The 2020 Schleicher County Livestock and Project Show will be held on Saturday, January 4th 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 19 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.

Judging of the ever popular Food Show will start at 8 am on Saturday, January 4th in the exhibit hall.

The Livestock Show will also begin Saturday morning 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 special wool exhibit and a lamb exhibit will be featured at the show. Where educational tools will be offered for students and adults alike. Learn how wool is being made into modern-day clothing for both the summer and winter months. Also, learn the health benefits of lamb and how lamb meat products are becoming more accepted in our daily diets as the rich flavors of lamb are being marketed as the “gourmet meat.”

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

An awards program and the livestock show sale will is tentatively scheduled for 5 p.m.

A barbecue meal, sponsored by First National Bank of Eldorado, is slated for 5:30 p.m. on Saturday.