University of Maryland Extension

Swine

Cecil County 4-H Swine 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

BREEDING SWINE

Registration papers/lease must be in the individual 4-Hers name only! 

  • Cecil County Fair Ownership deadline June 1st of current year (Registration paper received by breed association)
  • Maryland State Fair Ownership deadline July 1st of current year (Registration paper received by breed association)
  • NO CLASSES OFFERED FOR COMMERCIAL BREEDING SWINE
  • 4-H Breeding Lease annual deadline June 1st of current year
  • Breeding Swine can be owned or leased but not both

MARKET SWINE

  • Cecil County Fair Market Animal Ownership deadline May 17th of current year
  • All market swine tagged for market must be tagged & weighed on either May 16 or 17, 2019 from 6-8 PM at Fair Hill
  • All youth/parent must also fill out and sign the Livestock Registration Form and submit by May 17th
  • Market swine must be owned
  • All swine tagged for market must be born after January 1st of the current year and must be castrated at the time of tagging

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
  • Cecil County Breeders’ Fair Deadline-May 1st of current year
  • Cecil County Fair Entry Deadline-July 1st of current year
  • Cecil County Fair 4-H Animal Exhibitor Orientation and Livestock Sale Meeting, May 29th and June 10th, 2019.  Youth and a parent/guardian must attend if animal project stays entire week of fair.
  • Cecil County Fair Animal Exhibitor Setup, July 16, 2019
  • Maryland State Fair Entry Deadline-July 31st of current year (online only)

Signed 4-H Forms:

  • Maryland 4-H Animal Science Code of Show Ring Ethics

Maryland Department of Agriculture Animal Health Forms for Show

 

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