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OfflineEventAttendanceMode Macon County Fair, 1436 Georgia Rd, Franklin, NC 28734 Macon County Fair, 1436 Georgia Rd, Franklin, NC 28734 Swain County Center 2 days away
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The Youth Summer Livestock Series is for youth in Macon, Jackson, Swain, Haywood, Clay, Cherokee and Graham Counties.  

Clinics for each species of livestock include: Cattle, Sheep, Goats, and Swine.  You do not have to own an animal to participate. Learn from volunteers and seasoned youth showman the proper techniques for raising and showing livestock.  

Six clinics will be held throughout the summer (June 16, June 30, July 14, July 28, August 11, August 25).  Dinner provided at 6:00 pm, clinics start at approximately 7:00 pm (clinic will begin following dinner)

  • Clinic 1: Basic Animal Care, Introductory Showmanship
  • Clinic 2: Animal Confirmation, Advanced Showmanship
  • Clinic 3: Animal Prep, Show Etiquette
  • Clinic 4: Clipping/Fitting, Proper Attire (Swain County)
  • Clinic 5: Mock Show with Judge
  • Clinic 6: Final Prep and Celebration
Raise and Show Livestock

  • Experience the pride of owning livestock and being responsible for their management
  • Learn new skills in livestock management
  • Promote greater love for animals and their treatment
  • Learn sound judgement skills
  • Evaluate livestock
  • Learn by doing
  • Participate in shows and fairs

For more information contact Joe Deal at 828-349-2046 or joe_deal@ncsu.edu.

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