REMINDER: Market Steer / Heifer Weigh-in

REMINDER: If you’ll be showing at BEST show during December 10 weigh-in, reach out to Ian and Kody ASAP for alternative date / time details!

2023 Market Steer / Heifer Exhibitors…
It’s time to get your steer / heifer registered for WEIGH-IN, which will be held Saturday, December 10 (8:00-11:00 a.m.) at the Fairgrounds. Details noted below… Register ONLINE by 1:00 p.m. on Friday, December 9: https://go.osu.edu/2023HartfordWeighIn

Additional information on showing Market Steer/Heifer at the Hartford Fair, as well as the Ohio State Fair (including information on DNA packets) can be found HERE.

Please be sure to review all information to insure you don’t miss any dates/requirements!

Market Steer and Heifers Weigh-In for 2023

Members who are planning to take a Market Steer or Heifer project to the Hartford Fair in 2023 must bring their animal(s) to the Tagging / Weigh-In on Saturday, December 10, 2022. Tagging / Weigh-in will take place from 8:00am to 11:00am that day in the west end of Grubb Arena at the Hartford Fairgrounds. Youth planning to bring steers or heifers to the weigh-in MUST pre-register their animals online by NO LATER THAN 1:00pm on Friday, December 9, 2022 at: go.osu.edu/2023HartfordWeighIn.

Additional information on showing Market Steer/Heifer at the Hartford Fair, as well as the Ohio State Fair (including information on DNA packets) can be found HERE.

Please be sure to review all information to insure you don’t miss any dates/requirements!

 

Dairy Feeder Weigh-In, Clinic, and Show

Dairy Feeder Calf weigh in will take place on Saturday, June 4, 2022 from 9:00am to noon at the Hartford Fairgrounds at the west end of Grubb Arena. All dairy feeder calves must be weighed, tagged and vaccinated during this time. The fee is $10/animal and all animals must be dehorned/castrated prior to June 4th in order to be tagged.

A Clinic on grooming, calf care, and showmanship will be held from 11:30am to 12:30pm. This session will be especially helpful to those who are new to raising and showing dairy feeder calves, but all are welcome. After the clinic, a show will be held starting at 1:30pm. See details below or download the flyer HERE. There is also a helpful tip sheet with reminders to help prepare for the show and things to remember during and after the show as well.

Food will be available from the Licking County 4-H Committee Concession Stand.

REMINDER: 2022 Market Steer/Heifer Weigh In

Market Steer/Heifer weigh in for the 2022 Hartford Fair will take place on Saturday, December 11, 2021 from 8:00 – 11:00am at the west end of Grubb Arena at the Hartford Fairgrounds. Please complete the following registration by 1:00pm on Friday, December 10, 2021 for EACH animal that you plan to tag and weigh in: go.osu.edu/2022HartfordWeighInRegistraion. Full instructions as well as DNA/identification instructions for those planing to show at the Ohio State Fair can be found here.

2022 Market Steer/Heifer Weigh-In

Market Steer/Heifer weigh in for the 2022 Hartford Fair will take place on Saturday, December 11, 2021 from 8:00 – 11:00am at the west end of Grubb Arena at the Hartford Fairgrounds. Please complete the following registration by 1:00pm on Friday, December 10, 2021 for EACH animal that you plan to tag and weigh in: go.osu.edu/2022HartfordWeighInRegistraion. Full instructions as well as DNA/identification instructions for those planing to show at the Ohio State Fair can be found here.

REMINDER: Dairy Feeder Weigh-In

Dairy Feeder weigh-in will take place on Saturday, June 5, 2021 from 9:00am to noon at the Hartford Fairgrounds at the west end of Grubb Arena. The cost is $10 per animal and includes tagging and vaccinations. Please enter through Gate D and then drive straight through the Hondros Family Beef Barn. You will then unload in front of Grubb arena to be weighed, tagged, and vaccinated. You will then reload your animal(s) and proceed out Gate C. Please note: all calves must be dehorned / castrated prior to June 5th in order to be tagged.

Updated 2021 Hartford Fair Market Steer/Heifer Weigh-In Information

In an effort to reduce points of contact on Saturday, December 12th, during the Hartford Fair Market Steer / Heifer Weigh-in, all exhibitors are asked to complete a pre-registration form (in place of the traditional registration card) for each animal. Exhibitors are asked to complete this online registration by no later than 1:00 p.m. on Friday, December 11th, so that the information can be printed and available to staff during weigh-in for record keeping purposes. The pre-registration form can be found online at www.go.osu.edu/HartfordMarketBeefRegistration. Please ensure that all information is accurate, and complete, prior to submission.

SPECIAL NOTE: When attending weigh-in, only one person may accompany animals through chute area (exhibitor attendance is not required), and masks must be worn at all times. Cost to purchase EID Tag is $5.00, with exact change expected. Please remain in your truck when not participating in weigh-in procedures. Persons who are ill, have someone ill within their household, or who are in quarantine / isolation are reminded to stay home.

Additional Information:

2021 Hartford Fair and Ohio State Fair Market Steer/Heifer Instructions

2020 Ohio State Fair Market Steer/Heifer Identification/DNA Guidelines

 

REMINDER: Market Steer & Heifer Weigh-in is December 12th

If you’re planning to show a 4-H / FFA MARKET STEER or HEIFER during the 2021 Hartford Fair, please make note of the following UPDATED details regarding weigh-in on Saturday, DECEMBER 12, 2020 from 8:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. You’ll also see that information is listed for those youth who are planning to show at the Ohio State Fair. Please plan accordingly!
PLEASE NOTE: Weigh-In will be held in DECEMBER, rather than our tradition of January, in hopes of avoiding the inclement weather that we have encountered in recent years. All the information you need can be found here.
Please pay special attention to the tagging information section. The Hartford Fair will be using Electronic Identification (EID) tags in 2021. Information on EID tags can be found in the document here.