Livestock

DEPARTMENTS 1 & 2 — LIVESTOCK DEPARTMENT

*Subject to change, check back for schedule updates and additional information

secretaryPaulSmith PAUL SMITH, Director
 Committee: Tom Sills, Charles Abrams, Darrell Lowery

 

 

 

 

 

Exhibitors’ Passes — Each exhibitor of livestock will receive a pass granting admission to the grounds at any time during the Fair.

Entry forms — Entry forms are due by Sept. 23, 2016.

2016 SWINE SHOW RESULTS

2016 BEEF SHOW RESULTS

2016 LAMB RESULTS

Mail entries to:

Livestock Department
P.O. Box 1224
Rome, GA 30162-1224


Applicable to ALL Livestock
  1. Entries must be submitted by Sept. 23, 2016.
  2. All entries must be classified immediately upon arrival at Fair and classification cannot be changed. OCTOBER 01 - 02, 2012 FAIR 140
  3. All animals for competition in these classes must be registered or acceptable for record in the recognized herd books and certificates of registration produced in time for showing if required.
  4. All livestock must conform to health regulations as outlined. No livestock will be allowed entry onto the show grounds without the proper health records and tests required.
  5. All animals being exhibited must have an official certificate of veterinary inspection (health certificate) and show proof of the requirements for the appropriate species.
  6. All livestock will be subject to health inspection by an official veterinarian before entering the fairgrounds.
  7. Entries may be removed from the fairgrounds after 8 PM, Saturday, October 8, 2016.
  8. An exhibitor may not have more than two entries in any one class in competition for prize money.
  9. The contestants must be present at the time of judging or arrange to have the animals shown.
  10. Ribbons will accompany premium through fourth place.
  11. All premiums will be paid by the treasurer of the Coosa Valley Fair Association, Inc.
  12. All livestock must make a creditable showing in order to qualify to receive a premium.
  13. Where there is no competition in class and champion showing, either second place or reserve champion money may be given.
  14. Each exhibitor must furnish his own feed, feed troughs and water pails.
  15. Veterinarian service for all animals, while at the fair, will be made available at the owner’s expense.
    OCTOBER 02, 2012 FAIR 005
  16. The fair will not be responsible for loss or damage to any exhibit, but will give the best care and attention to prevent loss or damage to any exhibitor.
  17. Bark for bedding will be provided free of charge.
  18. If you plan to compete in Showmanship, you must declare on entry form.
NOTICE- LIVESTOCK EXHIBITORS

Applications for all livestock entries should be in the hands of the Fair Association 10 (TEN) days prior to the opening date of the Fair. Priority in the allocation of exhibit space will be made according to date and time of application. Late entries will be charged an additional late fee.
An entry fee of $5 per head must be submitted to the Coosa Valley Fair to reserve space for the 2016 Coosa Valley Fair.
Each exhibitor of livestock will receive a pass granting admission to the grounds at any time during the Fair.

Mail entries to:

Livestock Department
P.O. Box 1224
Rome, GA 30162-1224

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HEALTH REGULATIONS
EXHIBITION OF LIVESTOCK IN GEORGIA


Certificate of Veterinary Inspection Requirements:

All animals being exhibited in any type of livestock show must be individually identified and accompanied by a Certificate of Veterinary Inspection.
The Certificate of Veterinary Inspection must show proof of the requirements outlined in these regulations for the appropriate species.

The Certificate of Veterinary Inspection must be issued within 30 days prior to exhibition with the following exceptions:

