Teaford, Smith top Rabbit Show


ROCKSPRINGS — Senior Rabbit Showman Elizabeth Teaford made it a clean sweep on Thursday at the Meigs County Fair Rabbit Show taking home the top spot for her market rabbits, rabbit showman and overall best of breed.

Teaford took the top spot in the market rabbit show, followed by Gavan Smith who was named reserve champion for his market rabbits. Rounding out the top five were Brycen Rowe, Brayden O’Brien and Dustin Vance.

Taking part in the market rabbit show were the following individuals (by weight class and in place order):

Class 1 (underweight) — Brogan Wamsley, Keaghan Wolfe, Kadynce Wolfe, Colton Minshall and Jackie Dailey.

Class 2 — Katelin Ferguson, Reilly Blackston, Cassidy Roderus, Missouri Brown, Nathaniel Minshall and Joseph Boyd.

Class 3 — Isabella Fisher, Raeven Reedy, Morgan Haines, Matthew Jackson, Leah Spencer and Kelsey Kimes.

Class 4 — Sidney Dillon, Hannah Bottomley, Hannah Jackson, Brayden Stanley, Michael Brown and Adryauna Parker.

Class 5 — Dustin Vance, Gabrielle Beeler, Ben Bailey, Valerie Hamm, Sydneyahna Card and Samual Cremeans.

Class 6 — Elizabeth Teaford, Gavan Smith, Hannah Evans, Dana Card and Jacob Spencer.

Class 7 — Brycen Rowe, Brayden O’Brien, Hunter Clary, Alexis Grubb and Avery Patterson.

In rabbit showmanship, Teaford was named grand champion rabbit showman, with Rachel Jackson being named the reserve champion rabbit showman.

In the rabbit breeding classes, Teaford earned Grand Champion Best of Breed for her New Zealand, with Alexis Grubb earning Reserve Champion Best Opposite for her Lionhead.

Breeding class results were as follows:

New Zealand — Best of Breed: Elizabeth Teaford, senior doe; Best Opposite: Valerie Hamm, senior buck.

Holland Lop — Best of Breed: Hunter Clary, senior buck; Best Opposite: Maycee Fields, junior doe.

Brittannia Petite — Best of Breed: Hunter Clary, senior buck.

Californian — Best of Breed: Rachel Jackson, senior doe.

Mini Rex — Best of Breed: Hannah Evans, senior buck.

Lionhead — Best of Breed: Alexis Grubb, junior doe; Best Opposite: Alexis Grubb, senior buck.

Dutch — Best of Breed: Kelsey Kimes, senior doe.

French Lop — Best of Breed: Kelsey Kimes, junior buck.

Mini Lop — Best of Breed: Jasina Will, senior doe.

Netherland Dwarf — Best of Breed: Kathryn Ryan, junior doe; Best Opposite: Kelsey Kimes, senior buck.

Netherland Dwarf, doe and litter — Best of Breed: Kelsey Kimes.

Silver Martin — Best of Breed: Adryauna Parker.

Rex — Best of Breed: Adryauna Parker, senior buck.

Chinchille — Best of Breed: Chelsey Pullins, junior doe; Hannah Bottomley, senior.

Crossbreed — Best of Breed: Missouri Brown, senior doe; Best Opposite: Missouri Brown, junior buck.

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The New Zealand rabit shown by Elizabeth Teaford, second from left, was named overall best of breed, with the Lionhead rabbit shown by Alexis Grubb named the overall best opposite. Also pictured are Meigs County Fair Queen Michaela Holter and Livestock Prince Cooper Schagel.
http://www.mydailysentinel.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/14/2017/08/web1_Rabbit-Best-of-Breed-overall.jpgThe New Zealand rabit shown by Elizabeth Teaford, second from left, was named overall best of breed, with the Lionhead rabbit shown by Alexis Grubb named the overall best opposite. Also pictured are Meigs County Fair Queen Michaela Holter and Livestock Prince Cooper Schagel.

The grand champion market rabbit project in Thursday’s Meigs County Fair Market Rabbit Show was shown by Elizabeth Teaford, right. The reserve champion rabbits were shown by Gavan Smith. Also pictured are Meigs County Fair Royalty Livestock Princess Rachel Jackson, Livestock Prince Cooper Schagel and Queen Michaela Holter.
http://www.mydailysentinel.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/14/2017/08/web1_Rabbit-GR.jpgThe grand champion market rabbit project in Thursday’s Meigs County Fair Market Rabbit Show was shown by Elizabeth Teaford, right. The reserve champion rabbits were shown by Gavan Smith. Also pictured are Meigs County Fair Royalty Livestock Princess Rachel Jackson, Livestock Prince Cooper Schagel and Queen Michaela Holter.
Teaford, Grubb top rabbit breed show

By Sarah Hawley

shawley@aimmediamidwest.com

Sarah Hawley is the managing editor of The Daily Sentinel.