4-H members shine in competition

Douglas County 4-H members attended the competition Feb. 9 at the Reno Livestock Event Center and competed against other youth from Nevada and California.

Douglas County 4-H has three small animal projects to learn to care for and show their animals before judges for ribbons and prizes: Funny Bunnies, Wavy Cavies guinea pigs and Wicked Chickens.

Timothy Blum was fourth place in Junior Poultry Showmanship, first place in Open Poultry and second place in Open Poultry.

Dominique Groffman took second place in Junior Poultry Showmanship and first place in Open Poultry.

Caitlin Pupich, Cavy American White, Best of Variety; American Golden Agouti Best Opposite Sex Breed and third in Novice Showmanship.

Amelia Ritger was first place in Showmanship Senior Rabbits and Reserve Champion Lop Rabbit.

The 4-H is a youth development program through the University Nevada Cooperative Extension. Information, 782-9960.


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