Sarah Johnson of Williamsport, Ohio, won the participation sweepstakes at the National Junior Limousin Show and Congress (NJLSC) in Sioux Falls, S.D., July 12–18. The 13-year-old won the Junior Division public-speaking and photography competitions and placed second in the Junior Division judging competition. She also led the Class 23 winner in the bred-and-owned Limousin bull show and was an Intermediate Division showmanship finalist.
Rounding out this year’s “top 10” were Alissa Johnson, Ashton, Iowa, second; Madison Yandell, Wichita Falls, Texas, third; Jordan Straight, Logan, Iowa, fourth; Eric Birkner, Solgohachia, Ark., fifth; Blair Davis, Brownwood, Texas, sixth; Troy Holdman, Sundown, Texas, seventh; Rachel Booth, Miami, Okla., and Jordan Leatherman, Muskogee, Okla., tied for eighth; Blane Counsil, Madisonville, Texas, ninth; Jordan Dye, Paola, Kan., and Sean Schuler, Cleveland, Texas, tied for tenth.
Texas won the team sweepstakes, followed by Oklahoma, then Kansas.
Individuals earned sweepstakes points by exhibiting animals, qualifying for the showmanship finals, and participating in the public-speaking, photography and judging competitions. State teams gathered points from herdsmanship, a group class in the cattle show, the Limousin Beef Cook-Off and the public-speaking competition.
The North American Limousin Foundation (www.nalf.org), headquartered in Centennial, Colo., provides programs and services – including genetic evaluation of 5,000 active sires – to more than 4,000 members and their commercial customers. The Limousin breed and its Lim-Flex® hybrid lead the beef industry in muscle-growth efficiency and ideally complement British breeds.
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