Dept 5 J – Dairy Goats

Updated: May 20, 2022

Superintendents

Karla Witzig, Tish Burmeister


  1. For health information, refer to State Animal Health Requirements in forepart of Exhibitor Handbook.
  2. Completed Animal Identification & Veterinarian Check form must accompany animal(s) upon arrival at the Fair.
  3. All exhibits are to be in place by 4:00 p.m. on Friday. The Goat Show will start with Showmanship at 9:00 a.m. Saturday.
  4. Goats with full natural horns may not be entered.
  5. No exhibitor may enter more than six (6) animals (1 pen) in this department.
  6. All breeds show together. Registered goats must have papers available for inspection at the show.
  7. Definition
    1. Junior doe kid – under 4 months of age.
    2. Senior doe kid – at least 4 months but under 7 months of age.
    3. Junior yearling doe – at least 7 months but under 12 months of age.
    4. Senior yearling doe – at least 12 months but under 24 months and not in milk.
    5. Yearling milkers – under 2 years of age and in milk.
    6. Junior milkers – at least 2 years but under 3 years of age.
    7. Mature milkers – at least 3 years but under 5 years of age.
    8. Aged milkers – 5 years of age and older.
    9. Pure and American Boer Doe – 51-100% with papers.  Boer Cross doe – 50% or under without papers
  8. All market goats will be weighed between 2:30 p.m. and 4:00 p.m. on Friday to establish show and sale weight.
  9. Exhibitors participating in Goat Showmanship should include a Class 1 entry on a regular Entry Blank with other entries.

CLASS 1 – GOAT SHOWMANSHIP

Premiums

Blue Red White Pink
$3.00 $2.50 $2.00 $1.50

 

Lot No.

  1. Senior, grade 9 and over
  2. Intermediate, grades 6, 7 and 8
  3. Beginner, grades 3, 4 and 5

Premiums

Blue Red White Pink
$5.00 $4.00 $3.00 $2.00

 

Lot No.

  1. Junior doe kid
  2. Senior doe kid
  3. Junior yearling doe
  4. Senior yearling doe
  5. Yearling milker
  6. Junior milker
  7. Mature milker
  8. Aged milker
  9. Dam & daughter (ribbon only)

 

CLASS 2 – PUREBRED AND AMERICAN
(Same classification as Premium List for Goats)

CLASS 3 – RECORDED AND UNRECORDED GRADES
(Same classification as Premium List for Goats)

CLASS 4 – OTHER BREEDS

Lot No.

13. Pigmy Doe – 6 months and under

  1. Pigmy Doe – 7 months to under 2 year
  2. Pigmy Doe – 24 months and over
  3. Pure or American Boer Doe – 6 months & under
  4. Pure or American Boer Doe – 7 months to under one year
  5. Pure or American Boer Doe – one to two years
  6. Pure or American Boer Doe – over two years
  7. Boer Cross doe – 6 months & under
  8. Boer Cross doe – 7 months to one year
  9. Boer Cross doe – one to two years
  10. Boer Cross doe – over two years
  11. Pet Goat – any age or breed (no billys) that does not fit into another class

 

CLASS 5 – WETHERS

Lot No.

  1. Straight Dairy – over 3 months under one year
  2. Pure and American Boer – over 3 months under one year
  3. Boer Cross- over 3 months under one year
  4. Pigmy – over 3 months under one year