2020 Livestock Quality Assurance Update

To: Livestock Exhibitors:

All market and breeding livestock, rabbits, and poultry must participate in Quality Assurance each year to participate in exhibition with their animal, per ODA and Ohio Revised Code

For a printable copy of this information, click here.

You have 3 options for Quality Assurance in 2020: (in order of preference). Any of the above options must be completed by July 1st, 2020

  1. Register for one of 9 virtual QA sessions with Madison County
  2. For $12, complete the online YQCA module on your own time prior to fair (Please email your certificate to nicol.115@osu.edu to verify completion)
  3. Schedule an online 3 year test out option with Frances (for ages 12 and up only)


To register for a virtual Quality Assurance session, review the information below:

  1. Fill out this survey link FOR EACH YOUTH you are registering: go.osu.edu/MadCoVirtualQA (You MUST pre-register at least 48 hours before the session)
  2. Register youth for one of the sessions listed. Each session will be limited to a certain number of participants to ensure a quality connection.
    1. Session 1: Tuesday, April 28, 3:00-4:00pm
    2. Session 2: Tuesday, May 5, 5:00-6:00pm
    3. Session 3: Monday, May 11, 2:00-3:00pm
    4. Session 4: Wednesday, May 20, 5:00-6:00pm
    5. Session 5: Thursday, May 28, 4:00-5:00pm
    6. Session 6: Thursday, June 11, 6:00-7:00pm
    7. Session 7: Sunday, June 14, 4:00-5:00pm
    8. Session 8: Tuesday, June 23, 6:00-7:00pm
    9. Session 9: Thursday, June 25, 5:00-6:00pm
  3. After registration is completed, you will receive an email confirmation with more information and the Zoom link to join virtually for the session you selected.
  4. If you need to register additional youth in your household, complete the survey again for each youth (NOTE: if you live together, you can all join with the same device as long as everyone can see the screen easily)

Additional Notes:

  • Attendance will be taken during the call. Youth will receive confirmation of completion.
  • Any youth under the age of 16 must have a parent/guardian attend the training. It is always recommended that one parent/guardian attend training regardless of youth age.
  • Do NOT send your link to another family to use. They must register themselves.
  • It is preferred to join via phone, tablet, or computer that has video capability for maximum participation. If this is a challenge, please contact Frances to join via a regular phone call and to receive a copy of the materials to follow along with.
  • No recordings will be available. You must attend during the times provided. If you cannot attend any of the 9 times offered, contact Frances or consider one of the other QA options.

*IF YOUR YOUTH NEEDS ACCOMODATIONS, such as a copy of the materials, individual instruction, etc., please contact Frances at nicol.115@osu.edu in advance to set up a plan.

*IF YOU HAVE INTERNET CONNECTIVITY ISSUES/POOR VIDEO QUALITY, please contact Frances at nicol.115@osu.edu to join via a phone call and receive a copy of the materials to follow along with.

If you have any questions, contact Frances at nicol.115@osu.edu or call 740-852-0975, or call her direct line at 740-956-5048!

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