Youths showed off their animals during the Ascension Parish Livestock Show, held at the Lamar-Dixon Expo Center on Jan. 12-13.
The two-day show featured the annual Stick Horse Rodeo, premier exhibitor contests, showmanship contests, exhibition of animals and an awards banquet. Animals up for judging included rabbits, poultry, sheep, goats, cattle and swine.
Winners move on to the South Central District Livestock Show, being held Thursday to Saturday at Lamar-Dixon. Winners of the South Central show advance to the State Livestock Show Feb. 10-17, also at Lamar-Dixon.
GOATS: Sadie Bourgeois, Premier Goat; Jessie Fairchild, Champion Market Goat and Senior Showmanship Champion; Desiree Falgout, Intermediate Showmanship Champion; and Sarah Pregeant, Supreme Champion Buck, Supreme Champion Doe, Junior Showmanship Champion and Overall Goat Showman
DAIRY CATTLE: Paige Zeringue, Champion Commercial Dairy Female and Champion Dairy Showman
BEEF CATTLE: Brody Babin, Rookie Champion Showman; Camryn Castrogovannie, Champion Market Steer, Overall Champion Female, Intermediate Champion Showman and Overall Champion Showman; Paige Zeringue, Overall Champion Bull and Senior Champion Showman; and Zack Zeringue, Premier Beef Exhibitor
SHEEP: Stephanie Epps, Intermediate Champion Showman; Ella McGowan, Rookie Champion Showman; Abbigail Morgan, Reserve Champion Market Lamb; and Maci Schexnayder, Champion Market Lamb, Overall Champion Ewe, Senior Champion Showman, Overall Champion Showman and Premier Sheep Exhibitor
SWINE: Allie Folse, Reserve Champion Market Pig; Jake Folse, Rookie Champion Showman; Tobie Laiche, Intermediate Champion Showman; Torie Laiche, Grand Champion Market Pig; Bailey Louviere, Champion Commercial Gilt, Junior Champion Showman and Overall Champion Showman; Cheyenne Moran, Senior Champion Showman and Premier Swine Exhibitor; and Madylyn Turner, Overall Breeding Gilt
POULTRY: Becca Cernich, Premier Poultry Exhibitor; Aylena Detillier, Intermediate Champion Showman; Emily Duguay, Supreme Bird in Show; Luke Guillot, Junior Champion Showman; Madison Hebert, Champion Rookie Showman; Hope Leeth, Champion Broiler Pen; and Kyndal Wright, Senior Champion Showman and Overall Champion Showman
RABBITS: Sadie Babin, Champion Rookie Showman; Bailey Louviere, Best Rabbit in Show, Champion Junior Showman, Overall Champion Showman and Premier Rabbit Exhibitor; Racheal Stewart, Champion Intermediate Showman; and Joey Zeringue, Champion Meat Pen