Johnson shows promise

first_img By The Penny Hoarder Penny Hoarder Issues “Urgent” Alert: 6 Companies Are… Latest Stories Plans underway for historic Pike County celebration Email the author Remember America’s heroes on Memorial Day Troy falls to No. 13 Clemson “The usual daily weight gain is around two pounds,” Scott said. “Winning the award for the highest daily weight gain shows that Colton took good care of his steer and made sure that he was fed properly and that he was fed good feed. That award is one of the biggest awards at a steer and heifer show and we wanted to show our appreciation to Colton for his hard work.” Little John was the second steer that Colton has shown and the pair came into the Pike County show having won first place in the show in Autauga.“Little John kind of jerked me around in the Pike County show but I think it was because I had on a red shirt,” Colton said. “I’d never worn a red shirt around him before.”But it could have been because Little John didn’t have enough time to settle down before it was his turn in the arena. “Now Little John’s gone,” Colton said. “He went to the butcher.” Sponsored Content Skip For many youngsters, losing a year of hard work and brown-eyed friend to the butcher might be a bit traumatic. Colton admitted that he was sad for a while but realized that’s what raising beef cattle is all about.“I got Little John from Michael Goodson and I’ve already got my calves for the next season from him,” Colton said. “I got a steer and a heifer, Frisco and Kitty, and I’m already working with them. Every day I feed and water them and I’m starting to get them halter broke for shows. I like showing calves because I like animals. I’ve got dogs and horses, too. And, I like them but showing calves in a real challenge and that’s fun.” Colton is looking forward to the new challenge of raising and showing a heifer along with a steer. Published 9:45 pm Tuesday, April 21, 2009 Johnson shows promise Colton Johnson went to Scott Farms near Henderson Tuesday afternoon to pick up a bag of FRM feed but he came home with more than he bargained for.Mack Scott, owner and operator of Scott Farms, presented the Goshen Elementary School fifth grade student with a plaque in recognition of his outstanding ability as a young “cattleman.”Colton was recognized at the 2009 Pike County Steer and Heifer Show for having the steer with the highest daily weight gain of 3.5 pounds. Other than being proud of Colton for his commitment and dedication to the Pike County 4-H steer and heifer program, Scott was also proud that Colton had chosen to feed “Little John” FRM Show Gold steer and heifer feed. Print Article Book Nook to reopen Pike County Sheriff’s Office offering community child ID kits “I’ll be able to keep the heifer and breed her and that way I can start my own herd,” he said, with a smile. “But the steers will go to market.” Already, Colton is talking like a real cattleman. You Might Like TroyFest student art show to hang this weekend More than 300 pieces of artwork by students from around the county will be exhibited at the Cultural Arts Studio… read more By Jaine Treadwell Around the WebMd: Do This Immediately if You Have Acid Reflux (Watch Now)Healthy LifestyleIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier LivingHave an Enlarged Prostate? Urologist Reveals: Do This Immediately (Watch)Healthier LivingWomen Only: Stretch This Muscle to Stop Bladder Leakage (Watch)Healthier LivingRemoving Moles & Skin Tags Has Never Been This EasyEssential HealthRemember Them? I’m Sure Their New Net Worth Will Leave You SpeechlessbradofoThe content you see here is paid for by the advertiser or content provider whose link you click on, and is recommended to you by Revcontent. As the leading platform for native advertising and content recommendation, Revcontent uses interest based targeting to select content that we think will be of particular interest to you. We encourage you to view your opt out options in Revcontent’s Privacy PolicyWant your content to appear on sites like this?Increase Your Engagement Now!Want to report this publisher’s content as misinformation?Submit a ReportGot it, thanks!Remove Content Link?Please choose a reason below:Fake NewsMisleadingNot InterestedOffensiveRepetitiveSubmitCancellast_img

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