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Jr. Fair Livestock Weigh In (With the Exception of Swine)

Sunday, June 12, 2016 - 4:00pm
Location:
Livestock Barn Weigh in Area

The Fairboards have approved minimum/maximum weights for animals. Animals that do not meet the weight requirement will show in the “Over/Under Weight Class” for a premium grade only. The judge will not award places in the Over/Under Weight Class. Exception Article II section VII.


  • Market Steers: Minimum weight 875 lbs
  • Beef Feeders: Minimum weight 350 lbs, Maximum weight 650 Lbs
  • Dairy Feeders Minimum weight 350 lbs, Maximum weight 650 lbs.
  • Market Goats: Minimum weight 50 lbs
  • Market Swine: Minimum weight 190 lbs
  • Hen Turkey: Minimum weight 14 lbs
  • Tom Turkey Minimum weight 28 lbs
  • Chickens Minimum weight 3.5 lbs
  • Ducks Minimum weight 5 lbs
  • Geese Minimum weight 10 lbs
  • Rabbits Minimum weight 3.5 lbs, Maximum weight 5 lbs
  • Sheep Minimum weight 90 lbs

MINIMUM/MAXIMUM WEIGHTS AND LIVESTOCK SALE:
Market animals that do not meet the weight requirements will NOT be permitted to go through the sale ring for a premium bid. Animals may go direct.

  1. If the animal makes weight the first time across the scale it is not permitted to re-weigh. If the animal doesn’t make weight you have 30 minutes from the time you went across the scale to re-weigh the animal ONCE to try to meet minimum or maximum weight standards. Animals must remain in their designated animal species area.

WEIGH-IN PROCEDURES:
Swine will be weighed in as they are unloaded off the trailer. Only the exhibitor and ONE family member or guardian is permitted in the barn during livestock weigh-in.