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Dairy Judging Team Successful at Western Spring National Show

May. 22, 2017

The Ohio State University Dairy Judging Team had a successful trip to the Western National Spring Judging Contest, part of the 102nd Richmond Black & White Days. Team members Tanner Topp, Ella Jackson, and Lexie Nunes placed 2nd overall and 2nd in reasons.

Individual honors:

Tanner Topp – 3rd individual and 2nd placing, top 10 individual reasons

Ella Jackson – 7th individual, top 10 individual reasons

Lexie Nunes – top 10 individual reasons

The team had 10 classes of Holstein cattle to judge and 5 sets of reasons. In addition to the judging contest, the Dairy Judging Team visited Pappy’s Farm, Seagull Bay Dairy, Inc., and the Utah State University Dairy Farm.

Coach Bonnie Ayars, Ella Jackson, Tanner Topp, and Lexie NunesThe Dairy Judging Team meets "Shauna" at Seagull Bay Dairy, Inc.