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2024 Livestock Show & Sale

Our 2024 Livestock Show and Sale is scheduled for May 1, 2024. Registration is now live!

The USDA’s Farm Service Agency provides youth loans to eligible participants to help finance agricultural-related projects. Click the link below to find out more.

Youth_Loans Fact_Sheet

Livestock Show Rules & Registration Form

Livestock Show & Sale Rules

Important Dates

  • December 1st – Heifer Registration Forms Due
  • January 1st- Heifer On-Farm Date
  • January 31st – Goat, Hog, & Lamb Registration Forms Due
  • March 2nd – Goat, Hog, & Lamb On-Farm Date
  • May 1st  – Washington County 4-H Livestock Show

Important Information

  • Parents/Guardians are required to complete one form per exhibitor. Youth may show two animals of different species. No changes (aside from deletions) can be made to entries after January 31 of the show year.
  • Attention Hog Exhibitors: Families are not required to terminate their swine projects this year. Please note this rule is subject to change based on current animal health and NC State Veterinarian regulations.
  • Attention Goat & Lamb Exhibitors: Families will be responsible for taking their animals to market after the show! No transportation will be arranged by Cooperative Extension. Hogs will still have a ride to the market.
  • Cloverbuds and new exhibitors must attend at least one showmanship clinic (or approved alternate activity).
  • All exhibitors are required to keep an accurate digital log of their project and turn in completed thank-you notes for all buyers after the show and sale.
  • We will be utilizing 4-H Online to maintain the required paperwork. Please enroll or reenroll your child. If you have forgotten your password, please do not create a new account, instead, do a “password reset.”   For families with limited internet access, please complete this paper version and return it to the office.

Showmanship/Project Resources

Other Livestock Show Files

Have Questions? Get in contact with the Extension Office!

Written By

Ginny Mason, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionGinny MasonExtension Agent, 4-H Youth Development Call Ginny Email Ginny N.C. Cooperative Extension, Washington County Center
Page Last Updated: 5 months ago
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