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BKHjnoastor Farming, Saturday, Auguat«, 1994
LOU ANN GOOD
Lancaster Farming Staff
LEBANON (Lebanon Co.)
For Janine Wincbark and Nathan
Tice, sheep raising entails a lot
more than fcqding, blocking, and
exercising sheep. It means show
ing how stylish wool is both on and
off the sheep.
One of the ways Janine and
Nathan demonstrate the look of
fashionable wool is to participate
in the Lebanon Fair Leadline. In it,
they dress up in wool clothing, and
lead a lop quality ewe around the
show ring. Contestants are judged
both on their and their sheep’s
appearance and their ability to
keep control of the sheep in the
Ten-year-old Janine took the
first-place trophy and 9-ycar-old
Nathan was named reserve
For the event, Janine wore a
purple wool jacket with coordinat
ing purple and green plaid walking
shorts. Her mother, Janet, made
the outfit out of lightweight wool.
Janine’s father is Ken Wine
bark, Lebanon County Extension
agent. The family lives on a Myer
stown farm, where Janine raises
sheep and pigs for 4-H projects.
Janine lead Peaches, a South
“Peaches makes a lot of noise. I
borrowed her because I didn’t have
a suitable one,” Janine said.
Before Janine competed in the
lead line competition, she picked
Grandma Janet takes Dominic Pavone, 3, to the Lebanon
Fair. He prefers the tractors to the rides. He Is the son of
Andrew and Linda of Palmyra.
Five-year-old Kerstin Miller picks her favorite spot at the >peiw >ver,. ..Mnnev —ion., jm-
Lebanon County Fair. She Is the daughter of Jeff and Gail "V fun event with their children Monika, 4; Korina, 3; and Jacolia, 1. During Parmer’s
Miller of Elizabethtown. Night, Ron participated In bale throwing and Brenda in roller pin throwing.
Win Leadiine For ‘Wooiy’ Fashions
up the supreme champion trophy
in the swine show. The lead line
was held on Tuesday night As of
press time for this section, the
sheep show had not yet been held,
but Janine was looking forward to
showing two sheep in competition.
A fifth grader at Mycrstown
Elementary School, Janine most
enjoys showing sheep and pigs,
Nathan wore a 100 percent wool
sweater with a intricated knitted
design of a foxhound hunt. His
gray flannel shorts were made by
his grandmother. Gray wool socks
and hiking boots completed his
He borrowed Bob, a Corricdale
sheep, to lead in the competition.
Nathan lives with his parents,
Debbie and Tom Tice on a Mt.
Zion farm, where they raise
20-hcad of Suffolk and Dorset
sheep and have 600-head of veal
This was Nathan’s third year in
competition. He is in the fourth
grade at Fredericksburg Elemen
tary School. He is a member of the
4-H sheep club and the judging
team. He is also a Cub Scout and
enjoys hanging out with his dog
Judges for leadline competition
were Rosanne Bolles, who has
been active in 4-H for 30 years;
Karen Gardner, who raises Poly
pay sheep; and Elvin Ycaglcy, a
4-H sheep leader in Lancaster
In the sheep lead line, Janine Winebark and Peaches take champion honors and
Nathan Tice and Bob take reserve honors for looking their “wooly” best.
• I'or.. jener emcees . -neep ie, while scores are tallied by
judges Elvin Yeagley, Karen Gardner, and Rosanne Bodes.