Photo by Kevin Hudson
The 2017 Dixie National Sale of Junior Champions saw 43 champion market animals auctioned at the annual sale. During the weeklong 2017 Dixie National Livestock Show in Jackson, judges selected 14 hogs, 10 goats, 10 lambs, and 9 steers for the sale. Here 4-H’ers practice presenting Angus heifers following months of training for the livestock show. From left are Ryland McDaniel, Union County 4-H; Randon McDaniel, Union County 4-H; J.D. Chism, Pontotoc County 4-H; Gabby Simpson, Mantachie FFA; and McKinley Stegall, Union County 4-H.