Top cattle shown at fair

Published 7:01 pm Friday, November 13, 2009

Hannah and Will Bius, daughter and son of Martin and Denise Bius, showed the grand champion commercial and registered heifers at the Decatur County Fall Festival and Fair Beef Cattle Show held on Nov. 5.

Hannah is a member of the Bainbridge Middle School Future Farmers of America (FFA), and Will is a member of the Bainbridge High School FFA.

The grand and reserve champion steers were shown by Dustin Whittaker and Austin Trawick of the Seminole County High School FFA.

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The reserve champion commercial heifer was shown by Chelsea Lynn, daughter of Turner and Susan Lynn, and a member of the Decatur County 4-H Club.

The reserve champion registered heifer was shown by Sydney Lamberth of the Mitchell County 4-H Club.

Showmanship winners were Madison Warriner of the Seminole County 4-H Club in the junior division, Chelsea Lynn in the intermediate division and Will Bius in the senior division.

There were 40 head of cattle shown and the show judge was Michael Berry, young farmer teacher at Coffee County High School in Douglas.

In the September registered heifers class, Will Bius was first, Will Henry was second, Beth Ann Hodges was third, Marleigh Good was fourth and Garrison Clenney was fifth.

Sydney Lamberth won the November registered heifers class. Taking second through fourth places were Grant Easom, Garrison Clenney and Preston Clenney.

Brian Strickland had the first-place shorthorn in the December registered heifers class.