Missing parts, broken and dislocated bones: What are they judging?

What are they judging at the Minnesota State Fair?
What are they judging?
Nikki Tundel | MPR News

For some, the Minnesota State Fair is all about competition. There are ribbons given out for everything from barrel racing to beeswax carving.

Every day this week, All Things Considered is asking: "What's being judged?"

Can you figure it out?

Here's a hint, from Judge Katie Benson:

https://soundcloud.com/mprnews/what-are-they-judging-day-two-part-one

Broken bones. Missing parts.

What are they judging at the Minnesota State Fair?
Does that help?
Nikki Tundel | MPR News

But also: Here's what might constitute a top entry in this particular state fair competition, from participant Wyatt Tesch:

https://soundcloud.com/mprnews/what-are-they-judging-day-two-part-two

Here's one more, for good measure, this time from Katie Benson. Does it help?

https://soundcloud.com/mprnews/what-are-they-judging-day-two-part-three

All the judges here are part of the 4-H program. They were all assessing entries in an evening poultry competition — a very specific one.

https://soundcloud.com/mprnews/what-are-they-judging-day-two-part-four

Have you figured it out yet?

Click the gallery below for the big reveal.

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