Cheston and his grandmother Joy Riley check out the Pig and Calf sale yesterday.
Cheston and his grandmother Joy Riley check out the Pig and Calf sale yesterday. Erin Smith

Many attractions at Pig and Calf

JOY Riley made the move to Warwick 15 years ago and in that time has rarely missed the weekly Pig and Calf Sale.

Joy and her husband Arthur are originally from Texas.

"We lived there for 40 years on a one-and-a-half acre block," she said.

"We had a cow and a couple of sheep."

Looking to upsize, the couple moved to a 40-acre block at Stanthorpe. Here they had cows and chooks.

However, the couple only stayed four years in Stanthorpe.

"It was just too cold in Stanthorpe," Joy said.

"At least here (in Warwick) you get sun and it gets warm during the day."

For the past 15 years the couple have lived on a three-acre block at Toolburra.

"We really like it here," Joy said.

"We have a couple of sheep, which we got from the Pig and Calf Sale."

Joy attended the sale with her grandson Cheston this week.

"He loves to come and look at the animals and see what toys there are," she said.

"I come every week to look at the cows and to buy my fruit and vegetables."

Lyn and Kaye Mullins were also spotted at the sale yesterday.

The duo travels in from Allora almost every week.

While both were just looking yesterday they said they had picked up many great bargains over the years.

"The best buy I have ever had was an overlocker," Kaye said.

"It is still working well too."

Lyn said she had purchased many birds and chooks and just last week picked up a cat themed tea pot.



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