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Twins make sweet deal at Barton County Fair goat show

Market goat judge Bill Toews and brother and sister Matthew and Katherine Hicks try to no avail to find something different about twins Coconut and Creampie, market breeding does, at the Barton County Fair Market Goat competition Friday.

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Typically, 4-H is a family affair.  And who can resist a sweet pair of twins?  When you put the two together, you have a recipe for success that’s as easy as...pie.  

This year, at the Barton County Fair, siblings Katherine and Matthew Hicks entered a pair of Boer breeding doe twins named Coconut and Creampie in the Grand Champion and Reserve Grand Champion Market Goat competition Friday. They dominated the breeding goat 6-12 mos. doe category.  

“They are absolutely almost identical,” judge Bill Toews said.   

It was difficult to decide, and all parties had to agree there was ...

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