Milam junior livestock show kicks off Thursday

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

CAMERON—This weekend the Youth Exposition Building in Cameron will be buzzing as the 2013 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 and post-sale buyers reception will be held around 8 p.m. in the Youth Expo Building dining room.

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

Organizers listed the schedule of events as follows:

10 a.m.—Market animals and breeding beef heifers
may begin arrival.
3 p.m.—All animals must be in barn.
3:30 p.m.— Check-in of 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.

8 a.m.—Papers checked on breeding meat goats and
breeding beef heifers.
8 a.m.—Judging of market rabbits.
9 a.m.—Judging of market swine, followed by breeding
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.

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.—Post sale buyers reception at Youth Expo
Building dining room.
8 p.m.—All livestock removed.

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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