MOUNT VERNON — At Tuesday morning’s Goat Showmanship and Dairy Goat Show at the Knox County Fair, Katelyn Moreland of Centerburg won Best Doe of Show with her Oberhausen goat.
“This is my very last show, so I’m pretty excited,” Moreland said, adding that she wasn’t sure her older doe would be able to win. But indeed she did, taking Champion in Other Breeds in the preliminary rounds.
David Kauble of Mount Vernon won overall Reserve Champion with his champion Nubian.
Among the breed competitions, the Alpine Champion was Shelby McVay of Fredericktown, who also took Reserve Alpine Champion and Junior Alpine Champion. Junior Alpine Reserve Champion was Caden Henthorn of Howard. Lamancha Champion was Kirk Moss of Mount Vernon; his brother, Alec, won Reserve Lamancha Champion.
Ben Bechley of Butler took first place Junior Kid Nubian, while Anevin Tharp of Fredericktown took first for Senior Kid Nubian. Fredericktown’s Jenny Dilts took first in the Nubian Dry Yearling division, while Daniel Hohman won a first-place ribbon for the Nubian Yearling in Milk category. David Kauble won best 2-year-old Nubian, while Ben Bechley took the 3-year-old division, and Anevin Tharp took first in the Nubian Dam and Daughter category. David Kauble of Mount Vernon won overall Champion Nubian, while Daniel Hohman of Mount Vernon was Reserve Nubian Champion.
In Junior Other Breeds, Alynnsza Brady of Walhonding took first, with Natalie Mily of Johnstown second, while in Intermediate Other Breeds, Chase Henthorn took first place. In Other Breeds, Moreland was Champion and Rayenna Schlairet was Reserve Other Breeds Champion. Henthorn took first place for Best Dairy Dam and Daughter, while Natalie Mily earned second.
Ben Bechley of Butler won Champion Pack, while David Kauble won Reserve Champion Pack. Bechley also took Champion Harness, while Jessica Martin of Butler took Reserve Champion Harness.
Prior to the goat show, judge Kirt Schnipke also judged the showmanship competition.
A complete list of Junior Fair winners will appear in the results tab in the Aug. 5 edition of the News.