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Livestock Update, April 1997


April 26, 1997
Rockingham County Fairgrounds, Harrisonburg, Va.

Name of Exhibitor ______________________________________________________________

Address ________________________________________________________________________

Phone No. ______________________________ Birthdate  ____________________________


Exhibitors may enter any number of heifers that meet the rules below.
Birthdate of Heifer		  Breed			   Registration Number








1.	Heifers may arrive at the fairgrounds between 10:00 am and 4:00 pm on 
	Sat., April 26.
2.	Show is scheduled for 5:00 pm on Saturday.
3.	All Heifers must be born on or after September 1, 1995, and owned by
	and in the care of the exhibitor by January 1, 1997.
4.	Exhibitors must have their 9th birthday by September 30, 1997 and not
	have had their 19th birthday before January 1, 1997.
5.	Classes will be determined after all entries are received, and will
	be established by age of the heifer.
6.	Heifers will be shown dry.  No artificial substances may be applied 
	to the hair.  No butt fans will be allowed.
7.	Other Registered Heifers are breeds other than Angus, Simmental,
	Hereford, and Shorthorn.  Heifer must be owned, in care of, and 
	registration transferred to the name of the exhibitor by January 1, 1997.  
8.	Commercial Replacement Heifers are less than 3/4 blood,
	unregistered, grade, or crossbreds.
9.	An entry fee of $3.00 per heifer must accompany your entry.
10.	Please make check payable to Virginia 4-H Foundation.  
	Entry Deadline - April 15, 1997.
11.	Awards: Grand and Reserve Champion in each show will receive plaques.  
	All contestants will receive ribbons.

Return to: Dr. Mark L. Wahlberg, Extension Animal Scientist, 4-H Livestock, 
Department of Animal and Poultry Sciences, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061-0306.

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