Kristen Nicole Barnett showing hard work does pay!
Alison Gossman of Ross County, Ohio received first place in Junior Fancy Chickens, Reserve Grand Champion of Fancy Chickens and Junior Showmanship of Poultry at the 2013 Ross County Fair with her Buckeyes. Her mother, Karen Gossman, wanted to thank Jeff Lay of Crains Run Ranch and Meloni Grubb of Chillicothe for helping the Gossman family with their Buckeye project!
Alison Gossman and her awards.
Sydney Shumaker of Clinton County, Ohio took top honors with her Champion Buckeyes in Egg Production at the Clinton County Fair this summer. She was also awarded overall “Outstanding Fancy Exhibitor, an award given for the many years of success she had showing her fowl. Shumaker Farm Poultry has produced some of the best Buckeyes in the county, winning many Large Fowl Grand Championships. To learn more visit http://www.shumakerfarmpoultry.com/
At the Olmsted County Fair in Rochester, Minnesota the Buckeyes also did well for the 4H kids. Shown by the Courson family, they took Grand and Reserve with a Buckeye Cock and Hen, breeding pen. Below are pictures courtesy of Theri Voss and Prairie Chick Poultry.