June 9 -Michigan Summer Spectacular Sheep Show at the Michigan State University livestock pavilion There will be breeding sheep classes, market lamb classes, showmanship, and educational contests available. There will also be a TopGun Exhibitor contest for each age group. Currently, this is the only state show available for junior breeding sheep exhibitors and we want to encourage your attendance.
A livestock protection dog pup has sought the comfort of a group of young lambs on a western Wyoming sheep ranch – an event that happens on numerous occasions each year, throughout the world where livestock are raised with guardian animals. The bond begins early but the unconditional love they show each other lasts a lifetime. Photographer: Cat Urbigkit
Rachel Nance, from South Carolina, shows in senior showmanship at York County Fall Livestock Show. Showmanship competitions applaud youth who practice safe animal handling skills, have livestock industry knowledge and a clean presentation in the arena. Learn more about safe livestock practices at: FindOurCommonGround.com.