DEPARTMENT 19 – DAIRY CATTLE2018-07-30T17:11:44+00:00

DEPARTMENT 19

DAIRY CATTLE Saturday, 8:00 AM – Hood Arena

New Insurance Requirements for Exhibiting

At the discretion of the Superintendent, classes may be combined. The Superintendent will refuse to coop.

Entries must be received by August 7th; no late entries will be accepted.

Rules and Regulations 

  1. No animal may be shown out of its age lot.
  2. No animal under 4 months of age may be shown.
  3. Exhibitors may combine entries for Produce of Dam lots. However, each exhibitor will be limited to one Produce per Dam per breed.
  4. If requested by an exhibitor, registration papers will be checked in the ring for Dam & Daughter and Produce of Dam lots for identification purposes.
  5. Each exhibitor is limited to one entry in all group classes, per breed.
  6. All decisions of the judge(s) will be final.
  7. All animal’s must have had a calf to be shown in the cow classes.

PLEASE NOTE 

  • Hopkinton State Fair Association will supply limited bedding.  Please share supply of bedding by not overloading your barn area.  There will be an adequate supply of grain, hay, and bedding for sale on the grounds.  Please bring your own wheelbarrow for manure disposal.
  • The Hopkinton State Fair Association has a Dairy Center, which is comprised of a milking area, milk room, and Dairy Bar.  The center will provide, for your convenience, an area completely equipped to milk your cows, as well as being an excellent attraction for the public.
  • The milking area is to be used by exhibitors.  All milk will be checked for antibiotics.  IT IS IMPORTANT to insure that no antibiotics or abnormal milk be shipped from this facility.  A machine will be available to milk cows with abnormal milk or if the milk is contaminated.
  • It is a violation of Hopkinton State Fair policy to inject cows with any substance in the Dairy Center.  Violators will be excused from participating at any event held on the Hopkinton State Fairgrounds for one full year from the date of the violation.
  • Disposing of milk outside the Milking Parlor is a violation of Hopkinton State Fair policy and is a violation of Federal Law.  Please check with the Milking Parlor Manager if you have questions.
  • Hopkinton State Fair is no longer able to pay exhibitors for milk.

Age requirements for the following Dairy animals

1. Spring Heifer Calf, born after February 28, 2018 and over four months of age.
2. Winter Heifer Calf, born after November 30, 2017 and before March 1, 2018.
3. Fall Heifer Calf, born after August 31, 2017 and before December 1, 2017.
4. Summer Yearling Heifer, born after May 31, 2017 and before September 1, 2017.
5. Spring Yearling Heifer, born after February 28, 2017 and before June 1, 2017.
6. Winter Yearling Heifer, born after November 30, 2016 and before February 28, 2017.
7. Fall Yearling Heifer, born after August 31, 2016 and before December 1, 2016 (not in milk).
8. Junior Champion Female, winners of Lots 1-7.
9. Reserve Junior Champion Female, to be chosen from winners of Lots 1-7 and second place animal to Junior Champion’s with exception of animal chosen as Junior Champion.
9-A. Fall Yearling Heifer in Milk, born after August 31, 2016 and before December 1, 2016.
10. Junior Two-Year-Old Cow, born after February 28, 2016 and before September 1, 2016.
11. Senior Two-Year-Old Cow, born after August 31, 2015 and before March 1, 2016.
12. Three-Year-Old Cow, born after August 31, 2014 and before September 1, 2015.
13. Four-Year-Old Cow, born after August 31, 2013 and before September 1, 2014.
14. Aged Cow, born before September 1, 2013.
15. Dry Cow, any cow that has calved, but is not in milk. Cows shown in this Lot may not be shown in any other single cow lot.
16. Senior Champion Female, winners of Lots 10-15.
17. Reserve Senior Champion Female, except Senior Champion, winners of Lots 10-15 and second place cow in Senior Champion’s Lot.
18. Grand Champion Female, winners of Lots 8 and 16.
19. Reserve Grand Champion Female, winners of Lots 8, 9, 16 and 17.
20. Best Three Females, three females any age, who have been bred by and at least one owned by exhibitor. Each exhibitor limited to one entry per breed.
21. Dam and Daughter, A cow and one daughter, any age (a daughter, dam and granddam do not comprise 2 dam-daughter groups); one owner. Each exhibitor limited to one entry per breed.
22. Produce of Dam, two females, any age, the produce of one cow. Each exhibitor limited to one entry per breed.
23. Exhibitor’s Herd of Five Females, two females over two years of age, two females under two years of age, and one any age. Each exhibitor limited to one entry per breed.

