FDL County Market Livestock Forms Due April 15

Forms Due Friday, April 15, 2022 by 11:59 pm

Sheep, Swine, and Meat Goat Self-ID Documentation Form

  • Form: The Fond du Lac County Fair Market Livestock Project Self Identification Form is online at bit.ly/fdleartags. Include on the form parents’ name, premise ID, exhibitors’ name(s) and grade(s), four-digit visual ear tag number, and sex of project animal. Multiple exhibitor names may be indicated for an individual animal only in the case where it is within a family (brothers & sisters, stepsiblings) and the animals are housed in the same location. No “switching” of animals may occur outside of immediate family members between initial identification and final weigh-in. Each animal will need to be submitted individually.   
  • There will be no DNA sampling or submission. 
  • Photo requirements (two photos):  
    • Head shot of individual animal with ear tags clearly visible and properly attached. Ear tag number must be readable in the image.   
    • Full profile (side) view of individual animal showing markings. 
    • Label each photo with ear tag of individual animal and family name.  
  • How to Submit Your Information and Photos:   
    • Visit bit.ly/fdleartags to submit your animal information.  Each animal will be done individually. 
      • Market beef self-ID submission must be complete by 11:59 pm, March 1 
      • Market hog, lamb, and meat goat self-ID submission must be completed by 11:59 pm, April 15 

Each year the Market Livestock Committee awards scholarships and grants to deserving, qualified youth. Both applications are due April 15.

More information and links to the forms are also available on the website:  https://fyi.extension.wisc.edu/fdlmeat/