We caught up with Mali Beyan, exhibitor of the Grand Champion Market Goat at the 2022 Oklahoma State Fair! Learn a little more about Mali below!
Hometown: Jones Ok
School: Jones High School
I plan to go to college to be a veterinary technician.
How many years have you been showing? Do you show any other species?
This is my second year showing goats, and i’ve also shown sheep for three years.
Other hobbies besides showing livestock?
I am also a cheerleader.
Best stock show memory:
My best stock show memory is winning the Oklahoma state fair. It was my first real win and I got to do it with the people who believed in me and supported me from the very beginning.
Tell us about your recent champion:
The Oklahoma State Fair champion’s name is Rooster. He was raised by Fledderjohann Show Goats. He was sired by Tag Team. He was placed by Carson Wheeler. He’s very energetic and has to be involved in everything going on around him!
What is one word that describes the feelings you had stepping foot into the Grand Drive?
One word that describes how i was feeling when walking into the grand drive was nervous. I had never done this before and I was not anticipating for me to win.
Favorite Livestock Show:
My favorite livestock show is NAILE. It’s where you get to see everyone working together to make sure the showman and their animals are taken care of.
THIS OR THAT
Washing or Clipping
Halter Breaking or Training to Brace
Training to Brace
Banners or Buckles
Cleaning Pens or Changing/Cleaning Water Buckets
Changing/Cleaning Water Buckets