Cattle

Cattle

Superintendents:
MEGHAN GLUCK (860) 377-1552

Entries accepted: July 14 – August 8 or until barn is full
Mail entries to: MEGHAN GLUCK, 57 PACKER RD., CANTERBURY, CT 06331

Printable Entry Form

PREMIUMS WILL ONLY BE PAID IN THE SHOWMANSHIP CLASSES THIS YEAR. You must be the person exhibiting an animal in a breed class in order to participate in showmanship.

Beef and Dairy Showtimes
Beef – Friday, 11am
Dairy – Saturday, 9am

SPECIAL NOTICE TO OUR CATTLE EXHIBITORS:
1ST—THE BARN WILL BE BEDDED WITH MINIMAL BASE SAWDUST (ONLY AN INCH OR TWO) AND THEN EXHIBITORS WILL BE REQUIRED TO SUPPLY THEIR OWN BEDDING OF CHOICE FOR THEIR ANIMALS.

2ND—WE WILL NOW BE PLACING A YOUTH SHOW WITHIN THE OPEN CLASSES. EXHIBITORS ARE REQUIRED TO PARTICIPATE IN SHOWMANSHIP IN ORDER TO QUALIFY FOR THESE YOUTH CLASSES. IN GROUP CLASSES ALL ANIMALS SHOULD BE SHOWN BY YOUTH EXHIBITORS.

Cattle Show Regulations

  1. All animals must be on the grounds by 4pm Thursday, in the assigned exhibit space and will remain on the grounds until 5pm Sunday.
  2. All State of Connecticut Department of Agriculture Connecticut fair and show regulations and requirements will be followed regarding all health testing and vaccinations. Health charts must include animals’ EID, tattoo or metal tag #s and will be checked before animals are unloaded.
  3. Any animal with horns cannot be entered in Beef or Dairy Show.
  4. Any animal which presents a threat to the safety of people or other animals must be removed at the request of the Superintendents.
  5. All animals must be in good physical conditions. Any animal showing evidence of warts, ringworm, hoof rot, lice, etc. will be refused entry.
  6. Calves under 3 months old must be separated from the public as stated in the “Emergency Order Concerning the Vaccinations or Alternative Confinement of Certain Animals”. No bulls on grounds unless nursing the cow and born in the current year.
  7. The Superintendents will designate the space for all entries.
  8. There are no entry fees.
  9. Exhibitors may enter two entries in each class except those classes stated.
  10. Exhibitors must furnish feed and hay. Bedding will be provided.
  11. An entry form must be completed in order to receive premiums.
  12. Passes will be issued based on number of entries. Additional passes may be purchased from the pass office. There will be NO extra passes once the fair begins.
  13. Anyone 21 years of age or under as of January 1 are required to show in Showmanship and Fitting classes.
  14. Registration Papers will be checked and must be available. Animal must be registered in exhibitor’s name or have proper 4-H lease papers sent with your entries. A copy of your current HEALTH PAPERS should also be sent with your entries.
  15. If vehicles or cattle trailers are parked on the grounds over the weekend, they need to use the designated area. CAMPERS MUST PRE-REGISTER with the appropriate forms and fees.
  16. Maximum number of cattle per farm/family is 10.

Beef Show – Friday, 11am

Department 94 – Open Beef
Class# Angus – 941, Hereford – 942, AOB – 943, Non-Registered – 944, Simmentals – 945, Steers – 949

Lots:

51. Spring Heifer Calves – Born on or after March 1, 2021
52. Winter Heifer Calves – Born December 2020, January 2021, February 2021
53. Senior Heifer Calves – Born September, October, November 2020
54. Summer Yearling Heifers – Born June, July, August 2020
55. Spring Yearling Heifers – Born March, April, May 2020
56. Junior Yearling Heifers – Born December 2019, January 2020, February 2020
57. Senior Yearling Heifers – Born September, October, November 2019

58. Heifer Breed Champion (1st & 2nd place animals from classes 1-7 will compete.)
59. Heifer Breed Reserve Champion

60. Supreme Champion Female (Breed Champion & Reserve will compete.)
61. Reserve Supreme Champion Female

62. 2-year-old Cow – Born September 1, 2018 – August 31, 2019
63. 3-year-old Cow – Born September 1, 2017 – August 31, 2018
64. 4-year-old Cow – Born September 1, 2016 – August 31, 2017
65. Aged Cow – Born before September 1, 2016

