Ramona 4-H’ers take first in swine showmanship

Ramona Junior Fair Livestock Auction is Saturday

Ramona 4-H’ers won each of the three divisions of swine showmanship at the 42nd Annual Ramona Junior Fair on Thursday.

Chris Weir earned first place in the senior division, Brenna Alvarez won the intermediate division, and Skylar Storton

Megan Kelly, foreground, and Amanda Bonais, both with Ramona Wranglers 4-H, watch the judge as they show their swine in the intermediate division. Sentinel photo/Karen Brainard

took first among the juniors.

Poultry showmanship was also held on Thursday. The junior fair continues through Sunday.

Friday is earmarked for the Market Special Fed Veal Show, followed by the Beef and Dairy Cattle Breed Show.

Residents will have a chance to bid on the animals at the livestock auction on Saturday. Buyer check-in will start at 11 a.m. and the auction will begin at 1 p.m.

“The best meat you’ll ever get is from one of these animals the kids have raised. The kids put a lot of work into it,” said Ramona Junior Fair Board Vice President Jeff Becker.

The junior fair will conclude on Sunday with the Large Animal Round Robin at 9 a.m., Small Animal Round Robin at 1 p.m. and Awards & Closing Ceremony at 6:30 p.m.

Ramona’s Chris Weir wins first place in swine showmanship senior division. Sentinel photo/Karen Brainard

The fairgrounds are at 431 Aqua Lane. For more information and a complete schedule, see www.ramonajuniorfair.com.

Brenna Alvarez with Ramona Wranglers 4-H takes first place in swine showmanship in the intermediate division. Sentinel photo/Karen Brainard

Skylar Storton’s showmanship skills earns her a first place in the swine junior division. Sentinel photo/Karen Brainard

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  4. Livestock Olympics under way at junior fairgrounds

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