Hello, my name is Skyrenee Rendon and I am a member of the Lamb barn and the James Madison FFA. I began raising in my freshman year of 2020 where I started off as a JV member then became a Varsity member of the Lamb Barn in 2021. I am currently raising my 2nd lamb named Diablero, a FineWool. He currently weighs 117lbs. This year I participated in Medina and the Fall Challenge shows. The beginning of the show season started off difficult, in my personal life and with raising Diablero.
When I first got Diablero, it was very difficult to get him to a healthy weight, he was extremely skinny, it was especially hard because he didn't eat a lot, but with some time feeding him and taking care of him, the result was astonishing. In the medina show, he was still slightly skinny and didn’t quite reach the weight I was working toward, but that didn't stop us from trying our hardest out there. After the medina show, I was determined to get him working toward his weight goal, which was 110lbs. With the help of the lamb barn teacher; Mr.Witzel, he taught me what supplements/additives I need and how much I need to feed Diablero.
It was especially hard because at first, he didn't have a big appetite, so he didn't even eat 2 whole quarts of feed. With time his appetite grew, but that was only a small step. The additives I had to add were 4Sure which had electrolytes, His stomach sunk in a bit, so it helped fill him out, then added Dyne; It added more calories to his food. Then he was finally able to eat 3 whole quarts. By the second show, he was almost halfway to the weight goal. After the show he only grew bigger. He passed his past weight goal. He is currently 117lbs and I now have a new weight goal for Diablero, which is 130lbs.
Any funds donated, will be utilized in contributing to my next year's lambs and future college fund.
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On behalf of the NEISD Agriscience Magnet Program and the James Madison FFA Booster Club, we welcome you and thank you for visiting the online North East Ag Fair Premium Auction and supporting the students of the Agriscience Magnet Program. This is our second year to host an online auction to directly benefit the students that participated in the 2022 North East Ag Fair held January 7-8, 2022.
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Again, we are very appreciative of your generosity and compassionate support to reward our students for their time, effort, and finances that they have invested into these agricultural projects.