Hamilton County

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Purdue Extension: Expert Resources for COVID-19


December 14, 2020

PROJECT SUPERINTENDENT: Julie Hoffmeister, 317-529-2237, jahoffmeister@aol.com


EXHIBIT CHECK-IN: Wednesday, July 14, 2-8 PM
JUDGING: Showmanship Thursday, July 15, 10 AM, Open Judging
                Poultry show   Thursday, July 15, Immediately following Showmanship, Open Judging

RELEASE TIME: Thursday, July 15, Water Fowl only Immediately following Poultry show
                       Tuesday, July 20, 7 AM– Noon, All Non-Auction livestock released

AUCTION: Tuesday, July 20, 5:30 PM

STATE FAIR ENTRIES: All livestock for STATE FAIR must be properly identified and enrolled. State Fair entry deadline is July 1.

General Livestock Rules

Livestock ID Forms

General 4-H Rules


Fair Page

All poultry must have a completed entry form and animal location form turned into the Extension Office by May 15.

New for 2018, to exhibit at the county and state fair 4-H members showing beef cattle, dairy cattle, dairy goats, meat goats, poultry, rabbits, sheep and swine, must be certified through the Youth for the Quality Care of Animals (YQCA). The purpose of this program: Youth will be more prepared to be ambassadors for animal agriculture in their role as youth livestock exhibitors; Animals from youth livestock programs are treated with the utmost care; 4-H members are contributing to a safe, wholesome food supply. This is an annual program that can be completed via online modules or in-person trainings. More information about this program will be provided from the Extension Office.


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