4-Hers get ready for Houston Livestock Show

Twenty-five 4-H members from McCulloch County will be joining other FFA and 4-H members from all over Texas for intense competition in the show ring at the 2001 Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo, Feb. 13 through March 4 at Reliant Park in Houston. The junior show, which showcases the animal projects of FFA and 4-H exhibitors, begins livestock competition on Feb. 23. Professional breeders and ranchers will compete for top prize money and global recognition in the livestock industry during the first 10 days of the show. Entries from both the open and junior shows, along with the horse show, combine to make the Houston Livestock Show the largest of its kind in the world. Local entrants and their category are Jay Behrens of Voca, junior market steers and junior market barrows; Jenna Kay Behrens of Voca, junior market steers and junior market barrows; Josh Behrens of Voca, junior market steers and junior market barrows; Zane Brandenberger of Brady, junior market steers; Justin Friar of Brady, junior market steers; Lance Helberg of Lohn, junior breeding beef heifers and junior breeding beef scramble; Katie Kidd of Brady, junior market steers; Casey Kidd, junior market steers and junior breeding beef heifers; Meagan Schaffner of Brady, junior market barrows; Bo Stuart of Rochelle, junior market steers; Hunter Stuart of Rochelle, junior market steers; Casey Tyler Long of Brady, junior market turkeys; Jake Long of Brady, junior market turkeys; Quentin Powell of Brady, junior market lambs; Leslie Ranne of Brady, junior market steers, junior breeding beef heifers and junior breeding beef scramble; Hunter Wilkinson of Brady, junior market goats; Tyler Williams of Brady, junior market lambs; Jason Bloomer of Lohn, junior market barrows; Jeremy Bloomer of Lohn, junior market barrows; Stephanie Fischer of Pear Valley, junior market steers; Lance Helberg of Lohn, junior market steers; Riley McFarland of Lohn, junior market steers; Bobby Mendez of Lohn, junior market steers and Freddie Rodriguez of Lohn, junior market goats.

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