Ohio State Fair Livestock Entry Deadline – June 20

Livestock animal ownership dates

In order to be more consistent with statewide livestock exhibition ownership rules, the Ohio State Fair has listed animal ownership dates below:

The deadline to enter livestock exhibitions is June 20th, 2021. 

Market animals – 
  • Market beef – January 1
  • Market swine – May 26
  • Market lambs – May 26
  • Market goats – May 26
  • Dairy feeders – May 26
  • Market rabbits – June 1
  • Market poultry – within 5 days of hatch
Breeding animals – ownership dates have not changed
  • Breeding Beef – May 1
  • Breeding Swine – June 1
  • Breeding Sheep – June 1
  • Breeding Goats – June 1
  • Breeding Poultry – June 1
  • Breeding rabbits – June 1
  • Dairy Cattle – June 1

https://ohiostatefair.com/agriculture-livestock/livestock/