Catron County Fair - Celebrating the youth of Catron County for over 50 years!
 
 
MARKET STEER
Superintendent:  John Cauzza
No feed or water for steers left in the barn. 
See General Rules and Junior Livestock Rules.
New Mexico Brand Requirements: All cattle, horses, sheep, and goats when traveling out of your district, must have a Certificate of Livestock Inspection from your local Livestock Inspector.
1.      Market calves must have been continuously owned and personally cared for by exhibitor since March 15 of current year and cannot be transferred from 4-H Club to FFA or vice versa or within family, during the feeding period.  Calves must be owned by March 15 of the current year.  Bill of Sale must be available to be checked by Beef Superintendent if requested.
2.      Entry Fee:  $10.00 per head
3.       Medication:  As described in Rule # 13 of Junior Rules
4.       Calves may be purchased or cross bred but only steer calves may be entered.
5.       Steer classes will be determined by Superintendent.
6.       Deadline for disposition of all sale animals is Friday 30 minutes after lamb showmanship.  Exhibitor is responsible for providing information to the Steer superintendent.  If exhibitor does not inform Superintendent of disposition, animal will NOT be included in the sale.
7.       Steers will be classified by weight method.  Weight 1000 pounds minimum.
8.       A cleaning fee of $25.00 will  be assessed to exhibitor for unclean stalls
9.       Steer may be washed, blown, and combed prior to judging and weigh in.   Absolutely no artificial coloring, glues, or adhesives will be allowed.  NO EXCEPTIONS Steers may be subject to a white glove/towel test at any time by the Superintendent.  Violators of this rule will be disqualified from the show.
10.    Steers must be weighed in and in place by Wednesday August 22 from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm.   Weigh backs for animals that did not make weight must be done by 9:00 am on Thursday August 23.
 
MARKET STEER PREMUIMS
Premiums will be paid to the top 50% of the class
Grand Champion $50.00  Reserve Champion $35.00
1 Place $20.00   2 Place $10.00
 
 
COUNTY BRED STEER CLASS
Superintendent:  John Cauzza
This class shall consist of qualified junior market calves that have been bred on a ranch all or partially located in Catron County.
1.       Entry Fee $10.00 per head.
2.       Will be judged by someone other than the livestock show judge.
3.       Must be entered in the regular steer show and adhere to all market beef rules
4.       Grand Champion County Bred will not get to sell another animal.
5.        Steers must be weighed in and in place by Wednesday August 22 from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm.  Weigh backs for animals that did not make weight must be done by 9:00 am on Thursday August 23.
 
COUNTY BRED STEER PREMIUMS
Premiums will be paid to the top 50% of class
Grand Champion $50.00
1 Place $20.00  2 Place $10.00
 
 
HEIFER CLASS
Superintendent:  John Cauzza
  1. Entry Fee $10.00 per head.
  2. Heifers will not be sold during the Junior Livestock Auction.
  3. Heifers must be weighed in and in place by Wednesday August 22 from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm.  Weigh backs for animals that did not make weight must be done by 9:00 am on Thursday August 23. 
 
HEIFER PREMIUMS
Premiums will be paid to the top 50% of class
Grand Champion $50.00  Reserve Champion $35.00
1 Place $20.00   2 Place $10.00
 
 
 
 
MARKET SWINE
Superintendent:  Lora Lee Hammer
See General Rules and Junior Livestock Rules.  Only bedding allowed is shavings or sand.  Health papers can be requested at any time.
1.       Entry Fee:  $10.00 per head
2.       Any animals shown in this department must have been continuously owned and personally cared for by the exhibitor since June 1 of the current year and cannot be transferred from 4-H to FFA or vice versa or within family during the feeding period.
3.       Barrows and Gilts are eligible to be shown.
4.       All clipping on Market Swine must be completed prior to fair.
5.       Any Swine with dressing other than water will immediately be removed from the ring and will not be allowed to compete for premiums.
6.       Pens: Exhibitors showing two swine must keep them in the same pen contingent upon the swine numbers.
7.       Feeding: Swine can be fed in the pen, but all food and water must be removed after each feeding.
8.       Medication: As described in rule # 13 of the Junior Livestock Rules.
9.       Breed classes will require a minimum of six animals.  Breed classes will consist of White OPB, Black OPB, Duroc, Hampshire, and Crosses.
10.    Animals with parasites will not be allowed on fair Grounds.
11.    Classes will be set at discretion of Superintendent and all classifications are final.
12.    Minimum weight is 200 pounds, maximum weight is 270.
13.    Deadline for disposition of sale swine is 30 minutes after lamb showmanship.  Market animals will be released on Saturday at 4:00 pm.
14.    A cleaning fee of $25.00 will be assessed to exhibitor for unclean stalls.
15.    Swine must be weighed and in place by Wednesday August 22 from 6:00 to 8:00 pm .  Weigh backs for animals that did not make weight must be done by 9:00 am Thursday August 23. It is strongly suggested you have your animal in its pen by 6:00 pm as this will make weighing go a lot faster.
 
MARKET SWINE PREMIUMS
Premiums will be paid to the top 50% of the class
Grand Champion $50.00 Reserve Grand Champion $35.00
1 Place $15.00  2 Place $13.00  3 Place $11.00
4 Place $9.00  5 Place $ 7.00  6 Place $5.00
 
 
 
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