Jr. Dairy Cattle – Dept. 102

Contact: Extension Office at 724-654-8370


  • Please see schedule for date & time of Showmanship & Fitting.
    1. See Rules & Regulations, including Animal Health Rules.
    2. All cattle must be transferred or owned according to 4-H Rules. Any rules
    not covered by the Lawrence Co. Fair rules will be subject to State 4-H Rules.
    3. In Junior Show (4-H & FFA), cattle registered ONLY as RED & WHITE will show BLACK & WHITE.
    4. Check-in will begin Sunday evening.
    5. Registration papers must be presented at the ring for all cattle in group classes, as well as individual classes.
    6. In the event that a 4-H/FFA member has two animals in the same class or is
    unable to exhibit his/her animal, another 4-H/FFA member must exhibit that animal.
    7. All cattle must be in stalls or pens by 9:00 PM Sunday and shall remain until 11:00 PM Saturday.  Any Dairy exhibitor wishing to leave at 9 pm on Saturday may do so by leading their cattle down the designated walkway on Livestock Alley and out Gate 4.
    8. NO VEHICLES OR TRAILERS WILL BE PERMITTED ON LIVESTOCK ALLEY BEFORE 11PM SATURDAY AUGUST 19, 2017.

DEPT. 102 SECTIONS 1 – 6
JUNIOR DAIRY CLASSES

ENTRY FEE = $5.00 PER HEAD (NON-REFUNDABLE) & MUST ACCOMPANY ENTRY FORM.
USE A SEPARATE ENTRY FORM FOR EACH BREED.

Judging:
WEDNESDAY at 9:00 AM Brown Swiss & Ayrshire, Milking Shorthorn & Jersey THURSDAY at 9:00 AM Holstein & Guernsey

Enter by section (breed) and class number:
SECTIONS:
1. Ayrshire                       2. Brown Swiss                     3. Guernsey
4. Holstein                      5. Jersey                                 6. Milking Shorthorn

PREMIUMS:
Calf Classes:
1st -$15.00  2nd -$12.00   3rd- $8.00   4th – $6.00   5th – $4.00   6th -$2.00   7th -$2.00   8th – $2.00
Yearling Classes:
1st -$16.00  2nd -$14.00   3rd- $12.00  4th – $10.00  5th – $8.00  6th -$2.00  7th -$2.00  8th – $2.00
Classes 11, 12, 13:
1st -$20.00  2nd -$18.00  3rd-$16.00  4th -$14.00  5th -$12.00  6th $2.00  7th -$2.00  8th – $2.00
Older Cow & Dam/Daughter:
1st-$24.00  2nd-$21.00  3rd-$18.00  4th-$15.00  5th-$12.00  6th – $2.00  7th – $2.00  8th – $2.00

CLASS:
1. Spring Heifer Calf – born March 1, 2017 to May 31, 2017
2. Winter Heifer Calf – born December 1, 2016 to February 29, 2017
3. Fall Heifer Calf – born September 1, 2016 to November 30, 2016
4. Summer Yearling Heifer – born June 1, 2016 to August 31, 2016
5. Spring Yearling Heifer – born March 1, 2016 to May 31, 2016
6. Winter Yearling Heifer – born December 1, 2015 to February 28, 2016

7. Fall Yearling Heifer – born September 1, 2015 to November 30, 2015
(If milking, show in Class 14.)

8. Best Bred & Owned Heifer………………………………………………………..Ribbon
9. Junior Champion Female………………………………………………………….Ribbon
10. Reserve Junior Champion Female…………………………………………….Ribbon

11. Best 3 Junior Females – Must have been shown in Class 1 thru 7.
All carrying the same prefix and at least one owned by exhibitor.
One entry per exhibitor.

