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Columbia County Youth Sweeps 2012 State Fair Performance Lamb Contest

Columbia County Youth Sweeps 2012 State Fair Performance Lamb Contest
Rosemary Herschleb will receive special premiums for Wisconsin State Fair.

For the second consecutive year Rosemary Herschleb of Columbia County exhibited the Overall Champion entry in the 2012 Wisconsin State Fair Performance Lamb Division. In addition, she also exhibited the Reserve Overall Champion. The Performance Lamb Division is a comprehensive competition incorporating rate of gain, live show and carcass evaluation. The overall top 10 winners, as well as the top two exhibitors in the individual components of the contest, receive special premiums from Wisconsin State Fair.

Columbia County Youth Sweeps 2012 State Fair Performance Lamb Contest

Herschleb's Overall Champion entry was a Crossbred, which was 14th in rate of gain (.84), 10th in the carcass show and Grand Champion in the live show for an overall score of 86.38. Herschleb received a banner and $300 from Wisconsin State Fair. Her Overall Reserve Champion was a Crossbred placing 10th in rate of gain (.87), 16th in the carcass show and 2nd in the live show for an overall score of 83.89. She received a banner and $250 from Wisconsin State Fair.

Rounding out the overall top 10 winners:
3rd & $200 Rachel Bugenhagen, Waukesha County (83.85)
4th & $150 Cole Tidemann, Fond du Lac County (82.82)
5th & $100 Emily Kurth, Fond du Lac County (82.05)
6th & $50 Jenelle Larsen, Polk County (80.74)
7th & $50 Dana McNulty, Jackson County (80.62)
8th & $50 Mitchell Earll, Outagamie County (78.80)
9th & $50 Heather Wirth, Polk County (78.73)
10th & $50 Justin Earll, Outagamie County (78.27)

Rate of Gain Winners:
Champion & $200 Cole Tidemann, Fond du Lac County (1.09 pounds gain/day)
Reserve Champion & $100 Alex Wirth, Polk County (.96 pounds gain/day)

Live Show Winners:
Champion & $200 Rosemary Herschleb, Columbia County (121)
Reserve Champion & $100 Rachel Bugenhagen, Waukesha County (145)

Carcass Show Winners:
Champion & $200 Will Larson, Jackson County
Reserve Champion & $100 Rebecca Roembke, Washington County

For complete results click here.

Source: Wisconsin State Fair

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