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Bowman County 4H Competes at Roughrider Judging Contest

The Bowman County 4H Livestock Judging team competed at the Roughrider Judging Contest Saturday, Feb. 2.

Staff Report

The contest was held on the campus of Dickinson State University. Bowman County hand a strong start as they finished as the second-High Team in the Junior Division for the day.

Bowman County’s only Senior judging team member, Abbi Steeke, competed with Golden Valley County and they placed fourth in the Senior Team division.

Individually the team had success as well.

Leading the Juniors, Timber Hauso was third high individual. She also placed third in Sheep and 10th in Swine. Sam Andrews placed eighth overall as well as fourth in reasons, fourth in Beef, and eighth in Sheep.Dillon Bowman placed ninth overall and third in Beef.

Also taking home awards were Kaylee Kinsey, second in Beef, Blake Wolbaum, ninth in Beef, and Trevor Andrews, second in Sheep.

The team is composed of Timber Hauso, Sam Andrews, Dillon Bowman, Kaylee Kinsey, Blake Wolbaum, Trevor Andrews, and Casey Kinsey.

In the Senior division, Abbi Steeke was sixth overall, 10th in Sheep, seventh in Swine, and 14th in reasons.

The rest of the judging season includes the Badlands Judging Contest on Feb. 16 in Bowman, The West River Judging Contest in Beulah on Feb. 23, and the State 4H Contest on Mar. 2 in Fargo.

Congratulations and good luck with the rest of the season!