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JUNIOR FAIR RABBITS
Committee: Jeff Madison, Chairman, Charlie McCullough, Asst. Chairman, Dale Cockerell, Josh Madison, Paul Ralston
Judging – Wednesday, September 5, 9 A.M.
A Grade – $2.50; B Grade – $2.00; C Grade – $1.50
General Regulations and Requirements Apply
Total of 12 entries per exhibitor in commercial breeds and 12 entries in fancy breeds plus meat pens – ALL RABBITS WILL BE CHECKED IN ON MONDAY BEFORE PENNING.
NOTE: Superintendents reserve the right to withhold premium money from exhibitors showing dirty livestock or maintaining dirty pens. All Junior Fair Rabbit exhibitors must clean pens and remove manure and bedding material from the buildings before leaving on Sunday. An amount equivalent to the members premiums will be deducted from Jr. Fair Livestock Sale checks of those exhibitors who do not comply.
JUNIOR FAIR RABBITS – 9:00 A.M.
Class 1 – Meat rabbits (pen of 3) – crossbred or purebred, same color.
Champion and Reserve Champion
Pen of Three Meat Rabbits
NEW THIS YEAR – ALL CLASSES WILL BE SHOWN BY BREED. BREEDS NEED TO BE LISTED ON JUNIOR FAIR ENTRY FORM AS WELL AS CLASS. See breed list under open rabbit show.
NOTE: All breeding classes will be judged according to commercial and fancy breeds in each age group as listed in the open class description.
Class 2 – Jr. Buck, Commercial (6 mo. and under day of show)
Class 3 – Jr. Buck, fancy (6 mo. and under day of show).
Class 4 – Intermediate Buck, Commercial (6-8 mo. day of show)
Class 5 – Intermediate Buck, fancy (6-8 mo. day of show)
Class 6 – Sr. Buck, Commercial (8 mo. and over on day of show)
CHAMPION AND RESERVE CHAMPION BUCK COMMERCIAL
Class 7 – Sr. Buck, Fancy (8 mo. and over on day of show)
CHAMPION AND RESERVE CHAMPION BUCK FANCY
SHOWMANSHIP – No entry required. Must show own project animal that shows in Jr. Show today. See Rule 47 General Regulations.
Senior – 15 years and older on day of show.
Intermediate – 12-14 years on day of show.
Junior – 11 years and under on day of show.
Beginners – 1st year members 9 or 10 day of show.
Senior winner eligible to participate in Showman of Showmen contest Saturday, Sept. 8 at 8:00 P.M.
Best Fitted and Groomed Rabbit – no entry required, only first year exhibitors eligible.
Class 8 – Jr. Doe, Commercial (6 mo. and under on day of show)
Class 9 – Jr. Doe, Fancy (6 mo. and under on day of show)
Class 10 – Intermediate Doe, Commercial (6-8 mo. on day of show)
Class 11 – Intermediate Doe, Fancy (6-8 mo. on day of show)
Class 12 – Sr. Doe, Commercial (8 mo. and over on day of show)
CHAMPION AND RESERVE CHAMPION DOE COMMERCIAL
Class 13 – Sr. Doe, Fancy (8 mo. and over on day of show)
CHAMPION AND RESERVE CHAMPION DOE FANCY
BEST COMMERCIAL OVERALL, 1st BUCK 1st DOE
BEST FANCY OVERALL, 1st BUCK, 1st DOE
1. Sick exhibits will be sent home by order of a veterinarian and/or the superintendents.
2. Exhibitors must be with exhibit at time of judging and showing to receive premiums and awards.
3. Dismissal time, Sunday, 7:00 P.M.
ATTENTION MEAT RABBIT PEN EXHIBITORS!
a. All rabbits registered for Class I must be tatooed by the rabbit committee on the second Saturday of August, between 9:00 a.m. and 11 a.m. at the rabbit barn. Only rabbits tattooed at that time will be eligible to show. Tattoos will be placed in right ear. No other tattoos should be placed in right ear. Rabbits with existing right ear tattoos will not be eligible. There is a limit of up to (12) rabbits that can be tattooed. All rabbits must be bred by the owner. No purchased rabbits allowed.
b. A meat pen should consist of 3 rabbits of the same recognized meat breed (purebred or crossbred, all same color). Pen must have been bred by owner – purchased meat pens not allowed.
c. Animals do not have to be of the same sex nor from the same litter.
d. Individual rabbits must weigh between 3 and 5 lbs. each and be less than 3 months of age.
e. Total pen weight must be between 9 and 15 lbs.
f. Meat pen rabbits are judged on meat type, conformation and uniformity of the 3 rabbits.
g. Rabbits shown in Meat Rabbit Class 1 not eligible to show in breeding classes.
h. Maximum number of Meat Rabbits that can be shown or sold is one pen of 3 animals.
i. Exhibitors are responsible for the care of rabbits until release time on Sunday.
j. Exhibitors are responsible for own carrying cases day of sale.
k. Meat Rabbits will be weighed at 5:30 P.M. Monday, Sept. 1. All rabbits eligible must be present at the official weighing. This weight is the official sale weight.
l. Only one weighing allowed. If exhibit does not meet the weight requirements, it will be sent home. No substitutes allowed.
m. All meat pens must be cleaned between 6:00 P.M. on Wednesday and 6:00 P.M. on Thursday.
•Champion Pen of Three Meat Rabbits – In memory of Dan Fox
•Reserve Champion Pen of Three Meat Rabbits – Born’s Tire Center, LLC
•Stall Signs for Champion & Reserve Champion Pen of Three Meat Rabbits – WKTN Radio
•Rosettes to the Champion & Reserve Pen of Three Rabbits & Buck & Doe – Hardin County Agricultural Society
•Rosettes to the First Six Places in the Meat Rabbit Pen of Three Class – Ron and Janet Linke in memory of David Linke.
• First and Second Rosettes, Classes 2-13 – Hardin County Agricultural Society
•Champion Buck, Commercial – Classic Trophy, Kenton
•Reserve Champion Buck, Commercial – Roger and Connie Guyton
•Champion Buck, Fancy – Farm Credit Services of Mid America, Bellefontaine
•Reserve Champion Buck, Fancy – USV Lions Club
•Senior Rabbit Showmanship – Paul and Bev Miller
•Intermediate Rabbit Showmanship – Lima Rabbit Breeders Assoc.
•Junior Rabbit Showmanship – In Memory of Lewis and Helen Breidenbach by Judy Breidenbach
•Beginner Rabbit Showmanship – Bill and Connie Oates
•Rosettes to the First Five Places in Rabbit Showmanship Classes – Hardin County Agricultural Society
•Best Fitted & Groomed – First Year – USV Lions Club
• Premiums of 1st, $4; 2nd, $3; 3rd, $2; 4th, $1 in the Best Fitted & Groomed Class – Larry & Janice Rall
•Ribbons to the First Four Places in the Best Fitted & Groomed Class – Hardin County Agricultural Society
•Champion Doe, Commercial – Barb’s French Fries & Waffles
•Reserve Champion Doe, Commercial – Ron and Janet Linke in memory of David Linke
•Champion Doe, Fancy – Farm Credit Services, Bellefontaine
•Reserve Champion Doe, Fancy – Kenton Lions Club
•Best of Show Overall – Ed’s TV and Electric, LLC
•Reserve Best of Show Overall – Linda Hinton, Attorney-at-Law
• $50 cash award to Junior Fair Rabbit Department exhibitor – Robert E. Reese memorial and Franklin Garmon memorial by Reese and Garmon families.
•Show Numbers – Cooperative Energy Co.