MARKET STEER

Superintendent: Nancy Steig

No feed or water for steers left in the barn.

See General Rules and Junior Livestock Rules.

New Mexico Brand Requirements: All cattle, horses, sheep, and goats when traveling out of your district, must have a Certificate of Livestock Inspection from your local Livestock Inspector.

1.       Market calves must have been continuously owned and personally cared for by exhibitor since March 15 of current year and cannot be transferred from 4-H Club to FFA or vice versa or within family, during the feeding period. Calves must be owned by March 15 of the current year. Bill of Sale must be available to be checked by Beef Superintendent if requested.

2.       Entry Fee: $10.00 per head

3.        Medication: As described in Rule #19 of General Livestock Rules

4.        Calves may be purchased or cross bred but only steer calves may be entered.

5.        Steer classes will be determined by Superintendent.

6.        Deadline for disposition of all sale animals is Friday 30 minutes after lamb showmanship. Exhibitor is responsible for providing information to the Steer superintendent. If exhibitor does not inform Superintendent of disposition, animal will NOT be included in the sale.

7.        Steers will be classified by weight method. Weight 1000 pounds minimum.

8.        A cleaning fee of $25.00 will be assessed to exhibitor for unclean stalls

9.        Steer may be washed, blown, and combed prior to judging and weigh in. Absolutely no artificial coloring, glues, or adhesives will be allowed. NO EXCEPTIONS Steers may be subject to a white glove/towel test at any time by the Superintendent. Violators of this rule will be disqualified from the show. No mechanical clippers allowed on the fairgrounds.

10.     Steers must be weighed in and in place by Wednesday August 21 from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm. Weigh backs for animals that did not make weight must be done by 9:00 am on Thursday August 22.

MARKET STEER PREMUIMS

Premiums will be paid to the top 50% of the class

Grand Champion $50.00 Reserve Champion $35.00

1 Place $20.00 2 Place $10.00

COUNTY BRED STEER CLASS

Superintendent: Nancy Steig

This class shall consist of qualified junior market calves that have been bred on a ranch all or partially located in Catron County.

1.        Entry Fee $10.00 per head.

2.        Will be judged by someone other than the livestock show judge.

3.        Must be entered in the regular steer show and adhere to all market beef rules

4.        Grand Champion County Bred will not get to sell another animal.

5.         Steers must be weighed in and in place by Wednesday August 21 from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm. Weigh backs for animals that did not make weight must be done by 9:00 am on Thursday August 22

COUNTY BRED STEER PREMIUMS

Premiums will be paid to the top 50% of class

Grand Champion $50.00

1 Place $20.00 2 Place $10.00

HEIFER CLASS

Superintendent: Nancy Steig

  1. Entry Fee $10.00 per head.
  2. Heifers will not be sold during the Junior Livestock Auction.
  3. Heifers must be weighed in and in place by Wednesday August 21 from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm. Weigh backs for animals that did not make weight must be done by 9:00 am on Thursday August 22.

HEIFER PREMIUMS

Premiums will be paid to the top 50% of class

Grand Champion $50.00 Reserve Champion $35.00

1 Place $20.00 2 Place $10.00

MARKET SWINE

Superintendent: Loralee Hammer

See General Rules and Junior Livestock Rules. Only bedding allowed is shavings or sand. Health papers can be requested at any time.

1.       Entry Fee: $10.00 per head

2.       Any animals shown in this department must have been continuously owned and personally cared for by the exhibitor since June 1 of the current year and cannot be transferred from 4-H to FFA or vice versa or within family during the feeding period.

3.       Barrows and Gilts are eligible to be shown.

4.       All clipping on Market Swine must be completed prior to fair. No mechanical clippers on the fairgrounds.

5.       Any Swine with dressing other than water will immediately be removed from the ring and will not be allowed to compete for premiums.

6.       Pens: Exhibitors showing two swine must keep them in the same pen contingent upon the swine numbers.

7.       Feeding: Swine can be fed in the pen, but all food and water must be removed after each feeding.

8.       Medication: As described in rule # 19 of the General Livestock Rules.

9.       Breed classes will require a minimum of six animals. Breed classes will consist of White OPB, Black OPB, Duroc, Hampshire, and Crosses. In the event there are not (6) six of any breed in each class the entire division will be broke by weight.

10.     Animals with parasites will not be allowed on fair Grounds.

11.     Classes will be set at discretion of Superintendent and all classifications are final.

12.     Minimum weight is 200 pounds, maximum weight is 270.

13.     Deadline for disposition of sale swine is 30 minutes after lamb showmanship. Market animals will be released on Saturday at 4:00 pm.

14.     A cleaning fee of $25.00 will be assessed to exhibitor for unclean stalls.

15.     Swine must be weighed and in place by Wednesday August 21 from 6:00 to 8:00 pm . Weigh backs for animals that did not make weight must be done by 9:00 am Thursday August 22. It is strongly suggested you have your animal in its pen by 6:00 pm as this will make weighing go a lot faster.

MARKET SWINE PREMIUMS

Premiums will be paid to the top 50% of the class

Grand Champion $50.00 Reserve Grand Champion $35.00

1 Place $15.00 2 Place $13.00 3 Place $11.00

4 Place $9.00 5 Place $ 7.00 6 Place $5.00