Hog Tag Pictures Due June 1

By June 1, 2022 all hogs project members must take a picture of tag in hog’s ear and send it to: wcfhogs@gmail.com Must include name of exhibitor with their hog tag number. Sample Photo: Submit 1 or 2 photos showing the tag number in the pig’s ear and showing the color & markings in the other photo.  If the pig is one solid color then only one photo is needed.

Pictures must be submitted by ALL exhibitors, regardless of who tagged them or where purchased.

If you want to share a pen with someone or have a pen request other than a sibling, notify Chris Campbell by June 15 (740-984-4646)

June 4 – Market Goat, Market Lamb, Dairy Feeder Steer Tag-in

Required Tag-in for Market Lambs, Market Goats, Dairy Feeder Steers will be Saturday, June 4 from 8—10:00 am at the Washington County Fairgrounds. Watch for road signs to indicate lineup locations.

All Market Goats & Market Lambs must have a Scrapie Tag in the ear by the June 4 tag-in. The Scrapie Tag should be put in by the breeder or where you purchased your animals.

Blue Breed Verification Cards Required for Dairy Feeder Steers – due June 4 – must be signed by dairy farmer where purchased in Ohio and include the ODA Producer number. Cards are available from the OSU Extension Office, your advisor or printed here: Dairy Feeder Breed Verification Blue Card 2022

Castration must be done by tag-in. The Fair Vet – Dr Lowe will be checking animals during tag-in.

Quality Assurance Session #4 – May 4 at Marietta High School Auditorium

FINAL SESSION!!

May 4 from 7-9 pm at Marietta High School Auditorium (208 Davis Ave, Marietta) is the final QA session. Members planning to take market livestock and lactating dairy cattle/goats projects and a parent/guardian must attend a Livestock Quality Assurance training in order to participate in Jr Fair events, shows and sales at the fairs. Members may attend a QA session in any Ohio county, the member must still be accompanied by an adult.

Test-out Option – Youth ages 12-14 and 15-18 may participate.  The test will be offered after each QA session. Pre-registration is requested by calling the Extension Office at 740-376-7431

Quality Assurance Session #3 – April 18 at Warren High School Building 6 Gym

April 18 from 7-9 pm at Warren High School Building 6 Gym is the second QA session. Members planning to take market livestock and lactating dairy cattle/goats projects and a parent/guardian must attend a Livestock Quality Assurance training in order to participate in Jr Fair events, shows and sales at the fairs. Members may attend a QA session in any Ohio county, the member must still be accompanied by an adult.

Test-out Option – Youth ages 12-14 and 15-18 may participate.  The test will be offered after each QA session. Pre-registration is requested by calling the Extension Office at 740-376-7431

Hog Tag Announcement for Advisors

4-H or FFA advisors can contact the OSU Extension Office or continue to contact Chris Campbell  with number of tags needed for their club members. Advisors can pick-up tags between April 15 and May 15

Hogs must be tagged by June 1

Please note: there will not be a tag-in held at the Waterford Fairgrounds in 2022.

Due by June 1: Pictures of ALL hogs with the tag in the hog’s ear and send it to: wcfhogs@gmail.com include name of exhibitor with hog tag number.

Livestock Housing Agreements – Due April 15

This form applies to all livestock projects (market or breeding) in which the animal(s) is housed away from the exhibitor’s home.

Housing away from home is defined as ‘any amount of time where an animal(s) is taken care of away from the exhibitor’s home location with the exception of shows/exhibitions.

If the animal is shown in another exhibition, the exhibitor must not show a breeding project as a market project or visa versa.

Cooperator is defined as ‘the owner/operator of the facility where the animal(s) will be housed.’

Any exhibitor found to be housing their animal away from home without a completed form will loose the right to show and sell any project at the Waterford, Washington County, and Barlow Fairs for the duration of the project year.

Form is due to the Extension Office, 1115 Gilman Ave., Marietta, no later than 4:00pm on April 15th of the project year.  One form each year per project.

Click here for form: Livestock Housing Agreement

Quality Assurance Session #2 – April 5 at Frontier High School Cafeteria

April 5 from 7-9 pm at Frontier High School Cafeteria is the second QA session. Members planning to take market livestock and lactating dairy cattle/goats projects and a parent/guardian must attend a Livestock Quality Assurance training in order to participate in Jr Fair events, shows and sales at the fairs. Members may attend a QA session in any Ohio county, the member must still be accompanied by an adult.

Test-out Option – Youth ages 12-14 and 15-18 may participate.  The test will be offered after each QA session. Pre-registration is requested by calling the Extension Office at 740-376-7431