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Congrats to the Poultry Judging Team!

The Ohio State Poultry Judging Team recently competed in the 55th National Collegiate Poultry Judging Contest, hosted by the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville, Arkansas, on November 1st & 2nd, 2021. The team consisted of Alexis Eldridge (Animal Biosciences junior), Spencer Karn (Animal Biosciences senior), Lucinda Sisler (Animal Industries junior), and Kalyn Strahley (Animal Biosciences senior). Dr. Michael Cressman, Emily Benton (Animal Industries senior), and Paige Doklovic (Animal Sciences graduate student) coached the team. The team placed 5th in the Breed Selection & Carcass Quality Division and 5th overall. Kalyn Strahley placed 3rd in the Breed Selection & Carcass Quality Division, as well as the 6th high individual overall. Spencer Karn placed 4th in the Breed Selection & Carcass Quality Division. Other participating schools in the contest were the University of Arkansas, Penn State University, Mississippi State University, Texas A&M University, Louisiana State University, Kansas State University, Middle Tennessee State University, Auburn University, University of Wisconsin River Falls, University of North Georgia, and North Carolina State University.