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News Release

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Jersey County 4-H Sheep Show

4-H Sheep Show

The second show of the morning was the Jersey County 4-H Sheep Show. 4-H members prepared their animals to be rated on a variety of factors including showmanship, quality, fitting and overall care of their animals.

Kenneth Schafer serving as superintendent of this year’s show and our judge was Ryan Spangler of Avon, Illinois. The following awards were presented. Those participating were: Sally Reed, Luke Medford, Allison Medford, Abbey Burns, Samantha Burns, Adlai Schetter, Bailey Wadlow and Clay Wadlow.


Grand Champion Ewe

Sally Reed of Jerseyville

Reserve Grand Champion Ewe

Sally Reed of Jerseyville


Grand Champion Market Lamb

Samantha Burns of Medora

Reserve Grand Champion Market Lamb

Abbey Burns of Medora



Spring Ewe Lamb

Champion—Sally Reed of Jerseyville

Reserve—Sally Reed of Jerseyville

Fall Ewe Lamb

Champion – Allison Medford of Jerseyville

Reserve – Luke Medford of Jerseyville

Yearling Ewe

Champion—Sally Reed of Jerseyville

Reserve – Sally Reed of Jerseyville

Ram Lamb

Champion—Luke Medford of Jerseyville

Pair Breeding Lambs

Champion--Sally Reed of Jerseyville



66 to 82 lbs.

Champion—Luke Medford of Jerseyville

Reserve—Adlai Schetter of Bunker Hill

92 to 108 lbs.

Champion—Luke Medford

Reserve Champion—Allison Medford of Jerseyville

114 to 118 lbs.

Champion—Abbey Burns of Medora

Reserve—Clay Wadlow of Jerseyville

120 to 156 lbs.

Champion—Samantha Burns of Medora

Reserve Champion—Samantha Burns of Medora


Junior Showmanship

Allison Medford of Jerseyville

Senior Showmanship

Abbey Burns of Medora


Trophy sponsors were: Triple B Angus and Milner Club Lambs

For more information about the 4-H Sheep Show or any other 4-H opportunity, please contact University of Illinois Extension, Jersey County Office at 618-498-2913.

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Photo Caption: Sally Reed of Jerseyville was all smiles after taking both Grand Champion and Reserve Grand Champion Ewe.

Source: Judy Benz, 4-H Program Coordinator, 618-498-2913,