4-H clubs compete at CV fair

FITTING AND SHOWMANSHIP Champion Caroline Allen, Ferrisburgh (left) and Reserve Fitting and Showmanship Champion Brailey Livingston, New Haven, pose with Joseph Real, Georgia Center, judge for the 4-H dairy show at the Champlain Valley Fair in Essex Junction. Photo by Dawn Livingston

ESSEX JUNCTION — Local 4-H members fared well at the Champlain Valley Fair, held Aug. 25-Sept. 4 in Essex Junction.

Caroline Allen of Ferrisburgh was named Fitting and Showmanship Champion at the 4-H dairy show. Brailey Livingston of New Haven, was the Reserve Fitting and Showmanship Champion.

PAIGE CHAMBERLIN OF Bridport dressed up her Ayrshire calf in a fun costume class on 4-H Day, Aug. 27, at the Champlain Valley Fair in Essex Junction.
Photo by Margaret Coan

Livingston took home the Grand Champion prize in the winning breed category for her Lineback. Other local winning breed champions included: Thomas Allen of Ferrisburgh in the Guernsey division; Mackenzie Chase of Bristol with her Holstein; and Isabella Wilbur of Orwell in the Jersey division.

It was a very good day for Livingston and Chase. Livingston’s cow won Supreme Champion Junior Female, while Chase’s entry was named Supreme Champion Senior Female. Chase also won a Best of Show rosette for her tabletop display.

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