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Beef Cattle

Co-Chaired by: Sarah van Wolde (905-655-8179 or 289-987-6505); Richard Warr (416-434-0119)

Before entering any of the Beef Cattle Sections, please refer to the General Rules And Regulations  as well as the following:

See  list of Veterinarians

 

Additional Rules:

  1. Beef cattle will be shown on Saturday, September 30th, 2017 and Sunday, October 1st, 2017, at the time stated for each breed.
  2. All animals are to be in the Livestock Building by 9:00 a.m. on the day that they are to be shown and no animal is to leave the barn or the Markham Fair Grounds
    before 4:00 p.m. of show day. There will be no prize money paid to any who remove cattle earlier.
  3. Each Exhibitor will pay a $5.00 Exhibitor fee, and entry fees for all breeds will be $5.00 per animal; a cheque for this amount must accompany your entry form. All entry fee money is returned as prize money. Entries must be made on the livestock entry form giving all the
    information requested. Registration numbers of all
    animals must accompany the application; those pending will not be eligible to show at the fair.
  4. CFIA TAGs: Please be aware that all livestock must
    arrive with CFIA tags, they are to be tagged before they leave the farm. Should they arrive without tags, and the inspectors discover this, you are putting yourself at risk of a $1,300 fine, as well as a $1,300 fine for the trucker and another $1,300 fine for the Markham Fair. The Markham Fair will refuse any animals that are not tagged.
  5. Health Requirements: All animals must be free of Mange, Ringworm, and Pink Eye. A Veterinarian will inspect every animal and will refuse any animals that show symptoms of an infectious disease.
  6. Each breeding unit may have a total of 10 entries. Each exhibitor may show (3) three animals per Class in a maximum of (3) three Classes, except in the Breeders Herd and Get-Of-Sire Classes.
  7. All animals being shown in single Classes must be
    registered at time of closing date of entries, excepting calves (which must be properly tattooed) in the two year old and mature cow/calf Classes. All animals must be legibly tattooed.
  8. Closing date for livestock entry forms is September 14th, 2017 by 8 p.m.

Prize Money:1st – $65.00; 2nd – $60.00; 3rd – $50.00; 4th – $40.00; 5th – $35.00; 6th – $30.00; 7th – $25.00; 8th – 20.00

$150 for a herd of 5 or more will be paid plus prize money. $100 for a herd of 4 will be paid plus prize money. $50 for a herd of 2 or 3 will be paid plus prize money.

Section 25: Blonde d’Aquitaine Cattle

The Blonde d’Aquitaine Show:

To be shown: Saturday, September 30th, 2017 starting at 12:00 noon.

Open to any registered Blonde d’Aquitane herd.

No late entries.

Judge: TBA

The Blonde d’Aquitaine Show:

  1. Bull Calf – Born on or after January 1st, 2017 minimum of 3 months of age on day of judging.
  2. Bull. Yearling – Born April 1st, 2016 to December 31, 2016.
  3. Bull. Yearling – Born January 1st, 2016 to March 31, 2016.
  4. Bull. Born January 1st, 2015 to December 31st, 2015.
  5. Heifer Calf – Born on or after January 1st, 2017 minimum of 3 months of age on day of judging.
  6. Heifer – Born April 1st, 2016 to December 31st, 2016.
  7. Heifer – Born January 1st, 2016 to March 31st, 2016
  8. Female – Born January 1st, 2015 to December 31, 2015 with her own 2017 natural, purebred tattooed calf at foot. Female and calf shall be shown as a unit.
  9. Female – born prior to January 1st, 2015 with herown 2017 natural, purebred, tattooed calf at foot. Female and calf shall be shown as a unit.
  10. Breeder’s Herd – a group of 4 animals bred by the exhibitor, both sexes represented, must be exhibited in previous classes. At least one animal must be owned by the exhibitor. Limited to one exhibit per exhibitor.
  11. Get-of-Sire – a group of three (3) animals from the same sire, both sexes to be represented. At least one animal must be owned by the exhibitor. All animals must have been exhibited in previous classes. Limited to one entry per exhibitor.

