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NETLA 2021 Hopkins County Junior Market Livestock Show Sale Of Champions
Mar01

NETLA 2021 Hopkins County Junior Market Livestock Show Sale Of Champions

Northeast Texas Livestock Association’s 2021 Hopkins County Junior Livestock Show concluded Saturday with another successful Sale of Champions, featuring 135 of the top swine, goat, lamb, poultry and steer projects, which raised approximately half a million dollars for the students to apply toward their next projects or future education, according to initial estimates from NETLA officials. “I’ve been asked several times...

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Information For Livestock Show, by Mario Villarino
May25

Information For Livestock Show, by Mario Villarino

Officials of major livestock shows in Texas are participating in a program supported by Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service and the Texas Education Agency, Department of Agricultural Education, whereby all 4-H and FFA steers exhibited at their shows will be required to be identified appropriately with an official Texas Steer Visual/Electronic Identification (EID) Tag, tattoo, and DNA Assay. A special tag has been designed...

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Heifer Show at 2021 HC Junior Market Livestock Show
Feb27

Heifer Show at 2021 HC Junior Market Livestock Show

Twenty eight heifers were entered in the NETLA show held on February 26, 2021 in Sulphur Springs. Students showing these projects were judged on showmanship and their projects were judged based on the animal’s weight. The heifers were beautiful and obviously brimming with health, ready to become an asset to any owner’s herd. Heifers and first-calf heifers were exhibited Showmanship winners were: Savannah Allen of SS FFA in...

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From the 2021 Steer Show at H C Junior Market Livestock Show
Feb27

From the 2021 Steer Show at H C Junior Market Livestock Show

Forty pampered steers raised by youth exhibitors were entered in the 2021 show ring competition held in the Hopkins County Civic Center arena on Friday February 26, 2021. With a trained eye, the judge selected the top animals in each of seven weight classes, chose Grand and Reserve Grand Champions, and noted the best points in showmanship by the exhibitors. On Saturday, a percentage of the steers will be offered to buyers in the Sale...

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HC Junior Market Livestock Show 2021,  Swine Division
Feb27

HC Junior Market Livestock Show 2021, Swine Division

Intermediate Showmanship winner Brody Busby of HC 4H There were more than 60 swine validated for the 2021 show held on Friday February 26 in the Hopkins County Civic Center. The swine showing began at 11:30am. Showmanship competition by exhibitor age came first, followed by Class divisions according to weight. The Sr. Showmanship award went to Katelyn Pence of HC 4H. Katelyn’s pig project also took First in Class in the 230-235...

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NETLA 2021 Hopkins County Junior Market Broiler Show Results
Feb26

NETLA 2021 Hopkins County Junior Market Broiler Show Results

Northeast Texas Livestock Association’s annual Hopkins County Junior Livestock Show resumed Friday morning with the Broiler Show. The Swine, Heifer and Steer Shows continued into the evening Friday. Penelope Deterding exhibited the Grand Champion broilers at Friday’s show. Micah Flemens not only earned Senior Showmanship honors but also showed the Reserve Champion broiler Friday morning. The will be first and second during...

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NETLA 2021 Hopkins County Junior Market Goat Show Results
Feb26

NETLA 2021 Hopkins County Junior Market Goat Show Results

The Northeast Texas Livestock Association’s annual Hopkins County Junior Livestock Show started with an agriculture mechanics project show and contest on Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2021. The NETLA junior market show then got into full swing Thursday with FFA and 4-H members from across Hopkins County showing their lamb and goat projects. The afternoon began with the lamb show and concluded with the goat show which featured eight classes,...

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NETLA 2021 Hopkins County Junior Market Lamb Show Results
Feb26

NETLA 2021 Hopkins County Junior Market Lamb Show Results

Northeast Texas Livestock Association’s annual Hopkins County Junior Livestock Show started with an agriculture mechanics project show and contest on Tuesday, then got into full swing Thursday with FFA and 4-H members from across Hopkins County showing their lamb and goat projects. The lamb show started the show, and featured five classes, three showmanship categories and concluded with the naming of grand and reserve champions....

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SSHS FFA Annie Horton’s Lamb Wins at San Antonio Show, Earns Place in SA Jr. Livestock Auction
Feb24

SSHS FFA Annie Horton’s Lamb Wins at San Antonio Show, Earns Place in SA Jr. Livestock Auction

Annie Horton with her prize lamb In a message from SSHS FFA Chapter Advisor Lindsey Arthur came this good news! On Saturday February 20th, Sulphur Springs High School Senior Annie Horton exhibited her Medium Wool Lamb in the Junior Market Show at the San Antonio Livestock Show & Rodeo.  She placed 3rd in her class and earned herself a spot in the Junior Livestock Auction that will be held on Thursday February 25th.  Annie has...

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NETLA Market Show Feb 23-27, 2021
Feb23

NETLA Market Show Feb 23-27, 2021

What is the benefit of the 4-H Livestock Project? According to Texas 4-H publication by Marty Vahlenkamp, “The experience I am sure it is different for every 4-H’er depending on their goals and personal situation. As I write this short article, I could give you the typical answer of it builds character, creates discipline, teaches youth about agriculture, teaches sportsmanship, etc., etc. While all of that is true and right on...

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