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Kids and Animals

4H kids tell about their animal projects on the first day of the Allen County Fair.

Photos by Samuel Hoffman | The Journal Gazette
Kelsi Davis, 13, leads her llama Dream Dancer through the obstacle course for practice Tuesday at the Allen County Fair. The fair runs through Sunday and includes 4-H events for kids and families, as well as live music, a demolition derby and pig wrestling.

Allen County Fair has animals, events for all

Rover, a silver phoenix rooster, enjoys a wattle massage from owner Chris Graham, 17, on Tuesday at the Allen County Fair. The stroking calms the bird.