LLM Important Deadlines

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Lincoln-Logan-McPherson Counties Important Deadlines

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Please use this checklist as a reference tool. Be sure that you have completed and submitted all necessary forms to the Extension office by the required deadline. Some contests, such as speech contest, presentations contest, table toppers contest have floating deadlines based on the date the event is scheduled. Entry deadline will be posted on the county web site llm.unl.edu and in the 4-H newsletter.  It is your responsibility to check for information and to submit all your forms on time. If you have any questions, call the office 308-532-2683 or 1-800-200-1381. 

APRIL 15 - 4-H ENROLLMENT FORM. All 4-H families will enroll in clubs and projects at ne.4honline.com. 4-Hers must pay a $5.00 fee when they submit their enrollment form. You must be enrolled in a project by April 15 in order to exhibit in that project at county fair. All enrollments received after April 15 will be charged a late fee. Enrollments will not be accepted after April 22.

If you have chosen to enroll in a live animal project, there are ownership affidavits (ID sheets) that must be submitted. Forms are available at the extension office or can be printed from the web site.

HORSE - June 1

Affidavit forms must be completed on each horse that you plan to or might use in your 4-H project and must be submitted by JUNE 1st. Must meet pre-fair entry deadline.

DISTRICT & STATE – MAY 13

If you are entering in the District or State Horse Show, the ID sheet for any horse you plan to use must be completed and submitted to the extension office by the advance entry deadline MAY 13. If you wish to switch horses or a horse gets hurt you can only use horses that are already on ID sheets you sent into the state.

MARKET BEEF – April 1

Affidavit forms must be completed during tagging and weighing at a county designated weigh day. The dates for these weigh days will be posted on the web and in the 4-H newsletter. DNA samples are required for State Fair and Ak-Sar-Ben and must be submitted to the Extension office by April 1. You must use official EID tags ID limit of 10 animals per exhibitor. Must meet pre-fair entry deadline.

BREEDING BEEF - June 1

Affidavit forms must be completed and submitted to the extension office by JUNE 1, breeding heifers and cow/calf projects may be included on the same sheet. All breeding heifers must be ear tattooed to be eligible for State Fair and Ak-Sar-Ben. 4-H tags are not acceptable identification. Calf hood vaccination tattoo not acceptable identification. ID limit of 10 animals per exhibitor, Must meet pre-fair entry deadline

STOCKER FEEDER/FEEDER CALF AND BUCKET CALF - June 1

Affidavit forms must be completed and submitted to extension office by JUNE 1 must use official EID tag. ID limit of 20 animals per exhibitor, if planning to exhibit feeder calves at Ak-Sar-Ben, only six of the twenty animals can be identified for Ak-Sar-Ben. DNA required for Ak-Sar-Ben and sample must be submitted to extension office by JUNE 1. Must meet pre-fair entry deadline.

BUCKET CALF - June 1

Affidavit forms must be completed and submitted to the extension office by JUNE 1 and must useofficial EID tag. Must meet pre-fair entry deadline.

MARKET SHEEP - June 1

Affidavit forms must be completed during tagging and weighing at a county designated weigh day. The date(s) will be posted on the web and in the 4-H newsletter. ID sheet must be submitted to the extension office by JUNE 1. DNA samples are required for State Fair and Ak-Sar-Ben and must be submitted to the extension office by JUNE 1. Must use official EID tag ID limit of 20 animals per exhibitor, Must meet pre-fair entry deadline.

BREEDING SHEEP - June 1

Affidavit forms must be completed and submitted to the extension office by JUNE 1. Registered ewes must have the flock tag, or tattoo and registration tag (if required by breed association). Flock tag number must be on registration paper, and on the ID sheet. For State Fair commercial ewes must have Breeding Nomination Card and official 4-H breeding sheep scrapies tag (not market tag) in their ear, and on ID sheet, ID limit of twenty animals per exhibitor. Must meet pre-fair entry deadline

MARKET SWINE - June 1

Affidavit forms must be completed and submitted to extension office by JUNE 1. Market swine must be ear notched in both ears and have an EID tag. Sex of hog must be included on ID sheet. Ear notches must be both drawn in and written in. DNA samples required for State Fair and Ak-Sar-Ben and must be submitted to extension office by JUNE 1.  Must meet pre-fair entry deadline

MEAT GOAT - June 1

Affidavit forms must be completed and submitted to extension office by JUNE 1. Use official EID tag. DNA samples required for State Fair and Ak-Sar-Ben and must be submitted to extension office by JUNE 1. Meat Goat Breeding Does must have a breeding Nomination Card and be ID’d on a separate ID sheet and have a scrapies tag or registration tatoo (not market goat tag). Must meet pre-fair entry deadline.

DAIRY GOAT - June 1 (Logan & McPherson County only)

Affidavit forms must be completed and submitted to extension office by JUNE 1. Must meet pre-fair entry deadline

DAIRY - June 1 (Logan & McPherson County only)

Affidavit forms must be completed and submitted to Extension office by JUNE 1. Must meet pre-fair entry deadline

RABBITS - June 1

Affidavit forms must be completed and submitted to extension office by JUNE 1. All rabbits must be tattooed. Must meet pre-fair entry deadline

POULTRY

No ID sheets required but, Must meet pre-fair entry deadline. ********Market broiler project orders are due in early May.

DOGS

No ID sheets required but, Must meet pre-fair entry deadlineAll vaccination requirements must be met and health papers turned in with pre-entry.

COMPANION (SMALL PET) ANIMALS - (No dogs) 

No ID sheets required but, Must meet pre-fair entry deadline. Ferrets require health papers turned in with pre-entry, as well as vaccination requirments just be met for cats.

 JULY 1 - PRE-ENTRY DEADLINE for any exhibit that you are planning to exhibit at LINCOLN-LOGAN-MCPHERSON COUNTY FAIRS. This includes entries for static (non live animal exhibits) and live animal exhibits. Refer to the Fairbook for department, division, and class numbers for each entry. Entry deadlines are listed on the top of each entry form.

AUGUST 1st- AK-SAR-BEN LIVESTOCK ENTRY DEADLINE

     NEBRASKA STATE FAIR:

* Due by AUGUST 10th by 5:00 pm cst

* Exhibitor must entry online through showorks

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