550 animals entered into Randall County Junior Stock Show

550 animals entered into Randall County Junior Stock Show
An exhibitor inspects an animal during the 2017 show.

RANDALL COUNTY, TX (KFDA) - 233 students will showcase their prize animals during the 71st annual Randall County Junior Livestock Show beginning on Jan. 15 at the Happy State Bank Event Center.

A total of 550 animals have been raised for competition for the free event.

The show will begin on Jan. 15 at 5:00 p.m. with the cattle competition and will continue on Jan. 16 at 2:00 p.m. with the poultry and rabbit show.

A beef skillathon, or an event teaching students and youth about topics related to beef production and management, will continue the stock show on Jan. 17 at 12:00 p.m., followed by the livestock judging competition at 600 p.m.

Jan. 18 will wrap up the show with awards presented starting at 9:00 a.m. and an all-day swine show.

A premium sale will be held on Jan. 21 at the WTAMU Legacy Hall in Canyon. Potential buyers will be served a complementary steak dinner beginning at 5:00 p.m.

For more information, call Randall County Extension Office at (806) 468-5543.

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