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, 2024. Youth wanting to participate in the Ohio State Fair must have quality assurance training completed by June 1st, per OSF Rules.

2024 Skillathon Information

  • 2024 Skillathon Dates: 
    • Beef, Dairy Cattle, Dairy Feeders, Meat Goat, Sheep, Swine - September 2024, By Appointment. Rickett's Hall - check-in, Ed Sands - Skillathons
    • Dog, Rabbit, Poultry, Horse, Alpaca/Llama, Pygmy Goat, Dairy Goat - September 2024, By Appointment. Rickett's Hall - check in, Ed Sands - Skillathons
  • If you have questions regarding the Skillathon process, please contact Leslie Cooksey, cooksey.25@osu.edu, or Aubry Fowler, fowler.443@osu.edu

Fairfield County Livestock Forms

2024 Muscle Quality and Performance

  • 2024 MQP Program Information
  • 2024 Swine (Barrows or Gilts) MQP Application (due April 15th)
  • 2024 Lamb MQP Application (due April 15th)
  • 2024 Goat MQP Application (due April 15th)

Additional Information