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Big day at the barns


April 11, 2019

Lisa Morrow

John and Jayce Gleason lay forms for future washing pens.

Waitsburg FFA and 4-H members spent a rainy Sunday cleaning and prepping the livestock barns at the Waitsburg Fairgounds. Members readied the pens in the new barn for hogs and goats; rototilling, cleaning, and installing water nipples.

John Gleason is forming and pouring concrete for new wash pens that members can wash their animals prior to showings.

"This lets the kids and animals practice and not be stressed out when they are actually at a show or fair. It really helps keep them both calm and more confident because they have done it before and know what to expect. There is nothing wor...

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