12. Dry Cow 4 Years & Under – Must have completed one lactation; .born after 8/31/2012
13. Dry Cow 5 Years & Over – born before September 1, 2012
14. Fall Yearling Heifer in milk – born September 1, 2015 to November 30, 2015
15. Junior 2-Year-Old – born March 1, 2015 to August 31, 2015
16. Senior 2-Year-Old – born September 1, 2014 to February 28, 2015
17. Junior 3-Year-Old – born March 1, 2014 to August 31, 2014
18. Senior 3-Year-Old – born September 1, 2013 to February 28, 2014
19. 4-Year-Old – born September 1, 2012 to August 31, 2013
20. 5-Year-Old – born September 1, 2011 to August 31, 2012
21. 6-Year-Old and Over – born before September 1, 2011
22. No Class
23. Best Bred & Owned Cow (Best B & O from Classes 12 – 22) -Ribbon
24. Senior Champion Female – Ribbon
25. Reserve Senior Champion Female  – Ribbon
26. Grand Champion Female  – Rosette
27. Reserve Grand Champion Female  –  Rosette
28. No Class
29. No Class
30. No Class
31. Dam & Daughter – Dam must be owned by exhibitor, .and Daughter must be
bred and owned by exhibitor
32. No Class
33. Udder – Cow any age –  Ribbon to 2 places  – Judge will select entries


Supreme Champions over all breeds will be selected at the end of the show.

Breed Grand Champions
Aryshire sponsored by Cliff & Janet Wallace
Brown Swiss sponsored by Brook Run Farm
Guernsey sponsored by Lawrence County Guernsey Breeders
Holstein sponsored by Beaver-Lawrence Holstein Assn.
Jersey sponsored by Sankey’s Feed Mill
Milking Shorthorn sponsored by AgChoice Farm Credit

Supreme Champion Heifer Sponsored by New Wilmington Veterinary Svc.
Reserve Supreme Champion Heifer sponsored by Tricia Uber
Supreme Champion Bred & Owned Heifer –
Sponsored by Cliff & Janet Wallace

Supreme Champion Cow sponsored by The Nogee Family
Reserve Supreme Champion Cow sponsored by COBA Select Sires
Supreme Champion Bred & Owned Cow Sponsored by Bryan Dickinson


DEPT. 102 SECTION 40
JUNIOR DAIRY SHOWMANSHIP

Judging: MONDAY, 1/2 hour after the fitting competition
4-H and FFA members must show an animal that is carried as his or her own project
and owned by that individual. In cases of project animal illness or death, individual
consideration will be taken into account by the executive show committee. Trophies
will be presented to first place showman in each class.

PREMIUMS………….1st – $10, 2nd – $9, 3rd – $8, 4th – $7, 5th – $6, 6th – $5
CLASS:
1. Showmanship Division 1 – Trophy by Kemland Farm
2. Showmanship Division 2 – Trophy by AgChoice Farm Credit
3. Showmanship Division 3 – Trophy by Snyder Dairy Farm
4. Showmanship Division 4 – Trophy by Sankey’s Feed Mill
5. Showmanship Division 5 – Trophy by DFA – Dairy Farmers of America


DEPT. 102 SECTION 45
JUNIOR DAIRY FITTING

Judging: MONDAY AT 10:00 AM
1. Participants must provide his/her own clippers and equipment.
2. Participants may use any animal registered for the current fair.
3. Participants may have helpers. Typically one helper at the head to keep the
animal clam. Younger members may have additional helpers to prevent the
animal from moving or kicking. The participant must do the clipping. Helpers
should not touch the clippers or other fitting/grooming equipment.

CLASS:
1. Senior (age 14 & older as of January 1 of current year)
Will be given 60 minutes to clip the entire animal. The head may be clipped prior to the contest.

2. Intermediate (age 11-13 as of January 1 of current year)
Will be given 30 minutes to clip the tail and back legs. The head, front, shoulders and back may already be clipped prior to the contest.

3. Junior (age 8-10 as of January 1 of the current year)
Will be given 15 minutes to clip the tail. The rest of the animal may be clipped prior to the contest.

NOTE: All Dairy 4-H or FFA members will be
required to participate in at least one of the two Monday contests (Fitting &
Showmanship). We highly encourage members to do both.