Curry County youths make sales at state fair

Freedom New Mexico

A pair of Curry County natives sold grand champion animals at the New Mexico State Fair’s Junior Livestock Sale, held Friday.

A grand champion lamb, shown by Garrett Foote was purchased by the New Mexico Junior Livestock Foundation for $3,000, while a grand champion goat shown by Madison Belcher was purchased by Farm Credit of New Mexico for $2,500, according to a release from fair officials.

Between 129 lots, the sale raised more than $286,000.