Society

Swine validation set for Nov. 29 in Cameron

Major show swine validation will be held 4-6 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 29 at the Youth Exposition Building in Cameron. Anyone planning to exhibit barrows at major livestock shows who have ordered tags should plan to bring their livestock to be validated for spring majors.

MCJLS ANIMAL INFORMATION— The Milam County Jr. Livestock Show Rules are available in the Extension Office as well as the website http://milam.agrilife.org/. Here are some events and deadlines of note for anyone interested in participating in the Milam County Junior Livestock Show.

Market hogs and breeding gilts will be validated 4-6 p.m. Dec. 5 at the Youth Exposition Building.

Market broiler orders are due by 5 p.m. on Dec. 2 in the Extension office and are $1.46 per bird. Each entry will consist of 25 birds. You will also be charged $1 additional box fee. Must receive payment by the Dec. 2 deadline.

Market bunnies will be tattooed 4-6 p.m. Feb. 21. These tag-ins are for ownership verification only, and does not serve as your entry into the show.

Entry nights will be held mid-February. For additional information, please consult the MCJLS rules posted on our website or contact the Texas AgriLife Extension Service- Milam County office, 254- 697-7045, 100 E.1st Street in Cameron.

BUTTERBRAID, COOKIE DOUGH ORDERS—The Consumer Project Group is taking orders for Butterbraids and Cookie Dough. These products will be delivered to you frozen and you thaw and bake them as you need them. There is a variety of flavors for you to choose from. Cost is $ 12, deadline to order is Dec. 2. Products will be delivered on Dec. 16. Contact any 4-Hers or the Milam County Extension Office at 254 697-7045. Be sure to keep enough on hand for that Holiday party or dinner.


Click here for digital edition
2011-11-24 digital edition



The burn ban for Milam County has been lifted. Burning is always prohibited in the county's municipalities.


Click here to register for the 5 Kay!