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News Release

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Jersey County 4-H Goat Show

4-H Goat Show

Jersey County 4-H members showed their Goat projects at the 4-H Goat Show on Monday, July 10.

 4-H members prepared their animals to be rated on a variety of factors including showmanship, quality, fitting and overall care of their animals.

Jacalyn Meisner served as superintendent of this year’s Goat show and our judge was Ryan Spangler of Avon, Illinois and awarded the following winners.

Those participating were: Kyle Mullink, Cameron Little, Nila Beatty, Jocelyn Krueger, Blayne Thornsbury, Lucy Fritz, Grant Wilson, Garrett Wilson, Ashton Wilson, Rachel Lahey, Whitney Lahey, Ethan Mullink, Natalie Hill and Kate Jones.


Grand Champion Doe

Matilynn Thornsbury of Medora


Reserve Grand Champion Doe

Jocelyn Krueger of Jerseyville


Grand Champion Wether

Jocelyn Krueger


Reserve Grand Champion Wether

Jocelyn Kruger


Champion Dairy Doe

Cameron Little of Medora


Reserve Champion Doe

Kyle Mullink of Jerseyville


Champion Boer Doe

Matilynn Thornsbury


Reserve Champion Boer Doe

Jocelyn Krueger

Champion Dairy Wether

Kate Jones of Fieldon


Champion Boer Wether

Jocelyn Krueger


Reserve Champion Boer Wether

Matilynn Thornsbury


Junior Showmanship

Grant Wilson of Medora


Senior Showmanship

Jocelyn Krueger


Grand Champion trophies were sponsored by Kallal Concrete and Parker Farms.


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


University of Illinois Extension provides practical education that help people, businesses and communities solve problems, develop skills and build a better future. For more information visit the Unit 18 website at or contact your local Extension office.

University of Illinois Extension provides equal opportunities in programs and employment.  If you need a reasonable accommodation to participate in this program, please contact our office. Universidad de Illinois ofrece igualdad de oportunidades en programas y empleo.  Si usted necesita un ajuste razonable para participar en este programa, por favor póngase en contacto con nuestra oficina.


Photo Caption: Grant Wilson of Medora won Junior Showmanship this year.

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