Department 3 -Beef Cattle

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This years fair theme for the livestock departments is going to be Hometown Heroes, hope to see some really neat stall decorations around the grounds.
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Department 3 BEEF CATTLE

Open/Junior Show Thursday, August 11, 2022 — 8:30 a.m. Superintendent: Annette Miles 570-376-4692 Committee: Leland Rouse Tim Webster Lacy Miles Dustin Butler

ANIMALS MAY ONLY UNLOAD & CHECK IN

Sunday 1:00 — 6:00 P.M. Monday 8:00 A.M. — 3:00 P.M.

 

Department 3 and 10.3 RULES & REGULATIONS

(Refer to General & Health Rules)

1. All 4-H /FFA, Jr. Exhibitor and Open Entry blanks must be postmarked/due on or before July 23, 2022. They should be sent to: Annette Miles, 118 Ferris Corners Rd., Little Marsh, PA 16950

2. An entry fee of $3.00 per animal must accompany the entry blank.

3. All beef cattle will be shown by the breed of the SIRE.

4. When on exhibition in the ring, each animal must be under halter and in charge of the owner or owner’s representative. Junior Exhibitors showing should have adults available for assistance.

5. Any unsportsmanlike conduct will result in dismissal.

6. Animals must be owned by the exhibitor 30 days or longer.

7. Market steers must be owned by December 1, 2020.

8. Animals need not be registered stock.

9. Bulls one year of age at show time must be shown with a ring or nose snap.

10. All beef cattle must be secured by neck strap and halter while tied in beef barn.

11. Exhibitor’s will supply own bedding, troughs, and equipment.

12. Exhibiters are responsible for keeping their animals, stall, and area around it clean and neat at all times.

13. Exhibitor’s must have all animals listed for competition on the grounds no later than 3 p.m., Monday, August 8, 2022. All such animals shall remain on the premises until 8:00 p.m., Saturday, August 13, 2022, unless released by the superintendent.

14. No exhibitor may have more than 2 entries in each class.

15. All animals must be free of infectious and contagious dis-eases and a statement of this (preprinted on the CVI—requires veterinarian’s signature) is required on the Certifi-cate of Veterinary Inspection (CVI). Animals appearing unhealthy upon arrival may not enter the exhibition grounds.

16. Beef Steers shall be free of infectious and transmissible diseases. Shipping fever shot required.

17. Feeder heifers cannot show as breeding females and vice-versa

 

Department 10.3

Additional Rules and Regulations

1. 4-H members must have passed their eighth birthday but not have passed their nineteenth birthday by January 1st of the current year.

2. Exhibitors must be 4-H members, carrying a project in the field in which they wish to make entry.

3. All 4-H members must be a member in good standing in the Tioga County 4-H program.

4. 4-H Project and Record Books must be up to date and must be judged at the 4-H building Agricultural Education Program

5. Students enrolled in an accepted agricultural education school curriculum must be conducting a SAE (Supervised Agricultural Education) Project in which they wish to make entry.

6. Students enrolled in Home Economics in a comprehensive high school are considered as qualifying.

7. All entries shall be approved prior to the fair by their Agricultural Education teacher and or FFA Chapter Advisor.

8. Beef steers shall be free of infections and transmissible disease.

9. NO EXHIBITOR MAY ENTER MORE THAN TWO ANIMALS. OF THOSE, ONLY ONE MAY BE SOLD IN THE JUNIOR LIVESTOCK SALE.

10. Steers must be owned and registered in the Extension Office by

Dec. 1, 2021.

11. The Junior Livestock Sale Committee will determine if steers are in proper Market condition to be sold. Steers must weigh at least 900 pounds and be in market condition.

12. 4-H and FFA members must be present and have charge of the animals at the time of judging, weighing and sale.

13. Market animals will be weighed on the same set of scales by the weighmaster appointed by the Livestock Committee.

14. All Market Exhibitors MUST Have a Current “Meat Quality Assurance Certificate” All animals Shown in the 4-H Market Steer Show will be sold in the Junior Livestock Sale. All 4-H market animals are a terminal project. These animals are sold with the intention they are going to the market for slaughter. They may not return the next year as a 4-H project animal.

15. DUE TO WEIGHT VARIANCES AND WEIGHT LIMITS, THE NUMBER OF WEIGHT CLASSES WILL BE SET BY THE FAIR.

16. Showmanship- 4-H and FFA members may show either a steer or heifer in the fitting and showmanship contest provided the animal has been carried as a project and is owned by the exhibitor.

 

All 4-H/FFA Entries must be submitted to EACH Open Barn Chairperson by postmarked/due on or before July 23, 2022

Department 3 Open Beef Show Class and Premiums

Department 10-3 Junior Beef Show Classes and Premiums

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