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Butler County

Livestock Project Information

All project enrollment deadline is May 1st. This includes ALL animals. Market and Breeding are no longer separated out on enrollment. Respective tagging/weighing deadlines must still be met.

Required Weigh/Tag Dates to Exhibit at the Butler County Fair

Market Beef (Steer and Heifer) 

    • March 7th, 2020 - 9:00-10:30 AM

Market Sheep, Market Meat Goat & Market Dairy Wethers

    • May 1st, 2020 - 5:00 p.m. - 7:30 PM

         Bucket Calves and Market Swine must be tagged by project leaders by May 1st.

         All Breeding Gilts (Pedigreed & Commercial), Commercial Meat Goat Does, Commercial Breeding Ewes, and Commercial Heifers must be tagged by your         project/tagging leader by June 15.

REMINDER: YQCA is REQUIRED to be Eligible to Exhibit ALL ANIMAL EXHIBITS (Except Horses) at the Butler County 4-H Fair.

• 7 Year Olds MUST attend an Instructor-Led Training
• 8-18 Year Olds MUST attend a Instructor-Led Training OR PASS a Web-Based Training.

Complete YQCA information can be found at: https://www.butler.k-state.edu/4-h/YQCA.html 

 

Animals

Letters

  • 2020 Beef Tagging Letter 
  • 2020 Market Lamb, Meat Goat, Dairy Wether Letter

     

Forms - Required for Butler County 4-H Fair

 

Tagging Leader Resources

  • Bucket Calf and Market Swine Cards are due into the Extension Office by 5:00 p.m. on May 2nd.
  • All Breeding Gilts (Pedigreed & Commercial), Commercial Meat Goat Does, Commercial Ewes, Commercial Breeding Heifers Cards Due into the Extension Office by 5:00 p.m. June 17th.
  • Tagging Leader Letter and Ear Tag Forms
  • Not enrolled but tagging sign-off form

 

Poultry

  • Look for Poultry Testing information to come out in May or June