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Youth Livestock

NEW RULE STARTING AT THE 2020 DGCO FAIR - YQCA is required for all of the following projects: Beef (including bucket calf), Swine, Sheep, Meat and Dairy Goats, Dairy Cattle, Poultry, and Meat Rabbits. 

Upcoming Events 2020

  • February 22nd: Douglas County Market Beef Weigh-In and tagging at Fairgrounds
  • February 29th: Junior Beef Producer Day
  • March 14th: Junior Sheep Producer Day
  • April 15th: K-State Animal Science Leadership Academy (KASLA) Application Deadline
  • April 25th: Douglas County Spring Livestock Expo
  • May 1st: Market Beef Nominations Due
  • May 20th: Douglas County Weigh-in and tagging for Sheep, Swine, and Goats at Fairgrounds
  • June 15th: Commercial Heifer, Swine, Sheep & Meat Goat Nominations Due
  • July 10-11: Dr. Bob Hines Kansas Swine Classic
  • August 22-23: State 4-H Livestock Sweepstakes
  • September 11-20: Kansas State Fair
  • October 2-4th: Kansas Junior Livestock Show

 

Helpful Showman Resources

Beef

Showmanship Videos

Sheep

Showmanship Videos

Swine

Stierwalt Swine Protips Blog

Meat Goats

Stierwalt Goat Protips Blog

Dairy Goats
Dairy Cattle
Poultry 
Rabbits
Llamas