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JUNIOR FAIR SHEEP
Bob Fish, Supt., Charlie McCullough, Asst. Supt., Rodney Haudenschield, Madelyn Lowery, Nancy Wilcox
JR. FAIR BREED SHOW
Wednesday, September 5, 1:30 P.M.
See General Regulations
A Grade – $4.00; B Grade – $3.50; C Grade – $3.00
Columbia Montadale Southdown
Corriedale Oxford Suffolk
Dorset Shropshire Other
Grade (Class 3 only - must be offspring of a sheep breeding project).
NOTE: Superintendents reserve the right to withhold premium money from exhibitors showing dirty livestock or maintaining dirty pens. All Junior Fair Sheep exhibitors in building 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.
Any Exhibitor requiring the services of the Fair Veterinarian – A parent or guardian must be present at the exhibitor’s pen to authorize the treatment. All veterinary services must be paid for at the time of service. The Fair Board is not responsible for the payments to the veterinary services rendered to exhibitors.
Class 1 – Ram lamb
Class 2 – Ram, 1 year and under 2 years
Champion and Reserve Champion Ram
Supreme Ram Lamb (1st place ram lamb each breed eligible).
Class 3 – Ewe lamb
Class 4 – Ewe, 1 year and under 2 years
Champion and Reserve Champion Ewe
Supreme Ewe Lamb (1st place ewe lamb each breed eligible).
Class 5 – Beginners Flock – 1 ram lamb and 2 ewe lambs owned by the same exhibitor. All breeds shown together. Ribbons to 5 places.
SHOWMANSHIP AND MARKET LAMB SHOW
Wednesday, September 5, 6:00 P.M.
SHOWMANSHIP – Must show your own project animals which show in Jr. Fair show today. See Rule 47 General Regulations.
Senior – 15 years or older on day of show.
Intermediate – 13-14 years on day of show.
Junior – 11-12 years on day of show.
Beginners – 10 years or younger on day of show.
Following showmanship class: A special class for market lambs weighing under 95 lbs. and over 140 lbs. will show. This class will show for a grade only and will not be eligible for champion and reserve champion.
Senior winner eligible to participate in Showman of Showmen contest Saturday, Sept. 8 at 8:00 P.M.
The Junior Fair Market Lamb Shows are classified as terminal shows. These animals must go directly to slaughter. To comply with ODA rules, these animals can not be taken home before delivery to a custom slaughterhouse.
Failure to follow these rules can have serious consequences including forfeiture of all fair premiums and disqualification from competition at future fairs.
Class 6 – Market Lamb Class
No lambs under 95 pounds or over 140 pounds will be shown.
Champion and Reserve Champion Market Lamb
1. A maximum of four market lambs must be clipped and ear tagged at weigh-in on the second Saturday of June.
2. Maximum number of lambs that can be shown and sold is 2.
3. Superintendents will determine and post lamb classes, so that each exhibitor must show their own lamb in Class 6.
4. No Market Lamb can be shown unless weighed by 4:00 P.M. Monday. All market lambs sold will be released at 9:00 P.M. Sunday.
5. Both lambs must be brought to scales together to be weighed one time only without blankets and halters.
6. Lambs showing any evidence of testicular tissue are not eligible for competition in any market class.
7. Exhibitors responsible for care of Market Livestock until release time on Sunday.
8. No muzzles allowed at any time.
9. Animals are to be clean bedded and to have fresh water at all times.
10. Market lambs must remain in the pens assigned after weighing.
11. All market lambs are to remain within the barn area at all times.
12. All lambs are to be slick shorn before the show with fleece length 1/4-inch or less.
13. Fleece shall be of uniform length over the entire lamb.
14. “Terminal show” means a show in which all livestock entered in the show are sent directly to slaughter or to a licensed livestock facility no later than or immediately following the conclusion of the exhibition.
15. Grades can only be shown in Class 3 (ewe lambs) if they are the offspring of a sheep breeding project. They are not eligible to show for Supreme Ewe Lambs.
16. In accordance with the USDA and the scrapie eradication program ALL sheep and ALL goats will be required to have a scrapie identification tag for this year’s show.
•Senior Showmanship – Hardin County Township Trustee Association.
•Intermediate Showmanship – Paul and Nancy Rickenbacher.
