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

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1230 N. Armstrong Ave.


Litchfield, MN 55355

 

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ENTRY FORM

SHOW INFO

2019

SUPERINTENDENT:

BRUCE NICKEL:

320-894-7367

bcnickel@hotmail.com

 

 

 

OPEN CLASS & FFA SHOWS:

DATE:     Sunday, Aug. 4, 2019
 
TIME:     10:00 AM
*NEW TIME

 

PLACE:  Sheep Area

ADDITIONAL INFO:

  • Open Class and FFA shows take place simultaneously

 

 

 

4-H SHOW:

DATE:     Friday, Aug. 2, 2019
 
TIME:      11:00 AM
- Starting with LAMB LEAD INTERVIEWS

                -Lamb lead show to follow

                 --4-H Show to follow that

 

PLACE:   Sheep Area
 


 

 

4-H MARKET

LIVESTOCK AUCTION:

DATE:     Saturday, Aug. 3, 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

 

 


PENNING:
Anyone bringing sheep to the fair
(4-H, FFA, Open Class) needs to contact the superintendent(s) by JULY 15 for PENNING ARRANGEMENTS.
 

ANIMAL ARRIVAL:
All sheep are allowed onto the fair grounds
beginning on WEDNESDAY.
 

  • FFA & OPEN CLASS: sheep must be in place by THURSDAY @ 7:00 AM

  • 4-H sheep must be in place by WEDNESDAY @ 5:00 PM

 

  • Sheep are RELEASED no sooner than 6:30 PM on SUNDAY

 

ANIMAL HEALTH AND IDENTIFICATION
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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.

HEALTH:

No sheep that is within 30 days of giving birth (either before or after)may be exhibited unless the exhibition management

has received prior approval from the Board, and then only if certain requirements are met.

 

 

IDENTIFICATION:

Upon arrival, exhibitors must provide the following written information:

 

1) EXHIBITOR INFO: name, address, phone number

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

 

 

1. Flock identification (ID) Tags
Includes the flock ID number beginning with the
state abbreviation

(maximum nine characters, including state abbreviation) along with a unique

herd management number (maximum six characters)

 

 

 

2) Sheep/Goat Serial Tags

For use at livestock markets or by accredited veterinarians

 

  • Begins with state abbreviation; eight characters total,

last four or five are numerical

 

 


       
3) 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

 

 

4) Tatoos

For any tattoo to be considered official identification,it must be legible.

Registered sheep/goats

  • Breed registry tattoos that are recorded with a sheep or

goat registry association

  • Must be accompanied by a copy of the registration certificate or a

Certificate of Veterinary Inspection (CVI) listing tattoo and

registration numbers.

 

Non-registered goats

  • State-approved tattoos that are recorded with a state animal health Board
     

  • Tattoo must include the state-approved prefix beginning with

the state abbreviation and include a unique number

  • The animal must be accompanied by:

    1. A Board-issued document certifying that the tattoo prefix is recorded

with the Board or, 

    2. For animals originating outside of Minnesota,
        a Certificate of Veterinary Inspection which:
              a) Certifies that the tattoo prefix is assigned in the National Scrapie Database, and
              b) Lists the flock ID number and the complete tattoo number (including the

state-assigned prefix and the animal number).
 

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.