Kansas Junior Livestock Show draws most livestock in 30 years
Submitted by Scarlett Hagins
Youth from across the state came to Hutchinson to compete for cash premiums and scholarships during the 86th Kansas Junior Livestock Show (KJLS), Oct. 5-7. The largest youth livestock show in Kansas featured 723 4-H and FFA members from 91 counties exhibiting 1,519 head of livestock. This is the largest number of livestock shown at KJLS since 1988.
Winners from Nemaha County were as follows: Addie Haverkamp of Bern, eighth in class 7 Angus breeding heifer; Dane Haverkamp of Bern, seventh in class 6 Angus breeding heifer; Sullivan Haverkamp of Bern, sixth in class 7 Angus breeding heifer; Lane Mosteller of Seneca, fourth in class 16 Light ross Market Barrow; and Madilyn Mosteller of Seneca, ninth in class 5 Yorkshire Market Barrow.
Winners from Brown County were as follows: Tayler Bacon of Hiawatha, champion shorthorn breeding heifer; Aden Geisendorf of Hiawatha, seventh in class 32 simmental pct breeding heifer, first in class 18 shorthorn breeding heifer and fifth in class 38 MaineTainer breeding heifer; Annika Reschke of Hiawatha, fourth in class 18 shorthorn breeding heifer; and Tess Wolney of Hiawatha, fifth overall market steer.