Livestock

Recent News and Events:

  • 2017 Wisconsin State Fair Performance Steer Division
    Those who wish to exhibit in the 2017 Wisconsin State Fair Performance Steer Division must have their steers weighed at one of the following locations: March 4th     Equity Livestock, Richland Center: 9 am to 10 am Contact: Neal Anderson, 608.585.3092 Tietz Livestock, New London: 9 to 10 am Contact: Diane Jarvais, 715.630.0811 March 11th […]

MAS/MAQA

2017 MAS Scholarship Application – pdf

2017 MAQA Dates

Training

  • Monday, May 22, 6-8pm – Alliant Energy Center, Exhibition Hall
  • Thursday, April 6, 6-8pm – Alliant Energy Center, Exhibition Hall

Test

  • Monday, February 6, 6-8pm – Dane County UWEX office
  • Tuesday, June 6, 6-8pm – Dane County UWEX office

**Please note: Both test and training will only count for 1 year MAQA certification this year – this is due to changes coming to the MAQA program from the state**

LIVESTOCK EDUCATIONAL CARD INFO

Cover Letter for Educational Card
Livestock Educational Card

BEEF

Beef Educational Meetings– check back often for updates
Origins of Cattle (from Oklahoma State University)
Beef Safety (from Kansas State University)

SHEEP

Sheep Check-In: May 6, 2017; 9-11am at Stoughton Fairgrounds. This is mandatory for anyone planning to show or sell sheep at the 2017 Dane County Fair!

2017 National Junior Suffolk Show – This All-American sheep show is in Wisconsin at the Alliant Energy Center, Madison, WI from June 29th – July 2nd.  Not only does it allow youth to show up to almost 20 different breeds of purebred sheep, there are a ton of contests that test the knowledge of youth –  Skillathon, judging contests, photography, etc.
More information can be found at the link below.
http://www.countrylovin.com/AAJSS/
Contact information:  info@allamericanjuniorshow.com  

The Suffolk breed has a separate show and it is being conducted together this year at the All-American show in Madison. Contact nzernicke@gmail.com for more information.

Sheep Educational Meetings – check often for updates
Guide to Raising Healthy Sheep Fact Sheet
(904 KB, 4 pages)
US Targhee Sheep Association
 (Read about a program to provide a starter flock of sheep to deserving youth)
Origins of Sheep
 (from Oklahoma State University)

SWINE

Swine Check-In Meeting – April 15; 9-11am at the 4-H Office (5201 Fen Oak Drive) This is mandatory for anyone planning to show or sell swine at the 2017 Dane County Fair!

Swine Educational Meetings – check often for updates
Squeaky Clean Biosecurity Plan Fact Sheet – pdf
Origins of Swine (from Oklahoma State University)
Guide to Raising Healthy Pigs Fact Sheet (675 KB, 6 pages)
2017 Pig Project Scholarships Offered
2017-WPA Application Form

 

Updated: 2/9/2017

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