  1. For Georgia cattle, swine, goats, and exotic animals exhibiting in Georgia 4H and FFA shows, the Certificate of Veterinary Inspection and required tests shall be valid for four months (or less if specified by show management).
  2. For Georgia sheep exhibiting in Georgia 4-H and FFA shows, a Certificate of Veterinary Inspection must be issued by a veterinarian and must be updated and signed every 30 days during the show season (up to 4 months) by a veterinarian, county extension agent, or vocations agriculture teacher. The examiner must sign and record the following statement on the certificate: “To the best of my knowledge, the flock of origin and the animals being exhibited are free from any clinical signs consistent with those of footrot, scabies, contagious ecthyma (soremouth), cutaneous fungal lesions, scrapie or any other infectious or contagious disease.” Identification requirements are outlined below
  3. Market swine and market cattle will not require a certificate of veterinarian inspection or any testing provided no breeding livestock are on the exhibition premises. Sexually intact market lambs and market goats will require a certificate of veterinary inspection and official individual identification as outlined in the section below titled “Farm Animal Livestock Requirements.” Market sheep and market goat wethers are not required to be officially identified for exhibition but are required to have an owner applied eartag to be recorded on the certificate of veterinary inspection. In addition, all market animals must either be consigned directly to slaughter with no animals from the show grounds returning to a farm, or be consigned to another market show with confinement at the original show facility until movement. If market animals will be returning to a farm or if show management requires such, all animals on the show grounds must have proper certificates of veterinary inspection and must satisfy the appropriate test and identification requirements described below in the section “Farm Animal Livestock Requirements.”
  4. Georgia equine participating in Georgia equine shows will not require a certificate of veterinary inspection. (See complete equine requirements described below.)
  5. Animals affected with or suspected of having an infectious or contagious disease will be removed from the show facility. Failure to remove or to return affected animals to the barn will disqualify all the exhibitor’s entries.  
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Farm Animal Livestock Requirements

I. Georgia Cattle (Intrastate Movement)

A. Brucellosis: Georgia cattle moving within the state have no brucellosis test requirements.

B. Trichomoniasis: Georgia bulls moving within the state have no Trichomoniasis test requirements.

C. Tuberculosis:

1. Georgia cattle moving within the state have no tuberculosis test requirements.

2. Out-of-state cattle must satisfy Georgia import requirements for tuberculosis. (Regulations are contingent on state of origin – call 404-656-3667 for current regulations)

II. OUT-OF-STATE CATTLE ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

A. Brucellosis:

1. No brucellosis test is required from cattle entering Georgia from Brucellosis Free States that have been Free for more than 24 months.

2. Cattle coming from Idaho, Montana and Wyoming must be tested negative for brucellosis within thirty (30) days prior to entry if 18 months of age or older unless the animal(s) originate from a Certified Brucellosis Free Herd. If so, herd number and date of last complete herd test must be recorded on the CVI. Animals coming from these states must have an entry permit from the Department of Agriculture {call 404-656-3667 – Monday through Friday 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.}

B. Tuberculosis:

1. No tuberculosis test is required for BEEF animals entering Georgia from Tuberculosis Free States.

2. ALL Dairy cattle require a negative tuberculosis test within sixty (60) days prior to entry if six (6) months of age or older regardless of the status of the state.

3. Beef cattle entering Georgia from California, Michigan, New Mexico, or Minnesota must have a negative tuberculosis test within sixty (60) days prior to entry if six (6) months of age or older.

C. Trichomoniasis – Bulls from ALL states – Beef or Dairy Breeds

1. All virgin and non-virgin bulls 18 months of age and older entering Georgia must be tested negative for Trichomoniasis within thirty (30) days prior to entry. Bulls may be tested by 3 negative official cultures collected at least 7 days apart or one official Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) test. Bulls must not have contact with female cattle between the test and importation into Georgia. Bulls commingled with cows after testing are required to be retested as outlined above. All bulls must be identified with a USDA approved ear tag, registry brand, or registry tattoo. The collect of samples must be conducted by an accredited veterinarian and animals must be identified on an official test chart.

2. The State Veterinarian may exempt certain bulls from Trichomoniasis test requirements when it is determined that such animals do not pose a risk for introduction of Trichomoniasis into Georgia.

3. The following bulls are exempt from Trichomoniasis testing prior to entering Georgia:

(a) Exhibition and rodeo bulls that are temporarily in the state for an event with no commingling of female cattle and will be leaving immediately after the event.

(b) Bulls going directly to slaughter or being sold to go directly to slaughter.

(c) Bulls being transported through Georgia in interstate commerce and not off-loaded and commingled with female cattle.

(d) Virgin bulls under 18 months of age, as determined by breed registry records or the absence of permanent central incisor teeth in ware, which must be accompanied by a breeder’s certificate signed by the owner, owner’s representative, or an accredited veterinarian. The breeder’s certificate must include the animal’s age, official identification, and a statement that the bull(s) has not commingled with female cattle.

