Ryanne Welsh, 10, of Belvoir Dairy Farm in Keezletown awaits her turn to compete in the fitting and showmanship event at Rockingham County Fairgrounds on Friday. In some of the 4-H and FFA youth dairy show events, the field of competitors was packed. “I’m a little bit nervous,” Ryanne confessed. (Photos by Nikki Fox / DN-R)
Kelly Callender, 14, of Walkup Holsteins farm near Dayton handles another competitor’s animal during competition in the Virginia 4-H and FFA youth dairy show’s fitting and showmanship event on Friday. With a packed field of competitors, the event “took a whole lot longer than I thought it would,” she said.
Jeff Myers of Westminster, Md., judges the fitting and showmanship event at the Rockingham County Fairgrounds on Friday.