General Entry Rules & Regulations: Livestock

All livestock entry sheets must be received or postmarked by August 15, 2016. Please make sure for each animal listed that an eartag number and birth date are also listed. Be sure to indicate the number of pens/stalls requested for your animals. Make special pen/stall requests as clear as possible! (Example: Special request for a stall for a cow and calf.)

Livestock exhibitors must attach a copy of the Health Certificate for Show form when submitting entry.

Health and registration papers must be made available for inspection by authorized Fair personnel at the time of entry into the Fair and at any other time deemed necessary by the Fair.

For 2016 the Prince George's County Fair will be having one-day livestock shows. Animals will not be expected to spend the night at the Fair.

Beef cattle for both Open Class and 4-H will be accepted on Saturday, September 10, 2016. The beef cattle show will begin at 1100am. (It is requested that the animals arrive one hour prior to the show, if possible.)

All exhibitors must check in at the Registration Table in their area. Health and Registration papers must be presented to authorized Fair personnel and the State Veterinarian at time of check-in for inspection. No animals may be moved into stalls/pens until the check-in process is complete. All market animals will be weighed at check-in.

All animals must remain in assigned pens except during show preparation and when in competition.

The Fair will NOT furnish bedding for livestock. Sand will be in hog pens and shavings in poultry pens.

No exhibitor or parent may take more than two premiums in any class.

Entries in the division are open to anyone in the 5 Southern Maryland counties.

Breed classes will be determined by number of entries per class.

Market animals (cattle, sheep, swine) may not be shown as breeding stock. A maximum of 3 market goats, 3 market sheep and 3 market swine may be entered by an exhibitor.

Grand Champion and Best in Show will be awarded only if there is competition.

Registration Papers will be checked in Sheep and Dairy Departments.

Registration Papers will be checked on Breeding Animals.

Note: All sections in this division are open to persons limited by physical handicap or mental capacity.

 

 

Rules & Regulations for Beef Cattle

Cattle (In addition to the general requirements) :   All cattle must be individually identified by eartag, tattoo, or registration.

Shipping Fever

Shipping fever prophylaxis is recommended, but not required, for one-day shows. For shows exceeding one day, all cattle must be given at least one dose of vaccine or bacterin not less than fifteen (15) days prior to show. It is strongly recommended that shipping fever prophylaxis include P13 and 1BR. Since vaccines and bacterins vary in amount and duration of immunity produced, the recommendation of your veterinarian should be followed relative to a second dose (booster).

Leptospirosis
Leptospiros is immunization is recommended. Consult your veterinarian. 

Section 768: Open Class Beef Cattle, All Pure Breeds

 

Class Open Class Beef Cattle 1st 2nd 3th 4th 5th 6th
    $40 $35 $30 $25 $20 $15
76801 Junior Heifer Calf calved April 1, 2016 and after
76802 Junior Heifer Calf calved between Jan. 1 and Mar. 31, 2016
76803 Late Senior Heifer Calf calved between November 1 and December 31, 2015
76804 Early Sr. Heifer Calf calved between September 1 and October 31, 2015
76805 Late Summer Yearling Heifer calved between July 1 and August 31, 2015
76806 Early Summer Yearling Heifer, calved between May 1 and June 30, 2015
76807 Late Jr. Yearling Heifer, calved between March 1 and April 30, 2015
76808 Early Jr. Yearling Heifer, calved between January 1 and February 28, 2015
76809 Late Sr. Yearling Heifer calved between Nov. 1 and Dec. 31, 2014
76810 Early Sr. Yearling calved between September 1 and October 31, 2014
76811 2 year old Cow
76812 3 year or older Cow
76813 Pair of Females, any age, bred and owned by exhibitor
76814 Pair of Calves, from classes above
76815 Pair of yearlings, from Yearling classes above
76816 Get of Sire: 3 animals by one sire, shown in the above classes, both sexes represented
76821 Jr. Bull Calf calved April 1, 2016 and after
76822 Jr. Bull Calf calved between January 1 and March 31, 2016
76823 Late Sr. Bull Calf calved between November 1 and December 31, 2015
76824 Early Sr. Bull Calf calved between September 1 and October 31, 2015
76825 Late Summer Yearling Bull calved between July 1 and August 31, 2015
76826 Early Summer Yearling Bull calved between May 1 and June 30, 2015
76827 Late Jr. Yearling Bull calved between March 1 and April 30, 2015
76828 Early Jr. Yearling Bull calved between January 1 and February 28, 2015
76829 Sr. Yearling Bull calved between September 1 and December 31, 2014
76830 Summer Sr. Yearling Bull calved between May 1 and August 31, 2014
76831 Two year old Bull calved between January 1 and April 30, 2014
76841 Best in Show, Female
76842 Best in Show, Male

Class Open Class Beef Cattle Awarded
76851 Grand Champion Female Rosette
76852 Reserve Grand Champion Female Rosette