Will County Fair Book 2021

Beef Cattle

Last Updated On 04/09/2021

JEFF BEAVERS, Superintendent (815) 838-8176
DOUG LUEHRS, KELLY TOPPEN and JUSTIN STRAWSON
Asst. Superintendents


Entries Close Monday, August 5, 2019

Estimated Amount Offered $11,476.00

Judging Time – Starting Promptly at 9:00 a.m., Saturday, August 24
Entry Fee – $8.00 per entry — Stall Rent with Bark $10.00 per head for the duration of the Fair

  1. Registration papers are required for all purebred livestock and must be made available for inspection by Directors in charge and remain in exhibitors possession for duration of fair. Animals must be ear-marked if Breeding Association so requires.
  2. All animals must be owned and registered by exhibitor for 30 days prior to opening of the Fair.
  3. Each exhibitor is limited to 2 entries per class, and exhibitor may collect only two monies under one class number.
  4. See 2019 State Exhibition Livestock Health Requirements.
  5. Exhibitors are limited to one fan per 3 head of cattle.
  6. NO ANIMALS TIED OUT ON THE NORTH SIDE OF BEEF BARN
  7. NO GENERATORS ON NORTH SIDE OF BEEF BARN.
  8. All animals to be groomed south of main road.

Age Classifications in Beef Cattle Department A are as follows:

Bull CalfCalved between Sept. 1, 2018 and after
Summer Yearling BullCalved between May 1, 2018 and Aug. 31, 2018
Junior Yearling Bull
– Two Bulls from above classes (owned by Exhibitor)
– Grand Champion Bull (all champion bulls in each breed)
– Cow/Calf Pair – Cow any age, Calf current year (cow cannot show in any other class)
Calved between Jan. 1, 2018 and April 30, 2018
Winter Heifer CalfCalved between Jan. 1, 2019 and April 30, 2019
Junior Heifer CalfCalved between Nov. 1, 2018 and Dec. 31, 2018
Senior Heifer CalfCalved between Sept. 1, 2018 and Oct. 31, 2018
Late Summer Yearling HeiferCalved between July 1, 2018 and Aug. 31, 2018
Early Summer Yearling HeiferCalved between May 1, 2018 and June 30, 2018
Late Junior Yearling HeiferCalved between March 1, 2018 and April 30, 2018
Early Junior Yearling HeiferCalved between Jan. 1, 2018 and Feb. 28, 2018
Senior Yearling HeiferCalved between Sept. 1, 2017 and Dec. 31, 2017
Champion FemaleFirst Prize Females in each breed
Group of 2 FemalesAny age and owned by exhibitor and shown in their respective classes.
Group of 3 FemalesAny age and owned by exhibitor and shown in their respective classes.
Pair of YearlingsOne Junior or Summer Yearling Bull, and one Junior or Summer Yearling Heifer owned by exhibitor
Best 4 HeadBoth sexes, any age, owned by exhibitor and shown in their respective classes.

STEERS AND COMMERCIAL BREEDING HEIFERS
WILL BE WEIGHED WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 21 AT 1:00 P.M

The Superintendent will divide the steer classes the morning of the show at approximately 900 lbs., or where he sees fit.
No fat heifers allowed in steer classes, and no steers under 900 lbs. allowed to show.
If any question of age, Superintendents have the right to mouth all steers.
Steers and Commercial Breeding Heifers will be divided into three weight classes by the superintendent. Weight classes 23, 53, 82, 138 and 141 will be allowed no more than 2 sub-classes.
Weight class 146 will be allowed no more than 3 sub-classes. All sub-classes are to be determined by the Superintendent.
Commercial Breeding Heifers will be shown by weight.

HELP WITH NEW CLEAN-UP PROJECT
Please use dumpsters stationed at each barn for manure, only. Cooperation from each exhibitor to help keep the Fairgrounds clean would be appreciated.

DEPT. A – OPEN CLASS BEEF

BREED NO.
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Shorthorn and
Polled Shorthorn
Hereford and
Polled Hereford
AngusAll Other Breeds
Purebred
Commercial
Breeding
Class No.Classes1st2nd3rd4th5th6th
13160116Bull Calf3028262422
2 3261117Summer Yearling Bull3028262422
33362118Junior Yearling Bull3028262422
43463119Champion Bull$15.00 – Rosette
53564120Reserve Champion Bull$10.00 – Rosette
63665121Two Bulls3028262422
73766122Cow/Calf – Cow any age, calf current year3028262422
93968124Winter Heifer Calf3028262422
104069125Junior Heifer Calf3028262422
114170126Senior Heifer Cal3028262422
124271127Late Summer Yearling Heifer3028262422
134372128Early Summer Yearling Heifer3028262422
144473129Late Junior Yearling Heifer3028262422
154574130Early Junior Yearling Heifer3028262422
164675131Senior Yearling Heifer3028262422
174776132Champion Female$15.00 – Rosette
184877133Reserve Champion Female$10.00 – Rosette
141Breeding Heifer3028262422
142Champion Breeding Heifer$15.00 – Rosette
143Reserve Champion Breeding Heifer$10.00 – Rosette
194978134Group of 2 Females30282624
20507913530282624
21518013630282624
22528113730282624
235382138146Steer Show302826242220
245483139147Champion Steer$15.00 – Rosette
255584140148Reserve Champion Steer$10.00 – Rosette
SPECIAL AWARDS – No Entry Number Required
150Grand Champion Bull Over All Breeds$20.00 – Rosette – Trophy
151Reserve Grand Champion Bull Over All Breeds$15.00 – Rosette
152Grand Champion Cow/Calf Pair Over All Breeds$20.00 – Rosette
153Reserve Grand Champion Cow/Calf Pair Over All Breeds$15.00 – Rosette
154Grand Champion Female Over All Breeds$20.00 – Rosette – Trophy
155Reserve Grand Champion Female Over All Breeds$15.00 – Rosette
156Grand Champion Steer OAB$20.00 – Rosette – Trophy
157Reserve Champion Steer OAB$15.00 – Rosette

TROPHIES GIVEN BY:
MANTENO FARMERS ELEVATOR
MYCOGEN SEED, ROGER HELDT, SALES REP.
DOUG LUEHRS FAMILY