Thompsons tops in feeder steers


There was a nice-size crowd for the Open Beef Show on Saturday night at the Clinton County Fairgrounds. Exhibiting the 576-pound champion feeder heifer was Hannah Williamson, 20, of Cochocton County, representing the Campbell Company. From left are event judge Andrew Clark, Williamson and Clinton County Junior Fair Beef Queen Emma Mathews of East Clinton schools.


Anne Thompson, 15, of Clinton County, exhibited the 422-pound champion feeder steer at the Open Beef Show. From left are Nicholas McKay, Clinton County Junior Fair Beef Queen Emma Mathews, Roger McKay, Bill Thompson, judge Andrew Clark, Rob Thompson and Anne Thompson. Her brother, Adam Thompson, 13, exhibited the 526-pound reserve champion feeder steer at the same show.


Mackenzie Curless, 19, of Blanchester, exhibited the 1,366-pound first overall market beef project at the Open Beef Show. It weighed 1,366 pounds. From left are judge Andrew Clark, Clinton County Junior Fair Beef Queen Emma Mathews and Curless.


Austin Garner, 16, of Butler County, showed the first overall breeding heifer at the Open Beef Show. From left are Clinton County Junior Fair Beef Queen Emma Mathews, judge Andrew Clark and Garner.


Cole Minges, 8, from the Cincinnati area, showed the 650-pound reserve champion feeder heifer at the Open Beef Show at the fair. From left are event judge Andrew Clark, Cole Minges, Caylee Minges and Clinton County Junior Fair Beef Queen Emma Mathews.


Adam Thompson, 13, of Clinton County, exhibited the 526-pound reserve champion feeder steer at the Open Beef Show. From left are Clinton County Junior Fair Beef Queen Emma Mathews, judge Andrew Clark, Rob Thompson and Adam Thompson.


There was a nice-size crowd for the Open Beef Show on Saturday night at the Clinton County Fairgrounds. Exhibiting the 576-pound champion feeder heifer was Hannah Williamson, 20, of Cochocton County, representing the Campbell Company. From left are event judge Andrew Clark, Williamson and Clinton County Junior Fair Beef Queen Emma Mathews of East Clinton schools.

Anne Thompson, 15, of Clinton County, exhibited the 422-pound champion feeder steer at the Open Beef Show. From left are Nicholas McKay, Clinton County Junior Fair Beef Queen Emma Mathews, Roger McKay, Bill Thompson, judge Andrew Clark, Rob Thompson and Anne Thompson. Her brother, Adam Thompson, 13, exhibited the 526-pound reserve champion feeder steer at the same show.

Mackenzie Curless, 19, of Blanchester, exhibited the 1,366-pound first overall market beef project at the Open Beef Show. It weighed 1,366 pounds. From left are judge Andrew Clark, Clinton County Junior Fair Beef Queen Emma Mathews and Curless.

Austin Garner, 16, of Butler County, showed the first overall breeding heifer at the Open Beef Show. From left are Clinton County Junior Fair Beef Queen Emma Mathews, judge Andrew Clark and Garner.

Cole Minges, 8, from the Cincinnati area, showed the 650-pound reserve champion feeder heifer at the Open Beef Show at the fair. From left are event judge Andrew Clark, Cole Minges, Caylee Minges and Clinton County Junior Fair Beef Queen Emma Mathews.

Adam Thompson, 13, of Clinton County, exhibited the 526-pound reserve champion feeder steer at the Open Beef Show. From left are Clinton County Junior Fair Beef Queen Emma Mathews, judge Andrew Clark, Rob Thompson and Adam Thompson.

There was a nice-size crowd for the Open Beef Show on Saturday night at the Clinton County Fairgrounds. Exhibiting the 576-pound champion feeder heifer was Hannah Williamson, 20, of Cochocton County, representing the Campbell Company. From left are event judge Andrew Clark, Williamson and Clinton County Junior Fair Beef Queen Emma Mathews of East Clinton schools.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2015/07/web1_chmp_feeder_heifer_f1.jpgThere was a nice-size crowd for the Open Beef Show on Saturday night at the Clinton County Fairgrounds. Exhibiting the 576-pound champion feeder heifer was Hannah Williamson, 20, of Cochocton County, representing the Campbell Company. From left are event judge Andrew Clark, Williamson and Clinton County Junior Fair Beef Queen Emma Mathews of East Clinton schools.

Anne Thompson, 15, of Clinton County, exhibited the 422-pound champion feeder steer at the Open Beef Show. From left are Nicholas McKay, Clinton County Junior Fair Beef Queen Emma Mathews, Roger McKay, Bill Thompson, judge Andrew Clark, Rob Thompson and Anne Thompson. Her brother, Adam Thompson, 13, exhibited the 526-pound reserve champion feeder steer at the same show.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2015/07/web1_chmp_feeder_steer_f1.jpgAnne Thompson, 15, of Clinton County, exhibited the 422-pound champion feeder steer at the Open Beef Show. From left are Nicholas McKay, Clinton County Junior Fair Beef Queen Emma Mathews, Roger McKay, Bill Thompson, judge Andrew Clark, Rob Thompson and Anne Thompson. Her brother, Adam Thompson, 13, exhibited the 526-pound reserve champion feeder steer at the same show.

Mackenzie Curless, 19, of Blanchester, exhibited the 1,366-pound first overall market beef project at the Open Beef Show. It weighed 1,366 pounds. From left are judge Andrew Clark, Clinton County Junior Fair Beef Queen Emma Mathews and Curless.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2015/07/web1_1st_mkt_beef_f1.jpgMackenzie Curless, 19, of Blanchester, exhibited the 1,366-pound first overall market beef project at the Open Beef Show. It weighed 1,366 pounds. From left are judge Andrew Clark, Clinton County Junior Fair Beef Queen Emma Mathews and Curless.

Austin Garner, 16, of Butler County, showed the first overall breeding heifer at the Open Beef Show. From left are Clinton County Junior Fair Beef Queen Emma Mathews, judge Andrew Clark and Garner.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2015/07/web1_1st_breeding_heifer_f1.jpgAustin Garner, 16, of Butler County, showed the first overall breeding heifer at the Open Beef Show. From left are Clinton County Junior Fair Beef Queen Emma Mathews, judge Andrew Clark and Garner.

Cole Minges, 8, from the Cincinnati area, showed the 650-pound reserve champion feeder heifer at the Open Beef Show at the fair. From left are event judge Andrew Clark, Cole Minges, Caylee Minges and Clinton County Junior Fair Beef Queen Emma Mathews.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2015/07/web1_res_feeder_heifer_f1.jpgCole Minges, 8, from the Cincinnati area, showed the 650-pound reserve champion feeder heifer at the Open Beef Show at the fair. From left are event judge Andrew Clark, Cole Minges, Caylee Minges and Clinton County Junior Fair Beef Queen Emma Mathews.

Adam Thompson, 13, of Clinton County, exhibited the 526-pound reserve champion feeder steer at the Open Beef Show. From left are Clinton County Junior Fair Beef Queen Emma Mathews, judge Andrew Clark, Rob Thompson and Adam Thompson.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2015/07/web1_res_feeder_steer_f1.jpgAdam Thompson, 13, of Clinton County, exhibited the 526-pound reserve champion feeder steer at the Open Beef Show. From left are Clinton County Junior Fair Beef Queen Emma Mathews, judge Andrew Clark, Rob Thompson and Adam Thompson.