MEEKER COUNTY FAIR - JULY 30-AUG. 2, 2020

OUR ADDRESS:

1230 N. Armstrong Ave.


Litchfield, MN 55355

 

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BEEF

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SHOW INFO

2019

SUPERINTENDENTS:

STEVE LUDWIG:

320-980-1633

schadowranch@gmail.com

DALE HECHT:

612-799-1859

dale@2hcattlecompany.com

OPEN CLASS & FFA SHOWS:

DATE:     Friday, Aug. 2, 2019
 
TIME:      6:00 PM

 

PLACE:   Steffes Show Arena

ADDITIONAL INFO:

  • Open Class and FFA shows take place simultaneously

  • FFA Champions will be selected after the conclusion of the Open Class Show

 

 

 

4-H SHOW:

DATE:     Thursday, Aug. 1, 2019
 
TIME:     5:00 PM
              
*Beginning with  cloverbuds

 

PLACE:  Steffes Show Arena
 


 

 

4-H MARKET

LIVESTOCK AUCTION:

DATE:     Saturday, Aug. 4, 2019
 
TIME:      5:00 PM

 

PLACE:  Steffes Show Arena
   

EXHIBITOR INFO

ENTRY FORMS:

Send in OFFICIAL ENTRY FORMS by JULY 15, 2019.

(see link at top of page)

  • OPEN CLASS: Email or mail Entry Form

(see link at top of page)

 

  • FFA: Email or mail Entry Form

(see link at top of page)

  • 4-H: For entry information and deadlines,

please refer to the 4-H website



STALLING:
Anyone bringing beef cattle to the fair
(4-H, FFA,

Open Class) needs to contact the superintendent(s) by JULY 15 for STALLING ARRANGEMENTS.


BEDDING/AREA PREP:
Beef exhibitors will be
ALLOWED TO BED their stalling area starting on TUESDAY

 

BEDDING FEE charged per head.

Exhibitors must pay superintendents as soon as cattle enter the barn.

*Price determined on availability
 


TIE-OUTS:

Tie-outs will be available at night for

$10 PER HEAD (cow/calf pair counts as 1).

 

Tie-out RESERVATIONS must be made by JULY 15 

by using the open class entry form.

ANIMAL ARRIVAL:
All cattle are allowed onto the fair grounds

beginning on WEDNESDAY.
 

  • FFA & OPEN CLASS: beef must be in place

by THURSDAY @ 7:00 AM

  • 4-H: beef must be in place by

WEDNESDAY @ 7:00 PM

 

Beef cattle are RELEASED no sooner than

6:00 PM on SUNDAY

ANIMAL HEALTH AND IDENTIFICATION

NO ANIMAL may enter the fairgrounds showing clinical signs of any infectious,

contagious, or communicable DISEASE, including ringworm and warts.

Any animal WITHOUT PROPER IDENTIFICATION, or showing SIGNS OF DISEASE,

will be required to LEAVE THE FAIRGROUNDS IMMEDIATELY.

IDENTIFICATION:

Upon arrival, exhibitors must provide the following written information:

 

1) EXHIBITOR INFO: name, address, phone number

2) OFFICIAL ANIMAL ID INFO: Official identification information for each separate animal (one of the following):

 

 

1) National Uniform Ear Tagging System (NUES)

  • Begins with the official state number; “41”for MN

  • Must display US Shield if applied to an animal

​​on March 11, 2015 or after

 

2) Animal Identification Number (AIN) System

  • Consists of 15 digits, beginning with “ 840”

(Includes “840” tags bearing the 4H logo)
 

  • Visual or Radio Frequency Identification (RFID)

(15-digit RFID tags beginning with “USA” or

  900-998 if applied before March 11, 2015)

  • Must display US Shield if applied to an animal

​​on March 11, 2015 or after


       


3) American Identification Number System
Combines “USA” with 8 or 9 digits
 

  • Only official if applied before March 11, 2015

  • Includes the National Farm Animal

     Identification and Records (FAIR)

 

4) Breed Registry Tattoos and Tags
 

  • Acceptable if accompanied by documentation

     listing the breed registration number

  • Pending registrations are not acceptable

 

  • Valid only for movement in MN and import from

     Iowa, Missouri, or South Dakota.

 

 

TRAILERS

All livestock trailers must enter the

fairgrounds through the North Gate.

When leaving the fairgrounds, trailers can exit through the South Gate (near the carnival) or the Northwest Gate (between the 4-H and goat buildings).

 

**Trailers can be parked in the field across from the west gates during the fair.