PEEWEE CLASS

There will be a Peewee Class to be held, Saturday,

September 1, 2018.  This is open to all Dairy Exhibitors who are non-4H members.  Pre-registration is required with the Dairy Superintendent.  This class will follow the rules of 4H Fitting and Showing Classes, including show clothes.

Entry Form

CLASS A – AYRSHIRE

LOT NO.DESCRIPTION1ST2ND3RD4TH5TH6TH7TH
1.SPRING HEIFER CALF$38$33$28$23$18$13$8
2.WINTER HEIFER CALF$38$33$28$23$18$13$8
3.FALL HEIFER CALF$38$33$28$23$18$13$8
4.SUMMER YEARLING HEIFER$38$33$28$23$18$13$8
5.SPRING YEARLING HEIFER$38$33$28$23$18$13$8
6.WINTER YEARLING HEIFER$38$33$28$23$18$13$8
7.FALL YEARLING HEIFER$38$33$28$23$18$13$8
8.JUNIOR CHAMPION FEMALEROSETTE******************
9.RESERVE JUNIOR CHAMPION FEMALEROSETTE******************
9-A.FALL YEARLING HEIFER IN MILK$51$46$41$36$31$26$21
10.JUNIOR TWO-YEAR-OLD COW$51$46$41$36$31$26$21
11.SENIOR TWO-YEAR-OLD COW$51$46$41$36$31$26$21
12.THREE-YEAR-OLD COW$51$46$41$36$31$26$21
13.FOUR-YEAR-OLD COW$51$46$41$36$31$26$21
14.AGED COW$51$46$41$36$31$26$21
15.DRY COW$51$46$41$36$31$26$21
16.SENIOR CHAMPION FEMALEROSETTE******************
17.RESERVE SENIOR CHAMPION FEMALEROSETTE******************
18.GRAND CHAMPION FEMALEROSETTE******************
19.RESERVE GRAND CHAMPION FEMALEROSETTE******************
20.BEST THREE FEMALES$65$60$55$50$45$40$35
21.DAM AND DAUGHTER$65$60$55$50$45$40$35
22.PRODUCE OF DAM$65$60$55$50$45$40$35
23.EXHIBITOR’S HERD OF FIVE FEMALES$65$60$55$50$45$40$35

CLASS B – BROWN SWISS

LOT NO.DESCRIPTION1ST2ND3RD4TH5TH6TH7TH
1.SPRING HEIFER CALF$38$33$28$23$18$13$8
2.WINTER HEIFER CALF$38$33$28$23$18$13$8
3.FALL HEIFER CALF$38$33$28$23$18$13$8
4.SUMMER YEARLING HEIFER$38$33$28$23$18$13$8
5.SPRING YEARLING HEIFER$38$33$28$23$18$13$8
6.WINTER YEARLING HEIFER$38$33$28$23$18$13$8
7.FALL YEARLING HEIFER$38$33$28$23$18$13$8
8.JUNIOR CHAMPION FEMALEROSETTE******************
9.RESERVE JUNIOR CHAMPION FEMALEROSETTE******************
9-A.FALL YEARLING HEIFER IN MILK$51$46$41$36$31$26$21
10.JUNIOR TWO-YEAR-OLD COW$51$46$41$36$31$26$21
11.SENIOR TWO-YEAR-OLD COW$51$46$41$36$31$26$21
12.THREE-YEAR-OLD COW$51$46$41$36$31$26$21
13.FOUR-YEAR-OLD COW$51$46$41$36$31$26$21
14.AGED COW$51$46$41$36$31$26$21
15.DRY COW$51$46$41$36$31$26$21
16.SENIOR CHAMPION FEMALEROSETTE******************
17.RESERVE SENIOR CHAMPION FEMALEROSETTE******************
18.GRAND CHAMPION FEMALEROSETTE******************
19.RESERVE GRAND CHAMPION FEMALEROSETTE******************
20.BEST THREE FEMALES$65$60$55$50$45$40$35
21.DAM AND DAUGHTER$65$60$55$50$45$40$35
22.PRODUCE OF DAM$65$60$55$50$45$40$35
23.EXHIBITOR’S HERD OF FIVE FEMALES$65$60$55$50$45$40$35

