NO OPEN GOAT SHOW IN 2012
Premiums – $9,408.00 Superintendent – Belinda Dillon Asst. Superintendents –Kathleen Gilden
Entries Close June 30
Judge: Don Bergfield
Show Secretary: Kathleen Gilden
Judging, Friday, July 20 After 4-H Show Entry Fee –
$10.00 per head per class
Must pay entry fee on group classes. Pen Fee – $3.00 (Pens 5’x5’)
Exhibitor Pass – $25.00
Entries will be limited to available facilities.Ribbons presented 03 places.
Base date computing age July 15, 2012. This show is sanctioned by the American Dairy Goat Association and their rules shall govern. The Junior Doe Show is separately sanctioned from the Senior Doe Show.
The original registration certificate is required for all animals six months of age or older and this must be shown to the superintendent before the start of the show. The original registration certificate or duplicate application stamped by the A.D.G.A. office is required for all animals under 6 months of age and this must be shown to the Superintendent before the start of the show. No copies of these documents will be accepted. Registration papers will be checked on arrival.
Animals must be in place on Tuesday. They must remain in place until released Saturday, after 11 p.m. Pre-milkout of Does will be on Thursday at 8:00 p.m.under the supervision ofthe show Superintendent. No horned animals or males will be allowed on the grounds. No more than two monies per exhibitor will be awarded per class. Animals will be judged on Friday at 8:00 a.m. No animals with draining sores or evidence of recent ringworm activity will be allowed in the barn.
Please refer to 2012 Exhibitor Livestock Health Requirements at the beginning of this book. All animals are subject to rejection from the show for unhealthy condition at the discretion of the show Superintendent.
OFFICIAL RULES OF MILKING COMPETITION Wednesday and Thursday, July 18 and 19, 2012
This show is sanctioned by the ADGA and their rules shall govern. Does must be registered or recorded in the American Dairy Goat Association, the American Goat Society, or the Canadian Goat Society, and proof of such registration or recordation must be shown. Doe must be identified by tattoo and the tattoo information must be part of her official record in the ADGA office at the time of test. Only one prize money per exhibitor per class. Owners who want to save milk shall furnish a container to be kept away from milking area.
The owner shall certify to the Superintendent in charge and to ADGA the fact that the goat has not within 10 days of date of test received milk, thyroprotein or any toxic condition powder which states on the label that it will increase any milk production. This certificate shall be made out and signed by the owner in the presence of the Superintendent at the time the animal is brought into the barn.
Goats entered in milking competition shall be on the show ground the evening before and shall be milked dry and stripped dry under supervision of the official tester 24 hours before the hour set for the final milking in the competition. All animals entered must be in place by 9 p.m., Tuesday, July 17th. Milkout will be 7:00 a.m., Wednesday, July 18th and Thursday, July 19th. Written proof must be furnished in case of emergency.
Animals arriving late will be milked out upon arrival at the show under the same supervision of the official milkout. There shall be two milkings for the competition. Anticipated time of milking is 7:00 p.m., and period of time since last kidding and for butterfat as follows:
a.For each pound of milk, one pint figured to 1 decimal.
b.For each complete ten days the goat has been in milk since last kidding one tenth .1 of a point, with maximum of 3.6 points.
c.For each .05 pounds of butterfat yielded in the milkings, one point. d.Any goat that received 18 points will be awarded a Star Milker certificate. Premiums offered in milking competition: Premiums: First, $15.00; Second, $13.00; Third, $11.00; Fourth, $9.00; Fifth, $7.00