 

SWINE

(1) Georgia swine:

1. All breeding swine four months of age and older must have a negative brucellosis and a negative pseudorabies test within 30 days prior to exhibition except swine originating from a validated brucellosis free herd and a qualified pseudorabies free herd. Validation and qualification numbers and the date of the most recent herd test must be recorded on the Certificate of Veterinary Inspection.

(2) Market Swine:

a. Gilts must have a negative brucellosis and a negative pseudorabies test within 30 days prior to exhibition unless originating from a validated brucellosis free herd and a qualified pseudorabies free herd. Validation and qualification numbers and the date of the most recent herd test must be recorded on the Certificate of Veterinary Inspection.

b. Barrows must have a negative pseudorabies test within 30 days prior to exhibition unless originating from a qualified pseudorabies free herd. Qualification number and the date of the most recent herd test must be recorded on the Certificate of Veterinary Inspection.

c. Slaughter swine may be exempt from the certificate of veterinary inspection and the test requirements if they qualify under the “Certificate of Veterinary Inspection Exceptions” section described above.

(3) Out-of-state swine:
a. Out-of-state swine must enter on a certificate of veterinary inspection issued within 30 days of entry with the entry permit number and individual identification recorded. Test requirements for breeding swine and market swine are the same as “Georgia Swine” requirements above.

b. Any exhibition of out-of state swine must have an entry permit number from the Department of Agriculture. Call 404-656-3667 Monday through Friday 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

 

SHEEP

A. Georgia and out-of-state sheep must enter on a certificate of veterinary inspection issued within 30 days of the exhibition. All sheep, except wethers, must be identified with a USDA scrapie eartag or other USDA approved individual animal identification. Wethers are required to be individually identified with an official scrapie eartag or an unofficial farm eartag. This information must be recorded on the certificate of veterinary inspection. The following statement must be recorded on the certificate of veterinary inspection for all sheep including wethers: “To the best of my knowledge, the flock of origin and the animals being exhibited are free from any clinical signs consistent with those of footrot, scabies, contagious ecthyma (soremouth), cutaneous fungal lesions, scrapie or any other infectious or contagious disease.”

B. For Georgia 4-H and FFA sheep, see VETERINARY INSPECTION CERTIFICATE requirements above.

C. Sheep may be inspected at the show facility for infectious and contagious diseases and  those suspected of having disease will be removed from the show facility.

GOATS

A. Georgia and out-of-state goats must enter on a certificate of veterinary inspection issued within 30 days of the exhibition. All goats, except wethers, must be identified with a USDA scrapie eartag or other USDA approved individual animal identification including breed registry tattoo. Wethers are required to be individually identified with an official scrapie eartag or an unofficial farm eartag. This information must be recorded on the certificate of veterinary inspection. The following statement must be recorded on the certificate of veterinary inspection for all goats including wethers: “To the best of my knowledge, the flock of origin and the animals being exhibited are free from any clinical signs consistent with those of footrot, scabies, contagious ecthyma (soremouth), cutaneous fungal lesions, scrapie or any other infectious or contagious disease.”

B. For Georgia 4-H and FFA goats, see VETERINARY INSPECTION CERTIFICATE requirements above.

C. Goats may be inspected at the show facility for infectious and contagious diseases and those suspected of having disease will be removed from the show facility.

EXOTIC ANIMALS AND NON-TRADITIONAL LIVESTOCK

A. All exotic animals and all non-traditional livestock entering Georgia must be accompanied by an official Certificate of Veterinary Inspection identifying each animal with unique permanent individual identification.

B. All llamas, alpacas and camels entering Georgia must be identified by a USDA approved metal ear tag, unique and individual tattoo, notarized photograph, or an electronic identification device (microchip).

If electronic identification is used, the consignee is responsible for providing the appropriate reading device for verification. Castrated males are exempt from the individual identification requirements.

C. All antelope entering Georgia must be identified by a USDA approved metal ear tag and an entry permit number must be obtained by contacting the Animal Health Section in Atlanta, Georgia at (404) 656-3667. All antelope six (6) months of age and older must test negative to an official brucellosis test within thirty (30) days prior to entry and test negative to a single cervical tuberculosis test within ninety (90) days prior to entry.

D. All other cloven hoofed bovidae including bison, water buffalo, and exotic cattle breeds must meet the same interstate movement health requirements as domestic cattle to enter Georgia.

CERVIDAE (DEER, ELK, MOOSE, CARIBOU, AND REINDEER)

Georgia no longer allows the importation of Cervidae into the state.

