Local Alva FFA student wins livestock judging event
May 19, 2017
Cathy Mapes from the Alva FFA chapter won first-place individual honors in the State FFA Livestock Evaluation Career Development Event during the 2017 Oklahoma FFA Career Development Events at Oklahoma State University on April 29. She received her plaque at the State FFA Convention at the Cox Convention Center in Oklahoma City.
Livestock judging contests are designed to help students evaluate beef cattle, sheep, goats and swine based on physical characteristics and records for breeding and market usage. The participants also give oral reasons explaining their choices of alignment for certa...