CLACKAMASCOUNTYJUNIOR LIVESTOCK AUCTION
IF ANY OF THE FOLLOWING JUNIOR LIVESTOCK AUCTION RULES ARE NOT
ADHERED TO, THE PARTICIPANT WILL LOSE THE PRIVILEDGE OF SELLING THEIR ANIMAL IN THE
ALL MALE ANIMALS MUST BE CASTRATED PRIOR TO INITIAL WEIGH
BEEF WEIGH IN: SUNDAY MARCH 6,
2011 7:30 – 10
am CLACKAMAS COUNTY FAIRGROUNDS
SWINE WEIGH IN: MAY 7, 2011 7:30 – 10 am CLACKAMAS COUNTY FAIRGROUNDS
LAMB WEIGH IN: SATURDAY JUNE 4, 2011 7:30 – 10 am CLACKAMAS COUNTY FAIRGROUNDS
MARKET GOAT WEIGH IN: SATURDAY JUNE 4,
2011 7:30 – 10 am CLACKAMAS COUNTY FAIRGROUNDS
BREED OF GOAT MUST BE SPECIFIED AT WEIGH IN
BROILER CHICKENS: TIME TO BE ANNOUNCED NORTH
CLACKAMAS LAND LAB
More chicken details in section 6 below
RABBITS: June 24, 2011 Meat Pen
entries must submit an information card, photo of the doe, buck and doe with litter and a letter from your
leader that states you have owned or leased the doe and that the animals have been in the care of the member for
the duration of the project by May 1, 2011.
More rabbit details in section 7
AUGUST 20, 2011 9:00AM
CHICKEN, BEEF, RABBIT, LAMB, GOAT
1. All market animals must be weighed in at the official initial
weigh in designated above and at the final weigh in designated below in rule 2. Each exhibitor will be allowed to weigh in two (2) animals or pens per species
at the initial weigh in.
2. The official final weigh in for all animals will be, August 15, 2011 between 6 pm and 9 pm
at the Clackamas County Fairgrounds in the designated areas. EXCEPT:
Swine weigh in from 4 pm to 9 pm and CHICKENS WILL BE WEIGHED IN AT
COOP IN TIME in the poultry barn.
Reweighs will NOT be allowed.
3. 4-H and FFA members will be allowed to sell through their high
school graduation year. They will be ineligible to sell at the
Clackamas County Junior Livestock Auction if they have sold at any other Oregon County Fair in the current
year. No chapter or club animals will be sold in the
4. Each sale participant will be allowed to sell only one (1) of
the following a) market beef, b) market swine, c) market lamb, d) broiler chickens (pen of 3), e) market goat,
or f) market rabbit (pen of three). The one animal to be entered in
the auction must be designated by 10:00 am Wednesday August 17, 2011 by turning
in a release slip to the auction office. The member must
designate the counrty of origin and sign the release
slip. The member takes responsibility for the correct animal being
listed on the release slip. If the release slip is not turned in, participant will not be eligible to
sell. After the release slip is turned in, the animal must be
sold unless disqualified by the Brand Inspector or Fair Veterinarian.
5. All market animals must be shown in regular 4-H and FFA Market
Classes during the 2011 Clackamas County Fair and have above average conformation in the opinion of the official
Clackamas County Fair judge for that species. All market animals
must be fed a high concentrate ration beginning not later than the initial weigh in; release slips signed by the
participant will acknowledge the feed requirement.
Grade Select or better. Weigh a minimum of 1000 lbs. Market beet
must gain a minimum of 351 lbs. between first weigh in and final weigh in of the current year of the
Clackamas County Fair.
US No. 1 or US No. 2. Weigh between 230 and 300 lbs. Swine must
gain a minimum 150 lbs between first weigh in and final weigh in of the current year of the Clackamas County
Choice or better. Weigh a minimum of 110 lbs. Sheep must gain a
minimum of 25 lbs between first weigh in and final weigh in of the current year of the Clackamas County
Fair. Must be ¼” slick shorn and be dry for final weigh
in. Wool on the head and below the knees is
Chickens: Weigh a minimum
of 4.0 pounds each and be less than 8 weeks of age. Only chickens
purchased thru the Auction Committee are eligible for the auction program.
