This is rabbit life in 4-H
August 25, 2023
Autumn Peterson has been a part of the Carlton County Fair for more than half her life. The Wrenshall resident started with poultry and goats at the age of 8; this year she brought only rabbits.
The showing process is a combination of skill on the part of the exhibitor, and an assessment of the rabbit's physical qualities.
The judge observes the exhibitor's ability to show they have knowledge of the rabbit, and will also compare the rabbit's physical appearance to what is normal for that particular breed of rabbit.
Better ribbons are given when the exhibitor demonstrates knowledge of the ra...