Farm & Ranch

Shelby County 4-H Shooters

The Comal County Claybusters held their annual shoot at the National Shooting complex in San Antonio July 15 and 16.  This shoot is commonly called the state warmup shoot because it is the weekend before the State 4-H games.  Representing Shelby County 4-H were shooters Dawson McFadden, Colton Gutermuth and Lance Holloway.  In the intermediate division, Lance Holloway placed third i

​​​​​​​Growing Broilers for the East Texas Poultry Festival

Broilers are meat type chickens usually about 6 to 7 weeks of age when ready for processing.  The 4-H broiler project is a very popular youth project.  Their popularity is because the projects are shorter in length, require less space, and are less expensive than many other 4-H livestock projects.