A bantam rooster named "Lil," which belongs to Ashton Rapp, 7, Lawrence, lets out a high-pitched crow as people and animals bustle about the poultry barn during the Poultry Show of the Douglas County Fair Tuesday, Aug. 2, 2011. Young contestants showed off their feathered friends for judging based on the standard of the breed and care.
Lawrence teens Kyle Rainey and Lexi Curtiss sit with two of their ducks, a pekin, white, and a mallard, brown, before the Poultry Show judging during the Douglas County Fair Tuesday, Aug. 2, 2011.
Jeff Baxter, Overbrook, relaxes with a wet washcloth over his head to cool off after he said he became a little overheated, Tuesday, Aug. 2, 2011, in the livestock arena at the Douglas County 4-H Fairgrounds.
Poultry judge Ron Sullivan of Miami County laughs with Lia Jones, 12, Lecompton, as he inspects a Rhode Island Red rooster of hers during the Poultry Show of the Douglas County Fair Tuesday, Aug. 2, 2011.