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Cows, pigs and sheep

Mt. Pleasant FFA and 4-H prepares for busy week at 2021 Henry County Fair

First-time presenter Cole Meyer didn't expect to receive the grand champion title at the 2020 Henry County Fair. The fourth grader is excited to have had such a successful start to his 4-H career. (Photo courtesy of ISU Extension & Outreach - Henry County)

MT. PLEASANT — The Mt. Pleasant FFA group and 4-H group are set to have a busy weekend at the fair with shows set for every day of the fair week.

On Thursday, July 15, there is the dog show in the Wright Pavilion at 10 a.m. and the 4-H/ Farm Bureau Bottle Animal Show at 6:30 p.m.

On Friday, July 16, there is the swine show at 8 a.m., the rabbit show at 1 p.m., and Clover kid graduation at 5 p.m.

On Saturday, July 17, there is the beef show at 9 a.m., the beef production show at 9 a.m., and the poultry show at 2 p.m.

On Sunday, July 18, they finish out the fair with the horse show at 8:30 a.m., sheep show at 10 a.m. and finally the goat show at 2 p.m.

The Henry County Fair 2021 is open to the public and still set to have all of the normal onslaught of fun events. (Union file photo)
Swine show judge Katlyn Kahler judges a 4-H show during the 2020 fair. She said continuing the fair was important to show kids the ag industry never stops, even in the face of a pandemic. (Photo courtesy of ISU Extension & Outreach - Henry County)