United Farmers Cooperative
#693. Intermediate Sheep Showmanship: (9-13 years of age) #694. Senior sheep Showmanship: (14-18 years of age)
Southern Region 785-455-3315 785-325-2278 Toll Free: 888-343-0323
4-H/FFA SWINE Darrell & Kathy Brzon - Co-Superintendent Kirk Jensen - Co-Superintendent Judging Wednesday, August 3 Premium Category 2 1. Read General Rules and/or 4-H/FFA General Rules. 2. Read Animal Health Requirements and 4-H/FFA Livestock Rules, and Premium Auction Rules. 3. Market hogs will show by weight and breeding gilts by age. 4. Animals showing in a market class are not eligible to show in breeding classes and vice-versa. 5. Water based substances ONLY used on animals to prevent skin irritation. 6. All swine exhibits should have been farrowed after January 1st of the current year. 7. All market hogs, and breeding gilts intended for floor sale, will be weighed at the time of fair check-in to establish a show weight and sale weight. There will be NO weigh back. 8. All animals from all youth should be owned by weigh-in time. 9. NO swine shall be restrained by snare or other snout restraint at the county fair, for the purposes of clipping. This practice is perceived as inhuman to the general public and should be avoided. 10. State Fair Entries are due July 15th. Nominations/ear notches must be submitted by June 15th. 11. All current 4-H/FFA members must have completed the YPQA testing in order to sell Swine in the Jr. Livestock Sale for 2012. Without a PQA number you WILL NOT be eligible to sell swine at the 2012 Fair. (This has been waived for the 2011 NCK Free Fair.)
Grain Marketing Basic Chemicals Agronomy Products Lubricants Custom Application Feed Products Easy Choice Financing Producer Owned, Customer Focused Website: www.ufcoop.com United Farmers Cooperative thanks our customers in the following communities: Abilene, Agenda, Barnes, Clifton, Clyde, Cuba, Greenleaf, Haddam, Linn, Narka, Norway and Washington. In the Northern Region: Beaver Crossing, Bee, Benedict, Bradshaw, David City, Garland, Gresham, Hampton, Hordville, Polk, Rising City, Seward, Shelby, Staplehurst, Stockham, Stromsburg, Tamora, Thayer, Ulysses, Utica, Waco and York.
MARKET HOGS 1. All market hogs must be tagged with an official Kansas 4-H ear tag. Animals should have been tagged and weighed at a spring weigh-in time on tagging verified by Extension agent, FFA Advisor, or 4-H project leader, to be eligible to show. Extension agents should be contacted if a tag is lost and replacement put in place before coming to the fair. 2. There is no minimum or maximum weight to be eligible to show, but extra light and heavy animals will be placed in their own class and are subject to weight requirement conditions. 3. Boars, cryptorchids, or short castrated barrows will not be allowed in the market class. 4. Market hog weight classes will be divided at the discretion of the specie superintendent. 5. Champion and Reserve Champion Market Barrows and Gilts will show for overall champion market hog. #697. Market barrow #698. Market gilt #699. Swine Club Herd Five animals from the same 4-H Club or FFA Chapter with three or more different owners.
BREEDING GILTS 1. All registered gilts must have original registration papers or transfer papers in the sole name(s) of the exhibitor prior to June 1st of the current year. 2. Gilts registered in a farm name or adult are not eligible to how. However, gilts may be co-owned and co-registered by two or more 4-H/FFA members of the same family. 3. In order to be considered for this division, a breeding animal registration form must be on file at the local Extension office by July 1st. 4. A minimum of three (3) animals is required to form a gilt age class. When there are not more than three (3) animals in an age class, they will be shifted to a one â€œbreeding gilt classâ€?. 5. Breeding Gilts will show by the following age divisions: #700. January gilts: purebred and commercial together #701. February gilts: purebred and commercial together #702. March gilts: purebred and commercial together
Sunday Evening July 31st Entertainment Center 7:00 p.m. The public is invited to attend an evening of singing and worship. All entertainment will be from area churches. The Ministerial Alliance will be taking a free-will offering to minister to the needs of Republic County with food assistance and various other help.
SWINE SHOWMANSHIP This contest is open to any 4-H/FFA member exhibiting in market or breeding swine classes. The contest will be held before the animal evaluation. Classes may be divided at the discretion of the Superintendent, to all for room in the show ring. Exhibitors must own the animals they show. Age will be determined by January 1st of current year. Grand and Reserve Champion Showman OVERALL will be eligible for the Round Robin competition. Classes will be divided as follows: (NO premiums will be awarded) #703. Junior Swine Showmanship: (7-8 years of age) #704. Intermediate Swine Showmanship: (9-13 years of age) #705. Senior Swine Showmanship: (14-18 years of age)
Sponsored By Republic County Ministerial Alliance
Published on Jul 6, 2011