Livingston Parish 4-Hers  show off livestock, skills

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  • Advocate staff photo by TRAVIS SPRADLING -- Amber Purvis, left, gives her daughter Josie Purvis, 10, help adjusting her rhinestone belt, as she gets ready to go into the ring to show a pig in the Duroc Breeding category on Saturday at the Livingston 4-H Livestock Show at the Livingston Parish Fairgrounds.

  • Advocate staff photo by TRAVIS SPRADLING -- Timothy Edgens, 13, of Denham Springs, keeps a hand on his his Netherland Dwarf rabbit as he gives it and his Polish breed, background, a look around just before showing them at the Livingston 4-H Livestock Show on Saturday at the Livingston Parish Fairgrounds.

  • Advocate staff photo by TRAVIS SPRADLING -- Albany's Josie Purvis, 10, gets help directing her pig from Springfield's James Sparacello, right, as she and Denham Springs' Malorie Langlois, 12, left, show in the Duroc Breeding class at the Livingston 4-H Livestock Show on Saturday at the Livingston Parish Fairgrounds.

  • Advocate staff photo by TRAVIS SPRADLING -- Springfield's Gabe Patterson, 14, gives his Market York pig 'Bubba' a soapy bath, while preparing it for showing on Saturday at the Livingston 4-H Livestock Show at the Livingston Parish Fairgrounds.

  • (ED NOTE: I LIKE THIS ONE THE BEST AS A MAIN IN A PACKAGE. TS) Advocate staff photo by TRAVIS SPRADLING -- Denham Springs' Megan Mincy, 12, poses as her father Buddy Mincy, Jr. shoots a picture of her with her Jersey heifer 'Maybelle,' with Champion, Reserve Champion and Showmanship ribbons, at the Livingston 4-H Livestock show, Jan. 26, 2013 at the Livingston Parish Fairgrounds. MAGS OUT / INTERNET OUT/ONLINE OUT/NO SALES/TV OUT/FOREIGN OUT/LOUISIANA BUSINESS INC. OUT/GREATER BATON ROUGE BUSINESS REPORT OUT/225 OUT/10/12 OUT/IN REGISTER OUT/LBI CUSTOM PUBLICATIONS OUT/MANDATORY CREDIT: THE ADVOCATE/ TRAVIS SPRADLING.