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 […]
  • 2017 Wisconsin State Fair DNA/RFID Animal Identification
    Youth interested in showing market beef, sheep, swine, OR breeding stock commercial heifers/crossbred gilts/wether type ewes & rams at the 2017 Wisconsin State Fair Junior Show will need to have their animal projects DNA/RFID identified by the State Fair eligibility deadlines listed below. This identification system allows animals which are DNA/RFID iden […]
  • Nasco Demonstrations
    NASCO Demonstrations May 13, 2017 901 Janesville Avenue Fort Atkinson 8:30-10:30 Goat Demo 8:30 – 12:00 Beef Demo 11:00 – 2:00 Sheep Demo (Break for lunch 12-1) 12:00 – 1:00 Lunch Intermission and visit Nasco Store 1:00 – 4:00 Dairy Demo 2:00 – 4:00 Swine Demo There is no charge for these events, but please […]

MAS/MAQA

Dane County MAS Scholarship Application – pdf (check back for updates)

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!

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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