Swine, Dept. 07

Swine


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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 1 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.
    • Health certificates for each animal entered.
    • All applicable fees.
  3. Entries must arrive Thursday, the first day of the Fair, between 1 and 9 PM.

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


TABLE OF CATEGORIES

Class Code & Name $ Prize Amount
Adult Classes 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th
01A Boar 3 to 5 months 33 27 25 21 19
01B Boar 5 to 8 months 33 27 25 21 19
02A Gilt 3 to 6 months  33 27 25 21 19
02B Gilt 6 to 8 months 33 27 25 21 19
03 Gilt or Sow 1 to 2 years 33 27 25 21 19
04 Sow and Litter (min. 8 piglets)  175 150 125 - -
05A Feeder Pig up to 120 lbs.  33 27 25 21 19
05B Light Weight Market Hog 121 to 175 lbs. (No Boars) 33 27 25 21 19
05C Market Hog over 175 lbs. (No Boars) 33 27 25 21 19
06 Hog Farm Display 33 27 25 21 19
07 Fitting and Showmanship (No Boars) 33 27 25 21 19
08 Over the Hill Showmanship 10 8 6 4 2
Youth Classes 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th
01YA Boar under 6 months  33 27 25 21 19
01YB Boar 6 to 8 months 33 27 25 21 19
02YA Gilt under 6 months  33 27 25 21 19
02YB Gilt 6 to 8 months 33 27 25 21 19
03Y Gilt or Sow 1 or 2 years 33 27 25 21 19
04Y Sow and Litter (min. 8 piglets)  150 125 100 - -
05YA Feeder Pig up to 120 lbs.  33 27 25 21 19
05YB Light Weight Market Hog 121 to 175 lbs. (No Boars) 33 27 25 21 19
05YC Market Hog over 175 lbs. (No Boars) 33 27 25 21 19
06Y Hog Farm Display 33 27 25 21 19
07Y Novice Showmanship 33 27 25 21 19
08Y Intermediate Showmanship 33 27 25 21 19
09Y Senior Showmanship 10 8 6 4 2
Open Group Classes
Adult and Youth compete together. All breeds compete together. Adults and Youth cannot combine animals for these classes. Only
1 entry per exhibitor per class.
1st 2nd 3rd 4th  
01G Best 3 Females: any age, all bred and owned by 1 exhibitor 27 21 19 16  
02G Pen of 3 feeder and/or market hogs owned by 1 exhibitor 27 21 19 16  
03G Get of Sire: to consist of 3 hogs—from different litters—sired by 1 boar, owned by 1 exhibitor 27 21 19 16  
04G Outstanding Swine Herd: to consist of 4 hogs—1 boar, 2 gilts, and 1 market hog owned by 1 exhibitor 27 21 19 16  
05G Club Herd: to consist of any 3 hogs, 1 each being raised by a recognized youth 4-H club or FFA group—shown by 3 members 27 21 19 16  
06G  Herdsmanship Award 27 21 19 16  

Contacts

  • Nancy Groves
    Superintendent
    203-675-8204
  • Sue Clark
    Asst. Superintendent