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Livestock nominations

Livestock Weight Dates

Reminder that Large Animals such as Market Steers and Breeding Heifers need to be in your possession for 120 days prior to County Fair. Also, Small animals (bucket calves, sheep, goats, and swine) need to be born after January 1 and must be in your possession 80 days prior to County Fair.

Large Animal Weigh Dates

Sunday, March 17th 2:00 pm Lane County Beef Weigh-in
Wednesday, March 27th 6:00pm Ness County Beef Weigh-in
Sunday, March 31st 3:00pm Rush Beef Weigh-in

May 1:  Market Beef Nominations Due for State Fair and KJLS

Small Animal Weigh Dates

Wednesday, May 1st 5:30 pm Lane County (bucket calves, sheep, goats, pigs)
Saturday, May 4th 8:00am Rush County
Sunday, May 5th 3:00pm Ness County

June 15:  Commercial Heifer, Swine, Sheep, & Meat Goat Nominations Due

Livestock Judging Practice

We have started working on the basics of Livestock Judging in Ness and Lane Counties.  I would be willing to work with Rush County youth on Wednesday or Thursdays if there is an interest.  The practice dates are:

Ness Livestock Practice - Monday, March 4th from 4-5:00pm
Lane Livestock Practice - Thursday, March 7th from 4-5:00pm