EXCHANGE: Illinois man lives for judging livestock
August 4, 2017
KNOXVILLE, Ill. (AP) — Mason Flack has been showing cattle and hogs at local fairs since he was 8 years old. Growing up on a livestock farm in North Henderson, Flack learned to love the different bits of work associated with raising animals. Since then, every step in his career path has been toward a long-term goal to remain in the business. Flack is an active livestock judge at the Knox County Fair and spent mornings judging goats.
Once he turns 21, he will no longer be able to submit livestock into the junior exhibit. Learning to judge has given Flack an outlet and opportunity to stay w...