Mercer County Fair
Dairy Cattle – Division 12
Superintendents – Shanan Weigum, 891-9835
Exhibits must remain until 4 p.m. Sunday, or prize money will be withheld.
- All recognized breeds will be shown, if available.
- Class premiums:
2nd ………. $20
3rd ……….. $15
4th ……….. $10
Classes and Awards in Open Show Females
1201 Junior heifer calf born after March 1, 2015
1202 Intermediate heifer calf born after Nov. 30, 2014 and before March 2, 2015
1203 Senior heifer calf born after Aug. 31, 2014 and before Dec. 1, 2014
1204 Summer yearling heifer (not in milk) born after May 31, 2013 and before
Sept. 1, 2014
1205 Spring yearling heifer (not in milk) born after Feb. 28, 2014 and before
June 1, 2014
1206 Winter yearling born after Nov. 30, 2013 and before March 1, 2014
1207 Fall yearling heifer born after Aug. 31, 2013 and before Dec. 1, 2014
1208 Winter yearling heifer born Sept. 1 2013 and before Feb. 28, 2014
Champion and Reserve Champion Junior Heifer (under 2 years old): First place animals in Lots 1201-1208.
Heifer Champion Overall Breeds Prize Money: $100 champion, $50 reserve champion
1209 Two-year old cow (not in milk)
1210 Dry cow class may be split depending on number of entries
1211 Cow, two years old born after Aug. 31, 2012 and before Sept. 1, 2013
1212 Cow, three years old born after Aug. 31, 2012 and before Sept. 1, 2013
1213 Cow, four years old born after Aug. 31, 2010 and before Sept. 1, 2011
1214 Cow, five years old and over born before Sept. 1, 2009
Champion and Reserve Champion Senior Female: First place animals in
Champion and Reserve Champion Female: Entries to consist of the Junior and
Senior Champion females.
Animals to be judged together regardless of breed in Lots 1214-1220.
Supreme Cow Overall Breeds Prize Money – $300 champion, $150 reserve champion
1215 Best udder cow overall breeds.
1216 Produce of dam. Group to consist of two animals, any age, either sex, the produce of one cow. The dam must be named. Animals need not both be owned by one exhibitor. Each exhibitor is limited to one group entry from same dam.
1217 Daughter-dam class. A dam and her daughter, any age. Both animals to be owned by exhibitor.
1218 Best three females. Any age, all to have been bred and at least one to be owned by exhibitor.
1219 Dairy herd to consist of three cows that have freshened. Need not be bred by exhibitor.
1220 Supreme champion female. Grand Champion of each breed.
* For the purposes of these classes, exhibitor and breeder are defined as follows:
Where the herd is registered in the names of different members of a family, residing on one farm, and where herd is one unit, all entries will be considered as a single exhibitor.