Jr Fair Book

Dairy Cattle – Department J-1

BE SURE YOU UNDERSTAND HEALTH REGULATIONS BEFORE YOU ENTER.

DAIRY BARN RULES:

Premiums will be withheld from exhibitors who do not comply with the barn rules set forth for the department in which they are exhibiting.

  • The care of bovines is the responsibility of the exhibitor. Bovines should be fed and watered twice a day (more often if the weather demands).
  • A 6” bedding pack should be kept dry and manure free. All exhibitors are to dispose of manure in the designated receptacles. Morning clean up should be completed by 10:00 a.m.
  • Keep aisles swept and clean. No fitting stalls allowed in any aisle in any livestock barn (outside only).
  • Wash areas should be cleaned after use. All hoses and equipment must be properly stored when not in use by owners.
  • Exhibit should reflect that it has been tended to on a regular basis each day.
  • ALL staples must be removed for ALL display boards in dairy, beef, swine, sheep, and goat barns.
  • Junior Fair Exhibitors – no farm name on shirts, club shirts ok.
  • All animals exhibited in the registered classes must be registered & registration papers must be given to superintendent before show day.
  • All animals shown as grades should resemble their respective breed as to color, size and general type.
  • There must be a minimum number of six animals shown in each breed before a Champion will be chosen in that breed.
  • If there are less than 6 animals, an animal will be selected as a breed representative.
  • Classes of dairy cattle that have over 16 entries may be divided according to age of animals. Division to be made after entries have been received.
  • Members may exhibit 6 or fewer animals. NO BULLS.
  • Project members may also exhibit in Department J-10, Class E, Petless Pet/Animal Project.
  AGE CLASSIFICATIONS
Spring Calf Born on or after March 1 of the exhibit year.
Winter Calf Born between December 1 of the year preceding the exhibit year and March 1 of the exhibit year.
Fall Calf . Born between September 1 and December 1 of the year preceding the exhibit year.
Summer Yearling . Born between June 1 and September 1 of the year preceding the exhibit year.
Spring Yearling Born between March 1 and June 1 of the year preceding the exhibit year.
Winter Yearling . . . Born between December 1 of the second year preceding the exhibit year and March 1 of the year preceding the exhibit year.
Fall Yearling . . . Born between September 1 and December 1 of the second year preceding the exhibit year.
2 Year Olds . . . . Born between September 1 of the third year preceding the exhibit year and September 1 of the second year preceding the exhibit year, and shall include fall and winter yearlings which have freshened.
3, 4, & 5 Year Olds Born prior to September 1 of the third, fourth, or fifth year preceding the exhibit year.

 

  Blue Red White Pink
 1.Grade Spring Calf 8.00 7.00 6.00 5.00
 2.Reg. Spring Calf 9.00 8.00 7.00 5.00
 3.Grade Winter Calf 8.00 7.00 6.00 5.00
 4.Reg. Winter Calf 9.00 8.00 7.00 5.00
 5.Grade Fall Calf 8.00 7.00 6.00 5.00
 6.Reg. Fall Calf 9.00 8.00 7.00 5.00
 7.Grade Summer Yearling 8.00 7.00 6.00 5.00
 8.Reg. Summer Yearling 11.00 9.00 7.00 5.00
 9.Grade Spring Yearling 8.00 7.00 6.00 5.00
 10.Reg. Spring Yearling 11.00 9.00 7.00 5.00
 11.Grade Winter Yearling 8.00 7.00 6.00 5.00
 12.Reg. Winter Yearling 11.00 9.00 7.00 5.00
 13.Grade Fall Yearling 8.00 7.00 6.00 5.00
 14.Reg. Fall Yearling 11.00 9.00 7.00 5.00

***5th grade exhibitors can only bring a cow if she was exhibited in 4th grade as a yearling (3rd & 4th grade exhibitors may not show a cow). ALL cows must have been exhibitor’s calf or yearling project in prior year(s).

