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P.O. Box 707, 601 Fairgrounds Road
Mt. Vernon, Ohio 43050
740-397-0484
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Superintendent: Don & Abby Love

Senior Fair Board: Curt Bechtel

Junior Fair Board: Justin Goeppinger and Holly McClay

Arrival Time

Saturday, July 23

Vet will be on gate duty from 6:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m.

Check-In

Saturday, July 23, Dairy Barn

Showmanship & Show

Monday, July 25, 9:00 a.m., Multi-Purpose Building

Showman of Showmen Competition

Wednesday, July 27, 5:00 p.m., Multi-Purpose Building

Sale - Dairy Product

Thursday, July 28, 9:30 a.m. – Sale of Champions, Multipurpose Building

Release Times

Monday, July 25, 2:00 p.m. (Cows in Milk Excluding the Supreme Champion)

Thursday, July 28, 7:30 p.m. (Dry Cows, Dairy Calves and Heifers and the Supreme Champion)

Rules and Regulations

Go To General Junior Fair Information for:

1. Quality Assurance Rules.

2. Drug Use Notification Form Guidelines.

3. Check-In and Release Times of animals and projects.

4. Showman of Showmen Competition Rules.

5. Premiums to be paid and paying schedule.

Fitting and Grooming

1. Fitting chutes will not be permitted inside any building.

2. See 2016 Season/Ohio Livestock Tampering Rules.

3. See Knox County Fitting and Grooming Regulations.

Barn Meeting – Saturday, July 23 at 3:30 p.m. in the Swine Arena

Dairy Check In - Saturday, July 23,

1. All entries will be checked at their pens. Exhibitors should be by their pens with proper and completed papers.

2016 Junior Dairy Show

Sponsored by: Dairy Service unit and Velvet Ice Cream

Dairy Showmanship & Show –

Monday, July 25, 9:00 a.m.

1. The showmanship contest for all dairy exhibitors will be held Monday at 9:00 a.m. with the show immediately following.

2. You can show up to 6 animals in the show. Only one entry per class.

3. Dairy animals must be in possession of the exhibitor by May 1 and cared for until release time at the fair.

4. Junior Champions of all the breeds will show for Supreme Junior Champion after the last breed Junior Champion show.

5. Senior Champions of all the breeds will show for Supreme Senior Champion after the last breed Senior Champion Show.

6. See General Junior Fair Information.

Junior Fair Sale - Dairy Products - Thursday, July 28 – Multipurpose Building

1. Sale of Champions – 9:30 a.m.

(a) Supreme Senior Champion Dairy Cow will represent the species in the Sale of Champions. The Supreme Junior Champion will represent the species in the event a Supreme Senior Champion is not shown.

(b) Exhibitor of the Supreme Senior Champion Dairy cow will receive 15% of the proceeds from the Dairy Product Sale. If the Supreme Junior Champion represents the species, then the exhibitor of the Junior Champion will receive the 15% proceeds from the Dairy Product Sale.

(c) The remaining money will be divided equally between all dairy exhibitors (including the Supreme Senior/or Junior Champion Dairy Cow) who do not otherwise participate in the sale.

(d) The Knox County Dairy Service Unit will determine the actual product/products that will be sold.

(e) Participants in the Dairy Product Sale must be present during the sale and have their picture taken with the buyer(s) to receive their sale proceeds.

