2017 Dairy Cattle
Entry Deadline - August 26
Entry Fee - $8.00 per head (no additional charge for group classes)
Arrival & Release Schedule
|Holstein, Jersey, Other Recognized Breeds||Sept 7 - 6 to 11 AM||Sept 11 - after 9 PM|
|Sept. 9||10:00 a.m.||4-H/FFA Showmanship|
|11:00 a.m.||4-H/FFA Holstein & Jersey Shows|
|Judge - Natalie Sanders, Turlock, CA|
|Sept. 11||11:00 a.m.||Open Holstein, Jersey & Other Recognized Breeds Shows|
|Judge - Reid Stransky, Owatonna, MN|
Exhibitors are required to read and abide by the General Rules, Health Regulations, and Livestock General Rules.
1. Late entries will be accepted only if there is sufficient space available and will require payment of double the entry fee. Substitutions may be made up to 24 hours prior to judging in the same lots where animals have been previously entered.
2. THERE WILL BE A LIMIT OF 20 ANIMALS FROM ONE EXHIBITOR. EXHIBITOR IS DEFINED AS THE SAME FARM OR FAMILY.
3. After using the wash rack, area must be cleaned. Animals can not be tied and left at the racks. Be courteous of other exhibitors' need to use the wash rack, too.
4. Any hose or other connection to the water at the wash rack must have a shut-off nozzle.
5. Exhibitors should bring their own milking equipment. The Fair provides a wash room and a tank for the milk.
6. All animals must be registered with their respective National Breed Association or be eligible for registration upon reaching the proper age prescribed by that Association. Premiums will not be paid if registration papers have not been checked. It is the responsibility of the exhibitor to check in registration papers with the supervisor or the Livestock Office.
7. A minimum of 20 head of cattle (provided by 2 or more exhibitors not from the same farm or family) will be required to constitute competition in any one breed. Failure to meet this requirement for 2 consecutive years will result in the elimination of that separate breed class.
8. ALL OTHER RECOGNIZED BREEDS - If there is no competition in any one breed, livestock may be grouped together in an "All Other Recognized Breeds" class.
9. Nose leads will be required on all bulls except Junior calves.
10. Grand & Reserve Champion Female and Grand & Reserve Champion Bull of each breed will receive a Special Award.
11. Animals arriving before 8:00 a.m. may be required to use tie-outs in Livestock Parking Lot. Tie-outs will be assigned on a first come, first served basis; however, priority will be given to those traveling 200 miles or more.
12. The use of straw is prohibited on the Fairpark. Wood shavings will be provided for initial bedding.
13. The following practices or procedures are condisdered unacceptable and defined as being fradulent and/or unethical:
|A. Treating the animal, particularly the udder, internally or externally:|
|1. with an irritant or counter-irritant|
|2. using a device to artificially create or enhance the udder crease|
|3. using other substances as detected by testing that cause changes in the udder to artificially improve the conformation|
|B. Improper fitting practices such as overfilling and over-bagging|
14. The maximum allowable length of naturally growing hair anywhere on the topline is not to exceed 1 1/2 inches. Exhibitors will be required to comply with this rule before the animal is allowed to enter the ring.
Premiums & Awards
Utah State Fair Pays:
|Lot Nos. 1, 2, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 26|
|Lot Nos. 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 22, 23, 24, 25, 31, 33, 34|
|Lot No. 32|
Premier Awards -Shall be determined by the total points credited to not more than 6 animals in open single lots. There is no limit as to the points credited per lot.
1. Premier Breeder Award - Award to the breeder of animals with the same prefix credited with the most points. No entry form is required and the winner of this award need not be an exhibitor at the show.
2. Premier Exhibitor Award - Rosette to the exhibitor credited with the most points on animals including those standing in multiple ownership which he owns and exhibits in open single lots. All exhibitors will be eligible for this award. No entry form is required.
3. Best Udder Award - In each of the milking cow lots, the judge will select the 1st & 2nd best uddered cows. Ribbons only will be awarded at the discretion of the judge.
