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Douglas County

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, all Poultry, and all 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
  • March 29th: Leavenworth County Spring Beef Show
  • 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




K-State Show Pig Guide

Swine Showmanship

Stierwalt Swine Protips Blog

Meat Goats

Stierwalt Goat Protips Blog

Dairy Goats
Dairy Cattle