Quality Assurance Requirements
- Quality Assurance training is required annually for any member exhibiting a livestock project at the Fairfield County Fair (or Ohio State Fair). Livestock species include: Beef (Breeding & Market), Dairy Breeding, Dairy Feeders, Goats (Angora, Dairy, Meat, Market & Pygmy), Poultry (Breeding & Market), Sheep (Breeding & Market), Swine, Rabbits (Breeding & Market), Llamas, Alpacas.
- Deadline: All quality assurance training must be completed by June 30, 2023. Youth wanting to participate in the Ohio State Fair must have quality assurance training completed by June 1st, per OSF Rules.
2023 Skillathon Information
- 2023 Skillathon Dates:
- Dog - August 26, 2023 During Dog Check-in 10:00 am, Feeder Creek Show Arena
- Beef, Dairy Cattle, Dairy Feeders, Meat Goat, Sheep, Swine - TBD, By Appointment. Rickett's Hall - check-in, Ed Sands - Skillathons
- Rabbit, Poultry, Horse, Alpaca/Llama, Pygmy Goat, Dairy Goat - TBD, By Appointment. Rickett's Hall - check in, Ed Sands - Skillathons
- If you have questions regarding the Skillathon process, please contact Leslie Cooksey, email@example.com, or Aubry Fowler, firstname.lastname@example.org
Fairfield County Livestock Forms
- 4-H/FFA Livestock and Horse Housing Form for Fairfield County (revised 2019)
- Specie deadlines are listed on the form.
- Needs to be completed if you are not housing the animal on property your parents own.
- Home Grown Market Wether Intent Form (2023) (due May 1st)
- Home Grown Market Rabbit Intent Form (2023) (due May 1st)
- Dairy Lease
- Dairy Goat Lease (due July 1st)
- Llama/Alpaca Lease
- Fairfield County Junior Fair Goat-Sheep-Hog-Dairy Feeder Tag-in Form (2022)
2023 Muscle Quality and Performance
- 2023 MQP Program Information
- 2023 Barrow MQP Application (due May 1st)
- 2023 Lamb MQP Application (due May 1st)
- 2023 Goat MQP Application (due May 1st)
- Requirements of Livestock Projects for Exhibition in Ohio Fairs - New 2/18/19
- Veterinary Feed Directive (VFD) Fact Sheet for 4-H Youth Livestock Producers and Families
- For Junior Fair Livestock Sale information, please visit the sale blog at u.osu.edu/livestocksale.