According to the Hardin County OSU Extension office, This year the County Fairboard will require all steers, dairy steers, and market heifers being exhibited in the 2017 Hardin County Junior Fair show, to be registered. The County Extension Office will handle the registration. All animals must be registered by December 28, 2016. This deadline will be strictly enforced.
The Tag-in/Weigh-in Day for the market steers, dairy steers & market heifers will be December 31st, 2016 from 10:00am to 12:00pm at the Hardin County Fairground’s beef barn. All market steers, dairy steers & market heifers that are entered to show in the 2017 Fair are required to be tagged. At the time of tagging, the Jr. Fair member will have the option to have their animals weighed to be eligible for the Rate of Gain Contest.
The Hardin County Cattle Producers will furnish the tag for the first 2 market steers, dairy steers & market heifers entered for each Jr. Fair member. Any additional animals tagged will be at the cost of the Jr. Fair member. The Jr. Fair Exhibitor will be given a copy of their weights to be put with their records.
The market beef registration form, is to be returned to the Extension Office by December 28, 2016. Registration will not be accepted without the 4-H or FFA Advisor's signature (or email verification), parent's signature, and member's signature.
You may register as many market beef as you own and are keeping records on as a part of your 4-H or FFA project. Two registered animals can be entered in the Market Beef Class at the Fair. Market beef shown at the Ohio State Fair will be required to have a DNA hair sample on file in Columbus by January 15th. Four market beef animals can be nominated to show.
To obtain more information, contact the Hardin County OSU Extension Office at (419) 674-1197.
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