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FFA show storms the Great Plains Coliseum

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LAWTON, Okla_  The Great Plains Coliseum held an electric crowd Saturday morning during the Lawton FFA District Livestock Show.

Around 60 area students competed showing either hogs, sheep, or cows.

7News was there and talked to one student who walked away with a win while showing sheep.

This is Haley Cabelka 14-year-old sheep showing champion... and this is her winning sheep named,
"Hulk!, because he is real powerful," said Cabelka.

She's been showing sheep since she was the age of nine.

She won her first major tournament when she was 10, that was the Tulsa State Fair.

It's fair to say she knows what it takes to win a show, and so does Hulk, starting with his name.

They want a powerful sheep, but unlike the comic Hulk, this 170 pound sheep of pure muscle combines power with grace.

"You just look for nice balance and structure, and make sure they got enough muscle and their full.  Usually around in their rump and the loin, and you want it to be good in the rack," said Cabelka.

Cabelka walks Hulk every day on the treadmill, that builds the muscle in the right place and helps Hulk's balance.

Next is Hulk's diet.

"Hulk eat's two pounds of feed and about four different supplements," said Cabelka.

Never getting a cheat day.

No cheat day comes out to be all worth it, Cabelka and Hulk walked away from Saturday's show as the grand champion, but Cabelka says she walks away from shows with more than just wins, but life experiences.

"I learn responsibility.  I learn I got to get up and do.  It teaches you respect for people basically, because there are some people who will walk around thinking they're top notch stuff, and then there are some people who know they have to try harder.  If I had to get up and go to work I would already know because I have to get up and go work my animals when I am a kid," said Cabelka.

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