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Sold! Efforts of youth exhibitors pay off at fair's feather, livestock auctions
Logan Ferreri, 11, left, helps Elijah Bansley, 11, from the Monroe Young Americans 4-H Club hold Bansleys chickens during the Fur and Feather auction at the Green County Fair on Saturday. This was Bansleys first year participating. (Times photo: Marissa Weiher)
MONROE - One by one, they stood with their animals on the platform in the center of the stock pavilion at the Green County fairgrounds. The audience, sitting on bleachers with the overflow standing in back, was abuzz as spectators visited with friends and discussed the proceedings. The auctioneer gave his rapid-fire spiel, words sliding together until landing on the current price.