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By David Martin
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City resident earns goat titles

 

August 12, 2020

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Zackery Mikesell stands with his goat during the Sweetwater County Fair last week. Mikesell earned several Grand Champion titles with his goat.

Zackery Mikesell herded up a few impressive titles while showing his goat at the Sweetwater County Fair.

Mikesell earned Senior Grand Champion Showmanship, Grand Champion Meat Market and Grand Champion: Goat at the end of the fair.

"I was really excited, I hadn't won a belt buckle in two years," Mikesell said.

Mikesell brought a pure-bred boer goat to the fair, which he started raising March 27. His days would see him wake up at 8 a.m. to go to the 4-H Barn to feed, water and walk his goat. Afterward, he would brace his goat to help get it prepared for the show ring.

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