Daily Crow: Auctions a highlight of the fair

fair-rooster-09For many a youngster, the culmination of a year’s effort will be at the small and large animal auctions at the Kenosha County Fair.

The large animal sale starts at 1 p.m., Saturday. The small animal sale takes place Sunday starting at 1:30 p.m.

The fair puts the purpose of the auctions as:

  • Promote the development of young people.
  • Develop a clear understanding and appreciation of the livestock-meat industry.
  • Teach young people skills in livestock/meat production.
  • Promote quality meat.
  • Provide an opportunity to promote the importance of the livestock and small animal industry to rural and urban business communities.
  • Develop responsibility in young people.

Need a good reason to participate as a bidder in the auctions? How about these, also offered by the fair:

  • Support 4-H and other youth organizations.
  • Advertise your business.
  • Procure high quality, home grown meat for your freezer.
  • Obtain complimentary ribbons to show your involvement.
  • Publicly show support of this program (some of your donations may be tax deductible).

If you’re a beginner don”t fear; the folks running the auction will give you the instruction you need.


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