Breeding Livestock Shows

DCLAYF Exhibitor Handbook  

Please note validation and entry deadlines. We are moving to an online entry portal and details will be made available soon.

State Validation Dates

  • Steers - June 30, 2021
  • Lambs, Goats, Heifers - October 31, 2021
  • Barrows and Gilts - November 30, 2021

Entry Deadline - December 17, 2021

Breeding Beef

Superintendent: Dr. Joey Strittmatter Assistant: Jonathan Mallard Judge: Gary Clayton
  • Arrival

    March 24, 2022

    (Thursday)

    7:30 am - 10:30 am

  • Judging

    March 25, 2022

    (Friday)

    8:00 am

  • Release

    March 25, 2022

    (Friday)

    Following the show

Breeding Swine

Superintendent: Diane Johnson Assistant: Randy Crider Judge: Glenn Blount
  • Arrival

    March 22, 2021

    (Monday)

    6:00 a.m. - 8:00 a.m.

  • Weigh in

    March 22, 2021

    (Monday)

    9:00 am

  • Judging

    March 22, 2021

    (Monday)

    10:00 a.m.

  • Release

    March 22, 2021

    (Monday)

    Following the selection of Swine Showmanship Winne

Breeding Sheep

Superintendent: Georgina Webb Assistant: Doug Webb Judge: Dustin Coufal
  • Arrival

    March 23, 2022

    (Wednesday)

    6:00 am – 8:00 am

  • Weigh in

    March 23, 2022

    (Wednesday)

    8:30 am

  • Judging

    March 23, 2022

    (Wednesday)

    10:00 am

  • Release

    March 23, 2022

    (Wednesday)

    Following the show

Breeding Meat Goats

Superintendent: Matt Pape Assistant: Mac Reding Judge: Vance Christie
  • Arrival

    March 22, 2022

    (Tuesday)

    6:00 am – 8:00 am

  • Weigh in

    March 22, 2022

    (Tuesday)

    8:30 am

  • Judging

    March 22, 2022

    (Tuesday)

    9:00 am

  • Release

    March 22, 2022

    (Tuesday)

    Following the market show

Breeding Rabbits

Superintendent: Shelly Ruland Assistant: TBD Judge: Anthony Bell
  • Arrival

    March 22, 2022

    (Tuesday)

    7:00 am – 8:30 am

  • Judging

    March 22, 2022

    (Tuesday)

    Following the market show

  • Release

    March 22, 2022

    (Tuesday)

    Following the show

Breeding Fancy Poultry Show

Superintendent: Jayme Kiraly Assistant: Laura Reed
  • Arrival

    March 21, 2022

    (Monday)

    7:00 - 8:30 am

  • Judging

    March 21, 2022

    (Monday)

    Immediately following check-in

  • Release

    March 21, 2022

    (Monday)

    Conclusion of the show