Beef Cattle, Dept. 01

Beef Cattle


Enter Online

Purebred Registered Stock


General Rules

Please read the State Department of Agriculture rules, IAFE rules and the Durham Agricultural Fair Association General Rules for Livestock Exhibitors before entering.

2016 Entry Instructions

ENTRY IS A COMBINATION OF ONLINE AND MAIL-IN. To be an Exhibitor, you must:

  1. Enter online by clicking on the Online Entry link, follow the instructions and print the COMPLETED online entry form.
  2. Mail the following items postmarked after July 31 and before September 10 to Durham Fair Association, Attn. Livestock Entries, P.O. Box 225, Durham, CT 06422:
    • Printed online entry form.
    • Additional Entry Form printed and filled out.
    • Legible health certificates for each animal entered.
    • All applicable fees.
  3. Entries must arrive Thursday, the first day of the Fair, between 10 AM and 9 PM.

If you would rather use the offline entry form, please contact the Department Superintendent.

Other Instructions

  • Purebreds and AOB: Birthdates and registration # must be filled in.
  • Crossbreeds: Must have date of birth filled in.
  • Steers: Date of birth and registration # not applicable.
  • Steers to be weighed Friday morning.

ENTRIES WITH MISSING INFORMATION WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.

Entry fees will be recognized by postmark and must be mailed to Kathy Robinson for entries to be considered as accepted.


TABLE OF CATEGORIES

Class Code & Name $ Prize Amount
Showmanship Classes: Fri. 9 AM          
A Fitting and Showing (11 and under)
1st: Rosette & $30  |  2nd: $25  |  3rd: $20  |  4th: $15  |  5th: $10  |  6th – 8th: $8 each
B Fitting and Showing (12 – 15)
1st: Rosette & $30  |  2nd: $25  |  3rd: $20  |  4th: $15  |  5th: $10
C Fitting and Showing (16 – 19)
1st: Rosette & $30  |  2nd: $25  |  3rd: $20  |  4th: $15  |  5th: $10  |  6th – 10th: $8 each
D Champion Showman (A, B & C): Rosette
E Reserve Champion Showman (A, B & C): Rosette
F Fitting and Showing (over 19)
1st: Rosette & $30  |  2nd: $25  |  3rd: $20  |  4th: $15  |  5th: $10  |  6th – 10th: $8 each
JRHT Jr. Herdman Award
SRHT Sr. Herdsman Award
Classes & Junior Classes 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th
01
01J
Bull Calf: Born 1/1 – 5/31 this year 60
28
50
24
40
20
33
16
25
10
02
02J
Bull: Born 9/1 – 12/31 last year 63
28
55
24
45
20
38
16
30
10
03/03J Grand Champion Bull Rosette
03R/03JR Reserve Grand Champion Bull Rosette
04
04J
Spring Heifer Calf: Born 3/1 this year & over 4 mos. of age 60
28
50
24
40
20
33
16
25
10
05
05J
Winter Heifer Calf: Born 12/1 last year – 2/28 this year 63
28
55
24
45
20
38
16
30
10
06
06J
Fall Heifer Calf: Born 9/1 – 11/30 last year 63
28
55
24
45
20
38
16
30
10
07
07J
Summer Yearling Heifer: Born 6/1 – 8/31 last year 68
28
58
24
50
20
40
16
33
10
08
08J
Spring Yearling Heifer: Born 3/1 – 5/31 last year 68
28
58
24
50
20
40
16
33
10
09
09J
Winter Yearling Heifer: Born 12/1 two years ago – 2/28 last year 70
28
60
24
53
20
45
16
35
10
10
10J
Fall Yearling Heifer: Born 9/1 – 11/30 two years ago 70
28
60
24
53
20
45
16
35
10
11A Junior Champion Female (Classes 4-10) Rosette
11B Reserve Junior Champion Female (Classes 4-10) Rosette
11C Junior Junior Champion Female (Classes 4-10) Rosette
11D Junior Reserve Junior Champion Female (Classes 4-10) Rosette
12
12J
Jr. 2 yr. old: Born 3/1 - 8/31 two years ago 75
28
65
24
58
20
48
16
40
10
13
13J
2 yr. old: Born 9/1 three years ago - 2/28 two years ago 75
28
65
24
58
20
48
16
40
10
14
14J
3 yr. old: Born 9/1 four years ago - 8/31 three years ago 75
28
65
24
58
20
48
16
40
10
15
15J
4 yr. old: Born 9/1 five years ago - 8/31 four years ago 75
28
65
24
58
20
48
16
40
10
16
16J
Brood cow: Born before 8/31 six years ago 75
28
65
24
58
20
48
16
40
10
17A Senior Champion Female (Classes 12-16) Rosette
17B Reserve Senior Champion Female (Classes 12-16) Rosette
17C Junior Senior Champion Female (Classes 12-16) Rosette
17D Junior Reserve Senior Champion Female (Classes 12-16) Rosette
18A Grand Champion Female 1st and 2nd (Classes 11 & 17) Rosette
18B Reserve Grand Champion Female (Classes 11 & 17) Rosette
18C Junior Grand Champion Female (Classes 11 & 17) Rosette
18D Junior Reserve Grand Champion Female (Classes 11 & 17) Rosette
19
19J
Cow & Calf: Calf must be born this year 80
28
75
24
65
20
60
16
50
10
20
20J
Best 3 Females: Any age (all bred & owned by exhibitor) (bring papers) 80
28
75
24
65
20
60
16
50
10
21 Get of Sire (3 animals any age) 80 75 65 60 50
22
22J
Produce of Dam (2 animals the produce of one dam) 80
28
75
24
65
20
60
16
50
10
23A Supreme Champion Bull of ALL BREEDS Rosette
23B Reserve Supreme Champion Bull of ALL BREEDS Rosette
23C Junior Supreme Champion Bull of ALL BREEDS Rosette
23D Junior Reserve Supreme Champion Bull of ALL BREEDS Rosette
24A Supreme Champion Female of ALL BREEDS Rosette
24B Reserve Supreme Champion Female of ALL BREEDS Rosette
24C Junior Supreme Champion Female of ALL BREEDS Rosette
24D Junior Reserve Supreme Champion Female of ALL BREEDS Rosette
24T Hereford Show: Trophy donated by Jeff Harvey in memory of the Irving Harvey Family. Trophy
Market Beef 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th
25
25J
Steers: Light Weight 75
28
70
24
60
20
55
16
45
10
26
26J
Steers: Medium Weight 75
28
70
24
60
20
55
16
45
10
27
27J
Steers: Heavy Weight 75
28
70
24
60
20
55
16
45
10
The following awards are donated by Scarpa Ledge Farm.
28A Champion Steer (Classes 25 – 27) Rosette
28B Reserve Champion Steer (Classes 25 – 27) Rosette
28C Junior Champion Steer (Classes 25 – 27) Rosette
28D Junior Reserve Champion Steer (Classes 25 – 27) Rosette

Contacts

  • Barbara Hammarlund
    Superintendent
    Hmacres201@gmail.com
    203-214-4256
  • Kathy Scirpo
    Asst. Superintendent
    860-346-8550

Committee

  • Rebecca Baker
  • Lana Bonacassio
  • Carlie Chapman
  • Ann Davison
  • Rebecca Groves
  • Lisa Scirpo