Southdowns were represented well at the 2018 North American International Livestock Exposition (NAILE) in Louisville, Kentucky, November 10-14, 2018.
Junior members exhibited in the showring, participated in the skillathon, received scholarships and were highlighted through the futurity. View 2018 futurity results here.
In the junior show, JaLeigh Oldenburg, Mulhall, Oklahoma, took home champion ram honors with Oldenburg 8076. Preston Forsee, Owenton, Kentucky, received reserve champion honors with Fame Forsee R18-30. Champion ewe went to Madelyn, Caroline and Silas Groth, Lexington, Kentucky, with Groth KY7511-1805, who was first champion junior ewe. JaLeigh Oldenburg, won reserve champion ewe with Oldenburg 8082, who first won reserve champion junior ewe.
Additional results in the junior show:
Senior Ram Lamb, Preston Forsee, War Eagle Forsee R17-299
January Ram Lamb, Preston Forsee, Fame Forsee R18-30
February Ram Lamb, JaLeigh Oldenburg, Oldenburg 8006
March and After Ram Lamb, JaLeigh Oldenburg, Oldenburg 8076
Senior Champion Ewe, Aliva Porter, Ashkum, Illinois, Bowman 1743
Reserve Champion Ewe, JaLeigh Oldenburg, Oldenburg 8076