ECLA Hosts Record Breaking Livestock Show in New Prime Building

January 13, 2023

By Kaitlyn Brown, Prime Metal Buildings & Components

The 2023 Erath County Junior Livestock Show hosted a record-high number of participants and their projects on Monday, January 2, through Saturday, January 7.  

Prime Metal Buildings & Components donated a portion of a new building that included a 38,950 square foot arena, sale platform, new concession area, updated bathrooms and changing rooms, and additional offices. The new show arena provided an extra 24,000 square feet, which gave the fair participants more room to house and prepare their animals.  

The new arena hosted dairy heifers, youth fair arts and foods, market goats and lambs, broilers, market and breeding rabbits, ag mechanics, market swine, market steer and beef heifers, and breeding does. 

“This arena helped me better exhibit my animal, as well as prepare them. In the past barn, we haven’t had as much room to prepare our animals for show. In this barn we are able to get them looking right and have them ready to go in the arena,” explained exhibitor, Presley Graves.  

At Prime, we take pride in giving back to organizations that positively impact our local youth. We are proud to support the Erath County Junior Livestock Show and the exhibitors that dedicate months of hard work and preparation to their projects.