Morrissey, Pullins show grand champion steers


ROCKSPRINGS — Tuesday evening was also about the cows at the Meigs County Fair, with four junior fair cattle shows taking place in the Ridenour Family Livestock Arena.

The Dairy Steer Show featured two 1,300-plus pound steers shown by Laura Pullins and Mattison Finlaw.

The 1,402-pound steer shown by Pullins was named grand champion, with Finlaw’s 1,315-pound steer was named reserve champion.

Pullins was also named grand champion dairy steer showman, with Finlaw named reserve champion showman.

In the Market Beef Steer Show, the 1,443-pound steer shown by Trevor Morrissey was named grand champion, with the 1,301-pound steer shown by Kylie Gheen shown named reserve champion.

Rounding out the top five in the market steer show were Kaleb Gheen, Mitchel Evans and Michael Kesterson.

Also showing market steers were Nathan Pierce, Justin Pierce, Sean Stobaugh, Rachel Kesterson and Tiffany Tripp.

Kylie Gheen and Trevor Morrissey reversed titles in the market steer showmanship, with Gheen named grand champion showman and Morrissey named reserve champion showman.

In the Junior Fair Market Dairy Feeder Show, Caelin Seth’s cow was named grand champion, with Allison Barber’s feeder being named reserve champion.

Rounding out the top five were Jenna Jordan, Lucas Finlaw and Taylor Parker.

Also showing market dairy feeders were Annie McGrath and Coltin Parker.

In the dairy feeder showmanship competition, Laura Pullins was named grand champion and Coltin Parker reserve champion.

In the commercial feeder show, the feeder shown by Jennifer Parker was named grand champion, with the feeder shown by Rebecca Pullins as reserve champion.

Rounding out the top five were Trenton Morrissey, Olivia Harris and Elizabeth Collins.

Others showing in the commercial feeder show included: Megan Ross, Elisha Jane Williams, Madison Johnson, William Oldaker, Kristin McKay, Alli Hatfield, Samuel Bauerbach, Ryan Ross, Abigail Bauerbach, MacKenzie Newell, Olivia Wood, Tiffany Tripp, Rylee Lisle, Ryan Parker, Katelynn Chevalier, Courtnee Williams, Owen Johnson, Austin Rose, Preston Ervin, Brayden Ervin, McKenzie Long, Dalton Ervin, Alexis Ervin, Ethan Mullen, Heidi Willis, Conner Ervin and Zachary Williams.

In commercial feeder showmanship, Rebecca Pullins was named grand champion showman and Elizabeth Collins was named reserve champion showman.

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The grand champion commercial steer (right) was shown by Trevor Morrissey, with the reserve champion (left) shown by Kylie Gheen. Also pictured are Meigs County Fair Royalty Livestock Princess Rachel Jackson, Queen Michaela Holter, First Runner-Up Katelin Ferguson and Livestock Prince Cooper Schagel.
http://www.mydailysentinel.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/14/2017/08/web1_Beef-Steer-GR.jpgThe grand champion commercial steer (right) was shown by Trevor Morrissey, with the reserve champion (left) shown by Kylie Gheen. Also pictured are Meigs County Fair Royalty Livestock Princess Rachel Jackson, Queen Michaela Holter, First Runner-Up Katelin Ferguson and Livestock Prince Cooper Schagel.

The dairy steer shown by Laura Pullins was named grand champion, with the dairy steer shown by Mattison Finlaw being selected as reserve champion. Pullins was also named grand champion showman and Finlaw was the reserve champion showman.
http://www.mydailysentinel.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/14/2017/08/web1_Dairy-Steer-1.jpgThe dairy steer shown by Laura Pullins was named grand champion, with the dairy steer shown by Mattison Finlaw being selected as reserve champion. Pullins was also named grand champion showman and Finlaw was the reserve champion showman.

By Sarah Hawley

shawley@aimmediamidwest.com

Sarah Hawley is the managing editor of The Daily Sentinel.