CLASS C – GUERNSEY

LOT NO.DESCRIPTION1ST2ND3RD4TH5TH6TH7TH
1.SPRING HEIFER CALF$38$33$28$23$18$13$8
2.WINTER HEIFER CALF$38$33$28$23$18$13$8
3.FALL HEIFER CALF$38$33$28$23$18$13$8
4.SUMMER YEARLING HEIFER$38$33$28$23$18$13$8
5.SPRING YEARLING HEIFER$38$33$28$23$18$13$8
6.WINTER YEARLING HEIFER$38$33$28$23$18$13$8
7.FALL YEARLING HEIFER$38$33$28$23$18$13$8
8.JUNIOR CHAMPION FEMALEROSETTE******************
9.RESERVE JUNIOR CHAMPION FEMALEROSETTE******************
9-A.FALL YEARLING HEIFER IN MILK$51$46$41$36$31$26$21
10.JUNIOR TWO-YEAR-OLD COW$51$46$41$36$31$26$21
11.SENIOR TWO-YEAR-OLD COW$51$46$41$36$31$26$21
12.THREE-YEAR-OLD COW$51$46$41$36$31$26$21
13.FOUR-YEAR-OLD COW$51$46$41$36$31$26$21
14.AGED COW$51$46$41$36$31$26$21
15.DRY COW$51$46$41$36$31$26$21
16.SENIOR CHAMPION FEMALEROSETTE******************
17.RESERVE SENIOR CHAMPION FEMALEROSETTE******************
18.GRAND CHAMPION FEMALEROSETTE******************
19.RESERVE GRAND CHAMPION FEMALEROSETTE******************
20.BEST THREE FEMALES$65$60$55$50$45$40$35
21.DAM AND DAUGHTER$65$60$55$50$45$40$35
22.PRODUCE OF DAM$65$60$55$50$45$40$35
23.EXHIBITOR’S HERD OF FIVE FEMALES$65$60$55$50$45$40$35

CLASS D – HOLSTEIN

LOT NO.DESCRIPTION1ST2ND3RD4TH5TH6TH7TH
1.SPRING HEIFER CALF$38$33$28$23$18$13$8
2.WINTER HEIFER CALF$38$33$28$23$18$13$8
3.FALL HEIFER CALF$38$33$28$23$18$13$8
4.SUMMER YEARLING HEIFER$38$33$28$23$18$13$8
5.SPRING YEARLING HEIFER$38$33$28$23$18$13$8
6.WINTER YEARLING HEIFER$38$33$28$23$18$13$8
7.FALL YEARLING HEIFER$38$33$28$23$18$13$8
8.JUNIOR CHAMPION FEMALEROSETTE******************
9.RESERVE JUNIOR CHAMPION FEMALEROSETTE******************
9-A.FALL YEARLING HEIFER IN MILK$51$46$41$36$31$26$21
10.JUNIOR TWO-YEAR-OLD COW$51$46$41$36$31$26$21
11.SENIOR TWO-YEAR-OLD COW$51$46$41$36$31$26$21
12.THREE-YEAR-OLD COW$51$46$41$36$31$26$21
13.FOUR-YEAR-OLD COW$51$46$41$36$31$26$21
14.AGED COW$51$46$41$36$31$26$21
15.DRY COW$51$46$41$36$31$26$21
16.SENIOR CHAMPION FEMALEROSETTE******************
17.RESERVE SENIOR CHAMPION FEMALEROSETTE******************
18.GRAND CHAMPION FEMALEROSETTE******************
19.RESERVE GRAND CHAMPION FEMALEROSETTE******************
20.BEST THREE FEMALES$65$60$55$50$45$40$35
21.DAM AND DAUGHTER$65$60$55$50$45$40$35
22.PRODUCE OF DAM$65$60$55$50$45$40$35
23.EXHIBITOR’S HERD OF FIVE FEMALES$65$60$55$50$45$40$35

