beat headphones studio Veteran dairy feeder named grand champion at Isabella County Fair
Natalie Finnerty smiled and posed for pictures with her friends and family after being named senior dairy feeder showmanship grand champion at the Isabella County Fair this afternoon.
Finnerty, who has been showing for 10 years and is president of the Beal City FFA 4 H Club, also took first place in the senior dairy feeder showmanship 17 year old class.
For the past couple of months, Natalie has been working with her animal, named Rosco, by talking to him, feeding him, bathing him and going for a mile long walk every day.
She also has an Angus steer she been working with that will be shown on Wednesday.
As a mother, all of the work and dedication that has been put into preparation for the fair over the summer is what makes her most proud, said Jane.
During Natalie decade of competition, she has most enjoyed being around the fellow feeders, who have been a lot of fun.
dairy feeders and I are a good pair, she said.
As for the rest of the week, Natalie will be preparing for Saturday when she competes for overall grand champion.
Gale and Gary Bardos of Mt. Pleasant were among those in the crowd watching the senior dairy feeder showmanship event today.
The couple said they have four great nephews with the last name Pifer and all members of the Isabella County 4 H Club who were competing Seth, 16, Riley, 15, Wesley, 13, and Ty, 11.