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4-H members compete at Rabbit Show

  • Overall Champion and Reserve Champion Breeding Rabbits were chosen at the 2022 Saline County 4-H Rabbit Show. Courtney Boulds received both banners, sponsored by the Saline County Farm Bureau, with her Mini Rex rabbits. She is pictured with Superintendent Cindy Boulds, Marisa Davis from Saline County Farm Bureau, and Superintendent Gayla Heath.

    Overall Champion and Reserve Champion Breeding Rabbits were chosen at the 2022 Saline County 4-H Rabbit Show. Courtney Boulds received both banners, sponsored by the Saline County Farm Bureau, with her Mini Rex rabbits. She is pictured with Superintendent Cindy Boulds, Marisa Davis from Saline County Farm Bureau, and Superintendent Gayla Heath.

  • From left, Best of Breed and Best Opposite in the Lightweight class, Raylan Murphy; Best Opposite in the Lop class, Courtney Boulds; and Best of Breed in the Lop Class, Rachel Lands.

    From left, Best of Breed and Best Opposite in the Lightweight class, Raylan Murphy; Best Opposite in the Lop class, Courtney Boulds; and Best of Breed in the Lop Class, Rachel Lands.

  • Mini Rex Best of Breed and Best Opposite, Courtney Boulds is pictured with her rabbits, ribbons, and Judge Richard Roehr at the Saline County 4-H Rabbit Show held on July 25.

    Mini Rex Best of Breed and Best Opposite, Courtney Boulds is pictured with her rabbits, ribbons, and Judge Richard Roehr at the Saline County 4-H Rabbit Show held on July 25.

  • From left, Adriana Vinyard, New Zealand Best of Breed and Best Opposite; Judge Richard Roehr, and Allie Murphy, Best of Breed in the Heavyweight class.

    From left, Adriana Vinyard, New Zealand Best of Breed and Best Opposite; Judge Richard Roehr, and Allie Murphy, Best of Breed in the Heavyweight class.
    Photos courtesy of Nancy Lambert

 
By Nancy Lambert
Saline County 4-H
updated: 8/25/2022 1:13 PM

The 2022 Saline County 4-H Rabbit Show was held July 25 at the Saline County Fairgrounds, where 4-H members competed for Best of Breed and Best Opposite.

Thanks to Richard Roehr for judging this show, to Cindy Boulds and Gayla Heath for serving as superintendents, and to Brianna Johnson for announcing the show and recording scores.

Allie Murphy earned Best of Breed for her Heavyweight Senior Buck. Raylan Murphy received Lightweight Best of Breed with her Junior Doe and Lightweight Best Opposite with her Senior Buck.

Rachel Lands earned Lop Best of Breed with her Senior Doe, and Courtney Boulds received Best Opposite with her Lop Senior Buck. Courtney Boulds was awarded Mini Rex Best of Breed and Best Opposite with her Senior Buck and Junior Doe, respectively.

Adriana Vinyard earned New Zealand Best of Breed with her Senior Doe and Best Opposite with her Senior Buck.

Courtney Boulds earned Champion and Reserve Champion Overall Breeding honors with her Mini Rex Senior Buck and Junior Doe breed winners.

Congratulations to all our Rabbit exhibitors. Thank you to Saline County Farm Bureau and manager Marisa Davis for sponsoring the Champion and Reserve Champion banners and the ribbons for all our 4-H shows this year. Thank you to Friends of Saline County 4-H for the Champion and Reserve Champion coolers. We appreciate you all so much!


• Nancy Lambert, with U of I Extension, is 4-H program coordinator for Saline County.