CLASS E – JERSEY

LOT NO.DESCRIPTION1ST2ND3RD4TH5TH6TH7TH
1.SPRING HEIFER CALF$38$33$28$23$18$13$8
2.WINTER HEIFER CALF$38$33$28$23$18$13$8
3.FALL HEIFER CALF$38$33$28$23$18$13$8
4.SUMMER YEARLING HEIFER$38$33$28$23$18$13$8
5.SPRING YEARLING HEIFER$38$33$28$23$18$13$8
6.WINTER YEARLING HEIFER$38$33$28$23$18$13$8
7.FALL YEARLING HEIFER$38$33$28$23$18$13$8
8.JUNIOR CHAMPION FEMALEROSETTE******************
9.RESERVE JUNIOR CHAMPION FEMALEROSETTE******************
9-A.FALL YEARLING HEIFER IN MILK$51$46$41$36$31$26$21
10.JUNIOR TWO-YEAR-OLD COW$51$46$41$36$31$26$21
11.SENIOR TWO-YEAR-OLD COW$51$46$41$36$31$26$21
12.THREE-YEAR-OLD COW$51$46$41$36$31$26$21
13.FOUR-YEAR-OLD COW$51$46$41$36$31$26$21
14.AGED COW$51$46$41$36$31$26$21
15.DRY COW$51$46$41$36$31$26$21
16.SENIOR CHAMPION FEMALEROSETTE******************
17.RESERVE SENIOR CHAMPION FEMALEROSETTE******************
18.GRAND CHAMPION FEMALEROSETTE******************
19.RESERVE GRAND CHAMPION FEMALEROSETTE******************
20.BEST THREE FEMALES$65$60$55$50$45$40$35
21.DAM AND DAUGHTER$65$60$55$50$45$40$35
22.PRODUCE OF DAM$65$60$55$50$45$40$35
23.EXHIBITOR’S HERD OF FIVE FEMALES$65$60$55$50$45$40$35

CLASS F – MILKING SHORTHORN

LOT NO.DESCRIPTION1ST2ND3RD4TH5TH6TH7TH
1.SPRING HEIFER CALF$38$33$28$23$18$13$8
2.WINTER HEIFER CALF$38$33$28$23$18$13$8
3.FALL HEIFER CALF$38$33$28$23$18$13$8
4.SUMMER YEARLING HEIFER$38$33$28$23$18$13$8
5.SPRING YEARLING HEIFER$38$33$28$23$18$13$8
6.WINTER YEARLING HEIFER$38$33$28$23$18$13$8
7.FALL YEARLING HEIFER$38$33$28$23$18$13$8
8.JUNIOR CHAMPION FEMALEROSETTE******************
9.RESERVE JUNIOR CHAMPION FEMALEROSETTE******************
9-A.FALL YEARLING HEIFER IN MILK$51$46$41$36$31$26$21
10.JUNIOR TWO-YEAR-OLD COW$51$46$41$36$31$26$21
11.SENIOR TWO-YEAR-OLD COW$51$46$41$36$31$26$21
12.THREE-YEAR-OLD COW$51$46$41$36$31$26$21
13.FOUR-YEAR-OLD COW$51$46$41$36$31$26$21
14.AGED COW$51$46$41$36$31$26$21
15.DRY COW$51$46$41$36$31$26$21
16.SENIOR CHAMPION FEMALEROSETTE******************
17.RESERVE SENIOR CHAMPION FEMALEROSETTE******************
18.GRAND CHAMPION FEMALEROSETTE******************
19.RESERVE GRAND CHAMPION FEMALEROSETTE******************
20.BEST THREE FEMALES$65$60$55$50$45$40$35
21.DAM AND DAUGHTER$65$60$55$50$45$40$35
22.PRODUCE OF DAM$65$60$55$50$45$40$35
23.EXHIBITOR’S HERD OF FIVE FEMALES$65$60$55$50$45$40$35

CLASS G – HERDSMANSHIP

This class will be judged on the neatest, cleanest, and most attractive exhibit, comprising 5 or more animals, presentation of animals in the ring, cooperation of exhibitor; and any other item that will contribute to the quality and educational value of the exhibit. Judging of the exhibit is done by an appointed committee.

LOT NO.DESCRIPTION1ST2ND3RD4TH5TH6TH
1.HERDSMANSHIP$75$65$55$40$30$25