Some people have asked about many animals we have entered at the 2007 state livestock shows. Following are the numbers of exhibitors and animals: Market Lambs (October 2006 Show) 235 exhibitors, 461 lambs Market Goats (October 2006 Show) 168 exhibitors, 318 goats Market Hogs (Feb 2007 Show) 1176 exhibitors, 1957 hogs Beef Heifers (Feb 2007 Show) 639 exhibitors, 919 heifers Steers (Feb 2007 Show) 344 exhibitors, 415 steers Ewes (Feb 2007 Show) 67 exhibitors, 114 ewes Dairy Heifers (Feb 2007 Show) 235 exhibitors, 307 heifers Next question: How does that compare to last year? Numbers are about the same. Animal, last year numbers , this year numbers . Hog, 1955, 1957 Beef Heifer, 900, 919 Steer, 414, 415 Ewe, 118, 114 Dairy, 311, 307 In 2006 there were a total of 2560 4-H and FFA members involved in Junior Livesock projects with a total of 4483 animals entered. Most states in this country would not come close to this type of participation . Keep up the good work ! Billy Moss Area Livestock Teacher North Region FFA 204 Four Towers - UGA Athens, GA 30602 Ph: 706-542-9775 F: 706-542-9602 "The Georgia 4-H and FFA youth livestock program provides opportunites to develop life skills and enhance knowledge in an ethical manner."