Dept H - Open Dairy Show
Open Dairy Show
Monday, August 6th - 1:00 p.m.
- Dale Collette, Lanny Love
Animals must be in place by 10:00 p.m. August 5th,
and will be released after 9pm on Tuesday night.
Application for entry where
the age determines the class or classes to which the animal is eligible, must
give exact date of birth. All application for entry of cattle in individual lots
must be accompanied by the name and registry number of animal and exact date of
birth. Animals composing a competitive herd or group must have been shown in one
of the individual lots.
The pedigrees of all animals entered must be recorded
in the recognized herd book for the breed and animals shall be recorded in the
name of the exhibitor. Certificates of registration must be available. Animals
that cannot be identified by tattoo or color markings shall not be eligible to
Exhibitors may not show more than two entries in one lot.
National Dairy Show rules shall govern, so far as practical, cases not covered
in the rules of this show.
Cows, 42 months old or older, to be eligible to
show, must have produced a calf carried to maturity within 18 months preceding
the show. Affidavits must be filed at time entries are made substantiating the
above facts and giving date of birth of last calf produced. Each Superintendent
must check the health and registration papers for each exhibitor.
Lots 1-7 - 1st - $25; 2nd - $20; 3rd - $15; 4th ‑ $10; 5th - $8; $5.00 -- each
of the next five creditable placings. Lots 10, 12, 14, 16, 18, 20, 22, 24, 25 -
1st - $30; 2nd ‑ $25; 3rd - $20; 4th - $15; 5th - $10. Best Udder - 1st - $10;
2nd - $5.
Championship trophies sponsored by Dairy Farmers of America.
1. Junior Heifer Calf - Born Mar. 1, 2018 or at least 4 months old at
2. Intermediate Heifer Calf - Born Dec. 1, 2017 - Feb. 28, 2018.
3. Senior Heifer Calf - Born Sept. 1 - Nov. 30, 2017.
4. Summer Calf -
Born June 1 - Aug. 31, 2017.
5. Junior Yearling Heifers - Born Mar. 1 - May
6. Intermediate Yearling Heifers-Born Dec. 1, 2016 - Feb. 28,
7. Senior Yearling Heifers - Born Sept. 1 - Nov. 30, 2016.
Junior Champion (Lots 1-7)
9. Reserve Junior Champion (Lots 1-7)
Senior Yearling Heifer in Milk - Born before Sept. 1, 2016.
11. Best Udder
12. Junior Two Year Old Cows - Born Mar. 1 - Aug. 31, 2016.
13. Best Udder.
14. Senior Two Year Old Cows - Born Sept. 1, 2015 - Feb. 28, 2016.
16. Three Year Old Cows - Born Sept. 1, 2014 - Aug. 31, 2015.
17. Best Udder.
18. Four Old Cows - Born Sept. 1, 2013 ‑ Aug. 31, 2014.
19. Best Udder.
20. Five Year Old Cows - Born Sept. 1, 2012 - Aug. 31,
21. Best Udder.
22. Aged Cows (6 Years and Over) - Born before
Sept. 1, 2012.
23. Best Udder.
24. Cow -Dry 3 and 4 Year Old - Born
Sept. 1, 2013 - Aug. 31, 2015.
25. Cow - Dry 5 Year Old and Over - Born
before Sept. 1, 2013.
26. Senior Champion (Lots 10, 12, 14, 16, 18, 20, 22,
24 & 25).
27. Reserve Senior Champion (Lots 10, 12, 14, 16, 18, 20, 22, 24 &
28. Grand Champion.
29. Reserve Grand Champion.
Herd of Five Females - This group, all owned by the exhibitor, consists of two
(2) females over 2 years of age that have freshened, two (2) females under 2
years of age and one any age. Three (3) must be bred by exhibitor. This group
replaces all of the former group classes.
1) Each farm limited to
2) Registration papers will be checked in ring before the class is
AWARDS: 1st - $125; 2nd - $100; 3rd - $75; 4th - $50; 5th - $25
31. Best Bred by Heifer
32. Best Bred by Cow
CLASS IV : SPECIAL AWARDS
- Sponsored by: Broyles Feed Store
Lot 1 - Supreme Champion Heifers.
AWARDS: 1st - $50
Lot 2 - Supreme Champion Cows.
AWARDS: 1st - $100
3 - Open Dairy Barn Award (All Breeds)
- Based on exhibitors care of barn, 2
AWARDS: 1st - $25; 2nd - $15; 3rd - $10
SHOW RING CODE
FOR ALL DAIRY BREEDS
The showing of registered dairy cattle is
an important part of the promotion, merchandising and breeding program of many
breeders. Additionally, it is an important part of the program of the Purebred
Dairy Cattle Association to stimulate and sustain interest in breeding
registered dairy cattle. This relates to both spectators and exhibitors. In this
connection, the PDCA believes that it is in the best interest of the breeders of
registered dairy cattle to maintain a reputation of integrity and to present a
wholesome and progressive image of their cattle in the show-ring. It recognizes
that there are certain practices in the proper care and management of dairy
cattle, which are necessary in the course of moving dairy cattle to and between
shows that are advisable to keep them in a sound, healthy condition so that they
might be presented in the show-ring in a natural, normal appearance and
condition. Conversely, it recognizes certain practices in the cataloging,
handling and presentation of cattle in the show-ring which are acceptable.
The following practices or procedures are considered unacceptable and defined as
being unethical in the showing of registered dairy cattle:
the age and/or milking status of the animal for the class in which it is shown.
In any female classes, animals may not be exhibited that are in milk due to
unnaturally induced lactation.
Balancing the udder by any means other than by
leaving naturally produced milk in any or all quarters.
Setting the teats
with a mechanical contrivance or with the use of a chemical preparation.
Treating or massaging any part of the animal’s body, particularly the udder,
internally or externally with an irritant, counterirritant, or other substance
to temporarily improve conformation or produce unnatural animation.
Minimizing the effects of crampiness by feeding or injecting drugs, depressants
or applying packs or using an artificial contrivance or therapeutic treatment
except normal exercise.
Blocking the nerves to the foot to prevent limping by
Striking the animal to cause swelling in a depressed area.
Surgery of any kind performed to change the natural contour of appearance of the
animal’s body, hide or hair. Not included is the removal of warts, teats and
horns, clipping and dressing of hair and trimming of hooves.
foreign material under the skin.
Changing the color of hair at any point,
spot or area on animal’s body.
The use of alcoholic beverage in the feed or
administered as a drench.
Administration of drug of any kind or description
internally or externally prior to entering the show ring, except for treating a
recognized disease or injury and for tranquilizing bulls that may otherwise be
dangerous or females in heat. For the purpose of this Code, the term “drug”
shall mean any substance, the sale, possession of use of which is controlled by
license under federal, state of local laws or regulations and any substance
commonly used by the medical or veterinary professions which affect the
circulatory, respiratory or central nervous system of a cow.
interfering with the judge, show management or other exhibitors while in the
show-ring or other conduct detrimental to the breed or show.
In keeping with
the basic philosophy of The Purebred Dairy Cattle Association, ethics are an
individual responsibility of the owner of each animal shown. Violations of this
code are subject to the disciplinary of the appropriate dairy breed association.