•Junior Showmanship – In memory of Giles Koehler.
•Beginners Showmanship – Edwin Powell.
•Champion Market Lamb – Shelly Materials, Inc., Forest
•Reserve Champion Market Lamb – Robert Lay Jr. in memory of Bob Lay Sr.
•Winner of Born & Raised in Hardin County – Burkhart Sheep Farm, Dave Burkhart
•2nd Place Winner of Born & Raised in Hardin County – Wes & Betty Kavanagh Family in memory of Rick Kavanagh
•Supreme Ram Lamb – Rob and Lori Wilson
•Supreme Ewe Lamb – Loren and Linda Williams
•Winners of Market Lamb Weight Classes – Wes & Betty Kavanagh Family In memory of Rick Kavanaugh, Dick & Alice Fay Family
•Beginners Flock – Garmon Hamps, Max Garmon.
•Winner of Rate of Gain Class – Jeremy & Tiffany Nelson, AHW Enterprises
•Stall Signs for Champion & Reserve Champion Market Lamb – Hardin Sheep Improvement Association
•Showmanship Ribbons for Senior & Intermediate Classes – Stevenson Construction
•Showmanship Ribbons for Junior & Beginner Classes – Pearl Gas & Water Conditioning
•Rosettes for Champion & Reserve Champions – Hardin County Agricultural Society
BORN & RAISED IN HARDIN CO.
MARKET LAMB SHOW
Thursday, September 6, 1:00 P.M.
No Entry Fee
Fifth – Tenth $10.00
Eleventh – Fifteenth $5.00
Born & Raised in Hardin Co. Market Lamb Show
1. Lambs must also show in Class 6 of Jr. Fair Show and are included as part of 2 lambs member can show at the fair.
2. Lambs shown in this class must have been born and raised in Hardin County or Hardin County School District boundaries.
3. Name and address of breeder will be noted during tag day on the second Saturday of June.
4. Name of breeder shall appear on entry blank for animal to be eligible to be shown. Lambs cannot be shown unless a completed entry is submitted by August 17, 2012.
5. All rules for a market lamb class in Junior Fair Sheep Dept. apply to the born and raised class.
•Premiums – Hardin County Sheep Improvement Assn.
• Ribbons – Hardin County Agricultural Society
•Trophy to Born and Raised Market Lamb Show winner – Burkhart’s Sheep Farm, Dave Burkhart
•Trophy to 2nd place Born and Raised Market Lamb Show – Wes and Betty Kavanagh Family in memory of Rick Kavanagh
•Stall sign for Champion Born & Raised Market Lamb – Wes & Betty Kavanagh Family in memory of Rick Kavanagh
• Stall sign for Reserve Champion Born & Raised Market Lamb – Lowery Club Lambs, Mark, Holly, Eric, Wesley, Elisha, Nate & Natasha
RATE OF GAIN CONTEST
No Entry Fee – DO NOT MAKE ENTRY
Sponsored by the Hardin County Sheep Improvement Assoc. in cooperation with the Hardin County Agricultural Society.
1. Open to all Junior Fair sheep exhibitors.
2. Limited to two market lambs per exhibitor. Must be part of a 4-H or FFA project and counted in the total of 2 lambs that a member can show. Lamb must be entered in Division D-J, Class 6.
3. Lamb must be clipped and ear tagged on second Saturday in June at Hardin Co. Fairgrounds from 8 A.M. to 10 A.M. Arrangements for clipping to be made by Hardin County Sheep Improvement Association and Hardin County Extension Service.
4. All lambs must be shown by a 2012 Hardin County Jr. Fair exhibitor.
5. Points will be based on Rate of Gain.
6. All Junior Fair Sheep rules apply in Rate of Gain contest.
Lambs will be weighed at time of clipping and on Monday, Sept. 3 to determine Rate of Gain.
•Premiums for Rate of Gain contest through the courtesy of the Hardin County Agricultural Society and $125 through the courtesy of the Baughman Farms.
NOTE: Winners to be presented plaques and premium money before the naming of Champion and Reserve Champion Market Lamb.
• Through the courtesy of AHW Enterprises, Jeremy & Tiffany Nelson, a plaque will be presented to the winner of the Rate of Gain contest.
* Through the courtesy of the Baughman Farms, a stall sign will be presented to the winner of the Rate of Gain contest.