  Blue Red White Pink
 15.Grade Cow, 2 years old*** 9.00 8.00 7.00 5.00
 16.Reg. Cow, 2 years old*** 12.00 10.00 8.00 6.00
 17.Grade Cow, 3 years old*** 9.00 8.00 7.00 5.00
 18.Reg. Cow, 3 years old*** 12.00 10.00 8.00 6.00
 19.Grade Cow, 4 years old*** 9.00 8.00 7.00 5.00
 20.Reg. Cow, 4 years old*** 12.00 10.00 8.00 6.00
 21.Grade Cow, 5 years & Over*** 9.00 8.00 7.00 5.00
 22.Reg. Cow, 5 years & Over*** 12.00 10.00 8.00 6.00
 23.Grade Dry Cow, Completed a Lactation*** 9.00 8.00 7.00 5.00
 24.Reg. Dry Cow, Completed a Lactation*** 12.00 10.00 8.00 6.00

Dairy Judging Schedule

Friday, 9:00 a.m. – Junior Dairy calf and heifer show (all breeds, lots 1-14); followed by Open Class dairy

Saturday, 9:00 a.m. – Junior Dairy cow show (all breeds, lots 15-24); followed by Junior Dairy Showmanship.

Department J-1, Class A — HOLSTEINS

(A – 1throughA – 24)
Grade and Registered (Registered Holsteins must be a minimum of 87% (RHA) )

Department J-1, Class B — GUERNSEYS

(B – 1 through B – 4)
Grade and Registered (A registered Guernsey animal must have a white registration certificate recorded as GR on the prefix of the animal name or full herd book status). Must be registered in the herd book as defined by the American Guernsey Cattle Club.

Department J1, Class C — JERSEYS

(C – 1 through C – 25)
Grade and Registered (A registered Jersey animal must have a white registration certificate with green border recorded as GR in front of the name of the animal or full herd book status).

Department J-1, Class D — BROWN SWISS

(D – 1 through D – 25)
Grade and Registered (A registered Brown Swiss must have a six-character registration number with a 37 number or a SKPII identity enrollment green certificate).

Department J1, Class E — MILKING SHORTHORNS

(E – 1 through E – 24))
Grade and Registered (A registered milking Shorthorn must have a registry certificate with a six-character registration number to have full herd book status).

Department. J-1, Class F AYRSHIRE

(F – 1 through F – 24)
Grade and registered (A registered Ayrshire animal must have stated underneath the heading of the registration certificate purebred or GR. OA and PR animals are not eligible to show registered).

Department. J1, Class G — Any Other Dairy Breed

(G – 1 through G – 24)
Grade and Registered (North American Dairy Breed or Crossbreed registered to their association).

Dept. J-1, Class H — Showmanship Contest

To be judged Saturday. Open to all exhibitors carrying the dairy project. Both exhibitor and animal will be taken into consideration by the judges. All exhibitors will automatically be entered in Showmanship. Female animals in estrus shall not be allowed in Showmanship. No bagged or uddered necessary for lactating dairy animals.

Premiums Offered

Blue – $3.00
Red – $2.50
White – $2.00
Pink – $1.50

  1. Senior Showman — exhibitors in grades 11 and above (and under age 20) as of January 1 of the current fair year.
  2. Intermediate Showman — exhibitors in grades 9 & 10 as of January 1.
  3. Junior Showman — exhibitors in grades 6, 7 & 8 as of January 1.
  4. Beginner Showman — exhibitors in grades 3, 4 & 5 as of Jan 1.

Club Herd (Class I), Herdsman Award (Class J), Trophy Classes (Class K), and Production Awards need not be pre-entered on fair entry form.

Department J-1, Class I — Club Herd

(4 placing’s) -To be judged Saturday

  1. Club Herd (4 dairy animals of any breed from a club group by at least 2 different exhibitors). Ribbon only award. No bagged or uddered necessary for lactating dairy animals.

Department J-1, Class J — Herdsman Award

Open to any 4-H Club, FFA Chapter or other organized youth group. All exhibits at the fair will be included. Three classes divided into thirds upon entry day for barn judging.

  1. Herdsman Award

Department J-1, Class K — Trophy Classes

Sponsored by Waupaca County Dairy Youth Fair Committee.

  1. Dam and Daughter (need not be entered by same exhibitor).
  2. Bred and Owned (registered animal must be exhibitor’s own animal.)
  3. Produce of Dam (registered, 2 animals, any age which are produce of 1 cow)

DAIRY PRODUCTION AWARDS (2)

Milk Award, and Combined Butterfat and Protein Award:

These trophies will be presented to the top 305-day mature equivalent (305 M.E.) official DHI records for production grade or registered cow exhibited by a Junior Fair exhibitor (grade 5 and above), at the Waupaca County Fair. The record must have been completed within the last 12 months and verified by presenting DHI Lifetime Summary Card or official DHI records. These awards are open to any or all dairy breeds in the Junior Fair classes, and will be presented at the show ring on Saturday.

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