Linn County 4-H Rabbit Winners Announced

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Linn County 4-H members exhibited winning rabbits on Friday, June 28, 2013 at the Delaware County Fairgrounds.
Best of Show Purebred Rabbitwas exhibited by:   Austin Himes, Central City, Tan
Reserve Best of Show Purebred Rabbit was exhibited by:  Kelly  Breja, Cedar Rapids, Harlequrn
Other top exhibitors were as follows:  
Champion Best Home Raised Rabbit:  Mikayla Hartl, Central City, Holland Lop
Reserve Champion  Best  Home Raised Rabbit:  Kelly Breja, Cedar Rapids,
Champion Best Commercial Rabbit:  Austin Himes, Central City
Commercial Breed Winners are:
Best American Chinchilla:  Austin Himes, Central City
Best Opposite:  Austin Himes, Central City
Best of Fancy Breeds are:
Best Fancy Champion:  Austin Himes, Central City
Reserve Fancy:  Kelly Breja, Cedar Rapids
Best of Breed Winners are:

  • Caitlin Robertson, Marion, American Sable
  • Blane Beckner, Marion, Dutch

    • Best Opposite: Blane Beckner, Marion
  • Kelly Breja, Cedar Rapids, Harlequin
  • Caitlin Robertson, Marion, Himalayan
  • Mikayla Hartl, Central City, Holland Lop

    • Best Opposite:  Anna Curtis, Cedar Rapids                                                                                                                                                           
  • Caitlin Robertson, Marion, Jersey Wooly

    • Best Opposite:  Caitlin Robertson
  • Rachel Longfellow, Alburnett, Lionhead

    • Best Opposite:  Rachel Longfellow, Alburnett
  • Michaela Rowell, Marion, Mini Lop

    • Best Opposite:  Blane Beckner, Marion
  • Casey Robertson, Marion, Mini Rex

    • Best Opposite:  Blane Beckner, Marion
  • Kellly Breja, Cedar Rapids, Polish
  • Austin Himes, Central City, Tan

    • Best Opposite: Austin Himes, Central City
  • Champion Best Pet Rabbit:  Kailey Walker

Rabbit Showmanship
Juniors – Grades 4-6:  Champion:   Caitlin Robertson, Marion
Intermediate – Grades 7-8:  Champion:  Anna Curtis, Cedar Rapids
Senior – Grades 9-12:  Champion:   Kelly  Breja, Cedar Rapids
Advanced:  Champion:  Mikayla Hartl, Central City
The Rabbit Educational Poster Division winners were:
Best Overall ARBA Poster:  Champion:  Austin Himes, Central City
ARBA/ACBA Breed Posters – Senior, grades 9-12, Champion:  Austin Himes, Central City
Best Overall Animal Science Poster: 
Animal Science Poster –Intermediate, grades 7-8:  Anna Curtis, Cedar Rapids
4-H, the youth component of the Cooperative Extension Service, offers opportunities to choose from among fifty different project areas to study.  The 4-H program is open to all urban and rural youth kindergarten through 12th grade.  For more information about 4-H, contact the Linn County Extension Office, 383 Collins Road NE, Suite 201, Cedar Rapids or phone 377-9839. 
photo courtesy of The Linn County Fair

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