbit was awarded to Reanna Quail, Reserve Supreme Rabbit was won by Emily Gordinier. Grand Champion Fancy Rabbit was won by Reanna Quail and Emily Gordinier won Grand Champion Pet. Other 4-H Exhibitors in the rabbit show included Melody VanGorder, Garret Quail, Leah Aukema, Lincoln Martin, Anah Huston, Leah Griffith, Addison Feathers, Brooke Feathers, Alice Richardson and Kennedy Quail.
For the first 4-H Dog Show in over ten years, we had 4 exhibitors, Madalyn Barrows, Evelyn Volkert, Rachel Su and Patricia Su. The youth receiving Master Showman for 2022 was Madalyn Barrows and Reserve Master Showman went to Rachel Su. All exhibitors did a great job with their first show doing Grooming and Handling, Obedience, Tricks and Agility.
In the 4-H Youth Building we had 58 youth bring exhibits for evaluation. Cloverbuds, or our youngest members, ages 5-7, were Jessa Harrington, Kaylee Sturek and Harper Spoonhower. Our older members were as follows: Cassie Hayes, Gavin Huston, Patricia Su, Jonathon Hayes, Anah Huston, Allison Abbey, Elizabeth Abbey, Rachel Su, Genevieve Huston, Isabelle Kiehle, Addison Feathers, Brooke Feathers, Leah Griffith, Lincoln Martin, Payton Martin, Ella Sturek, Reanna Quail, Alexus Stark, Alice Richardson, Garrett Quail, Alyssa Denton, Liam McLallen, Abigail Kemak, Leah Aukema, Canon O’Halloran, Alenia Smith, Alexa Peterson, Anabell Gardner, Audrey Clark, Audrey Irons, Autumn Hanstine, Autumn Phillips, Berkley Ingram, Brayden Cross, Charlotte DePersis, Donovan Roe, Emilee Mower, Eva Hartley, Evelyn Volkert, Georgie Hiras, Hayden O’Halloran, Hazel Nieves, Ilia Bronson, Isaac Oliver, Jamie Rounds, Jamison Sherman, Joel VanValkenburg, Joseph Platner, Josslyn Litchko Kendall Almy, Logan Oakley, Lucas Collins, Mackenzie Benedict, Madilyn Lindquist, Maverick Hartley, Max Moran, Olivia Flagg, Peighton Kruger, Saphina Ackley, Sofia Neal, Sophia Brigham, Spencer Luce, Stella Fenescey, and Wyatt Merrill. Several members had their exhibits selected to advance to the New York State Fair to have their items evaluated by professionals in the area their exhibits are in. Those youth are as follows: Cassie Hayes, Patricia Su, Allison Abbey, Elizabeth Abbey, Isabelle Kiehle, Addison Feathers, Reanna Quail, Alice Richardson, Garrett Quail, Alyssa Dento, Liam McLallen, Abigail Kemak, Leah Aukema, and Logan Oakley. We also have one of our Cloverbud members, Jessa Harrington was invited to display her amazing work on her sewing project – a dog bandana.
Congratulations to all our 4-H members on a great year! For more information on the Broome County 4-H Program contact 607-773-3300!
–Cornell Cooperative Extension Broome County