2. See Junior Fair Sales Information.

Premiums

1. See General Junior Fair Livestock Information.

Knox County Junior Fair Entry Information

Dairy

Class Description Age Definition

Junior Heifer Calf

Born on or after March 1, 2016

Intermediate Heifer Calf

Born December 1, 2015

through February 28, 2016

Senior Heifer Calf

Born September 1, 2015 through

November 30, 2015

Summer Yearling Heifer

Born June 1, 2015 through

August 31, 2015

Junior Yearling Heifer

Born March 1, 2015 through

May 31, 2015

Winter Yearling Heifer

Born December 1, 2014 through

February 28, 2015

Senior Yearling Heifer

Born September 1, 2014 through

November 30, 2014

Junior Two-Year Old Cow

Born March 1, 2014 through

August 31, 2014

Senior Two-Year Old Cow

Born September 1, 2013 through

February 28, 2014

Junior Three-Year Old Cow

Born March 1, 2013 through

August 31, 2013

Senior Three-Year Old Cow

Born September 1, 2012 through

February 28, 2013

Four-Year Old Cow

Born September 1, 2011 through

August 31, 2013

Five – Year Old Cow

Born before September 2010 through

August 31, 2011

Aged Cow

Born before September 1, 2010

Dry Cow

Indicate age on Registration Form

Dairy Breeds & Entry Code Abbreviations

Ayrshire - AY Brown Swiss - BS

Guernsey - GU Holstein - HO

Jersey – JE Other - OT

DAIRY MARKET FEEDER

Arrival Time

Saturday, July 23

Vet will be on gate duty from 6:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m.

Barn Meeting

Saturday, July 23, 3:30 p.m., Swine Arena

Weigh-In

Saturday, July 23, 4:00 p.m., Multi-Purpose Building

Showmanship & Show

Tuesday, July 26, 1:00 p.m., Multi-Purpose Building

Showman of Showmen Competition

Wednesday, July 27, 5:00 p.m., Multi-Purpose Building

Sale

Thursday, July 28, 9:30 a.m. – Sale of Champions, Multipurpose Building

12:00 Noon (Approx.) – Market Lambs, Dairy Market Feeders, Broilers, Fryers, Turkeys, Market Beef, Beef Feeders, Market Dairy Steers in Multi-Purpose Building

Release Time

Wednesday, July 27, 7:00 a.m. (If going to United Producers)

Thursday, July 28, 7:30 p.m. (If going home)

Rules and Regulations

Go To General Junior Fair Information for:

1. Quality Assurance Rules.

2. Drug Use Notification Form Guidelines.

3. Check-In and Release Times of animals and projects.

4. Showman of Showmen Competition Rules.

5. Premiums to be paid and paying schedule.

Fitting and Grooming

1. Fitting chutes will not be permitted inside any building.

2. See 2016 Season/Ohio Livestock Tampering Rules.

3. See Knox County Livestock Fitting and Grooming Regulations.

Barn Meeting – Saturday, July 23 at 3:30 p.m. in the Swine Arena

Dairy Market Feeder Weigh-In - Saturday, July 23, 4:30 p.m.

1. Weight limits: 400-600 pounds.

2. The animals will be weighed on a one-pound break.

3. All weights are final at the time of weigh-in. No re-weigh of animals will be permitted.

Dairy Market Feeder Showmanship & Show - Tuesday, July 26, 1:00 p.m.

1. The showmanship contest for all dairy market feeder exhibitors will be held Tuesday at 1:00 p.m. with the show immediately following.

3. Must be 100% dairy breed. The recognized dairy breeds are Ayrshire, Brown Swiss, Guernsey, Holstein, Jersey and Milking Shorthorn.

3. Verification of parentage must be available if requested by the Junior Fair Coordinator or Senior Fair Board.

4.Calves must be dehorned and castrated (no viable testicular tissue) by the May tagging.

5. All dairy market feeders will be vaccinated at the May tagging.

6. You can tag up to 2 Dairy Market Feeders. You can only show 1 Dairy Market Feeder.

7. Dairy Market Feeders must be in possession by the tagging date in May and cared for until release time at the fair.

8. See General Junior Fair Information.

Junior Fair Sale - Thursday, July 28

1. Sale of Champions - 9:30 a.m.

2. Order of Sale – 12:00 Noon (Approx.) – Market Lambs, Dairy Market Feeders, Broilers, Fryers, Turkeys, Market Beef, Beef Feeders, Market Dairy Steers in Multi-Purpose Building

3. See Junior Fair Sales Information.

Premiums

See General Junior Fair Information.

Dairy Market Feeders

Commodity Group Sponsored Events

Knox County Dairy Service Unit

Bred, Born and Raised on the Farm (BBR)

1. The exhibitor or immediate family member (mom, dad, brother, sister) must have ownership of the cow prior to birth of the calf.

2. There will be one class to recognize Bred, Born and Raised Dairy Market Feeders.

3. Rules of junior fair tagging and possession apply to this class.

4. Entries will be available during junior fair entries in June.

5. Awards to be determined by the Knox County Dairy Service Unit.