STEER OF THE YEAR — Tye Martinez of Brushpoppers 4-H proudly displays his Grand Champion market steer Thursday evening at the Eddy County Fair. Holding his banner is judge Matthew Gillespie of Lubbock, Texas. At center is the steer’s breeder, Trey Yates. (Teresa Lemon – Daily Press)

RESERVE CHAMPION MARKET STEER — Shyann Spence of Artesia FFA stands with her Reserve Champion market steer Thursday at the Eddy County Fairgrounds. Displaying her banner is judge Matthew Gillespie of Lubbock, Texas. (Teresa Lemon – Daily Press)

CHART-TOPPING CHICKENS — Maegan Lemon, right, of the Artesia FFA kneels with her pen of broiler chickens after taking Grand Champion honors Thursday morning at the Eddy County Fair. The Reserve Champion prize went to Jerry Martin IV, left, of Cottonwood 4-H. Standing with the pair are judge Steve Gardner of Garrison, Texas, and his grandson and apprentice judge, Brady Wilson. (Brienne Green – Daily Press)