Ironwood Daily Globe from Ironwood, Michigan on June 18, 1998 · Page 12
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June 18, 1998

Ironwood Daily Globe from Ironwood, Michigan · Page 12

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THE DAILY GLOBE, Irociwood. Ml — Thursday, June 18.1998 Iron fair premium list (Continued from Page 5) to exceed that charged for a non- exhibitor'* season ticket. (4) SPLIT FAIR DATES. No state aid may be paid to fain having split date*, unless prior written approval is granted by the department. Extreme hardship must be established by the fair organization before approval can be granted. A split data it one where exhibits or contests are judged, and premiums paid at more than one time or at more than one location during the current year. When split date* are approved, all blue ribbon winners shall be required to repeat their demonstration or exhibit at the regular fair dates, unless exempt by the department in hardship cases. The repeated demonstration or exhibit may be presented though the use of audio-visual media, still photography or an educational display, Split date approval may not be required for clothing revue, demonstration, favorite foods revue or dogs and small animals. AC 5.03 Exhibition requirement*. A county or district fair shall meet all of the exhibition requirements of this section to be eligible for state premium aid. (1) No fair society or other organization sponsoring a county or district fair shall require an exhibitor to become a member of the organization in order to enter an exhibit at the fair, nor shall the sponsoring organization make any deduction from an exhibitor's premium as a donation to the fair society, or require an exhibitor in any other way to make a donation to the society. (2) State aid may not be approved for out-of-state exhibits or for separate classes of local and non-local exhibitors. Aid mny not be approved for payment of premiums to an exhibitor having an out-of-.stnte address but claiming Wisconsin residency unless thn fair secretary provided the dc- partment with nn affidavit that the exhibitor's residence is geographically located within the (3j StiUu aid may be paid only on articles or animals actually on display in an exhibit building or actually shown in' the show ring on regular fair dates unless approval for split fair dates is obtained under a. Ag 5.02 (4). State aid may not be paid on Dairy Herd Improvement Association records, transportation aid, production contests or other special educational exhibits unless prior approval is obtained under s. Ag 5.04 (8). (4) State aid may not be paid on exhibits removed from the fair grounds before 4 p.m. of the last dny of th« fair, or such other later time as may be specified by the fair, without prior approval of the department. Authority for earlier removal mny be granted by the department in case of meat nni- nial smiles or other special classes, if requested before the beginning of the fair. In other hardship cases, approval may be granted by the local fair. Exhibits in dog obedience and small animal pet classes may be judged during the regular fair but not required to remain present during the entire fair. The local fair may prescribe the length of time junior fair exhibitors of horses shall keep their animals on the grounds. AC 5.05 Open division; gtm- erml requirements. (1) The total maximum premiums set forth for all places in any open division livestock class, excluding poultry and rabbits, may be divided into premiums for a greater number of places, but the maximum premium offered for any additional place shall not be higher than the maximum for last place in the class. (2) State aid for premiums awarded for horses in open division classes (hall be limited to horses which are owned by the exhibitor. (3) All animal in any open division class shall be owned by the exhibitor, except as provided in s. Ag5.09. AC 5.07 Classes; ceneral requirement*. (1) Classes may be combined if the number of entries in several single classes is insufficient. If any classes are combined, state aid shall be limited to the maximum total premiums listed for a single class of animals, items or articles in that department. (2Xa) Except as provided under par. (b), no county or district fair may receive state aid for premiums awarded for sexually intact male dairy cattle, beef cattle, sheep, goats/swine or horses unless those animals are registered purebreds. Registered purebred status shall be documented by a certificate of registry from the appropriate breed association or society, or by a copy of the application for registration. (b) Paragraph (a) does not apply to dairy cattle exhibited at a county or diutrict fair if a national breed association certifies that those dairy cattle are recorded in that breed association's qualified herd book which records the genealogy of that breed. (3) Any animal entered as part of a group class may also be exhibited in a das* for individual animals. (4) Boars may not be entered as an exhibit in the swine department unless their tusks have been removed. AC 5.08 Class definitions; individual classes. (1) DAIRY CATTLE, (a) A spring calf is one bom on or after March 1 of the exhibit year. (b) A winter calf is one whose date of birth is between December 1 of the year preceding the exhibit year and February 28 or 29 of the exhibit year. (c) A fall calf is one of whose date of birth is between September 1 and November 30 of the year preceding the exhibit year. (d) A summer yearling is one whoiK! dato of birth is between June 1 urn) August HI of the year Page 6 preceding the exhibit year. (e) A spring yearling is one whose date of birth is between March 1 and May 31 of the year preceding the exhibit year. (f) A winter yearling is one whose date of birth is between December 1 of the second year preceding the exhibit year and February 28 or 29 of the year preceding the exhibit year. (g) A fall yearling is one whose date of birth is between September 1 and November 30 