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Milam junior livestock show kicks off Thursday

Livestock sale set for 6 p.m. Saturday at Youth Exposition Building

CAMERON—This weekend the Youth Exposition Building in Cameron will be buzzing as the 2012 edtion of the Milam County Junior Livestock Show comes to town.

Judging begins Thursday and continues through Friday. The event concludes at the 6 p.m. Saturday youth livestock auction sale. A buyers’ dinner precedes that event at 4:30 pm. Saturday at Bea’s Kitchen.

Exhibitors showing market steers, hogs, lambs and goats must pick up ownership cards upon arrival. These cards must be filled out, signed and brought to scale area at weigh-in.

Organizers listed the schedule of events as follows:

THURSDAY, MARCH 29

10 a.m.— Market animals and breeding beef heifers may begin arrival.

3 p.m.—Steers, swine, lambs and goats must be in barn.

3:30 p.m.—Turkeys, broilers and rabbits must be in barn. Check-in for poultry.

3:30 p.m.— Begin weighing lambs, followed by swine, goats, steers and rabbits.

5:30 p.m.—Judging of market broilers , followed by turkeys.

7:30 p.m.—Judging of market lambs.

FRIDAY, MARCH 30

7:30 a.m.—Arrival of breeding meat goats.

8 a.m.— Breeding meat goats and breeding beef heifers must be in place. Papers will be checked.

9 a.m.—Judging of market swine, followed by breeding swine.

9 a.m.—Judging of market rabbits.

1 p.m.—Judging of market goats, followed by breeding meat goats.

5:30 p.m.—Judging of breeding beef heifers.

6 p.m.—Judging of market steers.

7:30 p.m.— Release of all non-sale market animals and breeding animals.

SATURDAY, MARCH 31

4:30 p.m.— Buyers dinner at Bea’s Kitchen.

5 p.m.—Sale participants and showmanship winners should be at livestock barn.

6 p.m.— Premium Livestock Sale.

8 p.m.—All livestock removed.

SUNDAY, APRIL 1

1 p.m.—All exhibitors making the sale must return to the barn for clean-up. Each exhibitor must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.


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