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Dept 3: Beef Cattle


    Lacey Murray

    402 Platter St

    Garrett, Pa. 15542


    Bryan Hay

    152 South Brant Rd,

     Friedens, PA 15541

Entry day, First Saturday 9 a.m. to noon,
Heifer check -in at steer weigh in.

Entry fee $10
JUDGING DAY – MONDAY,  9:00 a.m.
All animals must have an official ear tag or official legible breed registration tattoo.
1. No beef cattle showing signs of contagious or infectious disease, including active ring worm, warts, lice and mange, will be admitted to any show.
2. Official Health Certificate (AAI-13 or equivalent) must accompany all beef cattle for show or sale. A health chart is valid for the entire show season beginning March 1 and ending with the Pennsylvania Farm Show.
3. Vaccination requirement. All cattle must be accompanied by a health certificate, signed by an accredited veterinarian, that includes a statement that the animal(s) identified have been immunized against IBR, P13 and BVD.
Animals that have never been vaccinated against BVD or have not been vaccinated against BVD during the previous 12 months, must receive one dose of modified live virus vaccine given at least 15 days and not more than 180 days before the show or two doses of killed vaccine, two to four weeks apart, with the last dose given at least 15 days and not more than 180 days before the show.
Animals that have been vaccinated against BVD within the previous 12 months, must receive at least a single injection of modified live virus or killed vaccine given not less than 15 days and not more than 180 days before the show.
Hyperimmune serum may not be used as a substitute for the above vaccination requirement. No animals will be admitted to the show or fair unless these requirements have been met.
County entries will be entered first. Out-of-county entries will be taken on standby basis.

    1. All entries of Beef Cattle are subject to Health Regulations and Registration which apply.
    2. Joint ownership considered to be as one owner in accordance with registration papers.
    3. No exhibitor may show more than two animals per class.
    4. When on exhibition in the ring, each animal must be under halter and in charge of owner or owner’s representative.
    5. Steers and breeding stock will be arranged in the barns according to the plan established by the barn superintendent.
    6. All questions should be referred to the barn superintendent, who exercises final decision.
    7. All breeding animals will be checked in at the steer weigh in the first Saturday 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.
    1. Junior bull calves, calved after Jan. 1  $8 $6 $4 $2
    2. Junior heifer calves, calved after Jan. 1  $8 $6 $4 $2
    3. Senior heifer calves-calved between Sept. 1 and Dec. 31   $8 $6 $4 $2
    4. Summer yearling heifer-calved between May 1 and Aug. 31   $8 $6 $4 $2
    5. Junior yearling heifer-calved between Jan. 1 and April 30   $10 $7 $4 $2
    6. Senior yearling heifer calved between Sept. 1 and Dec. 31,  $10, $7, $4, $2
    7. 2 yr. old heifer-calved between Jan. 1 and Aug. 31    $10 $7 $4 $2
    8. Champion Female Ribbon or Rosette
        (First place female competing)
    9. Reserve champion Female Ribbon or Rosette
    10. Get of sire: Four animals from above classes, both sexes represented, need not be owned by exhibitor $10 $6
    11. Cow and Calf $10 $6
Overall Grand Champion $50.00
Overall Reserve Champion $25.00
NOTE: The same classifications and premiums as stated above to apply to each breed. Use the following designation for breed classes:
    A. Black Angus
    B. Maintainer
    C. Maine-Anjou
    D. Shorthorn (Horned or Polled competing)
    E. Sim Solution

    F. Simmental
    G. Chianina
    H. Hereford

    I.  Others 

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