Beef Carcass Contest

The 2021 beef live carcass show will be held in the Coliseum on August 26. Check-in will begin at 6 pm and the show will start at 7 pm. The results show will be held at Heffelfinger Meats in Jeromesville on Monday, August 30 beginning at 6:00 PM.  A dinner will be held immediately following the results presentation.  Please click the link below to RSVP if you plan to attend the dinner.  Please RSVP no later than Tuesday August 24th.

Beef Carcass Contest Dinner RSVP

August Beef Carcass Contest Letter & Rules

Online DUNF

Again this year, all Drug Use Notification Forms (DUNF) will be completed electronically.  Please fill out the electronic DUNF before Wednesday, September 8th at 5:00pm. You will receive a confirmation email with the details of your DUNF after it is submitted. If any information on the DUNF form changes between the time the form was submitted and fair check-in, the committee will ask you to complete a new DUNF at check-in. If nothing has changed you may proceed to the next step in the check-in line. Please use your entire animal ID/scrapie ID.  DUNF forms are required by the Ohio Department of Agriculture for all market animals, lactating dairy cows, and lactating dairy goats.  Click here to access the electronic DUNF.

Beef Weigh-In

This year’s beef weigh-in will be held on Saturday, March 13 from 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM in the Coliseum at the Wayne County Fairgrounds.  If you plan to exhibit a Beef, Dairy, or Carcass Steer at the 2021 Wayne County Fair, your animal must be weighed and tagged at this event. If you wish to participate in the Born, Bred, and Raised classes at this year’s fair, your nomination form is due at weigh-in.

Ohio State Fair Beef DNA Kit Deadline Extension

The deadline for youth who plan to show market beef at the Ohio State Fair to send in their DNA samples has been EXTENDED for 2021 only through Saturday, January 30th, 2021. The Ohio State Fair, OSU Department of Animal Science, and Ohio 4-H will continue to monitor COVID and update us as necessary. Please note that a 4-H Educator must sign off on these envelopes before they are submitted to the Ohio State Fair so please plan accordingly.