QueenandSteer

 

Pennsylvania and Lebanon Area Fair Cattle Requirements:

1. A Certificate of Veterinary Inspection issued within the 30 days prior to the opening date of the exhibition is required.

2. Individual official animal identification is required. Official ID includes a USDA issued metal ear tag; a breed registration tattoo if the tattoo is legible and if a registration certificate (copy acceptable) or Certificate of Veterinary Inspection which lists the tattoo and registry accompanies the animal at all times during transport from the premises of birth; or a Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) tag.

3. An Animal Owner or Caretaker’s Verification of Veterinarian-Client-Patient Relationship (VCPR) statement for the animals be-ing exhibited is included on the Fair registration form. It must be signed by the exhibitor.

4. Vaccinations against the following diseases are required: *Rabies *IBR *PI3 *BRSV *BVD

*All drug and vaccine label directions must be followed, including but not limited to milk and slaughter withdrawal periods. The vaccine may not be given more than 180 days before show, and the final dose of vaccine must be administered at least 15 days prior to entry into the exhibition.

***Hyperimmune serum may not be used as a substitute for the above vaccination requirement. No animals will be admitted to the Fairgrounds unless these requirements have been met.

Brian Kreider, Chairperson—717-949-3278

Please see additional entry requirements on the EXHIBIT page.

Youth Beef Show-Wednesday, July 25

NOTE: See Champion Bred and Owned 4-H Project Class on page 46 of catalog.

Breeding Class Rules

1. Refer to Department 3, Section 1, Breeding Beef for rules, birth dates, and class specifications.

 

2. Members must have 100% ownership of entry.

3. All steers must be tagged by January 1 of the current year with a Lebanon County Ear tag. This must be entered on the tagging sheet and returned to the extension office or a leader by March 1.

4. 4-H Club or FFA members must be present and have charge of their animal(s) at the time of judging.

5. Youth are responsible for showing their own animal(s).

6. 4-H and FFA members will show together.

7. All 4-H and FFA members must meet requirements for membership to compete.

8. Refer to page 16 for animal health rules.

9. Any breed with less than 2 exhibitors will be combined with others to make an “other breeds” division.

DIVISIONS

1. Angus

2. British White Parks

3. Chianina

4. Hereford (Horned or Polled)

5. Maine Anjou

6. Shorthorn (Horned or Polled)

7. Simmental

8. Crossbred (Heifers only)

9. Other

Classes:

01. Junior Bull Calves

02. Junior Heifer Calf

03. Senior Heifer Calf

04. Summer Yearling Heifer

05. Junior Yearling Heifer

Premiums: 1st-$18; 2nd-$16; 3rd-$12; 4th-$8; 5th-$6

ENTRY FEE: $1.80

06. Senior Yearling Heifer

Premiums: 1st-$20; 2nd-$15; 3rd-$12; 4th-$10; 5th-$5

ENTRY FEE: $1.80

07. Champion Female (First place Female Competing)

Prize: Rosette

08. Reserve Champion Female (First place females, and second place to Champion competing)

Prize: Rosette

DIVISION 10

FARM SHOW STEERS

Farm Show Steer Rules

1. See animal health rules.

2. No exhibitor may enter more than one animal.

3. The Farm Show Market Steer must be identified by June 1.

01. Farm Show Steer

Premiums: 1st-$16; 2nd-$12; 3rd-$10; 4th-$8; 5th-$6

ENTRY FEE: $1.60

DIVISION 11

FAIR MARKET STEERS

Fair Market Steer Rules

1. Steers will be classified according to weight.  Weight classes will be set by the Fair after weigh-in. Min. weight is 1,000 lbs.

2. See animal health rules.

3. No exhibitor may enter more than one animal.

4. All Fair Market Steers must be sold at the Fair.

5. 4-H and FFA members will show together.

6. All 4-H and FFA members must meet requirements for membership to compete.

7. No late castrations will be allowed.

8. If an animal breaks away from the owner two times, the exhibitor will be asked to leave the show ring and the animal is ineligible to sell in the regular Jr. Livestock Sale.  However, the exhibitor will have the option of accepting the packer bid. Should the exhibitor decline this option, it will be his/her responsibility to remove the animal from the grounds.

9. Any breed with less than 2 exhibitors will be combined with others to make an “other breeds” division.

Classes:

01. Individual Market Steer

Premiums: 1st-$16; 2nd-$12; 3rd-$10; 4th-$8; 5th-$6

ENTRY FEE: $1.60

DIVISION 12

4-H SHOWMANSHIP

Showmanship Rules

1. 4-H and FFA members may show an animal in blocking and showmanship, provided it has been carried as a project and is owned by exhibitor.

Classes:

01. Ages 15-18

02. Ages 12-14

03. Ages 8-11

 

Premiums: 1st-$10.00; 2nd-$8.00; 3rd-$6.00; 4th-$4.00; 5th-$2.00; All Others Worthy-$1.00

DIVISION 13

FFA SHOWMANSHIP

Classes:

01. Out of School

02. In School

Premiums: 1st-$10.00; 2nd-$8.00; 3rd-$6.00; 4th-$4.00; 5th-$2.00; All Others Worthy-$1.00

 

DIVISION 14

BEEF CATTLE BLOCKING

Beef Cattle Blocking Rules

1. Only open to members of the Lebanon County 4-H Beef Club or FFA members.

2. Members must do their own fitting.

3. Members must use their own animal-either a heifer or a steer.

4. Once the contest begins, the member may not leave the ring. All equipment must be in the ring at starting time.

5. An outside person will be provided to help hold the tail while it is being put up.

6. No outside help will be allowed. Any help to contestant will result in disqualification (help-verbal/physical).

7. The only persons allowed in the ring while the contest is held shall be the fitters, the judge, and the judges’ helper.

8. Animals shall be washed, dried, and clipped only.

9. Members will be allowed 1/2 hours.

10. Classes will be divided by age.

Classes FFA/4-H Blocking:

01. Ages 16 Years & Up

02. Ages 14-15 Years

03. Ages 12-13 Years

04. Ages 10-11 Years

05. Ages 8-9 Years

Premiums: 1st-$10.00; 2nd-$8.00; 3rd-$6.00; 4th-$4.00; 5th-$2.00; All Others Worthy-$1.00