Franklin County Open Youth Livestock Show

Franklin County Recreation Park
2150 Sontag Rd
Rocky Mount, Virginia 24151

Jun 9, 2018




The Virginia Cooperative Extension and members of the Franklin County 4-H Adventure Farm Livestock Club will present the Franklin County 5th Annual Open Youth Livestock Show on Saturday, June 9 at Franklin County Recreation Park in Rocky Mount.

The show will kick off at 9 a.m. and continue with two show rings running simultaneously until done. Youth ages 5 to 19 and adult farmers (ages 20+) will show off their livestock while providing a learning experience to attendees. Sheep, goats, dairy heifers and cows, beef heifers and steers, poultry and rabbits will be shown. The event will include a costume class in which animals are dressed in their best costumes. Participants will receive premium and cash awards, along with their ribbons, and prize buckets. Lunch and ice cream will be available for purchase.

For more information, contact Cynthia Martel with the Virginia Cooperative Extension-Franklin County Office at (540) 483-5161.