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Trey Goretska

We caught up with Mr. Trey Goretska, exhibitor of the Reserve Grand Champion 4-H Ewe at the 2023 Iowa State Fair. Learn a little more about Trey below!

Age: 14

Grade: 9th

How do you stay focused on reaching your goal?
I always try to stay focused on my showmanship and daily care.

Do you show any other species besides sheep? If so, what other species?
Have also shown cattle and goats, but mostly focusing on my lambs currently.

What’s your favorite show? and why?
Iowa State Fair
It’s one of the shows we focus on getting prepared for all year long, as well as showing into the fall at aksarben, KC and NAILE

What do you do to celebrate after a big win?
Relax and head to the cattle barn to help my brother and cousins with steers.

What has showing livestock taught you?
Work ethic, goal setting and improving each time.

What’s your biggest dream?
To win state fair or a fall major market show

What’s your lambs name? and what made him/her so special?
My ewe’s name is MaryJane. We love her big shaggy legs!

Who do you look up to?
Other exhibitors and the breeders who have helped me get where I am.