PHOTO GALLERY: Sheep showing

Thursday, July 23, 2009 | 12:59 a.m. CDT; updated 5:21 p.m. CDT, Wednesday, July 29, 2009
Kody Walters, 8, from Centralia 4-H, carries awards he won during the Boone County Fair Junior Breeding Sheep Show on Wednesday morning. It is Walters' first year showing sheep.

Youngsters showed off their finest sheep Tuesday and Wednesday during the Junior Market Lamb competition and the Junior Breeding Sheep Show.

Ashley McKinlay-Remus, 17, scrubs down Agneaux, a market lamb, before entering the Junior Market Lamb competition at the Boone County Fair on Tuesday. Though Agneaux did not place, she will be auctioned along with the rest of the competing field during the Junior Livestock Auction at 6 p.m. on Friday.
Chad West of Hallsville does touch-up shearing on his son's lamb before the Junior Market Lamb competition on Tuesday at the Boone County Fair. Lambs are shorn the day of the event, and washed and groomed prior to entry.
Two ewes stand waiting to be shown at the Boone County Fair's Junior Breeding Sheep Show on Wednesday morning. A row of stalls, set up in the background, stand ready for the evening's fair.

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