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2017 State Dairy Show Winners 

Oct 27, 2017


Carmen G. Burgos, Extension Specialist

The state dairy show took place October 20-21, 2017 at the Tennessee Livestock Arena – MTSU, in Murfreesboro Tennessee. Activities for Friday included dairy skill-a-thon, Dairy Cattle Capers (costume contest) and the state showmanship contest. Saturday activities included dairy skill-a-thon and show classes by breed. The judge for the show was Chelsea Abbott.

Congratulations goes to the following participants:

Dairy Cattle Capers

1st Place – Macie Rinehart, Rutherford County

2017 State Dairy Show Winners - 1st Place - Macie Rinehart, Rutherford County
State 2017 Dairy Show Winners - 1st Place - Macie Rinehart, Rutherford County

2nd Place – Joseph Johns, Marshall County

2017 State Dairy Show Winners - 2nd Place - Joseph Johns, Marshall County

Showmanship

Junior – Ella Gilmore, Bedford County

2017 State Dairy Show Winners - Junior - Ella Gilmore, Bedford County

Junior High – Sydney Lamb, Williamson County

2017 State Dairy Show Winners  - Junior High - Sydney Lamb, Williamson County

Senior – Jonathon Mingle, Rutherford County

2017 State Dairy Show Winners - Senior - Jonathon Mingle, Rutherford County

Skill-a-thon

  • Junior – Mason Allen, Williamson County
  • Jr. High – Sydney Lamb, Williamson County
  • Senior – Will Jarnigan, Hamblen County

Grand Champion by breed

  • Ayrshire – Coleman Stacey, Rutherford County
  • Brown Swiss – Mackenzie Clark, Franklin County
  • Guernsey – Austin Hickman, Bedford County
  • Holstein – Kaydee Todd, Marshall County
  • Jersey – Forest Ozburn, Marshall County
  • Milking Shorthorn – Hannah Kate Sims, White County

Reserve Grand Champion by breed

  • Ayrshire – Abigail Buchanan, Cannon County
  • Brown Swiss – Sydney Lamb, Williamson County
  • Guernsey – Carter Eaves, Bedford County
  • Holstein – Taylor Smith, Marshall County
  • Jersey – Jayme Ozburn, Marshall County
  • Milking Shorthorn – Wesley Hannah, Bradley County

A special thank you for supporting our youth in the dairy project for the following sponsors and donors:

Gold Sponsors

  • Middle Tennessee Electric Membership Corp. Customer Cares
  • Southeast Select Sires, Tim Riley, Manager
  • Farm Credit Services of Mid America, Mike Estes, Manager
  • Tennessee Farmers Co-op
  • Tradition Auction Service c/o Lynn Lee & Bob Morton

Silver Sponsors

  • Pete Davenport Family
  • Rutherford Farmers Co-op    
  • CPC/Bonnie’s Barnyard 
  • Winchester Tractor Supply
  • Williamson County Farm Bureau
  • Southern Bank of Middle TN
  • MTSU Dairy
  • Franklin County/Huntland Farmers Co-op

Class & Champion Sponsors

  • Pete Davenport Family (Champion Banners) – In Memory of Pete Davenport
  • Delaine Smith – In memory of Donald & Joyce Smith (Junior Champion Jersey)
  • David Lee
  • Stan Hayes
2017 State Dairy Show - Milk and the Bones