Red River represents at Rocking On The Red

August 4 and 5 were busy days for many Red River Parish exhibitors. Rocking On The Red, a sanctioned Louisiana Junior Show Circuit event, burst into the arena. Junior livestock exhibitors from over 30 Louisiana parishes and several counties from Arkansas competed for top LJSC awards and points.

Red River Parish exhibitors showed both nights in the Swine, Sheep, and Goats categories. Several of these competitors placed or were awarded championship honors.

SWINE: Friday night
Katelyn Albright: placings in Market Classes 1st, 2nd, 4th, & 5th place. Swine
Showmanship 3rd place
Addisyn Giddings: placing in Market Class: 1st and swine Showmanship 2nd place
Gage Giddings: placing in Market Class 1st place and 7th in swine Showmanship.

GOAT: Saturday
Adalynn Dulaney: placings in Market Classes – 2nd and 3rd place. Goat Showmanship 2nd place
Colt Dulaney: placing in Market Class – 2nd place. Goat Showmanship 3rd place
Stetson Dulaney: 1st place Peewee Goat Showmanship

SHEEP: Saturday
Madison Chamberlin: placing in Market Classes – 1st and 1st place in Market.
Reserve Grand Market Lamb. Showmanship Class 1st place, Senior Division Champion, and Overall Grand
Sheep Showman.

On the same weekend, more Red River students were at the North Central LA Livestock Show in Ruston. Two girls from Red River showed in the Beef (Brahman’s) Category.

Results from this show:
Madelyn Chamberlin:
Beef Showmanship – 1st place, Reserve Champion Intermediate
Breeding Brahman – 1st place class with Magic Claire, 1st place with JLCS Lady Ariana and
Champion Red Female

Brooklyn Giddings:
Beef Showmanship – 1st place in showmanship
Breeding Brahman – 1st place with her bull Bud
1st place with her heifer Maddie
2nd place with heifer Honey

Red River Parish has a strong tradition of promoting livestock shows and exhibitors. For more information on the goals and traditions of The Louisiana Junior Show Circuit, check back in the coming weeks for feature articles.

Photo courtesy of Nancy Nettles