EQUINE REQUIREMENTS:

A. Equine exhibited must have a negative equine infectious anemia (EIA) test within the past 12 months. The original EIA test form, a legible photocopy of that form, or a color digital test form must accompany the animal. Nursing foals less than 5 months of age traveling with their dam which has a current negative test for EIA will be exempt from the test requirement. Nursing foals are the only exception to the EIA test requirements. AGID & ELISA test accepted.

B. Georgia equine do not require a certificate of veterinary inspection.

C. Out-of-state equine must enter on a certificate of veterinary inspection issued within 30 days of entry and must meet Georgia import requirements for Equine Infectious Anemia (EIA). The Certificate of Veterinary Inspection must list the EIA test results, testing lab name and address and accession number. (No entry permit is required on equine).

D. Accepted forms of the EIA are the original EIA chart (yellow) or a legible photocopy of that form or a digital EIA test form that must be in color (this form has actual pictures of the horse). Black and white digital EIA forms are not acceptable.

For complete and current livestock health regulations, call 404-656-3667.

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LIVESTOCK DEPARTMENT- OPEN SHOW

Entries Not Restricted to Coosa Valley Fair Area

 

BEEF CATTLE SHOW

Division A


JUDGING WEDNESDAY, OCT. 5

Time – 1 p.m.

2016 Show Classification

(For 10 head or more per breed)

(Open and Junior shows will be held together.)

If less than 10 head, breeds will be grouped.

1. Angus, Hereford, Shorthorn

2. Brahman Influence: Santa Gertrudis, Brangus, Simbrah, Brahman, Beefmaster

3. Chianina, Limousin, Simmental, Gelbvieh, Charolais, Saler

4. The committee will do its best to accommodate exhibitors. However, championships are not normally awarded unless there are sufficient numbers in a breed class.

Premiums

(For all classes unless otherwise indicated)

1st – $66; 2nd – $44; 3rd – $33 4th – $28; 5th – $22; 6th – $17

 

CLASS:

1. Junior heifer calves, calved Jan. 1, 2016 and after.

2. Winter heifer calves, calved between Nov. 1 to Dec. 31, 2015.

3. Senior heifer calves, calved Sept. 1 to Oct. 31, 2015

4. Summer yearling heifers, calved May 1 to Aug. 31, 2015.

5. Junior yearling heifers, calved Jan. 1 to April 30, 2015.

6. Senior yearling heifers, calved Sept. 1 to Dec. 31, 2014.

7. Junior bull calves, calved Jan. 1, 2016 and after.

8. Winter bull calves, calved Nov. 1 to Dec. 31, 2015.

9. Senior bull calves, calved Sept. 1 to Oct. 31, 2015.

10. Summer yearling bulls, calved May 1 to Aug. 31, 2015.

11. Junior yearling bulls, calved Jan. 1 to April 30, 2015.

12. Senior yearling bulls, calved Sept. 1 to Dec. 31, 2014.

13. Two year-old bulls, calved March 1 to Aug. 31, 2014.

14. Get of Sire: four animals by one sire shown in the above classes, both sexes represented.

15. Junior Get of Sire: Three animals by one sire, both sexes represented.

16. Breeder six head: The exhibitor must be the breeder and first owner of the animal exhibited in individual classes. The breeder and first owner must have the same code number. Exception: Cattle bred and owned by either spouse, legal children, brothers and sisters or parents of the exhibitor may be included, provided the exhibitor is an individual or married couple identified by a single member code.

Grand Champion Female – $66

Reserve Champion Female -$44

Grand Champion Male – $66

Reserve Champion Male – $44

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DAIRY CATTLE SHOW

Division B — Jersey

Division C — Guernsey

Division D — Holstein


JUDGING THURSDAY, OCT. 6

5:30p.m.

