Conexion Del Rio/Staff report

DEL RIO,TX–The Val Verde Junior Livestock Association is proud to present the 76th Annual Livestock Show and Premium Auction from January 5th thru 9th.  

Scheduling is as follows:

Thursday, January 5th, 2017

7:00-8:00 p.m

  • Rabbits and Swine must be signed in

8:00 p.m.    

  • All Animals (Sheep, goats, pigs & rabbits) Must be on the grounds:  Gates Close at 8:00 p.m.
  • New: Swine Weigh-In begins promptly at 7:00 p.m.

Friday, January 6th, 2017

8:00 a.m.    

  • Weighing, sifting, classifying, and grading of Market Lambs, Market Goats & Breeding Goats

12:00 a.m.  

  • Judging of Market Rabbits
  • Judging of Breeding Rabbit
  • Judging of Fryer Rabbits
  • Judging of Junior and Senior Rabbit Showmanship
  • Judging of Angora Goat Doe Kids
  • Judging of Meat Goat Breeding Classes
  • Judging of New Feeders Market Lamb Class
  • Judging of New Feeders Market Goat Class
  • Judging of Junior and Senior Lamb Showmanship
  • Judging of Junior and Senior Meat Goat Showmanship
  • Judging of Market Swine
  • Judging of Junior and Senior Swine Showmanship
  • Showmanship Awards will be presented on Saturday

Saturday, January 9th, 2017

8:00 a.m.  

  • Judging of Market Goats followed immediately by Market Lambs
  • Champion Drive for the Market Goats and Market Lambs to be held immediately following lamb judging

11:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m.

  • Barbecue Lunch

1:00 p.m.  

  • Judging of Future 4-Hers(ages 9 and under) Lamb & Goat Class (Ribbons presented)

1:30 p.m.  

  • Special Awards Presentation

2:00 p.m.  

  • Premium Auction