Livestock Show is full of surprises for city dwellers

The livestock portion of RodeoHouston is definitely worth visitors' time as well. It is an education that shows all of us where our food comes from, interesting animal behavior and how livestock is groomed for showing in hopes of winning big prizes.

HOUSTON – RodeoHouston starts Tuesday and continues for the next three weeks.

The rodeo action, concerts, carnival rides and food annually draw more than two million people to NRG Park during the course of the three-week run. 

The Livestock show in NRG Center is is another great place for family fun. 

It is an education that shows all of us where our food comes from, interesting animal behavior and how livestock is groomed for showing in hopes of winning big prizes. 

You can get up close and personal with horses, cows, pigs and other livestock. You can even watch baby chicks hatch and, if you're lucky, a calf being born in the Agventure area. 

There's a also a petting zoo that's perfect for pint-sized cowpokes. 

And shoppers will be in hog heaven with dozens of booths. 

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