GR Reporter Staff Report

The ownership deadline and validation of market barrows and gilts that will be shown in the 2009 Somervell County Youth Fair is set for Sunday, Nov. 21, from 2 to 5 p.m. at the Ag Project Feeding Facilities off of State Highway 56 South.

This validation also includes all barrows and breeding gilts being validated under the Texas 4-H/FFA Swine Validation Program, enabling those projects to be eligible to show at the five Texas Major Stock Shows.

Also, all market swine projects being shown at the Youth Fair will be entered at this time. Entries are $15 per animal.

All exhibitors need to have a parent or legal guardian present to complete necessary paperwork.

If you have any questions or need more information, contact the County Extension Office at 897-2809.