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Henderson County Livestock Show begins March 18

HENDERSON CO., March 14, 2013—Henderson County Extension Agent Rick Hirsch wants to remind the community of the 52nd Henderson County Livestock Show which will be held March 18 – 23, at the Fairpark Complex. The schedule of events is as follows:

Monday – March 18

8:00 a.m…………………….. Set-Up Begins

5:30 p.m……………………. Crowning Ceremony for Queen and Princess

Youth Horse Show Speed Events following the Crowning Ceremony

 

Tuesday – March 19

8:00 a.m…………………….. Youth Horse Show – Judged Events (Pictures taken after show)

Yearling Horse Show – Following Horse Show

8:00 a.m…………………….. Swine may begin arriving

4:00 p.m…………………….. Breeding Swine must be on the grounds

5:00 p.m…………………….. Breeding Swine Show. Showmanship following show.

(Pictures taken after show.)

12:00a.m…………………….. Breeding Swine which are not entered in the Market Swine Show must

be off grounds

 

Wednesday – March 20

7:00 a.m…………………….. Market Swine, Breeding Beef, Steers, Dairy Cattle, Market Lambs,

Breeding Ewes, Market Goats, Breeding Goats, Breeding Poultry, Game

Birds, Breeding Rabbits, and Shop Projects begin arriving

Out of County projects begin arriving

9:00 a.m……………………...Breeding Rabbits and Market Swine MUST be on grounds

10:00 a.m……………………. Market Swine weight-in begins

Breeding Rabbit Show and Showmanship (pictures taken after show)

12:00 a.m……………………. Shop Projects, Market Lambs, Breeding Lambs, Market Goats, and

Breeding Goats MUST be on the grounds

1:00 p.m……………………... Market Swine weigh-in ends

1:30 p.m……………………... Market Goat and Market Lamb weigh-in begins

3:00 p.m……………………... Market Goat and Market Lamb weigh-in ends

4:00 p.m……………………... Project Show Non-Food Entries begin arriving

Shop Project Judging (pictures taken after the show)

5:00 p.m……………………... Breeding Beef, Steers, Dairy Cattle, Breeding Poultry, and Game Birds

MUST be on the grounds.

All non-placing Breeding Rabbits must be removed from grounds

6:00 p.m………………………Market Steer weigh-in begins

7:00 p.m………………………Project Show Non-Food Entries must be on the grounds

Commercial Heifer Test and Interviews begin

7:30 p.m………………………Dairy Cattle Show

Dairy Cattle Showmanship Following Show (pictures taken after show)

 

Thursday – March 21

7:00 a.m………………………..Commercial Heifers begin arriving

Youth Project Show Food Entries may begin arriving.

8:00 a.m………………………. Market Goat Show

Market Goat Showmanship following Market Goat Show

(pictures taken after show)

Breeding Goat Show following Market Goat Show

(pictures taken after show)

Breeding Goat Showmanship following Breeding Goat Show

Breeding Ewe Show following Breeding Goat Showmanship

Lamb Showmanship following Breeding Ewe Show

Market Lamb Show following Lamb Showmanship

Market Fryers may begin arriving

Commercial Heifers Must be on the grounds

8:30 a.m……………………... Youth Project Show Food Entries must be on the grounds

10:00 a.m……………………. Youth Project Show Judging Begins (pictures taken after show)

Market Fryers must be on the grounds

10:30 a.m……………………. Marker Fryer Show

12:00 noon ………………….. Commercial Heifers to be judged

3:00 p.m……………………... Market Swine Showmanship

5:00 p.m……………………... Market Swine Show (pictures taken of all placing animals after each class

7:00 p.m……………………... Youth Project Show Exhibit will close

 

Friday – March 22

6:00 a.m…………………..……Shop projects may be released

7:00 a.m……………………… Broilers may begin arriving

Feeding Records Books are due in the office

8:00 a.m…………..…………... Broilers must be on the grounds

Shop projects to be removed must be gone

9:00 a.m………………………. Youth Project Show Opens

Broiler Show (pictures taken after show)

Breeding Poultry and Game Bird Show following Broiler Show

(pictures taken after show)

12:00 p.m…….….……………. Breeding Beef Show (pictures taken after show)

Breeding Beef Showmanship after Breeding Beef Show

1:00 p.m………………………. Commercial Heifers sale at Athens Commission Company

4:00 p.m………………………. Herdsman Awards to be announced

5:00 p.m………………………. Youth Project Show Exhibit will close

6:00 pm……………………….. Auction of Winning Project Show Entries

7:00 p.m………………………. Announce Scholarship winners and the Sonny Pickens Award

Market Steer Show (pictures taken after show)

Market Steer Showmanship following Market Steer Show

(pictures taken after show)

Youth Project Show entries released

8:00 p.m………………………. Youth Project Show entries must be removed from grounds

 

Saturday – March 23

8:30 a.m……………………….. Clover Kids Livestock Show

8:30 a.m……………………….. Deadline for Livestock Judging Contest entries

9:00 a.m……………………….. Livestock Judging Contest

11:30 a.m……………………… Buyers Luncheon in Coliseum

12:30 a.m……………………… Presentation of awards: Catalog Dedication, Chris Sims,

Woodrow Walker, Go Texan Bar-B-Que Winners

1:00 p.m………………….……. Premium Auction

Pictures of all placing animals taken after each division.

 

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