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Sheep Camp, Show Set for Friday-Sunday in Macomb

May 17, 2022

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MACOMB, IL – The Western Illinois University School of Agriculture will host a sheep camp Friday-Saturday, May 20-21, followed by a sheep and goat show Sunday, May 22, both at Lowderman Auction Facility, 8550 U.S. Route 136, Colchester, IL.

The first event, the Wild Western Illinois Weekend, is being put on by Leggett's YGB Livestock Camps, in conjunction with WIU's Hoof 'N' Horn club. The camp is open to those ages 7-18, and has a mission to "build agricultural leaders" through "showmanship improvement and character strengthening."

About 90 families are expected in Macomb for the camp and the show.

The camp is hosted by Titus Club Lambs, Bounds Show Goats and Hoge Livestock.

The Sunday Change of Pace Sheep and Goat Jackpot Show is an ICLA sanctioned event.

For more information about the camp, visit and for more information about the Sunday show, contact Ashtin Guyer at (618) 554-7740, Isaac Gehret at (937) 419-9899 or Audrey Galindo at (760) 550-3230.

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