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Large Livestock

Beef

Dairy

Sheep

Swine

New for 2016

 

Livestock Exhibit Rules

Rule #20

Showmanship Age Divisions are:

(Age as of January 1 of the current calendar year)

Pee Wee I Division – 6 – 7 (born 7/1-12/31) years of age

Pee Wee II Division – 7 (born 1/1 – 6/30) – 8 years of age

Young I Division – 9-10 years of age.

Young II Division – 11-12 years of age

Junior Division – 13 & 14 years of age

Senior I- 15 & 16 years of age

Senior II – 17-19 years of age

Rule #27

Exhibit release time for all Animal exhibits is:

SWINE ONLY –  Friday, July 22nd  – 12:o1 a.m. to 8:00 a.m.

Self-pickups – Friday – 6:00 a.m. to 8:00 a.m.

BEEF, DAIRY, SHEEP – Sunday, July 24th – 4:00 a.m.to 7:30 a.m.

BEEF, DAIRY, SHEEP Breeding animals – Saturday, July 23rd

11:00 p.m. to Midnight – Animals shown in the market classes

and/or sold though the livestock auction may NOT leave at

this time. Animals are to be released only with Superintendent’s

continued approval and acknowledgement. All sale destinations

are final at noon on Saturday.  No exceptions

Large Livestock Sweepstakes

Rule #5

Species will be shown in the following order:

  1. Swine 2. Horses      3. Goats     4. Lambs
  2. Dairy 6. Beef         7.  Feeder Calf

Rule #6

The Sweepstakes Contests shall be held on

  1. Wednesday at 6:00 p.m. – Swine – Livestock Arena
  2.  Saturday at 9:00 a.m. – Horses, Goats, Sheep, Dairy, Beef and Feeder Calf – Livestock Arena – Report to Superintendent

no later than 8:45 a.m. The Jr. exhibitors will show first followed by Sr. exhibitors in each species.

LIVESTOCK PROJECT EVALUATION

*Record books are available from the Extension Office.

Livestock Exhibitors (ages 6-8) use Pee Wee Record Books

Livestock Exhibitors (ages 9-19) use the Michigan 4-H Animal Market Project Record Book

Breeding Stock use 4-H Animal Non-Market Project Record Books–Three Age Divisions – 9 to 12, 13 to 15 and 16 to 19