Livestock exhibitors hope for a sale solution
The Walla Walla Fair board will meet again this week to discuss livestock sale opportunities
June 25, 2020
WALLA WALLA-The cancellation of the Walla Walla Fair and Frontier Days was met with both a sigh of relief and a breath of frustration. Youth exhibitors, especially market animal exhibitors, are hopeful an alternative sales opportunity will be found.
Raising a market animal is expensive. Hogs, for example, are purchased in early to mid-March as weanlings. From the day the animal arrives, the 4-H or FFA member has to care for and work with their project.
FFA and 4-H members must purchase special high-quality feed that is formulated for weight gain. An average hog will eat between 700-900 po...