FFA Brings Experts to Showmanship Clinic


by Ronnie Zamora/LFCISD

Los Fresnos FFA brought outside expertise in all animal divisions at its 3rd Annual Showmanship Clinic January 7.

Under the direction of the FFA Officer Team, experts from the following areas made presentations:

Goats and lambs: David Davis from Lyford

Cattle: Rick Gonzales from Lyford

Pigs: J.R. Solis from Los Fresnos

Rabbits: Karen Waters, junior at Los Fresnos High School

Each guest spoke to the students and parents on nutrition, health, maintenance, showing and grooming of their animal projects.

The highlight of the afternoon was the competition in each animal species in the junior, Intermediate, senior and old timers divisions.

Several livestock shows are scheduled during the coming months, highlighted by the Rio Grande Valley Livestock Show and Rodeo in Mercedes March 8-18.

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