THE FAIR WILL MAKE ADJUSTMENTS BUT CAN NOT GUARANTEE THAT YOU WILL NOT CONTRACT COVID 19 WHEN ATTENDING THE FAIR. IT IS EVERYONE’S RESPONSIBILITY TO KEEP YOURSELF SAFE BY BEING INFORMED and FOLLOW SIGNAGE FOR MASK WEARING AND SOCIAL DISTANCING. THE CDC GUIDELINES ARE FOUND AT THE FOLLOWING LINK:
2020 Livestock Brochure
Market Animal Entry Time will be 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Thursday, August 27th. Hog exhibitors, please plan to bring the hogs to weigh in last from 8 to 9 p.m.
Animal Entries will be due the Monday the week before the fair which is August 17th.
Friday, August 28th, The schedule for showing will be 9 a.m. for hogs, 11 a.m. for beef steers, and 2 p.m. for lambs. The show is restricted to market animals only. Social distancing will be required. The number of people in the buildings will be restricted.
Saturday, August 29th, the livestock auction will take place at 2 p.m.
There will be a $5 charge per person to attend the shows or auction or walk through the barns to see the animals to help to off set the costs of conducting the shows and auction. Donations are also welcome!
There will be a “Fair Food Drive-Thru” from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. on each day, Thursday through Sunday with three of Skerbeck Entertainment Group’s food wagons.
The deadline to pre-register junior market livestock for
BEEF STEERS is February 15th. Market Steer Showmanship Guide
MARKET HOGS is May 15 Market Swine Showmanship Guide
MARKET LAMBS is June 1st Market Lamb Showmanship Guide
Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development Livestock Rules for Exhibitions
Exhibitors: It is your responsibility to know the rules before bringing animals to the fair.