Showing off old what’s-its-name


Korbin Heminger, 12, of Trafalgar, says he prefers to show goats at the fair because they are more fun. Scott Roberson / Daily Journal

Korbin Heminger, 12, of Trafalgar, shears his goat as he prepares for the goat show at the Johnson County 4-H and Agricultural Fair. Scott Roberson / Daily Journal

A Brown County boy didn’t name his 4-H animals for the first time this year.

Unnamed farm animals are easier to avoid getting attached to and are therefore easier to sell at an auction at the end of Johnson County’s fair week, 12-year-old Korbin Heminger said.

He was speaking from experience. Heminger has shown farm animals in 4-H competitions for four years now and previously showed them as a peewee when he was too young for 4-H.

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