ME-MVCTC FFA at state animal care career development


CASSTOWN — The Miami East-MVCTC FFA Chapter participated in the Ohio FFA State Animal Care Career Development Events on Tuesday, Nov. 14.

All teams began the competition by taking an online general knowledge test and qualifying for the state finals hosted at the Ohio Expo Center.

In the Animal Behavior, Welfare, and Husbandry Career Development event, the team consisted of Wyatt Black, Kinsley Courtright, Abigail Maxson, and Madison Maxson. The team placed fifth in the state and earned a banner for the agriculture classroom. The highest-placing individual from Miami East was Courtright, who placed eighth in the state. The state finals competition consisted of a team animal enrichment building activity and practicums for live and virtual animal care audits.

In the Animal Management Career Development Event, Karley Prosser and Haley Barnes identified breeds and equipment of various small animal species. In addition, they completed several practicums on different species related to handling, selecting cages and accessories, and nutrition and health. Prosser was the highest-placing individual from Miami East, who placed 65th in the state.

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