Italy High School students and members of the Ellis County 4H, with Mark Arnold the county agent, Kyle Jackson, and, Clayton Campbell, both made the sale during the recently held 2012 San Antonio Stock Show and Rodeo.
Campbell showed in the 1st round of the Chianina weight class and earned 4th in the overall class while Jackson showed in the 1st round of the AOB weight class and earned 6th place in the overall class.
At the Houston Livestock Show, Jackson showed in the 2nd round of the AOB weight class and finished in 7th place within the overall class while Bailey Eubank, a freshman at Italy High School and a member of Ellis County 4H, as well, showed in the 2nd round of the Chianina weight class and finished in 8th place overall. Both Jackson and Eubank made the Houston sale.
The Chianina (Italian pronunciation: [kjaˈniːna]) is an Italian breed of cattle, formerly principally a draught breed, now raised mainly for beef. It is the largest and one of the oldest cattle breeds in the world.
Congratulations to Kyle, Clayton and Bailey!