4-H Fair Information

2017 Montcalm County 4-H Fair

Dates: June 25 - July 1, 2017 (all dates are subject to change as the Fair Board updates & finalizes information)
2017 Montcalm County 4-H Fair Theme -
“Pigging Out at the County Fair!”

 

2017 Montcalm County Fair Book

Registration due dates, times and places:

 **All registrations need to be turned in on time or they will NOT be accepted. All registrations, other than Horses, should be submitted via email to .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address), mailed to Montcalm County 4-H Fair Association, PO Box 513, Greenville, MI 48838, or put in the drop box outside of the Ash Building. Registrations will NOT be accepted at the MSU Extension office.

Deadlines are subject to change:

January 10

Market Beef registration forms due

  • Market Beef Cattle must be in the exhibitor’s possession by January 10, 2017
  • Market Beef Cattle must be born on or after January 1, 2016

 

April 17

Market Feeder Beef registration forms due

  • Market Feeder Beef must be in exhibitor’s possession by April 17, 2017
  • All calves must be born on or after December 1, 2016
  • Must be dehorned (no open wounds) and castrated by May 15, 2017, and weaned by June 1, 2017

 

May 1

Market and Breeding Goats registration forms due

  • Both Market and Breeding Goats must be in the exhibitor’s possession by May 1, 2017

Market and Breeding Sheep registration forms due

  • Both Market and Breeding Sheep must be in the exhibitor’s possession by May 1, 2017
  • Market Sheep must be born on or after January 1, 2017

Market Swine registration forms due

  • Market Swine must be in the exhibitor’s possession by May 1, 2017
  • It is recommended that Market Swine be born on or after December 1, 2016

Breeding Beef registration forms due

  • Non-Market Breeding Cattle must be in the exhibitor’s possession by May 1, 2017

Breeding Feeder Beef registration forms due

Livestock Exhibitor Agreements due

  • Only 4-H Members completing a 4-H Market Animal project must complete this form

 

May 1

Horse and Pony registration forms due (Due to Leaders, who will then need to bring them to the May 9 Horse Leaders meeting)

  • Registration forms must have negative Coggins, colored picture (on a separate, full-size sheet of paper), and mandatory stall fee attached
  • Any registration forms turned in with missing or incomplete information will not be accepted and the 4H’er will not be able to show a horse project at the Montcalm County 4-H Fair.

 

May 15

Breeding Cavies registration forms due

  • Non-Market Breeding Cavy must be in the exhibitor’s possession by April 1, 2017

Dairy Cattle registration forms due

Dog registration forms due

  • Registration forms must have a CURRENT dog license, up to date shot record (including rabies & DHLPPC), and colored picture of a side shot showing the whole dog (on a separate full-size sheet of paper) attached
  • Any registration forms turned in with missing or incomplete information will not be accepted and the 4H’er will not be able to show a dog project at the Montcalm County 4-H Fair.

Llama/Alpaca registration forms due

Market and Breeding Poultry registration forms due

  • Markey Poultry must be in the exhibitor’s possession by:
    • April 30, 2017, for the 8 week pen
    • April 2, 2017, for the 12 week pen
  • Market Poultry must be born on or after January 1, 2017
  • Non-Market Breeding Poultry must be in the exhibitor’s possession by May 15, 2017

Market and Breeding Rabbits registration forms due

  • Both Market and Non-Market Breeding Rabbits must be in the exhibitor’s possession by April 1, 2017
  • All rabbits must have a permanent tattoo in the left ear before May 15, 2017

 

June 1

Small Animal/Pocket Pets registration forms due

  • All Small Animals/Pocket Pets must be in the exhibitor’s possession by June 1, 2017

4-H Club Pen, Cage, and Stall request forms due

 

 

June 12 Horse/Pony Substitution request forms due (Due to the Leaders who will then need to submit them at the June 13th Horse Leaders meeting)

 

 

Record Book due dates, places and times:

* Dogs: June 1 before 4 p.m. at Montcalm MSU Extension office

* Horses: June 1 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Horse show entry booth at the Fairgrounds

* Cavies and Rabbits: Sunday of fair before 2 p.m. to the Superintendent in Rabbit Barn

* Beef, Sheep, Swine, Goats, & Poultry: Monday of fair from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Livestock Arena Llamas/Alpacas

* Llamas/Alpacas: Monday of fair from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Llama/Alpaca Barn, Fairgrounds

* Dairy: Monday of fair before noon to the Dairy Superintendent in the Dairy Barn

 

2017 4-H FAIR ANIMAL PROJECT PEN CARDS
BEEF
DAIRY
GOAT
HORSE
LLAMA & ALPACA
POULTRY
  • Poultry Pen Card
RABBIT
  • Rabbit Pen Card
CAVY
  • Cavy Pen Card
SHEEP
  • Breeding Sheep Pen Card
  • Market Sheep Pen Card
SWINE
  • Swine Pen Card

For additional Fair information please see the Montcalm County Fair page                                                                                                 

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