4H Proud

Local youth showcase their animals in the 4H Sheep, Poultry and Rabbit shows Friday

4H youth competing in the Sheep Show for the Senior Showmanship title work to line up their sheep for the judge to see.

Photos by Ann Jantz, wyo4news.com

Jordan Christensen of Rock Springs is shown working her sheep during the 4H Sheep Shop Intermediate Showmanship competition. Christensen came away with the Grand Champion title in her division. She was also named this year’s Clark Weber Memorial Scholarship winner.

Rock Springs, Wyoming — Friday morning at Wyoming’s Big Show was all about rabbits, poultry and sheep as local 4H participants competed for that coveted Grand Champion title.

4H members started at an early 8 a.m. to compete in the 4H Poultry and Rabbit shows in the Small Hall at the Sweetwater Events Complex. The 4H and FFA Sheep shows got underway at 9 a.m.


Judge Rebecca Moncur, left, awards Aubrey Bryan from Farson, center, the Grand Champion ribbon for Intermediate Showmanship in the 4H Rabbit Show. Austin Rogers of Rock Springs, right, came away with the Reserve Grand Champion ribbon.


Zoe Thompson of Rock Springs shows off her mini Rex rabbit named Minnie Mouse.
Molly Stanton of Green River works with her turkey Allison before competing in the 4H Poultry Show Friday.