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Troyer, Bailey top round- robin contests

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Posted on July 25, 2013 at 1:00 a.m.

GOSHEN — Top 4-H showmen competed Thursday evening, July 25, at the Elkhart County 4-H Fair to be named round-robin master showmen.

In the large animal round robin contest, Lauryn Troyer, representing goat club, topped the contest, while Tyler Resler, representing the swine club, was reserve champion showman.

Nathan Bailey, representing the poultry club, earned the top honor in the small animal round-robin contest, while Taylor Stutzman earned reserve champion.

In the round-robin competitions, the master showmen from each species try their hands at exhibiting the other species in their division.

In the large animal round-robin showmanship contest, contestants show horses, swine, dairy feeder steers, beef steers, dairy heifers, lambs and meat or dairy goats.

Others participating in the large animal contest were Kelsey Schmucker, representing saddle club; Rachel Schrock, representing dairy feeder club; Liz Beer, representing beef club; John Trenshaw, representing dairy club; and Ryan Kelly, representing lamb club.

In small animal round-robin, participants exhibit cats, dogs, rabbits, llamas, poultry and pygmy goats.

Kylie Hill, representing cat club; Katheryn Giddens, representing dog club; Drew Grimm, representing rabbit club; and Leah Jennings, representing llama club; also competed in the small animal round-robin.

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