Stock show to be held in Tilden

Pictured, left to right, Madison Sherrer, Masyn Sherrer, Makenzie Sherrer. Daughters of Marty and Casey Soward of Cross. Members of the Tilden FFA Chapter. “Exercising” their broilers and bunnies in preparation for the McMullen County Livestock Show hosted by the Tilden Livestock Scholarship Association. Auction begins at 2 p.m. Sat. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO

Pictured, left to right, Madison Sherrer, Masyn Sherrer, Makenzie Sherrer. Daughters of Marty and Casey Soward of Cross. Members of the Tilden FFA Chapter. “Exercising” their broilers and bunnies in preparation for the McMullen County Livestock Show hosted by the Tilden Livestock Scholarship Association. Auction begins at 2 p.m. Sat. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO

The McMullen County Livestock Show will get underway this Friday January 25 and Saturday, January 26. This two-day event showcases the hard work and commitment of the youth of McMullen County who have dedicated countless hours to their livestock projects. Exhibitors have the opportunity to show animals in the categories of market steers, commercial heifers, goats, lambs, swine, broilers and rabbits. Each category is judged by a qualified professional appointed by the Tilden Livestock Scholarship Association.

At the conclusion of the show, a professionally managed auction takes place where 100 percent of the show participants are allowed to sell their projects. Since 1990, the Tilden Livestock Scholarship Association has awarded over 160 scholarships totaling over $322,000 to graduates of McMullen County High School. The purpose of the organization is 100% charitable. In addition to awarding scholarships, the Tilden Livestock Scholarship Association is to establish and execute the rules and regulations for the McMullen County Jr. Livestock Show.

Sale Information: To be a buyer, arrive at show barn prior to the beginning of the auction and register to receive your bidder number. To join a syndicate, please contact one of the syndicate leaders below: School House Syndicate – Jason Jones 361-274-2000, Atascosa Syndicate – Walt Franklin 830-784-3158, and San Miguel Syndicate – Steve Franklin

TLSA Board Members include: Scott McClaugherty, President, Chris Turner, Vice President, Melissa Carver Secretary, Shea Smith-Villareal, Treasurer, Cliff Royal, Christy Lansford, John Moon, Tanner Couch, Ward Smith, Isaac Cavazos. The McMullen County Extension Agent is Jim Harris. The Agricultural Science Teacher is Kyle Pate.

See ad with TLSA schedule on pages 10 and 11B.

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