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By Katie Teachout
The Journal 

Broncos second in national livestock contest

Livestock evaluation teaches practical skills


Last updated 10/22/2020 at 11:13am

Andy Williams

Lind-Ritzville FFA members, clockwise from left, Alyssa Williams, Reagan Snider, Lane Tellefson, Taylor Galbreath and Jay Harder took second place out of 31 teams from across the nation in a Livestock Judging contest Oct. 8.

RITZVILLE- Lind-Ritzville FFA team members Taylor Galbreath, Reagan Snider, Jay Harder, Lane Tellefson and Alyssa Williams took second place in the NILE Virtual Livestock Judging Contest on Oct. 8.

The digital competition was based in Billings, Mont.

Williams won the High Individual Overall, earning 439 points out of a possible 500.

Williams is an eighth-grader attending Lind-Ritzville Middle School.

The students judged/placed seven classes of cattle, swine, sheep and goats from live-streamed videos; and delivered three sets of oral reasons via digital breakout rooms.

"The contest had tea...

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