of the second year preceding the exhibit year. (h) A 2 year-old is one born between September 1 of the third year preceding the exhibit year and August 31 of the second year preceding the exhibit year. A 2 year old includes a yearling that has freshened. (1) A 3 year-old is one whose date of birth is between September 1 of the fourth year preceding the exhibit year and August 31 of the third year preceding the exhibit year. (j) A 4 year-old is one whose dates of birth i* between September 1 of the fifth year preceding the exhibit year and August 31 of the fourth year preceding the exhibit year. (2) BEEF CATTLE, (a) A junior calf is one born on or after January 1 of the exhibit year. The calf shall be at least 4 months old at the time of exhibit. (b) A senior calf is one whose dato of birth is between September 1 and December 31 of the year preceding the exhibit year. (c) A summer yearling is one whose date of birth is between May 1 and August 31 of the year preceding the exhibit year. (d) A junior yearling is one whose date of birth is between January 1 and April 30 of the year preceding tho exhibit year. (e) A senior yearling is one whose date of birth is between September 1 and December 31 of the second year preceding the exhibit year. (0 A 2 year-old or older cow is one bom before September 1 of the second year preceding the exhibit year and which has calved during the past year. (3) STEERS, (a) A senior calf is one whose date of birth is between September 1 and December 31 of the year preceding the exhibit year. (b) A summer yearling in one whose date of birth is between May I and August 31 of the year preceding the exhibit year, and which has all milk tocth in place. (c) A junior yearling is one whose birth is between January 1 and April 30 of the year preceding the exhibit year, and which has all milk teeth solidly in place and shows no nicking at the gums. (4> SWINE, (a) A junior yearling boar or sow ia one born between January 1 and June 30 of the year preceding the exhibit year. (b) A senior boar or now is one whose date of birth in between July 1 and December 31 of the year preceding the exhibit year. (c) A senior spring boor or NOW pig is one whose date of birth is between January 1 and February 28 or 29 of the exhibit year. A local fair board may subdivide this entry class into January-bom and February-born sows or boars. (d) A junior spring boar or sow pig is one born during the month of March of the exhibit year. (5) SHEEP, (a) A spring lamb is one bom on or after February 16 of the exhibit year. (b) A fall lamb is one born between September 1 and December 31 of the year preceding the exhibit year. (c) A winter lamb is one born between January 1 and February 15 of the exhibit year. (d) A yearling ram or ewe is one born outside the date of the birth limitations in pars, (a) through (c). The age of yearlings may be subject to verification by a veterinarian's examination whose findings shall be final. (e) A market lamb is one born after January 1 of the exhibit year. (6) GOATS. Goats may be entered in one of the following individual classes. The age of the animal for determining the appropriate class shall b« computed from the opening day of the fair. Male goats and goats with full natural horns-may not be entered unless full natural horns'are a standard for a specific breed. Does which have freshened shall be shown in the appropriate class under subds. 5 to 8;. (a) Junior doe kid; under 4 months of age. (b) Senior doe kid; at least 4 months but under 7 months of age. (c) Junior yearling doe; at least 7 months but under 12 months of age, (d) Senior yearling doc; at least 12 months but under 24 months of age and the doe is not in milk. (e) Yearling milkers; under 2 years and in milk. (0 Junior milkers; at least 2 year but under 3 years of age. (g) Mature milkers; at least 3 year but under f> years of age. (h) Aged milkers; 5 years of age and older. d) Junior wether; under 1 year (j) Senior wether; 1 year and over Ag 6.09 Class definitions; froup classes, (1) DAIRY AND BEEF CATTLE, (a) A dairy junior get of sins shall consist of 3 animals which are the offspring of the same bull. All of these animals shall be under 2 years of age, and not more than one may be a bull. A beef junior get of sire shall consist of 3 •nimais which are the offspring of the same bull and are animal* in the junior calf, senior calf, and/or the summer yearling, bull and heifer classes, with both sexes to [be] represented. (b) A dairy and beef senior get of sire shall consist of 3 animal* which are the offspring of one sire. All of these animals shall be 2 years of age or over. In either a dairy or beef breed get of sire, the name of the sir* shall be designated by the exhibitor. The animals need not be owned by a single exhibitor. (c) A produce of dara shall consist of 2 animal* of any age or sex which are the produce of one cow. (d) A group of 3 best female cattle shall consist of 3 animal!) of any age which were bred and ar« owned by the exhibitor. (2) SWINE, A pen of 3 feeder pigs •hall consist of swine of either sex each weighing between 40 and 6*0 pounds. Any male pigs included in the pen shall be castrated and healed. (3) SHEEP, (a) A get of sire shall consist of 4 lambs or yearlings, or both, of either sex, from one sire, which were bred and are owned by the exhibitor. (b) An exhibitor's flock shall consist of one yearling or ram lamb, 2 yearling ewes and 2 ewe lambs which are owned by the exhibitor. (c) A junior division pair of lambs may include a spring or fall ram and spring or fall ewe lamb owned by the exhibitor. (d) A junior division flock shall be comprised of 3 sheep consisting of a yearling or lamb ram. a ewe lamb, and a yearling ewe, all of which are owned by the exhibitor. (4) GOATS, (a) An exhibitor's herd shall consist of one doe under one year of age, one yearling doe and one doc 2 years old or .older, all of which are owned by the exhibitor. (Continued on Pace 7)

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