4-H Animal Affidavits

2022 Animal Identification Guidelines  2 pages / 55 KB

2022 Online Nomination for Ak-Sar-Ben and State Fair Instructions

Premises ID Information

  • Contact Steve Hoefer at the Nebraska Department of Agriculture

Veterinary Feed Directive 2 pages/ 1320 KB


Breeding Beef  pdf updated 1/2020
Bucket Calf       pdf updated 1/2020
Cow Calf            pdf updated 1/2020
Feeder Calf       pdf updated 3/2021
Market Beef      pdf updated 1/2020

Dairy Cattle
Dairy Cattle      pdf 134  KB

Dairy and Pygmy Goat  pdf updated 2/2021
Breeding Doe  pdf updated 1/2020
Market Goat    pdf updated 1/2020

Horse             pdf 140 KB

Breeding Sheep   pdf updated  1/2020
Market Lamb       pdf updated 1/2020

Market Swine      pdf updated 3/2021

Rabbit               pdf updated 1/2020

State Fair Vaccination Form  pdf

State Fair Vaccination Form  pdf

State Fair Breeding Animals

2022: Families will be required to complete an online online nomination (www.showstockmgr.com) by the June 15 for Breeding Beef, Sheep, & Does (goats). There is a $2.00 nomination fee. For Breeding Beef the tattoo will serve as the official identification and the scrapie tag identification number will serve as the official identification for breeding does (goats) and sheep. A completed ID sheet with the animal ID from the website must be turned into the Extension Office by 5:00 p.m., June 15.

State Fair Market Animals

2022: Visible EID tags and a DNA sample will be required for Market Beef, Swine, Sheep, & Goats.  An online nomination will need to be completed (www.showstckmgr.com) and have a signed and sealed official collector with hair samples for DNA verification for each animal. There is a $7.00 DNA fee that will be paid online. A copy of the DNA envelope with the assigned animal ID from the website must be turned into the Extension Office by 5:00 p.m., June 15, along with tag fees. Online nomination due June 15. Animals nominated for State Fair are eligible for Aksarben. 

State Fair Dairy Animals
: Process will remain the same as previous years. Paper affidavits will be required and are due by 5:00 p.m., June 15. 

State Fair Rabbit Nominations

2022: State Fair pre-entry deadline is August 10 by 8:00 p.m. Rabbit exhibitors will have the option to enter up to 10 rabbit entries in to ShoWorks.  Rabbit exhibitors will only be allowed to show 6 rabbits at the State Fair.  Any rabbit that was pre-entered in to ShoWorks by August 10 will be eligible as a substitution. The family will incur a $3 non-refundable fee per rabbit. Families are not required to pre-enter more than six rabbits but will not be able to make substitutions at check-in. There will be no identification of rabbits prior to the August 10 pre-entry deadline. New for 2022: Exhibitors can now bring up to 6 rabbits (previously 5).