This year marked the 78th anniversary of the Western Jr Livestock Show. This Multi state, 4-H event is held at the Central States Fairgrounds in Rapid City, SD. This year’s event was held October 7-10, this year’s show saw the addition of Breeding Meat Goats to their show line-up. This event continues to grow and evolve and is culmination of the 4-H year for the youth in Western South Dakota.
Youth from South Dakota, Nebraska and Wyoming competed in the Livestock Judging Contest held on Saturday October 10th, 2015. The youth judged six classes of livestock this year: hereford bulls, market beef, breeding ewes, market lambs, market goats and market swine. The contest saw growth this year, especially in the beginner division. Thank you to all the volunteers who helped with this year’s contest.