Fleming County 4-H Livestock
2021-2022 Validation Dates & Deadlines

2021 - Market Animal Project Booklet 

Market Animal Tagging/Validation 2020:

  • Market animals will tagged by the exhibitor. There will be no validation sites.
    Below is a timeline on market cattle tagging and further down the page
    on small animal (sheep, swine and goats).
      
    • Market Cattle:

      • Order form opens (tags will be ordered online at KY State Fair website) – January 26th
      • Deadline to order tags – February 26th
      • DNA Envelopes must be in hand (Mallory Trenkamp, KY State Fair) – March 26th
  • 4-H Exhibitors are expected to have their 6 hours of educational training completed by March 26th. Mallory Trenkamp (State Fair) will then send a sheet with all 4-H exhibitors within your county to verify that those exhibitors completed their educational requirements on time. A more details explanation of this process is in the validation guidelines PDF.

                     Market Cattle:

                              Tag Order and DNA Envelopes Link     

                              Validation "How To" Video  

                              Market Cattle Validation Form Link - Closed    

                              Market Cattle Nomination Form Link   

                      Policy Rules and Guidelines Page  

                      2021 Ownership - Possession - Care Rules   

                      2021 Validation Guidelines   

                      2021 KUIP Tag Replacement Form   

                      2021 Project Animal Location Waiver Form    

                      2021 Qualifying Show Rule Exemption Form   

                      Reminder:  A market steer or market heifer will only qualify for the Kentucky State Fair
                                          if it has completed during a market cattle class at a KDA District Show or
                                          Kentucky Junior Livestock Expo.   

  • Feeder Calf:

                Validation Information:

                     Feeder Calf Nomination Form                

                    *Feeder Calf Exhibitors will need to obtain an EID tag (See your local
                    vet) or Premise ID tag for their Feeder Calf Project.  These are often
                    referred to as “840 tags”.

                       Local veterinarians for EID tag
                                
Fleming County Animal Hospital
                                          (606) 845-4951 ● 500 W Water St Flemingsburg, KY 41041
                                 Fleming Regional Animal Care Center 
                                          (606) 845-7387 9142 ● Morehead Rd Flemingsburg, KY 41041        
                                 First Choice Animal Clinic 
                                          (606) 267-5022 ● 1028 Ewing Rd Ewing, KY 41039  

                      Premise ID Tag or “840 tags” Submission Form   

  • Small Animal (Sheep, Swine and Goats):

    • Deadline to order tags – April 30th  
      There is no limit to the number of market animals that may be tagged for an exhibitor.
    • DNA Envelopes must by in hand (Mallory Trenkamp, KY State Fair) and nomination form completed – May 28th 
  • 4-H Exhibitors are expected to have their 6 hours of educational training completed by May 28th. Mallory Trenkamp (State Fair) will then send a sheet with all 4-H exhibitors within your county to verify that those exhibitors completed their educational requirements on time. A more details explanation of this process is in the validation guidelines PDF.
  • Small Animal (sheep, goat, hog) market tag order forms/nomination forms are now open. Below are the appropriate links. As a reminder the following timeline will be enforced to purchase tags, submit DNA and complete nomination forms.

                          Order link for Small Animal Tags and DNA Envelopes                      

                    Market Lamb:

                          Tag order link   

                          Market Lamb Validation Link -
                           To fill out a your validation form, please click here.

                           Validation “How to” Video  

                          Breeding Sheep Nomination Form    

                   Market Goat:

                          Tag order link  

                          Market Goat Validation Link -
                           To fill out a validation form, please click here.

                          Validation “How to” Video   

                          Breeding Goat Nomination Form    

                   Market Hog:

                          Tag order link       

                          Market Hog Validation Link - 
                           To fill out a validation form please click here.

                          Validation “How to” Video   

                          Breeding Swine Nomination Form    

                   Policy Rules and Guidelines Page  

                   2021 Ownership - Possession - Care Rules   

                   2021 Validation Guidelines   

                   2021 KUIP Tag Replacement Form   

                   2021 Project Animal Location Waiver Form    

                   2021 Qualifying Show Rule Exemption Form   

                      Reminder:  A small animal species will only qualify for the Kentucky State Fair
                                          if it has completed during a species specific (swine, sheep, goat) class
                                          at a KDA District Show or Kentucky Junior Livestock Expo.