Courtney Harris, 17, of the Pioneer 4-H Club gives her hog "Chad" a kiss Wednesday afternoon. She and many other 4-H members were preparing to show their animals at the Douglas County Fair.
Josh Ricley, 15, of the Eurdora 4-H Club, cleans up his Angus steer "Darth Vader" at the Douglas County Fair.
Emory Hubbell, 13, a member of the Clinton Eagles 4-H Club, holds his "Rhode Island Red" rooster. The chicken won the blue ribbon at the Douglas County Fair.
Maggy Keslar 12, of the Kanwaka 4-H club, washes the feet of her sheep at the Douglas County Fair.
Charlot receives a cool bath from Jennifer Livingood, left, a member of the Four Leaf Clover 4-H Club, and Taylor Springer, with the Stull Busy Beavers 4-H Club, in preparation for Friday's Open Beef Show. The pair groomed the cow on Wednesday in the late morning at the Douglas County Fair..