Open Angus cattle show draws many from ag community
Published 3 months ago by The Billings Gazette

Cerra Oblander of Ballantine holds her steer in place while the judging begins for the Open Angus Cattle Show Saturday inside the Expo Center at MontanaFair.

Nicole Stevenson of Joliet prepares her steer before the Open Angus Cattle Show Saturday at MontanaFair.

Rancher Brian Barragree of Absarokee helps Nicole Stevenson prepare her heifer for the Open Angus show during the MontanaFair on Saturday, August 12.

Leslie Lile, 16, and her mother, Lisa, prepare an entrant for the Open Angus Cattle Show Saturday inside the Expo Center at MontanaFair.

Cerra Oblander of Ballantine holds her steer in place while the judging begins for the Open Angus Cattle Show Saturday inside the Expo Center at MontanaFair.

Nicole Stevenson of Joliet prepares her steer before the Open Angus Cattle Show Saturday at MontanaFair.

Rancher Brian Barragree of Absarokee helps Nicole Stevenson prepare her heifer for the Open Angus show during the MontanaFair on Saturday, August 12.

Leslie Lile, 16, and her mother, Lisa, prepare an entrant for the Open Angus Cattle Show Saturday inside the Expo Center at MontanaFair.

Nicole Stevenson busily groomed one of the four Angus heifers she planned to show Saturday at the Open Angus Cattle Show at MontanaFair.

Stevenson, 17, from Joliet, vacuumed sawdust off the heifer’s dark coat as it stood still. Contestants in other temporary stalls inside the Expo Center readied their own entries for the show.

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