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Dairy Steer

                

Cecil County 4-H Dairy Steer Project Requirements

4-H Member & Project Enrollment

  • Cecil County & Maryland State Fair’s 4-H Member Project Enrollment Deadline is May 1st of the current year entered in 4-H Online
  • 4-H members are expected to regularly attend club meetings

MARKET DAIRY STEER

  • Cecil County Fair Market Animal Ownership deadline January 1st of current year
  • All market dairy tagged for market but be tagged & weighed on January 4, 2020 at Fair Hill from 9:00-11:00 AM
  • All youth/parent must also fill out and sign the Livestock Registration Form and submit by January 4th 
  • Market dairy steers must be owned
  • All market dairy steers tagged for market must be born after August 1, 2018 for Cecil County Fair Participation (born after January 1, 2019 for Maryland State Fair Participation) and must be castrated and dehorned at the time of tagging.

FEEDER DAIRY STEER

  • Cecil County Fair Feeder Dairy Steer Ownership deadline May 15th of current year
  • Feeder dairy steers-4-H WEIGH IN WAIVED IN 2020, 4-H LIVESTOCK REGISTRATION FORM REQUIRED BY JUNE 1, 2020
  • Feeder Dairy Steers are not eligible for the Cecil County Fair Livestock Auction
  • Feeder Dairy Steers must be owned

Completed Maryland 4-H Animal Husbandry & Quality Assurance Program by July 1st of current year if 1st year in project or if 4-H age 8, 11 or 14 as of 1/1 of current year

  • Juniors-Junior Program
  • Intermediates & Seniors-Part 1 and specific project species (Please make sure that you are logged in)

4-H Show Entry Deadlines:

  • Eastern Shore Spring Show Deadline-April 15th of current year-POSTPONED
  • Cecil County Breeders’ Fair Deadline-May 1st of current year-POSTPONED
  • Cecil County Fair Entry Deadline-July 1st of current year (online only)
  • Cecil County Fair 4-H Animal Exhibitor Orientation and Livestock Sale Meeting, June 3rd or June 8th, 2020.  Youth and a parent/guardian must attend if animal project stays entire week at fair.
  • Cecil County Fair Animal Setup, July 21, 2020
  • Maryland State Fair Entry Deadline-July 31st of current year (online only)

Signed 4-H Forms:

Maryland Department of Agriculture Animal Health Forms for Show

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