The Markham Fair will supply Grand Champion Rosettes and Reserve Champion Rosettes, both Bull and Female, for each Breed.

 

Section 26:
Shorthorn

The All Ontario Shorthorn Show:

To be shown: Saturday, September 30th, 2017 starting at 12:00 noon.

Judge: TBA

See page 42 for a full list of Veterinarians

Additional Rules:

Additional Rules:

A. To be eligible to show all animals entered in the purebred classes must be recorded as purebred in accordance with the Canadian Shorthorn Association Rules of Eligibility for Registration in Canada. Purebred females must be 87.5% Shorthorn and males must be 93.8% Shorthorn.

Purebred Shorthorn Classes:

  1. Bull Calf – Born on or after January 1st, 2017 minimum of 3 months of age on day of judging.
  2. Bull. Yearling – Born April 1st, 2016 to December 31, 2016.
  3. Bull. Yearling – Born January 1st, 2016 to March 31, 2016.
  4. Bull. Born January 1st, 2015 to December 31st, 2015.
  5. Heifer Calf – Born on January 1st, 2017 through January 31st, 2017.*
  6. Heifer Calf – Born on February 1st, 2017 through
    February 28th, 2017.*
  7. Heifer Calf – Born on or after March 1st, 2017,
    minimum 3 months of age on day of judging.*
  8. Heifer – Born March 1st, 2016 to December 31st, 2016
  9. Heifer – Born February 1st, 2016 to February 28th, 2016.
  10. Heifer – Born January 1st, 2016 to January 31, 2016
  11. Female – Born January 1st, 2015 to December 31, 2015 with her own 2017 natural, purebred tattooed calf at foot. Female and calf shall be shown as a unit.
  12. Female – born prior to January 1st, 2015 with her own 2017 natural, purebred, tattooed calf at foot. Female and calf shall be shown as a unit.
  13. Breeder’s Herd – a group of 4 animals bred by the exhibitor, both sexes represented, must be exhibited in previous classes. At least one animal must be owned by the exhibitor. Limited to one exhibit per exhibitor.
  14. Get-of-Sire – a group of three (3) animals from the same sire, both sexes to be represented. At least one animal must be owned by the exhibitor. All animals must have been exhibited in previous classes. Limited to one entry per exhibitor.

* Heifer calf and yearling calf class age groups may be adjusted based on the number and ages of entries.

The Markham Fair will supply Grand Champion Rosettes

and Reserve Champion Rosettes, both Bull and Female, for

each Breed.

Premier Breeder Award: An award is presented to the breeding unit (exhibitor) with the most points for animals owned and shown by the breeding unit based on their highest six (6) placings in the individual classes. All animals accumulating points for this award must be entries of one breeding unit. A breeding unit (exhibitor) is defined as “that person whose name appears on the Certificate of Registration as owner or partner, who pays the entry fee, and has the animal in their show string”

Points shall be awarded as follows:

1st – 7, 2nd – 6, 3rd – 5, 4th – 4, 5th – 3, 6th – 2, 7th – 1

Premier Exhibitor Awards: An award is presented to the individual or company (as recorded on the Certificate of Registration) whose animals accumulate the highest
total points based on their highest six (6) in the
individual classes. To be eligible for the Premier
Exhibitor Award, the breeder must exhibit in the show. Qualification for this award is based on Canadian rules that specify all owners at the time of conception are the breeders of the animals.

Points shall be awarded as follows:

1st – 7, 2nd – 6, 3rd – 5, 4th – 4, 5th – 3, 6th – 2, 7th – 1

Ontario Junior Shorthorn
Showmanship

Any junior can participate as long as they have a 2017 Ontario Junior membership.

Membership will be available for purchase from the Ontario Shorthorn Association on the day of the show.

