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Hillsboro, IL 62049
Phone: 217-532-3941
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Taylorville, IL 62568
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Jerseyville, IL 62052
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Carlinville, IL 62626
Phone: 217-854-9604
FAX: 217-854-7804
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News Release

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2016 Macoupin County 4-H Rabbit Show

4-H members displayed their rabbits at the 4-H Rabbit Show on Saturday, July 9, at the Macoupin County Fairgrounds.  4-H members had fun showing their rabbits to Judge Jerry Hicks of New Berlin. Tim Wolff of Brighton served as show superintendent.  Members were judged on the proper care and breed characteristics of their projects.


4-H members participating in the 2016 4-H Rabbit Show were as follows: Evelyn Heyen and Adam Heyen of Plainview; Chelsea Cruse, Sam Wolff, Emily Wolff, Isabelle Wolff, and Mackenzie Wolff of Brighton, Summer Carol of Bunker Hill; Braylee Gilmore, Kayla Quarton, Ariyah Stuemke, and Emma Kallal of Carlinville.


After examining all the rabbits, Judge Jerry Hicks selected these top award winners:

Best of Show Pet Class

Evelyn Heyen, Plainview

Best of Show 6 Class-Buck  

Sam Wolff, Brighton

Reserve Best of Show 6 Class-Buck

Emily Wolff, Brighton

Best of Show 6 Class-Doe 

Mackenzie Wolff, Brighton

Reserve Best of Show 6 Class-Doe

Mackenzie Wolff, Brighton

Best of Show 4 Class-Buck

               Chelsea Cruse, Brighton

Reserve-Best of Show 4 Class-Buck

Braylee Gilmore, Carlinville

Best of Show 4 Class-Doe

Braylee Gilmore, Carlinville

Reserve-Best of Show 4 Class-Doe

Chelsea Cruse, Brighton

Grand Champion Rabbit Fryer Pen

Mackenzie Wolff, Brighton

Reserve Grand Champion Rabbit Fryer Pen

Sam Wolff, Brighton

Senior Showmanship

            Emily Wolff, Brighton

            Junior Showmanship

            Braylee Gilmore, Carlinville



The 4-H program would like to thank the following trophy donors:  Jerry Joyce Auction Center, Rhodes Dale Farms, Piasa Birds 4-H Club, Country Side Vet Clinic, and Mabel Peters Memorial (4-H Foundation).


If you are interested in learning more about 4-H programs, please contact University of Illinois Extension- Macoupin County at 217/854-9604.


Local Contact: Kate Harding, Program Coordinator, 4-H and Youth Development,