Wed, 4 May 2022
OFI 1375: A "Showmanship Freak" Having Great Success | FFA SAE Edition | Pacee Miller | West Homes High School FFA
Today's guest is a self-professed "showmanship freak". Showing livestock in jackpot shows and fairs is Pacee Miller's "thing". She talks about getting everything perfect and striving to be the best in the ring, and this has come true for her on more than one occasion.
Pacee is a young lady who has a passion for agriculture, and more specifically, cattle. As soon as she finishes up school for the day she heads to a local dairy farm where she feeds bottle calves every evening as an after school job. When she finishes up there, she heads to one of two locations of her families farm to help her father with their herd of beef cattle. Currently they are breeding cattle through artificial insemination. They run several different lines of show cattle, and Pacee helps to synchronize all of their estrus cycles so they can all be bred simultaneously. She is hoping to earn her AI certification through the FFA next year.
Once the work is done at that location, Pacee heads home where she keeps the livestock that she will be showing during the current or upcoming show season. She has a few head of cattle there that she has chosen to take into the ring. She also keeps two goats and two pigs that she will also show.
Hearing about all of her experience with cattle, you might think that beef is where it all started for Pacee. However, in the interview she tells us that she actually began her showing career with one pig. It has all built from that first animal. Pacee is currently ranked in the top four proficiencies for beef entrepreneurship in the State of Ohio. She will find out on May 5th, if she wins state!
SUPERVISED AGRICULTURAL EXPERIENCE: Beef Production
HIGH SCHOOL: West Holmes High School; Millersburg, Ohio
FFA ADVISOR: Jaime Chenevey
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West Holmes High School Telephone Number: (330) 674-6085
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