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Bree Taylor of Kingfisher Shows Grand Champion Market Goat at 2017 OYE

Fri, 17 Mar 2017 11:36:09 CDT

Bree Taylor of Kingfisher Shows Grand Champion Market Goat at 2017 OYE The 2017 Oklahoma Youth Expo Wether Goat Show had 681 animals that competed for a top placing and a chance to make the Friday afternoon Sale of Champions. Thirty one goats will be sold on Friday, with young people from Hartshorne to Hooker being given the chance to sell their goat in the premium auction. Click here to see the Sale of Champions Sale Order Catalog.

On Thursday evening, the four goats that topped the four divisions were reviewed by judge Chad Coburn, who declared the goat that won Division Three as the best of the show, giving Bree Taylor of Kingfisher FFA a Grand Championship in 2017, after winning Division Three in 2016 but not winning Grand or Reserve a year ago.

Taylor is a sophomore at Kingfisher High and told Radio Oklahoma Ag Network Farm Director Ron Hays that her goat is named JJ and came from Pfeifer Farms. This is her eighth year showing goats and this will be her fifth year placing a goat into the Sale of Champions.

You can hear Bree and Ron talk goats by clicking on the LISTEN BAR at the bottom of the story.

Reserve Grand Champion Goat was shown by Coda Oller of Garber FFA, who won Division Four, while the Bronze Medalion Award goes to Nicole Lee of Newcastle FFA.

The Division Winners and Reserve Goats for 2017 include:

Division One

Champion- Johnna Stottlemyre, Luthre FFA
Reserve- Nicole Lee, Newcastle FFA

Division Two

Champion- Ty Goss, Leedey FFA
Reserve- Kaden Slater, Alva FFA

Division Three

Champion Bree Taylor, Kingfisher FFA
Reserve- Alexis Long, Red Oak FFA

Division Four

Champion- Coda Oller, Garber FFA
Reserve- Nicole Lee, Newcastle FFA

Our Coverage of the 2017 Oklahoma Youth Expo is a service of ITC Great Plains, Your Energy Superhighway- learn more about this high voltage, transmission only utility and their commitment to the communities they serve which is the cornerstone of their business-click here for their website. We also salute the title sponsor of the 2017 OYE, McDonalds- click here for more information about how McDonalds sources USDA inspected beef from US ranchers- as well as the other responsibly grown food you enjoy under the Golden Arches.

Reports will be heard daily on great radio stations that cover Oklahoma and that are a part of the Radio Oklahoma Ag Network- on the internet- our reports of the 2017 OYE can be found on the Blue Green Gazette page- available here. We will be adding pictures daily to our official 2017 OYE Album of Photos on FLICKR, found here.

For more information about the Oklahoma Youth Expo, click here for the home page of the OYE website.

Click here for the complete schedule of all of the events at the 2017 Oklahoma Youth Expo.



Ron Hays talks with Bree Taylor about her Grand Champion Goat at the 2017 OYE
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