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Professional Judging Services

Youth friendly, educational, professional judges

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Jen Ortman ARBA Judge #631

Jen earned her A.R.B.A. Judge's License in 1992 and has raised eight breeds of rabbits. A past national rabbit queen, Jen is an active volunteer who focuses her judging career on educating youth with rabbits. She is also a skilled market poultry and showmanship judge. Jen has judged rabbits all over North America and has successfully coached many national youth winners. She is available as an ARBA & fair Judge, public speaking and debate judge, seminar speaker, and private show coach. Coaching is available worldwide via Skype or Zoom. Jen is available weekends and select weekdays. Media interview experience: audio, visual, live & recorded. BCI background checked.

Zac Ortman Market Poultry Judge

Zac began raising and showing market poultry at just nine years old. With tremendous success at the state level, Zac brings a wealth of experience to your youth market show. He took his Ohio State Fair Champion Market Turkey to the Sale of Champions, and the next year, his Reserve Champion Pen of Market Chickens. He won overall Outstanding Market Exhibitor at the Ohio State Fair in poultry. Zac excels at interacting with youth and poultry, and is available as a market and showmanship judge, weekends only. Media experience: live & recorded visual.

Zane Ortman

Rabbit Showmanship, Public Speaking, Parliamentary Procedure Judge

After ten years successfully competing in rabbits and poultry, and five in meat carcass evaluation and Parliamentary Procedure , Zane has continued his interest and passion through public speaking and judging. With tremendous state and national success on his resume, he also brings his joy for sharing his knowledge with youth. Zane exhibited a champion pen of market chickens at Ohio State Fair, was Outstanding Market Exhibitor overall, and a multi-species skillathon winner.   He is an Agriscience Education major at The Ohio State University. Zane is available for weekend and select weekday events for your poultry market show or FFA contest.

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