Quay County Sun - Serving the High Plains

By Ron Warnick
QCS Senior Writer 

Youth movement

 

August 18, 2021

Ron Warnick

Libby Perez, 8, escorts her Hereford heifer out of the show ring during Friday's heifer show at the Quay County Fair. Perez's animal later was named grand champion. The fair allowed 6-, 7- and 8-year-olds to compete in the livestock shows for the first time.

The Quay County Fair embraced a youth movement, mostly out of necessity.

Earlier this year, the Quay County Fair Board voted to allow 6-, 7- and 8-year-olds to compete in the livestock show and sell their animals at the Junior Livestock Auction. T...



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