MARKET LAMBS

Superintendent: Shelby Saulsberry

See General Rules and Junior Livestock Rules

No feed is allowed to remain in the lamb barn. Sand bedding is allowed. Be prepared to muzzle lambs.

1.        Entry Fee: $10.00 per head

2.        Breed classes (Fine wool, Freckled Face, Southdown & Blackface) will require a minimum of six animals. In the event there are not (6) six of any breed in each class the entire division will be broke by weight.

3.        Classes will be determined by Lamb Superintendent. All classifications are final.

4.        Any animal shown in this department must continuously have been owned & personally cared for by the exhibitor since June 1 of current year.

5.        Only water dressing is allowed.

6.        Only wethers and ewe lambs may be exhibited in Market Lamb Classes. Market lambs may be purchased or cross bred. Only lambs (animals under one year of age) are eligible to show in the Junior Market Classes. Market Lambs must show milk teeth.

7.        Minimum weight for lambs is 80 pounds. (Southdown is 70 pounds) No maximum weight

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

9.        Health Requirements & Inspection Procedure:

A.       All Market Lambs will be shorn (to a uniform length of ¼” of wool) prior to health inspection.

B.       Sheep with ringworm lesions will be denied entrance to the fairgrounds. However, sheep hauled on the same trailer will be allowed to show.

C.        Lambs must also be free of scabies, sore mouth, and foot rot and other contagious diseases or will not be allowed to show.

D.       No active lesions of trichophyton (Club Lamb Fungus).

10.     No clipping or trimming will be done on the fairgrounds. No mechanical clippers on the fairground.

11.     Market animals will be released on Saturday at 4:00 pm.

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

13.     Deadline for disposition of sale lamb is 30 minutes after lamb showmanship.

14.     Lambs 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.

MARKET LAMB 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

MARKET GOAT

Superintendent: Rae Dean Towner

See General Rules and Junior Livestock Rules

No feed is allowed to remain in the goat barn. Sand bedding is allowed. Be prepared to muzzle goats.

1.        Entry Fee: $10.00 per head

2.        Classes will be determined by the Goat Superintendent.

3.        Any animal shown in this department must continuously have been owned and personally cared for by the exhibitor since June 1 of current year.

4.        Only dressing allowed is water.

5.        Only wethers or does under one year of age may be exhibited in Market Goat Classes. Market Goats may be purchased or bred by participant. Market Goats must show milk teeth. Goats horns must be tipped and no smaller than a dime.

6.        Minimum weight for Goats is 60 pounds. No maximum weight.

7.        Goats must be shown with collars or halters.

8.        Medications: As described in Rule #19 of General Livestock Rules.

9.        Health Requirements & Inspection Procedures: All Market Goats will be slick shorn (to a uniform length no more than ½”of hair) prior to arrival at the fair. No clipping on the fairgrounds. No mechanical clippers on the fairgrounds. Goats must also be free of scabies, sore mouth, and foot rot and other contagious diseases or will not be allowed to show.

10.     Market animals will be released on Saturday at 4:00 pm.

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

12.     Deadline for disposition of all goats is 30 minutes after lamb showmanship.

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

MARKET GOAT 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

DAIRY GOAT

Superintendent: Rae Dean Towner

See General Rules and Junior Livestock Rules

  1. Entry Fee: $10.00 per head
  2. Classes will be determined by Goat Superintendent
  3. Animals released on Saturday at 4:00 pm.
  4. A cleaning fee of $25.00 will be assessed to exhibitor for unclean stalls.
  5. Goats must be in place by Wednesday August 21 from 6:00 to 8:00 pm.
  6. Dairy Goats will not sell in the Junior Livestock Auction.

DAIRY GOAT 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