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Ohio County April Newsletter


Commercial Chicken Exhibitors!!!
Again this year, for the 2024 Ohio County 4-H Fair we are offering to order commercial chicks in bulk for any Ohio County 4-H families if you so choose. We are placing two orders for commercial chickens from Mt Healthy Hatchery.
The first deadline to order is 4pm on March 27th. The second deadline to order is 4pm on April 24th.
Birds will be available for pick up approximately 2 weeks after order deadline.
If you have questions or to place your order please contact the office.

Spring ID Day: All Sheep, Goat, & Swine

  •  April 27, 8 - 10A.M. at the Ohio County Fairgrounds
    Sheep and Goats will need to be tagged with a 5 Digit tag unless they already have one from the county or are tattooed. Swine will receive a 5 digit tag and an RFID tag. Scrapie tags will not be excepted for identification.
  • All animals MUST be enrolled online by May 15th to be eligible to exhibit!!
  • Swine, Goats and Sheep planning on going to the State Fair must be tagged with RFID tag and must have DNA sample collected and turned into the Extension Office by May 15th.
  • Females that have been previously shown or that are registered do not need to be brought to ID day, the 4-H member needs to complete the enrollment information online.

Please contact Jill at the Extension Office if you have any questions, 438-3656.

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