We caught up with Ty Murphy, the exhibitor the Grand Champion Wether at the 2022 Missouri State Fair! Learn a little more about Ty below!
Hometown: Hustonia, MO
School: I attend Sweet Spring R-7
In the future I would like to finish school and continue to be active in agriculture and the show industry by raising and selling competitive show goats.
How many years have you been showing? Do you show any other species?
I have been showing livestock for 6 years. I show pigs, goats and cattle.
Other hobbies besides showing livestock?
I like to play baseball, bass fish and play cornhole.
Best stock show memory:
Winning the 2022 Missouri State Fair goat show.
Tell us about your recent champion:
My recent champions name was rocky. He was raised by Went show goats and sold by Kempker Livestock.
What is one word that describes the feelings you had stepping foot into the Grand Drive?
I was nervous but also very happy at the same time one because I was showing my goat and just how far we had came this far.
Favorite Livestock Show:
Missouri State Fair
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