University of Maryland Extension

Beef Identification Day

Beef Identification Day-Saturday, January 5th

We will be tagging steers on Saturday, January 9, 2018 at the Howard County Fairgrounds.  Animals must be halter broken.  Tagging, weighing, etc. will be done from 9:00 A.M. until 10:30 A.M.  All steers must be tagged on the 5th.  Make your hauling arrangements now, please.

REGISTRATION PACKETS INCLUDING AN INFORMATIONAL LETTER AND REGISTRATION FORM(S) WILL BE MAILED TO ALL 4-HERS ENROLLED IN THE BEEF PROJECT THE WEEK OF DECEMBER 10TH.  IF YOU DO NOT RECEIVE A PACKET AND NEED ONE, PLEASE CONTACT THE OFFICE AT 410-313-2707.

Please complete and return registration paperwork by January 3, 2019.  Please keep in mind that our office will be closed from December 24th through January 1st, so please mail or drop off when the office is open. Each 4-H'er is limited to a maximum of ten steers.  Please use one form per 4-H'er.  Steers cannot be transferred among family members once they are registered and tagged.  Tags will cost $5.00 each this year and replacement tags will cost $10.00 each.  Registration forms must be in the 4-H Office by Thursday, January 3rd.  4-H beef steer and heifer projects are open to 4-H'ers age 8 and up as of January 1, 2019.

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