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Decorah FFA Team Wins District Livestock Evaluation

Posted: Wed, Oct 14, 2020 10:38 AM
PHOTO: Rachel Mikkelson, Chezny Ryant and Kyleigh Batterson

Three Decorah FFA teams placed in the top ten teams at the recent District Livestock Evaluation at the Clayton County Fairgrounds.

Contestants evaluated six classes consisting of angus heifers, commercial heifers, breeding does, breeding ewes, markets lambs, and breeding gilts.

The team of Kyleigh Batterson, Rachel Mikkelson, and Chezny Ryant received first place and a plaque at the contest. The team of Anders Lovstuen, Morgan Moen, Creed Monroe, and Jeramiah Rediske finished third, and the team of Dalton Hemesath, Ashley Nierling, and Shayla Smith finished sixth.

The Decorah FFA also had six individuals place in the top 10. Chezny Ryant received first place in the district contest. Other top ten individuals include fourth place to Creed Monroe, fifth place to Ashley Nierling, sixth place to Kyleigh Batterson, seventh place to Anders Lovstuen, and tenth place to Rachel Mikkelson.

Decorah FFA members who participated in the contest were Kyleigh Batterson, Dahlyn Headington, Dalton Hemesath, David Kreitzer, Anders Lovstuen, Maggie Lovstuen, Rachel Mikkelson, Morgan Moen, Creed Monroe, Ashley Nierling, Justin Nierling, Jeramiah Rediske, Chezny Ryant, Gavin Sims, Shayla Smith, Addison Wemark, and Dalton Zidlicky.