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Hallettsville Junior Livestock Show begins Friday

Sonny Long

By Sonny Long
Jan. 20, 2011 at 4:02 p.m.
Updated Jan. 19, 2011 at 7:20 p.m.


The annual Hallettsville Junior Livestock Show begins Friday with animal weigh-in and culminates with the sale of market animals on Monday night at the Wilbur Baber Memorial Complex, off Farm-to-Market Road 957.

This year's show includes about the same number of animals as last year, said Terry Wick, Hallettsville High School Ag teacher and FFA sponsor.

The show includes 30 pens of commercial heifers, nine halter heifers, one breeding ewe and 14 gilts.

The market show will feature 28 steers, 158 hogs, 25 lambs and 32 pens of broilers.

After weigh-ins on Friday and Saturday morning, broiler judging begins at 5 p.m. Saturday followed by lamb judging. The breeding show is scheduled for 7 p.m. The breeding show order is cattle, sheep then swine.

On Sunday, market animals will be judged starting at 12:30 p.m. with swine followed by steers.

Monday starts at 8 a.m. with commercial heifer judging. The market sale is set for 7 p.m.

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