Livestock Check in Information

Market Beef

⚠️ BEEF CHECK IN INFORMATION ⚠️

This year we will be holding our virtual beef weigh-in. Please complete the google form below to check in your cattle for the 2024 fair. In addition, we will have an optional in-person check in to participate in the rate-of-gain contest. If you are interested in entering the contest, bring your cattle to the fair on Sat. April 6 between 8 am & 12 pm. Top 2 beef & dairy exhibitors will be recognized and awarded. Exhibitors can check in up to 3 cattle (for virtual check in and rate-of-gain contest). Families can tag cattle for multiple siblings. The form requires the RFID tag number and pictures of your animal.


Please be sure to follow all directions on the form. A separate form should be completed for EACH animal you would like to check in. CHECK IN DEADLINE THURSDAY FEBRUARY 15th at 5:00pm.

If you have any questions please send us an email at [email protected]
This form goes directly to the superintendents and not the fair office. All questions and inquiries must be sent to the above email.

We are looking forward to the 2024 Shiawassee County Fair!
The link for the virtual tagging is: https://forms.gle/CDgaPwrHWCSLJ6p68

Animals that have not been pre-registered will not be eligible to show. Please remember this is an early check in and you will also need to register for your classes through the online entry process. NO LATE FAIR ENTRIES ARE ACCEPTED.

Market Sheep

NEW FOR 2024 

All market lambs will need to be pre-registered. An early check-in google form will be shared on the fair website and on the Shiawassee County Fair Facebook page in the near future.
The completed form and pictures need to be email to [email protected] no later than JUNE 1st, 2024. All market lambs must be pre-registered by this date. NO EXCEPTIONS. This form goes directly to the superintendents and not the fair office. All questions and inquiries must be sent to the above email

You must fill out the google form for each lamb (ex: you are bringing two market lambs, so fill out the form twice, once for each lamb). You’ll provide each of the following, not limited to: pictures of the full face; up close, clear pictures of all of the ear tags (both sides of the scrapie tag and any other identifying tags) in the ear of the sheep; two profile pictures of the entire animal (head to tail, both sides). Each exhibitor may enter up to 4 animals. Families may enter animals as family projects with all children’s names listed.

Animals that have not been pre-registered will not be eligible to show. Please remember this is an early check in and you will also need to register for your classes through the online entry process. NO LATE FAIR ENTRIES ARE ACCEPTED.

Market Poultry

Poultry

Breed Poultry
- June 1st (in the possession of the exhibitor)

Market Turkey, Ducks, Goose - not over 6 months, check in day

Market Chickens - not over 15 weeks, check in day Cornish Game - 6 weeks or under, check in day

Rabbits & Cavies

Breed Rabbits and Cavies
- June 1st (in the possession of the exhibitor)

Bred & Owned Does - May 1st (in the possession of the exhibitor)

Purchased Market - July 10th (in the possession of the exhibitor)

Fryers - under 70 days, check in day

Roasters - under 180 days, check in day

Fancy Pens - 10-12 weeks, check in day

Forms and Set Up

*Cage Count and Bred & Owned Class Verification MUST be turned into the Fair Office by June 15th.

*Wednesday July 31, 2024 - cage cleaning 6:30pm

*Saturday August 3, 2024 - Rabbits, Cavies & Poultry check in (Small Animal Arena next to Rabbit & Poultry barn) 10am - 2pm

Market Goats

Goats must be owned by May 1st. Online tagging/registration (not exhibitor entry) for Market Goats will happen between May 10-May 15. Information will be published via Facebook, 4-H Office and FFA advisors.

Swine

Information to come.