Department A : Dairy & Beef Cattle

Department A- Dairy and Beef Cattle                                                                                                              Department A: Rules and Entry Forms 2014 

$5.00 per head entry fee

Chairperson: Colleen Augur (203) 269-6205 • Co-Chairperson: Elizabeth DeRosa (203) 484-2421

Mail entries to: Colleen Augur, 29 Audette Drive, Wallingford, CT 06492 

Entries must be postmarked on or after September 1st

ENTRIES ACCEPTED ONLY IN CLASSES LISTED
Entries positively close at 5:00 P.M., Saturday, September 13, 2014. Cattle must be in place no later than 9:30 P.M., Thursday, September 18, 2014 and are to remain in place until 6:00 P.M., Sunday. A copy of health records must be sent with your entries. The copy will be returned at the close of the fair. Entries to be mailed to the above address.

ALL JUDGING WILL BEGIN ON SATURDAY, 12:30 P.M.
Only cattle under Connecticut State Fair and Show requirements will be shown. Please see State Fair Guidelines on page . Exhibitors may be required to show registrations for purebred stock. Beef animals under 4 months of age are NOT eligible for group classes only. Dairy animals under four months of age are not eligible for competition of prizes. Only 2 entries per exhibitor allowed in all classes unless stated otherwise. Only six animals per farm or family. (Add extra animals on bottom if desired – they will be allowed as space permits.)

DAIRY CATTLE –EACH RECOGNIZED BREED
Ayrshire, Brown Swiss, Guernsey, Holstein, Jersey, Milking Shorthorn

PUREBRED FEMALES CLASS

1. Junior Calf—born after March 1, 2014:

First – $50.00, Second – $40.00, Third – $30.00, Fourth- $20.00

2. Intermediate Calf—born after December 1, 2013

and before February 28, 2013: First – $50.00, Second – $40.00, Third – $30.00, Fourth- $20.00

3. Senior Calf—born after September 1, 2013

and before November 30, 2011: First – $50.00, Second – $40.00, Third – $30.00, Fourth- $20.00

4. Summer Yearling—born after June 1, 2013

and before August 31, 2011: First – $50.00, Second – $40.00, Third – $30.00, Fourth- $20.00

5. Junior Yearling—born after March 1, 2013

and before June 1, 2011: First – $50.00, Second – $40.00, Third – $30.00, Fourth- $20.00

6. Intermediate Yearling—born after Dec. 1, 2012

and before February 28, 2011: First – $50.00, Second – $40.00, Third – $30.00, Fourth- $20.00

7. Senior Yearling—born after September 1, 2012

and before November 30, 2010: First – $50.00, Second – $40.00, Third – $30.00, Fourth- $20.00

8. Cow, 2 years and under 3:

First – $50.00, Second – $40.00, Third – $30.00, Fourth- $20.00

9. Cow, 3 years and under 4:

First – $50.00, Second – $40.00, Third – $30.00, Fourth- $20.00

10. Cow, 4 years and under 5:

First – $50.00, Second – $40.00, Third – $30.00, Fourth- $20.00

11. Aged Cow, 5 years and over:

First – $50.00, Second – $40.00, Third – $30.00, Fourth- $20.00

12. Dry Cow:

First – $50.00, Second – $40.00, Third – $30.00, Fourth- $20.00

13. Produce of Dam—2 animals from same dam:

First – $50.00, Second – $40.00, Third – $30.00, Fourth- $20.00

14. Dam & Daughter, 1 cow—1 female offspring:

First – $50.00, Second – $40.00, Third – $30.00, Fourth- $20.00

15. Get of Sire—3 animals by same sire, no bulls:

First – $50.00, Second – $40.00, Third – $30.00, Fourth- $20.00

16. Best 3 females bred & owned by exhibitor (1 entry per exhibitor) :

First – $50.00, Second – $40.00, Third – $30.00, Fourth- $20.00

17. Club Herd :

First – $50.00, Second – $40.00, Third – $30.00, Fourth- $20.00

18. Farm Herd :

First – $50.00, Second – $40.00, Third – $30.00, Fourth- $20.00

Junior Champion, Reserve Junior Champion (each breed)…………………Rosette

Senior Champion, Reserve Senior Champion (each breed)………………….Rosette

Grand Champion and Reserve Grand Champion award (each breed)……..Rosette

Supreme Champion All Breeds

(All Champion and Reserve Champion animals compete)…..………………Trophy


BEEF CATTLE – EACH RECOGNIZED BREED
Angus, Hereford, Simmental, Cross Breed, All other breeds

