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News Release

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4-H Sheep Show Held at Macoupin County Fairgrounds

4-H members participated in the Sheep Show on Thursday, July 6 at the Macoupin County Fairgrounds.  During the 4-H Sheep Show 4-H members were given the opportunity to display their skills in their sheep projects. 4-H members work on showmanship, fitting, and the overall care of their animals.

4-H Members participating in this year’s 4-H show were as follows: Alexis Bowman of Palmyra, Alexia Mosby, Brendon Mosby, and Kayla Quarton of Carlinville, and Luke Wolff and Rachel Wolff of Shipman.

Roy Robinson served as Show Superintendent. Sheep show judge Charles Ross awarded the following placings: 

Grand Champion Ewe

Alexis Bowman, Palmyra (Fall Lamb)

Reserve Grand Champion Ewe

Alexis Bowman, Palmyra (Spring Lamb) 

Grand Champion Ram

Alexis Bowman, Palmyra (Fall Ram)

Reserve Grand Champion Ram

Brendon Mosby, Carlinville (Fall Ram)

Grand Champion Market Lamb

Kayla Quarton, Carlinville

Reserve Grand Champion Market Lamb

Alexis Bowman, Palmyra


Class Champions:

Yearling Ewe

Alexis Bowman, Palmyra

Reserve Yearling Ewe

Brendon Mosby, Carlinville

Ewe Lamb-September

Alexis Bowman, Palmyra

Reserve Ewe Lamb-September

Kayla Quarton, Carlinville

Ewe Lamb- January

Brendon Mosby, Carlinville

Reserve Ewe Lamb-January

Kayla Quarton, Carlinville      

Ram Lamb-September

Alexis Bowman, Carlinville

Reserve Ram Lamb-September

Alexia Mosby, Carlinville   

Ram Lamb- January

Brendon Mosby, Carlinville

Reserve Ram Lamb-January

Alexis Bowman, Palmyra

Pair of Breeding

Alexis Bowman, Palmyra 

Reserve Pair of Breeding

Brendon Mosby, Carlinville

Market Lamb

Kayla Quarton, Rural Carlinville

Reserve Market Lamb

Alexis Bowman, Palmyra

Jr. Showmanship

Kayla Quarton, Carlinville

Sr. Showmanship

Rachel Wolff, Shipman


The 4-H program thanks the following trophy sponsors for their support of the 4-H Sheep Show: Macoupin County 4-H Foundation, Gale Cole Family, Dr. Aaron Kinser, and Gilson Robinson Memorial.  

For more information about the 4-H Sheep Show or any other 4-H opportunity, please contact University of Illinois Extension-Macoupin County Office at 217/854-9604.     


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Photo Caption: 2017 4-H Sheep Show Participants Alexia Bowman, Alexia Mosby, Kayla Quarton, Rachel Wolff, Show Judge Charles Ross, Luke Wolff, and Brendon Mosby

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