WOOD COUNTY JUNIOR BEEF SHOW
Contact: WVU Extension Service 424-1960
Thursday, July 18
Premiums will be paid based on funds available
1. Classes listed below are available to any beef breed. All breeds of beef will show
together. No distinction between grade and purebred.
2. Youth exhibitors are eligible to carry as many animals as they wish in the project. All
animals to be used for this project must be registered with the Extension Agent or FFA
Instructor by May 5.
3. All exhibitors must turn in a completed project book and record guides, animal health form to participate in all show classes, send a Thank-you to award sponsors and show- manship classes to receive premium money.
4. Entry time for checking beef females into the fair will be 5:00, Sunday, July 15, 2012.
5. The show for these breeds will be held in conjunction with Junior Beef Cattle Show, on Thursday, July 19 following the Feeder Calf Show.
6. These breeds will be released after 10:00 p.m. on Saturday, July 21.
7. All exhibitors must be in proper attire when showing in any class as well as the sale. Proper attire
is defined as a 4-H show shirt, jeans and boots, and for FFA the proper attire approved by FFA.
CLASSES BEEF FEMALES
(Will show following Feeder Calf classes)
CLASS 1. Junior Heifer Calf (Calved after 1-1-13
CLASS 2. Intermediate Heifer Calf (Calved 11-1-11 to 12-31-11)
CLASS 3. Senior Heifer Calf (Calved 9-1-12 to 10-31-12)
Junior Champion Heifer Calf
Reserve Junior Champion Heifer Calf
CLASS 4. Late Summer Yearling Heifer (Calved 7-1-12 to 8-31-20)
CLASS 5. Early Summer Yearling Heifer (Calved between 5-1-12 to 6-30-12)
CLASS 6. Late Junior Yearling Heifer (Calved between 3-1-12 to 4-30-12)
Junior Champion Yearling Heifer
Reserve Junior Champion Yearling Heifer
CLASS 7. Early Junior Yearling Heifer (Calved 1-1-11 to 2-28-11
CLASS 8. Senior Yearling Heifer (Calved 9-1-12 to 12-31-12)
Champion Senior Yearling Heifer
Reserve Champion Senior Yearling Heifer
CLASS 9. Grand Champion Female
Reserve Champion Female
SECTION II - BEEF FEEDER CALF SHOW GUIDELINES
1. Entry for checking Feeder Calves into the fair will between 5:00 and 10:00 p.m. Sunday, July 14. No Entry Fee. The Feeder Calf Show will be held on Thursday, July 19, beginning immediately after the Showmanship Show.
2. Steer and Heifer feeder calves must be dehorned, castrated and properly healed by tagging date, May 5.
3. Feeder Calves will be released Saturday, July 20, after 10 p.m.
4. All breeds of beef will show together. No distinction between grade and purebred.
5. Class will be broken by weight if necessary.
6. All project animals must be registered with the Extension Agent or FFA instructor by May 5.
7. Calf must be born after 1-1-12 and before 4-30-12.
8. All exhibitors must turn in a completed project book and record guides, animal health form to participate in all show classes, send a Thank-you to award sponsors and showmanship classes to receive premium money.
9. Feeder calves must be owned by the members by May 5. These animals are to be kept at the residence of the exhibitor, his/her parents, or legal guardian. Any housing arrangements other than this needs prior approval by the livestock chair. They are to be available for inspection by extension agents, advisors, committee members, or designated leaders.
10. Feeder calves must weigh a minimum of 250 pounds and a maximum of 600 pounds to be eligible to show. All feeder calves are eligible to show in showmanship that meet the weight requirements.
11. The exhibitor is responsible for verifying with Show Chairmen any drugs, growth stimulants and any other treatments administered to the animal including those by a veterinarian. Animal Health Verification Form must be presented upon arrival at the fairgrounds. Any medications given at the fair must be recorded on this form.
12. Grooming and fitting guidelines will be the same as for market steers.