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Junior Dairy Goat Show returns to Du Quoin State Fair

  • Competitors line up for a portion of the Junior Dairy Goat Show at the Du Quoin State Fair over the weekend. The show returned to the fair last year after not being held for several years. "It was a lot bigger than we expected," said Channa Cockburn of Johnston City, whose son Cade is a competitor. The Cockburns have promoted the Du Quoin event during their travels to other shows across the Midwest. They hope to work with fair officials to continue promoting the show for next year.

    Competitors line up for a portion of the Junior Dairy Goat Show at the Du Quoin State Fair over the weekend. The show returned to the fair last year after not being held for several years. "It was a lot bigger than we expected," said Channa Cockburn of Johnston City, whose son Cade is a competitor. The Cockburns have promoted the Du Quoin event during their travels to other shows across the Midwest. They hope to work with fair officials to continue promoting the show for next year.
    Courtesy of Channa Cockburn

  • Lynn Wolff of Mason took home the "Best Doe in Show" ribbon from the Du Quoin State Fair Dairy Goat Show held over the weekend.

    Lynn Wolff of Mason took home the "Best Doe in Show" ribbon from the Du Quoin State Fair Dairy Goat Show held over the weekend.
    Courtesy of Channa Cockburn

  • Johnston City's Cade Cockburn, owner of Cade's Lil' Farm, racked up more than a dozen wins at the Du Quoin State Fair over the weekend. Cockburn is a junior at Johnston City High School.

    Johnston City's Cade Cockburn, owner of Cade's Lil' Farm, racked up more than a dozen wins at the Du Quoin State Fair over the weekend. Cockburn is a junior at Johnston City High School.
    Courtesy of Channa Cockburn

 
BY HOLLY KEE
hkee@localsouthernnews.com
updated: 9/6/2018 1:46 PM