Carcass grading awards given

Olivia Klapprich, (left) and Sydney Rylaarsdam Schoo (right) are seen here with Norm Sonnen. Missing from the picture is Riley Enneking.

GREENCREEK — The Idaho County Carcass Show and Judging Contest was held on Wednesday, Aug. 22, at Sonnen Meats in Greencreek. 4-H and FFA members were given instruction on how to qualify and yield grade beef and sheep carcasses and how to determine USDA grades on swine carcasses.

Following the grading instruction, the 4-H and FFA members participated in a carcass judging contest with the top three judges receiving cash awards sponsored by Sonnen Meats. The contest consisted of judging two classes of beef carcasses, two classes of swine carcasses and two classes of lamb carcasses.

Receiving cash awards from Sonnen Meats were the following: Olivia Klapprich of Cottonwood, a member of the Cottonwood Saddliers 4-H Club who placed first in the contest. Second place went to Riley Enneking of Cottonwood, a member of the Keuterville Livestock 4-H Club and third place went to Sydney Rylaarsdam Schoo of Grangeville a member of the Grangeville FFA Chapter.

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