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What does it take to show a pig at State Fair?

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Did you find youself wandering past the rows of sheep, goats and pigs at the Wisconsin State Fair last week and wonder 'how do these animals get here?'

I know I did.  So, I asked one of the hundreds of teenagers showing an animal there what goes into the process. Turns out, it's a lot — and I mean a lot — of work.

Click the podcast player above the photos to hear from Alexis Odermann, 15, of West Bend.  Find out how she and her pig, Beretta, have been preparing for their first ever appearance at the State Fair.

Watch Alexis and Beretta below:





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