Premiums

(For all classes unless otherwise indicated)

1st – $53; 2nd – $40; 3rd – $33; 4th – $27; 5th – $22; 6th – $20; 7th – $14

 

CLASS:

1. Junior Calves — Born March 1, 2016 and after (must be 4 months old)

2. Intermediate Calves — Born Dec. 1, 2015 and before March 1, 2016

3. Senior Calves — Born Sept. 1 to Nov. 30, 2015.

4. Junior Yearlings — Born March 1 to Aug. 31, 2015.

5. Senior Yearlings — Born Sept. 1, 2014 to Feb. 28, 2015

Junior Champion – Rosette
Reserve Junior Champion – Rosette

6. Junior Get of Sire — Four animals under 2 years of age none of which has freshened; either sex, the get of one sire; not more than two can be bulls. Sire must be named and each exhibitor is limited to one entry sired by the same bull. At least three animals must have been bred by exhibitors. Animals may be owned by one or more exhibitors

7. 2-Year-Old Cow — Born Sept. 1, 2013, to Aug. 31, 2014 (Best Udder)

8. 3-Year-Old Cow — Born Sept. 1, 2012, to Aug. 31, 2013 (Best Udder)

9. 4-Year-Old Cow — Born Sept. 1, 2011 to Aug. 31, 2012 (Best Udder)

10. Cow, 5-Years-Old and Over — Born before Sept. 1, 2011 (Best Udder)

Senior Champion – Rosette
Reserve Senior Champion – Rosette

11. Grand Champion – $66

12. Reserve Grand Champion – $33

13. Breeder’s 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. This group, when used as an optional class, replaces all of the former group classes except Junior Get of Sire.

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SWINE SHOW

Division E — Duroc

Division F — Spots

Division G — Hampshire

Division H — Yorkshire

Division I — Poland China

Division J — Other Recognized Breeds


JUDGING TUESDAY, OCT. 4

Premiums

(For all classes unless otherwise indicated)

1st – $22; 2nd – $17; 3rd – $14; 4th – $11; 5th – $9;

CLASS:

1. February Boar 2016

2. March Boar 2016

3. April Boar 2016

4. Senior Sow* – $22 (Farrowed 8-1-2013 to 7-31-2014)

5. Junior Sow** – $22 (Farrowed 8-1-2014 to 7-31-2015)

6. Senior Gilt*** (Farrowed 8-1-2012 to 7-31-2013)

7. February Gilt 2016

8. March Gilt 2016

9. April Gilt 2016

10. Best Litter with Sow

11. Grand Champion Boar – $22

12. Reserve Grand Champion Boar – $22

13. Grand Champion Female – $17

14. Reserve Grand Champion Female -$17

*Senior sows shall have farrowed and suckled a litter.

**Junior sows shall have farrowed and suckled a litter or show ample evidence of carrying a litter at the time of exhibition.

***If hog in this age class has farrowed a litter it will show as Junior Sow.

Any class consisting of more than 20 entries will be divided into two equal groups.

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DEPARTMENT 2 – LIVESTOCK JUNIOR SHOW

DIVISION A – C
Open to Bona Fide 4-H Club and F.F.A. Members


GENERAL RULES APPLY

TO OPEN AND JUNIOR SHOW 

• Entries are restricted to bona fide 4-H Club members and student members of the Future Farmers of America.

• Each exhibitor in the Junior Cattle Show must be a regular member of a Calf Club or actively participating in a calf project and must be the owner of the exhibit.

• All animals must be registered in the name of the Club members three months or more prior to Fair time.

• Each exhibitor in the Junior Swine show must be actively participating in a pig project and must be the owner of the exhibit.

• All entries by 4-H Club members must be approved by County Extension Agents of the Extension Service.

• All entries by F.F.A. members must be approved by Chapter Instructors in the Vocational Education Division of the State Department of Education.

 

Premiums
(for all classes unless otherwise indicated)

1st – $22; 2nd – $17; 3rd – $14; 4th – $11; 5th Thru 10th – $9

 

BEEF CATTLE:

Judging Wednesday, Oct. 5 at 1 p.m. 

DIVISIONS A – C

2016 Show Classification

• For 10 head or more per breed Open and Junior Shows will be held together

• If less than 10 head, breeds will be grouped.

