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May 6, 2019

PROJECT SUPERINTENDENT: Julie Hoffmeister, 317-529-2237, jahoffmeister@aol.com

EXHIBIT CHECK-IN: Wednesday, July 17, 2-8 PM
JUDGING: Showmanship Thursday, July 18, 10 AM, Open Judging
                Poultry Show Thursday, July 18, Immediately following Showmanship
                Open Judging
RELEASE TIME: Thursday, July 18, Water Fowl only Immediately following Poultry show
                       Tuesday, July 23, 7 AM– Noon, All Non-Auction livestock released
AUCTION: Tuesday, July 23, 5:30 PM
STATE FAIR ENTRIES: All livestock for STATE FAIR must be properly identified and enrolled. State Fair entry deadline is July 1.

General Livestock Rules

Livestock ID Forms

General 4-H Rules


Fair Page

All poultry must have a completed entry form and animal location form turned into the Extension Office by May 15.

New for 2018, to exhibit at the county and state fair 4-H members showing beef cattle, dairy cattle, dairy goats, meat goats, poultry, rabbits, sheep and swine, must be certified through the Youth for the Quality Care of Animals (YQCA). The purpose of this program: Youth will be more prepared to be ambassadors for animal agriculture in their role as youth livestock exhibitors; Animals from youth livestock programs are treated with the utmost care; 4-H members are contributing to a safe, wholesome food supply. This is an annual program that can be completed via online modules or in-person trainings. More information about this program will be provided from the Extension Office.

Workshop Opportunity!!

We have been invited to visit Dr. Angela Lennox at her practice for a workshop on veterinary medicine as it relates to poultry.  Dr. Lennox is a fantastic resource for Avian medicine. We will meet at her office at the address below on May 30th at 6:30pm.  Please bring your questions.  This is an amazing opportunity to get them answered!

Poultry Veterinary Workshop
May 30th 6:30 pm
Avian and Exotic Animal Clinic of Indianapolis
9330 Waldemar Road
Indianapolis, IN 46268

If you have questions, email the superintendent, Julie Hoffmeister at jahoffmeister@aol.com.

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