66. Cow/Calf Breed Champion
67. Cow/Calf Reserve Breed Champion

68. Spring Bull Calves – Born March, April, May 2021
69. Junior Bull Calves – Born December 2020, January 2021, February 2021
69B. Senior Bull Calves – Born September, October, November 2020
70. Best 3 Females (Three females, same breed, any age, must be Bred & Owned by the exhibitor)
71. Beef Herd (Four animals at least 1 steer or bull. All must be owned by exhibitor.)
72. Get of Sire (Three animals with the same sire. The sire must be named on Entry Form.)
73. Produce of Dam (Two animals, any age, produce of one cow, Dam must be named on Entry Form.)
74. Best Bred & Owned Registered Beef Female (1 entry one exhibitor)

** All steer will be weighed and classes divided by weights **

Premiums

WILL BE PAID IN THE SHOWMANSHIP CLASSES ONLY. You must be the person exhibiting an animal in a breed class in order to participate in showmanship.

Department 96 – Beef Youth Show
Class # Showmanship – 920

Lots (Ages as of January 1st):

1. Super Senior: 18-21 years old
2. Senior: 15-17 years old
3. Intermediate: 12-14 years old
4. Junior: 9-11 years old
5. Novice 1st year showman and 7-8 years old
6. Pee Wee: up to 7 years old
7. Adult Showmanship: over 21 years old

Showmanship Premiums: 1st – $75, 2nd – $70, 3rd – $65, 4th – $60, 5th-10th – $50

Dairy Show – Saturday, 9am

Department 90 – Open Dairy
Class # Ayrshire – 901, Brown Swiss – 902, Guernsey – 903, Holstein – 904, Jersey – 905, Milking Shorthorn – 906

Lots:

1. Spring Heifer Calf – Born on or after March 1, 2021
2. Winter Heifer Calf – Born December 2020, January 2021, February 2021
3. Fall Heifer Calf – Born September, October, November 2020
4. Summer Yearling Heifer – Born June, July, August 2020
5. Spring Yearling Heifer – Born March, April, May 2020
6. Winter Yearling Heifer – Born December 2019, January 2020, February 2020
7. Fall Yearling Heifer – Born September, October, November 2019

8. Junior Breed Champion (1st & 2nd place animals from classes 1-7 will compete)
9. Junior Breed Reserve Champion

10. Junior Supreme Champion (Breed Champion & Reserves will compete)
11. Junior Reserve Supreme Champion

** Time for Classes 12-19 will be announced **

12. Yearling Heifer in Milk (must have freshened) – Born September 1, 2019 or later
13. Junior 2-year-old Cow (must have freshened) – Born March 1 – August 31, 2019
14. Senior 2-year-old Cow (must have freshened) – Born September 1, 2018 – February 28, 2019
15. Junior 3-year-old Cow – Born March 1 – August 31, 2018
16. Senior 3-year-old Cow – Born September 1, 2017 – February 29, 2018
17. 4-year-old Cow – Born September 1, 2016 – August 31, 2017
18. Aged Cow – Born before September 1, 2016
19. Dry Cow – May not be entered in any of the above classes.

20. Senior Breed Champion (1st & 2nd place animals in classes 12-19 will compete)
21. Senior Breed Reserve Champion

22. Senior Supreme Champion (Breed Champion & Reserves will compete)
23. Senior Reserve Supreme Champion

Dairy Group Classes

24. Best 3 Females (Three females at any age, must be Bred & Owned by the exhibitor)
25. Club Herd (3 cows, all calved at least once and owned by at least two exhibitors)
26. Get of Sire (3 animals with the same sire. The sire must be named on entry form.)
27. Produce of Dam (2 animals, any age, the produce of one cow. Dam must be named on entry form.)
28. Daughter/Dam (2 animals, a dam and daughter. Dam must be named on entry form.)
29. Best Uddered Cow (Determined by the judge in classes 12-19. Will compete for Best Udder of Show.)
30. Best Bred & Owned Registered Female (1 entry per exhibitor)

Premiums:
WILL BE PAID IN THE SHOWMANSHIP CLASSES ONLY. You must be the person exhibiting an animal in a breed class in order to participate in showmanship.

Department 92 – Dairy Youth Show
Class # Showmanship – 920

Lots (Ages as of January 1st):

1. Super Senior: 18-21 years old
2. Senior: 15-17 years old
3. Intermediate: 12-14 years old
4. Junior: 9-11 years old
5. Novice 1st year showman and 7-8 years old
6. Pee Wee: up to 7 years old
7. Adult Showmanship: over 21 years old

Showmanship Premiums: 1st – $75, 2nd – $70, 3rd – $65, 4th – $60, 5th-10th – $50