Ethan Davies

We caught up with Mr. Cody Sells, who recently showed the Grand Champion Market Wether at the National Western Stock Show. Learn a little bit more about Cody below!

Age: 17

Hometown: Taylor, Texas (Thrall High School)

How many years have you been showing? Do you show any other species?
8 years, I’ve shown sheep in the past but currently just show goats.

What’s one piece of advice you’d like to give to other showmen?
Work hard, never give up, always try to better yourself and others, trust in the plan God has for you.

When I Grow Up I Want To….:
I’m not sure yet, I know I want to stay close to the livestock industry.

One Thing You Might Not Know About Me Is:
I love watching steer shows.

My Biggest Stock Show Oops Moment Is:
2019 Houston Livestock Show, I thought the judge was going to shake my hand but he was actually just going to handle the goat. My friends and family still haven’t let me forget about this.

Favorite Livestock Show:

Houston Livestock Show

Favorite Sports Team:
I don’t watch enough TV to have a favorite.

Least Favorite Barn Chore:
Cleaning pens, although sometimes I can recruit a friend to help me so it makes things fun.

Barn Music – Loud As It Gets or Peace & Quiet?
Loud As It Gets!

Superstitions – Yes, of course! or Nope!
Yes, of course!

Pre-Show Jitters – Heck yes! or Calm As Can Be?
Heck Yes!

Favorite Pictures – Backdrops or Candid Ringshots?
Backdrop Pics