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Updated 2020 Indiana 4-H Animal Identification for State Fair

May 27, 2020
2020 Indiana 4-H Animal Identification

2020 Indiana 4-H Animal Identification

The following table lists the different animal species and the respective form of identification that is required for a 4-H member to be eligible to show in the 4-H livestock shows at the 2020 Indiana State Fair. The animal ID information must be entered in the Indiana 4HOnline enrollment system by the respective deadlines. Missing, incomplete or incorrect animal ID information could result in state fair ineligibility for that particular animal.  The deadline to enroll for all species is JULY 1.

 

Beef/Dairy Beef Steers & Dairy Beef Feeder Steers: 

For State Fair:  840-RFID Tag and 5-digit County Tag and DNA Hair Sample and 2 color photos uploaded in 4HOnline (full body image with 4 feet showing and photo of head with required ear tags.) 

Maximum # to enroll: 10 total steers/20 feeder steers

Commercial/Market Heifers:  

For State Fair:  840-RFID Tag and 5-digit County Tag and DNA Hair Sample and 2 color photos uploaded in 4HOnline (full body image with 4 feet showing and photo of head with required ear tags.)

Maximum # to enroll:  10 total heifers

Beef, Registered Heifers:

For State Fair:  840-RFID tag and tattoo and DNA Hair Sample

Maximum# to enroll:  10 total heifers

Dairy Cattle:

For State Fair:  840-RFID tag and animal's registered name and registration number (or dam's registration number)

Maximum # to enroll:  40

Dairy Goat-Females, Registered:

Breed Registry Tattoo

Dairy Wethers:

For State Fair: 5-digit County Tag or Tattoo

Maximum # to enroll:  40 dairy goats total

Meat Goat Wethers:

For State Fair: 840-RFID Tag and 5-digit County Tag and DNA Hair Sample and 2 color photos uploaded in 4HOnline (full body image with 4 feet showing and photo of head with required ear tags).

Boer Goat Females, Registered:

For State Fair: Breed Registry Tattoo and DNA Hair Sample

Market Goat Does (Wether Dams), Unregistered:

For State Fair: 840-RFID Tag and 5-digit County Tag and DNA Hair Sample and 2 color photos uploaded in 4HOnline (full body image with 4 feet showing and photo of head with required ear tags).

Maximum # to enroll: 40 meat goats total

Pygmy Goats, Registered:

For State Fair: Breed Registry Tattoo or Microchip that matches registration papers

Pgymy Goats, Unregistered:

For State Fair: Official USDA Scrapie Tag or Official Scrapie Tattoo

Maximum # to enroll: 40 pygmy goats total

Horse & Pony:

For State Fair: 2 color photos (face and all 4 feet)

Maximum # to enroll: 20 horses total

Llama & Alpaca:

For State Fair: 2 color photos (face and all 4 feet)

Maximum # to enroll: 20 horses total

Sheep-Market Lambs:

For State Fair: 840-RFID Tag and 5-digit County Tag and DNA Hair Sample and 2 color photos uploaded in 4HOnline (full body image with 4 feet showing and photo of head with required ear tags).

Sheep-Commerical Ewes:

For State Fair: 840-RFID Tag and 5-digit County Tag and DNA Hair Sample and 2 color photos uploaded in 4HOnline (full body image with 4 feet showing and photo of head with required ear tags).

Sheep-Registered Ewes:

For State Fair: 840-RFID Tag and ID that matches registration papers and DNA Hair Sample and 2 color photos uploaded in 4HOnline (full body image with 4 feet showing and photo of head with required ear tags).

Maximum # to enroll: 30 sheep total

Swine:

For State Fair: 840-RFID Tag and Ear Notch and DNA Hair Sample

 Maximum # to enroll:  15 gilts/15 barrows

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