The 2019 Schleicher County Livestock and Project Show will be held on Friday and Saturday, January 4th and 5th at the Schleicher County Civic Center.

Numerous exhibitors have already signed up to participate in the animal exhibits, project and food show. Weigh in for pigs will be Friday evening with sheep and goat weigh in at 7:30 a.m. on Saturday. An entry fee of $5 per animal is due by 8 am on the day of the show.

Patrick Padgett of Fredericksburg will judge this year’s livestock show. Padgett has been an Ag Science teacher at Fredericksburg High School for the past 18 years. Padgett, his wife and two sons have a flock of Southdown sheep and they focus on producing show lambs. While in college, Padgett was on the livestock judging team at Texas Tech University in Lubbock.

Marvin Clark of Ozona will judge for the rabbit show which has grown in size over the years. In fact, the rabbit show has become so popular that it will be held on Friday evening, January 4th, beginning at 6:30 pm. Sixteen youths have entered 65 rabbits in the show.

Judging of the ever popular Food Show will start at 8 am on Saturday, January 5th in the exhibit hall.

The Livestock Show will also begin at 8 am on Saturday in the show barn. First to show will be the Market Lambs followed by Breeding Sheep, Market Goats, Breeding Goats, Market Steers, Breeding Swine and Market Swine.

A Little Britches Goat Show and Little Britches Pig Show is sponsored by 1st Community Federal Credit Union.

A luncheon sponsored by First National Bank of Eldorado is slated for 12 noon on Saturday. An awards program and the livestock show sale will be held at 1:30 pm, after the luncheon.