You've reached the Virginia Cooperative Extension Newsletter Archive. These files cover more than ten years of newsletters posted on our old website (through April/May 2009), and are provided for historical purposes only. As such, they may contain out-of-date references and broken links.

To see our latest newsletters and current information, visit our website at

Newsletter Archive index:

Livestock Update, April 1997


April 27, 1997
Rockingham County Fairgrounds, Harrisonburg, Va.

Name of Exhibitor ______________________________________________________________

Address ________________________________________________________________________

Phone No. ______________________________ Birthdate  ____________________________


Birthdate             Breed or Cross





Steers will be judged as market steer prospects destined to be finished 
for summer/fall shows.  They will NOT be judged as market-ready steers.

Steers may arrive beginning at 10:00 am on Saturday, April 26.  We strongly 
encourage that you not arrive until Sunday.  Steers must be in place 
by 11:00 AM on Sunday, April 27.

Show is scheduled for 1:00 pm on Sunday, April 27.

All exhibitors must be Virginia residents who have their 9th birthday by 
September 30, 1997 and not have had their 19th birthday before January 1, 1997.

All steers must be born on or after October 1, 1995, and owned by and in the care 
of the exhibitor by April 15, 1997.

Classes will be determined by hip height.

Steers will be shown dry.  No artificial substances may be applied to the hair.  
No butt fans will be allowed.

An entry fee of $3.00 per steer must accompany your entry.  

A maximum of 2 steers may be entered by each exhibitor.

Please make check payable to Virginia 4-H Foundation.

Entry Deadline - April 15, 1997.

Return to:	Dr. Mark L. Wahlberg, Extension Animal Scientist, 
		Virginia Tech,
		Blacksburg, VA  24061-0306.

Awards:	Plaques for class winners and Grand and Reserve Champion overall.
	 Ribbons for all placings in all classes.

Visit Virginia Cooperative Extension