114 Market Sheep & Goats Weighed for Clayton County Fair
Clayton County 4-H and FFA members enrolled a total of 74 lambs and 40 meat goats at the weigh-in held May 5 at the fairgrounds in National. These lambs and meat goats are now eligible to compete in the market show at the Clayton County Fair on August 3, 2012. Daily rate-of-gain will be determined on the lambs and goats. This will be used in the evaluation of the project by the judge at the fair.
There were 17 4-H’ers and FFA members who tagged market lambs this year. This is down 3 youth and up 18 lambs from last year. 17 youth participated in the goat weigh-in, which is up one youth and up 4 goats.
34 lambs were also verified to exhibit at the Iowa State Fair in August. Retinal imaging was used to identify these animals.
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