(Ribbon Classes Only: 1st, 2nd & 3rd. Classes #15-18)

Showmaship Classes

  1. Peewee: under 10 years
  2. Junior: 10 – 12 years
  3. Intermediate: 13 – 15 years
  4. Seniors 16 – 21 years

Champion Showperson – Prize provided by the Ontario Junior Shorthorn Association

Reserve Champion Showperson – Prize provided by the Ontario Junior Shorthorn Association

 

Section 27:
Limousin

To be shown on Sunday, October 1st, 2017, at 1:00 p.m.

Open to any registered Limousin herd.

No late entries.

Judge: T.B.A.

The All Ontario Limousin Show:

  1. Bull Calf – Born on or after January 1st, 2017
    minimum of 3 months of age on day of judging.
  2. Bull. Yearling – Born April 1st, 2016 to December 31, 2016.
  3. Bull. Yearling – Born January 1st, 2016 to March 31, 2016.
  4. Bull. Born January 1st, 2015 to December 31st, 2015.
  5. Heifer Calf – Born on or after January 1st, 2017 minimum of 3 months of age on day of judging.
  6. Heifer – Born April 1st, 2016 to December 31st, 2016.
  7. Heifer – Born January 1st, 2016 to March 31st, 2016.
  8. Female – Born January 1st, 2015 to December 31, 2015 with her own 2017 natural, purebred tattooed calf at foot. Female and calf shall be shown as a unit.
  9. Female – born prior to January 1st, 2015 with her own 2017 natural, purebred, tattooed calf at foot. Female and calf shall be shown as a unit.
  10. Breeder’s Herd – a group of 4 animals bred by the exhibitor, both sexes represented, must be exhibited in previous classes. At least one animal must be owned by the exhibitor. Limited to one exhibit per exhibitor.
  11. Get-of-Sire – a group of three (3) animals from the same sire, both sexes to be represented. At least one animal must be owned by the exhibitor. All animals must have been exhibited in previous classes. Limited to one entry per exhibitor.

The Markham Fair will supply Grand Champion Rosettes and Reserve Champion Rosettes, both Bull and Female, for each Breed.

Junior Limousin Showmanship

To be shown on Sunday, October 1st, 2017, at 12:00 p.m.

Any junior can participate as long as they have a 2017 Ontario Junior membership.

(Ribbon Classes Only: 1st, 2nd & 3rd. Classes #12-15)

Showmaship Classes

  1. Peewee: under 10 years
  2. Junior: 10 – 12 years
  3. Intermediate: 13 – 15 years
  4. Seniors 16 – 21 years

Section 28:
All Other Breeds

To be shown on Sunday, October 1st, 2017, at 1:00 p.m.

Open to any registered beef breed.

No late entries.

Judge: T.B.A.

Show Classes For All Other Breeds:

  1. Bull Calf – Born on or after January 1st, 2017 minimum of 3 months of age on day of judging.
  2. Bull. Yearling – Born April 1st, 2016 to December 31, 2016.
  3. Bull. Yearling – Born January 1st, 2016 to March 31, 2016.
  4. Bull. Born January 1st, 2015 to December 31st, 2015.
  5. Female Calf – Born on or after January 1st, 2017 minimum of 3 months of age on day of judging.
  6. Heifer – Born April 1st, 2016 to December 31st, 2016.
  7. Heifer – Born January 1st, 2016 to March 31st, 2016.
  8. Female – Born January 1st, 2015 to December 31, 2015 with her own 2017 natural, purebred tattooed calf at foot. Female and calf shall be shown as a unit.
  9. Female – born prior to January 1st, 2015 with her own 2017 natural, purebred, tattooed calf at foot. Female and calf shall be shown as a unit.
  10. Breeder’s Herd – a group of 4 animals bred by the exhibitor, both sexes represented, must be exhibited in previous classes. At least one animal must be owned by the exhibitor. Limited to one exhibit per exhibitor.
  11. Get-of-Sire – a group of three (3) animals from the same sire, both sexes to be represented. At least one animal must be owned by the exhibitor. All animals must have been exhibited in previous classes. Limited to one entry per exhibitor.

The Markham Fair will supply Grand Champion Rosettes and Reserve Champion Rosettes, both Bull and Female, for each Breed.