2023 Livestock Show
Dairy Heifer Update for 2023 Southern New Mexico State Fair
New Seasonal Birthdates for Dairy Heifer Classes
Class Breakdown By Birth Dates:
Class 1 Spring Heifer – Born March 1, 2023- May 31, 2023
Class 2 Winter Heifer – Born December 1, 2022- February 28, 2023
Class 3 Fall Heifer – Born September 1, 2022- November 30, 2022
Class 4 Summer Yearling Heifer – Born June 1,2022 – August 31,2022
Class 5 Spring Yearling Heifer – Born March 1, 2022- May 31,2022
Class 6 Winter Yearling Heifer – Born December 1,2021-February 28,2022 – Required to be confirmed pregnant
Class 7 Fall Yearling Heifer – Born September 1,2021- November 30,2021 – Required to be confirmed pregnant
September 1st, 11:59 pm
Late Entries will be accepted with late fee until September 15th at 10:59 pm.
2023 JUNIOR LIVESTOCK JUDGES
Market Meat Goats:
Pygmy and Dairy Goats:
Junior Market Rabbits
Junior Market Lambs
Junior Replacement Dairy Heifers
Horse Futurity Rules and Contract
Submit completed nomination form and care contract with 3 photographs, (both sides and face of horse) by May 1, 2019.
CONTACT YOUR EXTENSION AGENT OR AG TEACHER FOR SCHEDULE DETAILS
Livestock Show Schedule During Fair Week
7:00 AM to 12 Noon – Receive, weigh, check pregnancy and classify all Livestock and Ag Mechanics.
All Livestock need to be in place by 12:00 Noon.
3:00 PM – Junior Replacement Dairy Heifer Show and Showmanship
5:00 PM – Begin Junior Exhibitor Packet Pickup
7:00 AM – Judge Junior Market Swine
Pee Wee Showmanship follows conclusion of Swine Show
8:00 AM – Judge Junior Market Rabbits
10:00 AM – Judge Poultry and Eggs
Poultry Showmanship follows judging of poultry.
Times to be posted.
1:30 PM – Judge Open Rabbits
Rabbit Showmanship follows conclusion of Open Rabbit Show
1:30 PM – Judge Junior Market Goats
Followed by Showmanship and Pee Wee Showmanship.
Then Judge breeding meat goats followed by showmanship.
5:30 PM – Judge Pee Wee Rabbit Showmanship
8:30 AM – Judge Junior Market Lambs
1:00 PM – Judge Beef Breeding Heifers
Judge Junior Market Steers following Beef Breeding Heifers
1:30 PM – Judge Ag Mechanics
6:00 PM – Deadline for Submitting Intent to Sell Forms
7:00 PM – Sale Order Organization Begins
10:00 PM – Post Sale Order (This is the target time actual time may vary)
9:00 AM – Judge Junior Yearling Horse Show
9:00 AM – Set up Sale Ring
Sale Exhibitors Meeting
12:00 PM – Interviews for Scholarships
(All Applicants Interviewed – Main Fair Office)
6:00 PM – Junior Livestock Sale
9:30 AM – Register for Judging Contest—Livestock Barn
8:30 AM–9:30 AM -Notify Superintendents of Animals for all Packer Consignments
(Livestock Office and Livestock Barn)
8:30 AM –10:30 AM – Custom Packer Consignments With Packing Company
10:30 AM – Custom Packer Deadline
11:00 AM – Livestock Judging Contest – Livestock Barn
12:00 to 2:00 PM Early release for ENMSF (Proof of registration for ENMSF required)
1:00 PM – Judge Dairy Goat, Pygmy Goats and Breeding Goats
3:00 PM – Deadline for Thank You Cards for Buyers to be turned into the Livestock
Packer Trucks will loaded as soon as possible in the morning.
12:00 PM – Begin issuing Livestock Releases
12:00 PM – Catron, Grant, Hidalgo, Valenica, Bernalillo and Socorro Counties
1:00 PM – Sierra, Otero, El Paso and Luna Counties
2:00 PM – Dona Ana County
5:00 p.m. All animals out of barn