If you have any previous year ID sheets, discard them and only use the ones above. This is the 2017 process for 4H animal identifications:
- All Market Beef will be tagged at beef weigh days. If you want to be considered for Rate of Gain, you must weigh in Frontier County.
- Identification for County Fair only animals: the county 4-H ear tag will be used for bucket calves, feeder calves, market beef, market hogs, market lambs, breeding sheep, meat goats and breeding meat does. All registered and commercial breeding beef must have a ranch tag. All animals must be submitted on the appropriate ownership affidavit (see above).
- Identification for State Fair and Ak-Sar-Ben 4-H and FFA animals: All market animals - beef, sheep, feeder calves, and swine will need and EID tag and a DNA sample. All market beef DNA envelopes and ownership affidavits are due by April 15 to the extension office. All others (including ID sheets) submitted to the Frontier County Extension Office by June 1.
- Market Beef Weigh Days and Sheep & Goat Weigh Days will continue as they have but 4-H families will need to advise which tags to use at that time (county tags or the EID tags).
- Breeding animals for State Fair & Al-Sar-Bewn prior to the ID deadline must fill out a Nomination Card with the heifer's tatto and registration number if applicable. Breeding Sheep and Goats will need to have the scrapie tag number on the card. All registered and commertcial breeding beef can be ear tagged for County Fair (ranch tag). Frontier County Extension ID deadline is June 1.
- Horse and Dairy Goat and Cattle still require paper ID's.