SOUTHERN UTAH JUNIOR LIVESTOCK SHOW
2013 - 75TH ANNUAL - DIAMOND CELEBRATION
All Junior Livestock Show Participants and Parents:
The Southern Utah Jr. Livestock show will be held August 6-9, 2013 at the Sevier County Fairgrounds. The committee met at the end of February and would like to make you aware of the following dates and changes:
STEERS Weigh-in will be Saturday, April 6, from 8:30-10:30 am at Johnson's Feedlot in Aurora. Recommended weights will be from 800-1000 lbs at weigh-ins. Market steers must weigh between 1,100-1,400 lbs at show time. All others will be sifted. Cost is $5.00 per animal tagged due at weigh-in.
HOGS Tagging will be Saturday, May 11 from 8:00-9:30 am at the Sevier County Fairgrounds or Wayne County Fairgrounds or Triple C Arena in Panguitch. Recommended hog weights will be from 50-100 lbs at tagging. Market hogs must be between 220-280 lbs at show time. Hogs exceeding 280 lbs may be shown, but the participant will only be paid for 280 lbs. Hogs over 350 lbs will be sifted. Hog worming shots will be available. Cost is $5.00 per animal tagged due at weigh-in.
LAMBS Tagging will be Saturday, May 11 from 8:00-9:30 am at the Sevier County Fairgrounds or Wayne County Fairgrounds or Triple C Arena in Panguitch. Recommended lamb weights will be from 40-75 lbs at tagging. Market lambs should be between 100-150 lbs at show time. Lambs exceeding 150 lbs may be shown, but the participant will only be paid for 150 lbs. All ewe lambs must have a scrapie tag at show time and are recommended to have a tag at weigh-in. Cost is $5.00 per animal tagged due at weigh-in.
REMEMBER (1) ALL ANIMALS will be weighed for the STOCKSHOW on Tuesday, August 6 from 5:30 -7:00 pm. The exhibitor's orientation MEETING will be held following weigh-in. (2) Tagging fees collected will be used for our College Scholarships, which are DUE Tuesday, April 16, 2013. (3) Exhibitors must submit an entry form postmarked on or before May 24 to enter the show. (4) Exhibitors may show two beef or one beef and one small animal or three animals with a maximum of two animals in any one species. At the auction, exhibitors will only be able to sell one (1) animal per species. All grand, reserve and county champions must be sold. Animals not sold at the auction may be floored and sent to the packer. Shrink will not be used on any species.
WEBSITE All participants must go to our website at seviercounty4-H.org and click on the Livestock link and print out a stock show entry form and bring it to weigh-in all ready filled out. Make sure it is signed and complete!
It is important to remember we are raising and feeding market class animals and we need to maintain that standard in order for the market to continue to buy our stock show animals. If you need a feeding plan for your animal projects, Kim Chapman, USU Extension Agent, has offered to help. You may contact him at the 4-H Office at 435-893-0470.
If you have questions or concerns, please feel free to contact Lynette Robinson at 435-896-5151, Kim Chapman at the 4-H Office, FFA Advisors at your high school, or one of the following committee members: Scott Christensen, Lamb Chairman; Curt Smith, Hog Chairman; Keith Hampton, Beef Chairman. We all wish you good luck with your projects and may you find enjoyment in your success and the stock show in celebrating 75 years!