2017 Livestock Show Announced

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North Carolina Cooperative Extension, Montgomery County Center is pleased to announce that the 2017 Montgomery County Youth Livestock Show will be held on Saturday, August 26, at 10:00 a.m. on the grounds of the Agriculture Center, 200 Glen Road in Troy.

Heifer check-in begins at 8:30 a.m. with the show beginning at 10:00 a.m. Goats will begin check-in at Noon with the show beginning at 1:30 p.m. Right after lunch, there will be a special Pee Wee Goat Show for anyone under the age of five. Pee Wee Show participants will get to lead a goat around the show ring (with the help of a parent or older showman), talk to the judge and receive a medal for their effort.

Showing livestock is for any youth, ages 5 to 19, interested in raising, training and showing a beef heifer or market goat.

This event is sponsored by Montgomery County Farm Bureau, Carolina Farm Credit, Montgomery County Cattlemen’s Association, Blue Q Ranch and Montgomery Farm & Garden.

To find out more about this event, please contact Jamie Warner, Extension Agent – Livestock at 576-6011, jamie_warner@ncsu.edu.