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Nixon-Smiley youth ready for stock show


Nixon-Smiley youth ready for stock show


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The South Texas stock show season is well under way. While exhibitors are competing in the Houston Livestock Show or showing their projects at the Star of Texas Fair & Rodeo, a Gonzales County show is set to begin just down the road in Nixon. This week, the Nixon-Smiley Livestock Show will be held Friday and Saturday, March 7-8, in the Nixon-Smiley Show Barn, located off U.S. 87.

Friday’s activities begin at 3 p.m. with the judging of crafts, followed by the judging of cakes. The awards presentation will be held at 7 p.m.

For those interested in ag mechanics, judging will begin at 7:15 p.m. in the ag mechanics area of the show barn.

Also at this time, feathers will fly with the judging of broilers, followed by turkeys. The judging of market rabbits and fryer rabbits will conclude Friday’s activities.

It’s a morning full of livestock judging for Saturday’s itinerary. The judging of market hogs is set for 9 a.m., followed by lambs, goats, and steers. Judging of breeding stock will take place following the naming of the grand champion steer, with the judging of breeding swine and heifers to take place.

After the judging of commercial heifers and a brief intermission, the 4-H Clover Showmanship classes will take the ring.

Auction, buyers’ info

Saturday evening begins with the buyers’ buffet at 5 p.m. The auction will begin at 6 p.m. with auctioneer Joey Tomlinson. Sales catalogs will be available at the buffet.

To ensure that each exhibitor is provided a fair and equitable price for their projects, donations are being accepted as part of the buyers’ pool. The buyers’ pool ensures that bids are kept at a steady price and assists in averaging out low prices following the sale.

Anyone wishing to make a donation to the buyers’ pool may do so by calling Norman Coleman at 830-857-3312 or Donnie Janicek at 830-587-6261, or you can mail the donation to: Nixon-Smiley Livestock Show, P.O. Box 554, Nixon, TX 78140.

If you would like to place add-ons, contact Nixon-Smiley Livestock Director Janna Wheat at 210-857-0513.

Facility expansion

The Nixon-Smiley Livestock Show directors are thrilled to show off additions to the facilities, including insulating the entire ceiling of the barn.

Also, the group has extended the southeast corner of the pavilion area to accommodate more animals.

The above expansions were made possible by the “Go Hog Wild Gala” fund-raiser, held in July, and a generous grant from Guadalupe Valley Electric Cooperative.

Vendors may contact Renee Wheat at 210-508-6657.

For more information, call board President Dirk Wynne at 210-422-7598.
 

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