By Karla Pomeroy

Table-ready vs. show-ready: Businesses offer new award for livestock at county fair


August 11, 2018

Karla Pomeroy

Melvin Croft shows his table-ready swine during the junior livestock sale last Saturday at the Washakie County Fair.

WORLAND - Is an animal shown at the county fair show-ready or table-ready and can they be both?

That is a question that three local businesses determined to find out and subsequently to reward those youth with industry-standard table-ready animals at this year's Washakie County Fair.

"It was a lesson in economics and capitalism," Steve Tharp of Tharp Veterinary Service said.

He said Tharp Veterinary Service, Trombley Construction and Asay Animal Health got together to sponsor the table-ready awards this year for beef, swine and sheep.

"We came together and with our years of experience with...

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