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Livestock show week starts Sunday

A week of stock shows begins Sunday January 13 when the local show is held. Move-in and registration starts at noon and the show begins at 2 p.m. A concession stand operated by the FCCLA will be available.

The Parmer County Junior Livestock Show will include a dairy heifer show this year. The dairy show will be Tuesday January 15 at 6 p.m. Livestock Show superintendent Mack Heald says there will be about 25 heifers in the dairy show.

A concession stand by local 4-H members will be available during the heifer show and also on Thursday during the show and Saturday before the premium sale.

January 16 from 1-5 p.m. is weigh-in of all other animals. Barrows and lambs will be classified as weighed. Steer classification is at 5:30 p.m. The show will begin at 8 a.m. January 17 with goats and lambs, followed by the steer show at 11 a.m. and the barrows at 1 p.m.

The Lazbuddie Livestock Show will be held Friday January 18 starting at 11 a.m.

On Saturday January 19 the premium sale will begin at 1 p.m. Only 140 animals will be sold. Grand and Reserve Grand animals will be presented. All other exhibitors will be present at the sale without their animals.

Livestock Show officials are Mack Heald, superintendent; JeDon Gallman assistant superintendent; Lesley Curtis, swine superintendent; Kevin Schueler, lamb and goat superintendent; Terry Jesko, beef superintendent; and Randy Carpenter, dairy cattle superintendent. Officers are JeDon Gallman, president; Wade Schueler, vice-president; Justin Jeter, interim secretary; and John Jarecki and Dale Schueler, treasurers.