1. Angus, Hereford, Shorthorn

2. Brahman Influence: Santa Gertrudis, Brangus, Simbrah, Brahman, Beefmaster

3. Chianina, Limousin, Simmental, Gelvieh, Charolais, Saler

CLASS:

1. Junior heifer calves, calved Jan. 1, 2016, and after.

2. Winter heifer calves, calved Nov. 1 to Dec. 31, 2015.

3. Senior heifer calves, calved Sept. 1 to Oct. 31, 2015.

4. Summer yearling heifers, calved May 1 to Aug. 31, 2015.

5. Junior yearling heifers, calved Jan. 1 to April 30, 2015.

6. Senior yearling heifers, calved Sept. 1 to Dec. 31, 2014.

7. Junior bull calves, calved Jan. 1, 2016 and after.

8. Winter bull calves, calved Nov. 1 to Dec. 31, 2015.

9. Senior bull calves, calved Sept. 1 to Oct. 31, 2015.

10. Summer yearling bulls, calved May 1 to Aug. 31, 2015.

11. Junior yearling bulls, calved Jan. 1 to April 30, 2015.

12. Senior yearling bulls, calved Sept. 1 to Dec. 31, 2014.

13. Two year-old bulls, calved March 1 to Aug. 31, 2014.

14. Get of Sire: Four animals by one sire shown in the above classes, both sexes represented.

15. Junior Get of Sire: Three animals by one sire, both sexes represented.

16. Breeder six head: The exhibitor must be the breeder and first owner of the animal exhibited in individual classes. The breeder and first owner must have the same code number.
Exception: Cattle bred and owned by either spouse, legal children, brothers and sisters or parents of the exhibitor may be included, provided the exhibitor is an individual or married couple identified by a single member code.

The Coosa Valley Fair Reserves the right to change, combine or delete classes with insufficient entries.

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COMMERCIAL HEIFERS

Judging Wednesday, Oct. 5


DIVISION D

CLASS:

1. Female Junior Heifer Calf — Born after Jan. 1, 2016.

2. Female Senior Heifer Calf — Sept. 1 to Dec. 31, 2015.

3. Female Summer Yearling — May 1 to Aug. 31, 2015.

4. Female Junior Yearling — Jan. 1 to April 30, 2015.

FEEDER STEER SHOW

Judging Wednesday, Oct. 5


DIVISION E

Classes will be broken according to number of entries and three weight ranges.

BEEF SHOWMANSHIP

Judging Wednesday, Oct. 5


DIVISION F

1. This will be for students in 4th – 12th grades. More classes will be established if groups are large.

2. Heifers and steers may be shown in the showmanship classes.

3. All animals shown for showmanship must be exhibited by their owners.

Grades 4-6 Showmanship

Grades 7-8 Showmanship

Grades 9-12 Showmanship

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DAIRY CATTLE: JUNIOR SHOW

Judging Thursday, Oct. 6
5:30p.m.

Division G — Jersey

Division H — Guernsey

Division I — Holstein

• A commercial class will be established if there are sufficient entries.

• 4-H Club and F.F.A. Members (Cattle must conform to breed.)

CLASS:
1a. Special for beginners — 8 yrs. Old and under. Ribbon and $17 each.

1. Junior Calves — Born March 1, 2016, and after (must be 4 months old).

2. Intermediate Calves — Born Dec. 1, 2015, and before March 1, 2016.

3. Senior Calves — Born Sept. 1 to Nov. 30, 2015.

4. Junior Yearlings — Born March 1, 2015 to Aug. 31, 2015.

5. Senior Yearlings — Born Sept. 1, 2014 to Feb. 28, 2015.

6. Junior Get of Sire — Four animals under 2 years of age, none of which has freshened; either sex, the get of one sire; not more than two can be bulls. Sire must be named and each exhibitor is limited to one entry sired by the same bull. At least three animals must have been bred by exhibitor. Animals may be owned by one or more exhibitors.

7. 2-Year-Old Cow — Born Sept. 1, 2013 to Aug. 31, 2014 (Best Udder).

8. 3-Year-Old Cow — Born Sept. 1, 2012 to Aug. 31, 2013 (Best Udder).

9. 4-Year-Old Cow — Born Sept. 1, 2011 to Aug. 31, 2012 (Best Udder).

10. Cow, 5-Years-Old and Over — Born before Sept. 1, 2011 (Best Udder).

11. Grand Champion: $33

12. Reserve Grand Champion: $22

13. Breeder’s 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. This group, when used as an optional class, replaces all of the former group classes except Junior Get of Sire.

