Carroll farm bureau to hostlivestock seminar for youth

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Carroll County Farm Bureau will host a Show Stock Seminar April 20 at the Carrollton Livestock Auction.
The event, which will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., is free and open to any youth exhibitor planning to show chickens, sheep, hogs, goats and cattle.
Speakers will present live demonstrations on how to get the best out of a livestock project.
Topics including showmanship, grooming, feeding, animal management and what to expect at the fair.
“The Carroll County Board of Trustees works very hard to strengthen our communities and provide opportunities for our young people,” said Trevor Kirkpatrick, organization director for the Carroll County Farm Bureau. “We are very thankful for OSU Extension and the Carrollton Livestock Auction for being so willing to partner with us. We are excited to give kids an opportunity to excel in their livestock projects and prepare them to be successful at the county fair this summer.”
The event will open with a welcome followed by each species having a separate session focused on the basic knowledge of each species. All participants will be able to attend as many sessions as they would like.
Lunch will be available for purchase. During the lunch break, Quality Assurance stations will be available.
Following lunch, each species session will continue in the afternoon with showmanship, Grooming and nutrition.
Please RSVP by April 17 by calling 330-339-7211.

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