Students host Red Wave livestock show Feb. 11-12

Youth from throughout the state will showcase their best steers, hogs, lambs and goats in competition at Fresno State’s 19th Annual Red Wave Classic Junior Livestock Show Feb. 11-12 at the Fresno Fairgrounds Livestock Pavilion.

The show is organized and run by students in the university’s Jordan College of Agricultural Sciences and Technology.

The California Junior Livestock Association-sanctioned show starts with steer showmanship at 9 a.m. Feb. 11, followed by lamb and goat showmanship at 10 a.m.

After lamb and goat showmanship, the Fresno State lamb and goat futurities class will take place and then jackpot classes will start.

The Fresno State Steer Futurity class will start at noon, followed by the market beef show at 1 p.m.  The California Club Calf Association will select a supreme champion steer and choose the champion and reserve champion steer.

The show continues at 9 a.m. Feb. 12 with heifer showmanship, then heifer breed shows. At 10 a.m., hog showmanship begins, followed by jackpot hog classes.

The show is sponsored by Farmers’ Best Feed of Keyes.

For more information, contact animal science professors Dr. Randy Perry at 599.278.4793 – randyp@csufresno.edu or John Cordeiro at 559.285.7758 – johnc@csufresno.edu.

(Copy by University Communications student news assistant Nicole Maul.)

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