GOAT SHOW

Judge: Melissa Ferguson
Superintendent: Terrell Lavoie

Please mail entry form and Health Certificate to:
Terrell Lavoie at 489 River Road Lisbon CT 06351
Entries must be post marked before August 16th

Questions please feel free to contact Terrell Lavoie at (860) 377-2445 or chicklet1489@gmail.com
Printable Info & Entry Form

YOUTH SHOWMANSHIP & OPEN SHOW RULES:

• Entries must be post marked by August 16th, NO day of show entries will be allowed and no phone entries will be accepted

• Copy of health certificates to be submitted with entry or entry will not be accepted

• Entries are on a first come, first served basis until space runs out

• All entries must be on the grounds before 8:30am

• All goats must comply with CT Department of Agriculture Regulations and all animals will be inspected prior to being off loaded from vehicles, any entry may be rejected due to health reasons

• In state animals: All goats must have official USDA-approved identification and health certificate issued within 60 days of their first show by an accredited veterinarian stating that the animals are in good health and not showing signs of infectious, contagious and/or communicable diseases and not from scrapie-exposed herds.

• Out of state animals: All animals and birds (except horses) must have an exhibition permit number on the health certificate. Call 860-713-2504 or 860-713-2508 for permit number. All goats must have official USDA-approved identification and health certificate issued within 30 days of their first show by an accredited veterinarian stating that the animals are in good health and not showing signs of infectious, contagious and/or communicable diseases and not from scrapie-exposed herds. All goats must originate from Brucellosis and TB free herds. Goats over 3 months old must test negative to TB and Brucellosis within 12 months of the new show date. Kids under 3 months of age may go on the dam’s test chart if the dam was tested within the past 12 months and a copy of the results is provided. Wethers are exempt from Brucellosis testing. (Please see the Memorandum – Livestock Health Certificates for the 2019 Show Season)

• Acceptable “Official ID” is a tattoo that reads loud and clear that matches the registration paper and current health certificate

• All registration papers must be presented at check-in; for animals under 6 months of age, a duplicate copy of registration is acceptable

• Show clothes are required to show animals (show whites, khaki pants for youth showmanship is allowed) including closed toe footwear

• Age for youth exhibitor is as of the date of the show

• Age of animal is also as of the date of the show, goats under 1 month of age will not be shown

• Any milking animal showing over distension of the udder is subject to discrimination by the judge, no pre-show milk out

• NO horned goats or intact males will be allowed on the fairgrounds

• Exhibitors must supply their own hay, feed and care (straw or hay bedding only); any inhumane treatment or neglect of livestock will not be tolerated

• This is a “trailer show,” exhibitors must leave their area in the same condition as they found it, bedding will be able to be brought to the manure pile

• No more than 10 goats per farm or family

• Judges’ decisions are final

• No vehicles are allowed to leave the fairgrounds until 5pm

• HAVE FUN!

Goat Show – Sunday at 9:00am

Show Schedule:
Check In: Starts at 7am
Youth Showmanship: 9am
Senior Does: Directly after Youth Showmanship
Lunch/Milk Out: 12pm
Junior Does: 1pm
Fair Close: 5pm

DEPT. ** Class *** 

Class Descriptions:
Youth Showmanship
1. Novice – 1st year any age
2. Junior – 7 to 12 years
3. Senior – 13 to 18 years0

Open Senior Does
4. Under 2 years
5. 2 to 3 years
6. 3 to 5 years
7. 5 years and over
Best Senior Doe of Breed
Best Senior Doe in Show

Open Junior Does
8. Kids 1 to 4 months
9. Kids 4 to 8 months
10. Kids 8 to 12 months
11. Dry Yearlings 12 to 24 months
12. Dam and Daughter (all breeds)
Best Junior Doe of Breed
Best Junior Doe in Show

Breeds
A – Alpine
D – Nigerian Dwarf
L – LaMancha
N – Nubian
O – Oberhasli
P – All Other Purebred
R – Record Grade
*Breed order as listed above, subject to change day of if needed

Awards
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Lots, 1st, 2nd, 3rd,
Youth Showmanship, $20, $15, $10
Open Senior Does, $15, $10, $5
Open Junior Does, $15, $10, $5
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Best Senior Doe of Breed – Rosette
Best Senior Doe in Show – ***
Best Junior Doe of Breed – Rosette
Best Junior Doe in Show – ***

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    August 26, 2021 - August 29, 2021

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