4. Barn Prize - One $50 award per breed. A Committee assigned by the Supervisor will take into consideration: (1) Orderliness & cleanliness of stalls & animals (2) Promptness in having stalls cleaned by 10:00 a.m. (3) Systematic and neat arrangements of equipment and feed (4) Personal appearance of herdsmen and helpers (5) Observance of all rules and regulations (6) Cooperation with officials in promoting the show (7) Decorations (8) Educational features
CLASS HO - HOLSTEIN
CLASS JE - JERSEY
CLASS OB - OTHER RECOGNIZED BREEDS
BULLS - (Rosettes awarded to Champions)
1. Bull Calf born after Aug 31, 2015 & over 4 months of age
2. Yearling Bull born after Aug 31, 2014 & before Sept 1, 2015
3. Grand Champion Bull
4. Reserve Grand Champion Bull
JR FEMALES - (Rosettes awarded to Champions)
5. Jr Heifer Calf born after Feb 28, 2017 & over 4 months of age.
6. Winter Heifer Calf born after Nov 30, 2016 & before Mar 1, 2017
7. Sr Heifer Calf born after Aug 31, 2016 & before Dec 1, 2016
8. Summer Yearling born after May 31, 2016 & before Sept 1, 2016
9. Jr Yearling Heifer born after Feb 28, 2016 & before June 1, 2016
10. Winter Yearling born after Nov 30, 2015 & before Mar 1, 2016
11. Sr Yearling Heifer born after Aug 31, 2015 & before Dec 1, 2015
12. Jr Champion Female
13. Reserve Jr Champion Female
14. Jr Best Three Females, all bred & at least one owned by exhibitor, shall consist of three females under two years of age, none of which have freshened. Each exhibitor is limited to one entry.
SR FEMALES - (Rosettes awarded to Champions)
15. Sr Yearling in Milk born after Aug 31, 2015 & before Dec 1, 2015
16. Jr Two-Year-Old Cow born after Feb 28, 2015 & before Sept 1, 2015
17. Sr Two-Year-Old Cow born after Aug 31, 2014 & before Mar 1, 2015
18. Jr Three-Year-Old Cow born after Feb 28, 2014 & before Sept 1, 2014
19. Sr Three-Year-Old Cow born after Aug 31, 2013 & before Mar 1, 2014
20. Intermediate Champion Female
21. Reserve Intermediate Champion Female
22. Four-Year-Old Cow born after Aug 31, 2012 & before Sept 1, 2013
23. Five-Year-Old Cow born after Aug 31, 2011 & before Sept 1, 2012
24. Aged Cow born before Sept 1, 2011
25. 125,000# Cow (Holstein) / 100,000# Cow (Jersey)
26. Dry Cow - Any age, must have freshened at least once.
27. Sr Champion Female
28. Reserve Sr Champion Female
29. Grand Champion Female
30. Reserve Grand Champion Female
GROUPS (Animals must be shown in individual lot to be eligible for groups)
31. Sr Best Three Females - shall consist of three females that have freshened; all bred and at least one owned by exhibitor. Each exhibitor is limited to one entry.
32. Breeders Herd of Five Females - This group, all owned by the exhibitor, consists of two females over two years of age, two females under two years of age and one any age. Three must be bred by the exhibitor. Each exhibitor is limited to one entry.
33. Produce of Dam - Two animals, any age, either sex, the produce of one cow. Dam must be named. Animals need not both be owned by one exhibitor.
34. Progeny Group - Dam and one (1) progeny, either sex.
35. County Or District Herds - Group of 8 head to consist of 3 females two years of age or over, 3 females under two years of age, & 2 females of any age. Where entries permit, cattle must be owned by not less than three exhibitors with no exhibitor furnishing more than three head. State Breed Assoc. of respective breeds will designate whether competition will be by county or district boundary.
36. State Herds - A State Herd shall consist of 8 animals from one state as follows: 2 females, two years old or over; 3 females, under two years of age & 3 other females any age. The 8 animals in the State Herd must be owned by not less than three exhibitors, from one state, with no exhibitor furnishing more than 3 animals. All animals in which a breeder owns a partnership interest will be counted in the 3 which he is allowed. All animals from a herd or farm, regardless of ownership, shall be counted in the 3 head allowed one exhibitor. Animals owned by state institutions will be allowed to show in the State Herd class, but all institutions in a state will be considered as one exhibitor and allowed to show not more than 3 head in a State Herd group.
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Rocky Mountain DHIA
will present one Jersey and one Holstein Grand Performer Award. Awards to be based on ECM production using the last 305 days' lactation record or current lactation exceeding 180 days. Exhibitors must have DHI records at the show. A $50.00 cash award will be presented to each winner.