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FITTING AND SHOWMANSHIP CONTEST
(All Breeds Competing)

Premiums:

1st – $33; 2nd – $28; 3rd – $22; 4th – $17

14. Junior — Best Fitted and Shown Animal (age 9-13 yrs.)
15. Senior — Best Fitted and Shown Animal (age 14-18 yrs.)

16. College — Best Fitted and Shown Animal

17. County Groups — 5 Females — (3 or more owners)
1st – $66; 2nd – $55; 3rd – $44

18. County Groups — 3 Females — (2 or more owners)
1st – $66; 2nd – $55; 3rd – $44

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SWINE SHOW

Judging Tuesday, Oct. 4 with
Open Show at 6 p.m.


Division J — Duroc

Division K — Spots

Division L — Hampshire

Division M — Yorkshire

Division N — Poland China

Division O — Other Recognized Breeds

Division P — Market Hogs

 

• Classes for market hogs will be established based on number of entries and the weights of those entries. Minimum weight should be 190 pounds.

• 4-H Club and F.F.A. Members

• Hogs must conform to breed and type.

1. February Boar 2016

2. March Boar 2016

3. April Boar 2016

4. Senior Sow* — (Farrowed 8-1-2013 to 7-31-2014)

5. Junior Sow** — (Farrowed 8-1-2014 to 7-31-2015)

6. Senior Gilt*** — (Farrowed 8-1-2013 to 1-31-2014)

7. February Gilts – 2016

8. March Gilts – 2016

9. April Gilts – 2016

10. Showmanship — (no boars)

Showmanship — Grades 4-6

Showmanship — Grades 7-8

Showmanship — Grades 9-12
(This class will be broken down further if number of participants warrant.)

11. Grand Champion Boar

12. Reserve Grand Champion Boar

13. Grand Champion Female

14. Reserve Grand Champion Female

*Senior sow shall have farrowed and suckled a litter.

**Junior sow shall have farrowed and suckled a litter or show ample evidence of carrying a litter at the time of exhibition.

***If hog in this age class has farrowed a litter, it will show as a Junior Sow.

All creditable entries will receive a minimum of $9 premium.

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LAMB SHOW

Judging Thursday, Oct. 6

(Follows Dairy Show)


DIVISION Q

Rules and Regulations

1. Open to residents of the state of Georgia only.

2. Lamb classes open only to 4-H and F.F.A. members (plus pre-club-age children in grades 1 to 4).

3. Lambs will be received Tuesday, Oct. 6, with weigh-in time 4-6 p.m.

4. The Coosa Valley Fair reserves the right to change, combine, or delete classes with insufficient entries.

5. A maximum of three lambs per exhibitor will be allowed.

6. Entries must be wethers or ewe lambs (no ram lambs will be allowed).

7. All entries must have tails docked.

8. All lambs must be trained for showing.

9. All lambs must weigh a minimum of 60 pounds. (The ideal weight for market lambs is 90 to 115 pounds.)

10. All entries will be mouthed for age and must have their milk teeth.

11. Exhibitor must show his own animal in showmanship classes and must be eligible to show in the regular show for the exhibitor to participate.

12. Lambs must be shown by owner in weight and championship classes. Substitute showman must be approved by Lamb Show Committee.

13. Decisions made by the Livestock and Lamb Show Committees regarding rules and regulations will be final.

Note: We encourage lambs to be exhibited in short fleece.

MARKET LAMB SHOW CLASSES

(For all classes unless otherwise indicated, Classes will be broken according to number of entries and weight range.)

Premiums:

1st, $22; 2nd, $17; 3rd, $14; 4th, $11; 5th through 10th, $9.

Grand Champion Lamb and Reserve Champion Lamb will receive Rosettes.

SHOWMANSHIP

Class I — Preclub — Grades 1-4

Class II — Junior — Grades 5-8

Class III — Senior — Grades 9-12

DIVISION R

  • No more than two ewes can be entered per class by an exhibitor and not more than a total of four ewes may be entered in the entire show.
  • Breed shows will be provided for purebred and commercial ewes that have more than five entries. Those breeds with less than five entries will be shown in the “All Other Breeds” classes.
  • Classes may be combined or divided based on number of entries.
  • Ewes may be shown with lambs at side.

 

CLASSES

I. Yearling Ewes: September 1, 2014 – April 30, 2015

II. Fall Ewe Lambs: September 1 – December 31, 2015

III. Early Spring Lambs: January 1 – February 28, 2016

IV. Late Spring  Lambs: March 1 – April 30, 2016

 

Grand Champion Female: Rosette

Reserve Champion Female: Rosette

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