2018 Wise County Youth Fair
FEBRUARY 26 - MARCH3
GOAT SHOW
DEPARTMENT S

BREEDING DAIRY GOAT DIVISION
Superintendent:  Carolyn Western, Chico
Assistant Superintendent:  Kelly Martin, Chico

Dairy Judge: Melinda Butler
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RULES AND INFORMATION

The General Rules of the Wise County Youth Fair and the following rules will govern the Dairy Goat show.

BREEDING DAIRY DOES
1.  Does must be checked in on Tuesday to be eligible to show.  Judging will begin with Sr does. Milking Does & kids being bottle fed may arrive in
barn by 7 am Tuesday. Females will be released following the show.
2.  Registration papers will be checked on all entries at check-in. Dairy goats under six months of age will require a registration paper OR a copy of
dam’s papers and an ADGA registration application.
3.  Breeding Dairy does must be dehorned and show no secondary horn growth in excess of one inch from skull.  Measurement will be taken from the
base of the skull to the inside tip of the horn. All Dairy Goats will abide by the ADGA rule that disqualifies Dairy Goats with more than two teats.
4.  No bucks allowed at show over 2 months of age.
5.  Breeding Dairy Goats will be judged according to ADGA rules and be shown by breeds as follows: AOP, Nubian, Saanen and Recorded Grade.
(AOP includes: Alpine, Lamancha, Nigerian, Toggenburg, and Oberhasli.)
6.  Dairy exhibitors are recommended to dress in a white shirt and white or black pants.
7.  Breeding Dairy Goats must be groomed and clipped before coming to the fair grounds.  Breeding Dairy Does are recommended to have a winter clip.   
8.  Does entered in regular classes can participate in group classes, no extra charge. Ribbon prizes.
9.  A substitution fee of $5.00 may be paid and a substitution made upon arrival to the WCYF Secretary.


CLASSES:

SENIOR DOE
 (Arrival—Monday)
1.  Under 2 years in milk (or had freshened before)
2.  2 years and under 3 years
3.  3 years and under 4 years
4.  4 years and older

JUNIOR DOE  (Arrival—Monday)
5.  Birth to under 3 months
6.  3 months and under 6 months
7.  6 months and under 12 months
8.  12 months and under 24 months

GROUP CLASSES
9.  Dairy Herd—3 or more owned by same family.
10.  Produce of Dam—2 or more daughters of same Dam.
11.  Get of Sire—2 or more daughters of same Sire.

Junior Dairy Goat Showmanship
Senior Dairy Goat Showmanship

                  
 DAIRY GOAT OWNERSHIP FORM



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BREEDING BOER GOAT DIVISION

Superintendent:  Steve Freeman
Assistant Superintendents:  

Breeding Boer Judge:  Josh Kouns
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RULES AND INFORMATION

The General Rules of the Wise County Youth Fair and the following rules will govern the Boer Goat show.

ALL NON REGISTERED MUST HAVE SCRAPIE TAG IN EAR AT VALIDATION AND UPON ARRIVAL OF SHOW.

             *1O HEAD IS REQUIRED TO CONSTITUTE A SHOW.*

1.  Breeding boer does may show with horns or be dehorned. Fitting is up to the discretion of the exhibitor.
2.  Breeding does registration papers and tattoos will be checked upon arrival. Any unregistered breeding boer doe on day of show older than 3 months must be
validated with a NEW tag at the December tag in. Date of birth must be listed on entry.
ALL BREEDING DOES MUST BE IN PLACE BY 10:00 AM. NO EXCEPTIONS.
3.  The age of the animals shall be computed from the date it is judged.
4.  NO Bucks or Billies.  Only Females in the Breeding Show.
5. Breeding animals will be put into classes according to their age after all entries are received.
There will be three (3) divisions: Full Blood, Percentage and
Commercial Non-Registered (Must be checked in at county tag in.)
6.  Three (3) individuals must be entered in order to be entered into  group classes.
7.  A substitution fee of $5.00 may be paid and a substitution made upon arrival to the WCYF Secretary.

CLASSES:
12.  Breeding Boer Does

GROUP CLASSES:
13.  Best 3 Head


                      
 BREEDING BOER OWNERSHIP FORM


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MARKET GOAT DIVISION

Superintendent: Steve Freeman, Bridgeport
Assistant Superintendents:  

Market Judge: Josh Kouns
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RULES AND INFORMATION

The General Rules of the Wise County Youth Fair and the following rules will govern the Boer Goat show.

1.  Market Wethers can show with horns.  Horns must be blunt tipped prior to arrival at the fair grounds.  No tipping allowed on the grounds. Horn tip should
be NO smaller than the diameter of a dime.
NO Exceptions.
2.  All market wethers must be shorn prior to arriving at the Wise County Youth Fair.  Hair may not be longer that 3/8 inch from the hocks and knees up,
excluding the tail up.  
3.  Wethers must be ear tagged and/or tattooed on the State Validation date or the Wise County Youth Fair validation date. All county market goats will be
tattooed with a permanent number and ear tagged at validation. Market goats with lost ear tags must possess their permanent number. Animals may be validated
or tagged in the family name with exhibitors designated at time of classifying.
4.  Any market goat returning to the WCYF the following year with a previous permanent number must possess their milk teeth. No permanent incisors.
5.  Market dairy goats will be classified. Decision of the classifier is final.
6.  Market wethers will be divided by weight and classified into market and dairy breeds.
****PENS WILL BE ASSIGNED BY COMMUNITY****
7. Each exhibitor will be allowed to exhibit (2) two Market Goats at the show. Only (2) two will be allowed on the grounds.
8.  Overall grand and reserve, plus the champion and reserve from each division will be sold, then a a percent of each breed staying as close to thirty (30) lots.
It will be divided by the total number of goat entries in all breeds based on a percentage that will be in the sale. Plus or minus 1.
9.  Animals not taken care of during the show will be removed from the barn.
10.  Animals must be shown by the exhibitor.  If exhibitor has two (2) or more goats in the same class, a substitute exhibitor will be allowed.  (SEE RULE #12
IN GENERAL RULES.)





CLASSES:
14. Market Goat Wether

Junior Market Wether Showmanship
Senior Market Wether Showmanship


NATIVE GOAT
1.  NO entry fee will be required for this class.
2.  The goat must have been conceived and born in Wise County.
3.  All goats competing must have a certificate signed by breeder stating that the wether was conceived and born in Wise County.
4.  
All native goat verification forms must be mailed in by entry deadline.
5.  The highest placing goat of each class will be eligible to compete. The Champion and Reserve Champion WILL NOT be eligible.
6.  A plaque will be presented to highest placing goat.
7.  A plaque will be presented to the breeder of the highest placing  goat.
Placing of goats in this class will have no effect on qualifying for the auction sale.

CLASSES:
15.  Native Goat




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NATIVE GOAT FORM