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By Lexi Mitchell
Intern 

4-H members prepare pigs for fair

 

Lexi Mitchell

Madison Tait loves sitting in her pen with her pigs so they get to know and trust her.

4-H'ers learn valuable life skills while raising animals for the Sweetwater County Fair.

Most residents look forward to the fair each year for Wyoming's Big Show, but for these kids it's the time that all their hard work and dedication pays off.

This year more than 30 kids from the Green River and Jamestown area are participating in 4-H Club. One of the clubs, Project Hope, is celebrating the 20th anniversary of their swine barn located in the horse corrals on East Teton Boulevard.

Most of the families begin raising their pigs in March or April. The kids commit their summer to feedings, p...



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