Swine

Swine - 4-H Livestock Sale

2020 animals for sale

Daisy Trowbridge – Hi, my name is Daisy Trowbridge. I have been in 4-H for 8 years and I am also a member of the NY Jr. Beef Producers Association where I have been on the Board for the past two years. I have also participated in many shows and sales. I enrolled in the 4-H Market Livestock project because my grandfather, Phil Trowbridge, encouraged me to be a part of this great program. I also wanted something fun to do in the summer. I have learned how to market animals and go out and talk to prospective buyers through this project. With this knowledge I have learned how to be a better marketer and be more involved with livestock. This is why I am very thankful to have this opportunity to be a part of 4-H.

Third Place Heavyweight Hog-272 lbs.

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Jordin Radley – Hi, my name is Jordin Radley. I’ve been a member of 4-H for 4 years. I’m in the NY Jr. Beef Producers Association and have participated in many sales plus have shown multiple species of animals. I joined 4-H because I was very interested in farm animals and wanted them in my own life. In 4-H I have learned how to take on more responsibilities and how to manage my time. I will take this knowledge on with me throughout my life and will use it to help me deal with any obstacles I might face. Overall 4-H has taught me so much and has been a great impact on my everyday life.

Grand Champion Market Hog-270 lbs.

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Anneke Nijboer – Hi, my name is Anneke Nijboer and I have been a 4-H member for 2 years. I am also a member of the NY Jr. Beef Producers Association. I have participated in the 4-H Livestock Sale for two years. I joined 4-H because I wanted to be a part of a working community and involved with animals. I have experienced and learned about how much hard work and care goes into each animal. I will use this knowledge later in life by knowing how challenging something can be. 4-H has given me an opportunity to build up my life and I am very thankful for that!

First Place Lightweight Hog-200 lbs.

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Patrick Stark – Hi, I am Patrick Stark. I am 15 years old and live in Ghent, NY on my family’s farm. I have been a 4-H member for 8 years. I enjoy raising and showing my livestock animals. I enrolled in 4-H because I enjoy learning and working with the animals. Working and raising the steers, heifers, and cows are my favorite. I was very disappointed that I could now show my cow-calf pairs at the Chatham Fair or any other shows we usually attend. I have a beautiful Hereford heifer and bull calf that were born this spring through AI breeding right here on our farm. I have learned a lot in 4-H. First, I have learned how to feed animals properly and show them. I have also learned about fitting them. Next, with the help of my friend Robert, Mr. Trowbridge and my mon, we have started AI breeding and trying to improve our Hereford head of show cattle. It is always exciting to see the new calves in the spring. I also like raising and working with the lambs because they can sometimes be challenging in the ring and not always cooperative. The pigs have funny personalities and are funny when they run down the barn. Best of all, they like to eat marshmallows!

First Place Medium Weight Hog-252 lbs.

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Shelby Schrader – Hi, I am Shelby Schrader and I’m 11 years old. I been involved in the 4-H Market Livestock project for 2 years. I got involved with this 4-H project to be able to raise a healthy animal and sell a good product. I enjoy having my own animals to raise and to be able to spend time with them and my sister in the barn. Raising your own animals is fun and rewarding. I have learned how to take care of my pig to be healthy and properly cared for. I will continue to raise healthy animals and properly feed them for a good product to sell.

Second Place Heavyweight Hog-260 lbs.

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Sage Schrader – Hi, I am Sage Schrader and I’m 11 years old. I have participated in the 4-H Market Livestock Project for 2 years. I decided to get involved with this project to be able to sell a healthy animal. I enjoy raising my animals to spend time with them and time in the barn. It’s relaxing and makes me happy. I have learned how to feed properly and care for my pig to make sure he stays healthy. With what I have learned I will continue to raise a healthy animal and a good product to sell.

Reserve Champion Market Hog-275 lbs.

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Contact

Linda Tripp
Issue Leader, 4-H Youth Development
lke2@cornell.edu
(518) 828-3346 ext. 210

Last updated August 25, 2020