 PUREBRED FEMALES CLASS 

19. Junior Calves- born on or after March 1:

First – $50.00, Second – $40.00, Third – $30.00, Fourth- $20.00

20. Inter. Calves- 6 months to 9 months:First – $50.00, Second – $40.00, Third – $30.00, Fourth- $20.00

21. Calves- 10 months to 12 months:

First – $50.00, Second – $40.00, Third – $30.00, Fourth- $20.00

22. Heifers, over 1 year and under 18 months:First – $50.00, Second – $40.00, Third – $30.00, Fourth- $20.00

23. Heifers, 18 months to 2 years:

First – $50.00, Second – $40.00, Third – $30.00, Fourth- $20.00

24. Over 2 and under 3 50.00 40.00 30.00 20.00

25. Cow 3 yrs. and under 4

26. Cow 4 yrs. and under 5

27. Aged Cow, 5 yrs. and over:

First – $50.00, Second – $40.00, Third – $30.00, Fourth- $20.00

28. Produce of Dam, 2 animals from same dam

(Bull calves 6 mos. eligible): First – $50.00, Second – $40.00, Third – $30.00, Fourth- $20.00

29. Get of Sire – 3 animals from same sire

(females only): First – $50.00, Second – $40.00, Third – $30.00, Fourth- $20.00

30. Best 3 Females – bred and owned by exhibitor

(1 entry per exhibitor): First – $50.00, Second – $40.00, Third – $30.00, Fourth- $20.00

31. Cow & calf(Bull calves up to 6 mos. eligible):

First – $50.00, Second – $40.00, Third – $30.00, Fourth- $20.00

Junior Champion, Junior Reserve Champion (each breed)…Rosette

Senior Champion, Senior Reserve Champion (each breed) …Rosette

Grand Champion, Reserve Grand Champion (each breed)….Rosette

Supreme Champion – All Breeds ………………………………….Trophy

32. Club Herd:

First – $50.00, Second – $40.00, Third – $30.00, Fourth- $20.00

33. Farm Herd:

First – $50.00, Second – $40.00, Third – $30.00, Fourth- $20.00

 MARKET BEEF

(Animals need not be registered, all breeds competing together. Classes at discretion of chairperson’s.)

34. Light Weight ………………………………………………………$35.00 $30.00 $25.00 $20.00

35. Medium Weight …………………………………………………$35.00 $30.00 $25.00 $20.00

36. Heavy Weight …………………………………………………….$35.00 $30.00 $25.00 $20.00

Grand Champion and Reserve Grand Champion……………Rosette

 

BEEF FITTING AND SHOWMANSHIP

 First – $35.00 Second – $30.00 Third – $25.00 Fourth – $20.00

37. Novice (never shown before) ……………………………………………Trophy

38. Through 12 years of age ………………………………………………Trophy

39. Age 13 through 15 ………………………………………………………..Trophy

40. Age 16 through 19 ………………………………………………………..Trophy

40a. Champion Showman Dairy…………………………………………Trophy

41. Over The Hill Showman…………………………………………………Trophy

 

DAIRY FITTING AND SHOWMANSHIP

 First – $35.00 Second – $30.00 Third – $25.00 Fourth – $20.00

42. Novice (never shown before)……………… Trophy

43. Through 12 years of age ………………….Trophy

44. Age 13 through 15 …………………………..Trophy

45. Age 16 through 19…………………………Trophy

45a Champion Showman Dairy………………………………………………..Trophy

46. Over The Hill Showman……………………………………………………………Trophy

Herdsman Award

The winner of this award will be judged on the following criteria:

• Cleanliness of the animals and neatness of the exhibit area.

• Attractiveness / educational value of dispaly

• Personal appearance, attitude and friendliness toward fellow exhibitors, fair personnel and fair goers

• Participation in show: timeliness to classes, help given to other exhibitors

47. Cattle Department Herdsman Award………………………………………………………………..sponsored donation