Weigh a minimum of 60 lbs at final weigh in and have been born after January 1, of the current year. Market
goats must gain 20 lbs. between first weigh in and final weigh in of the current year of the Clackamas County
Rabbits: Pen consists of 3 rabbits-not over 5 lbs. and not over 70
days old. Breed date is not before May 10, 2011. Only Market Ready
Meat Pens are eligible to sell. Meat pens shall consist of three
rabbits, all of the same breed and variety.
RULE 16: DEFINES HEAVY WEIGHT
6. Market Chicken Entry forms and a fee of $15.00 payable to Clackamas
County Jr. Livestock Auction must be mailed to Kathy Mayfield, North Clackamas Land Lab, 13021 SE Hubbard Rd.,
Clackamas, OR 97015 not later than May 30, 2010. Each
participant will receive 12 wing-banded chicks that will be picked up from the North Clackamas Land Lab at a
time to be announced by Kathy Mayfield. A pen of three must be
selected from this group to be brought to the fair and entered into the appropriate broiler
- Market Rabbit THESE ARE CHANGES FROM
PREVIOUS YEARS RULES Meat Pen entries must
submit an information card, photo of the doe, buck and doe with litter by June 24th, and a
letter from your leader that states you have owned or leased the doe from May 1, 2011 and that the animals
have been in the care of the member for the duration of the project. Mail entry to: 28851 SW Baker Rd, Sherwood, OR 97140 OR you can send picture photos to 503-758-5077 and/or e-mail entry info
to firstname.lastname@example.org. Conformation of receipt will be sent within 3 days, Please save your
confirmation and bring to fair check-in. Entry cards available
online at www.ccjla.org/ or the extension office. Prior to or upon check-in, exhibitors will be
responsible for completing all paperwork required by the CCF and auction committee. Exhibitors may weigh in
5 rabbits and then choose the 3 that they intend to show.
Final entry selection must be submitted to the superintendant by 8pm on the day of weigh-ins. Classes will be judged by the most current ARBA standard rules. The pen
must be awarded a blue ribbon. Meat pens shall consist
of three rabbits, all of the same breed and variety. If the pen is from a breed having a broken color
variety, the entire pen must be of the same color variety. A meat pen does not necessarily have to come
from the same litter, however a picture of the doe, buck and litter for any rabbit must be submitted with
8. Un-castrated, stag animals, goats or beef with horns will not
be eligible to be sold at the auction as determined by the Auction Committee, Judge and/or
Veterinarian. All male animals must be castrated prior to initial
weigh in. Heifers will be certified open by written certificate
from a licensed veterinarian within a 30 day period prior to fair.
9. Brand inspection according to the law in effect at sale time
will be enforced. Brand inspection slips, as required by the
Department of Agriculture and transportation slips must accompany each beef. These slips must be presented at the official weigh in at the
All animals entered for the auction will be
graded live and sold in order of auction line-up. Only Purple
Ribbon and Blue Ribbon animals will be eligible to sell in the Auction. All market animals will show in
classes divided by weight.
USDA requirements for withdrawal of feed
additives and medications shall be followed. If the animal is
condemned in the slaughter process for violation of USDA requirements, it is the seller’s responsibility to
absorb the loss.
Participants must present their own animal for
sale unless the Auction Manager approves a written request otherwise.
Participants will be dressed appropriately for
the show/sale ring. The animal will be displayed for the auction
as it appeared in conformation class. Gift baskets or other
buyer incentives will not be displayed while the animal is being sold.
A commission of up to 8% will be charged to each
participant to cover auction expenses. This amount will be
withheld from the settlement check.
Slaughter animals will be transported to listed
slaughter plants by designated transporters on Sunday morning
August 21, 2011. Beef owners must furnish a rope
halter. All other auction animals will be released in accordance
with the General Fair Rules and release times. ALL AUCTION BEEF WILL
REMAIN IN THE BARN SATURDAY NIGHT.
“Buyback Option” BUYBACKSlips MUST be turned
in to the Auction Committee by 10:00 am Wednesday August 17, 2011. Buyback elections are irrevocable. Only those animals designated “resale” by the ring buyer are eligible for
buyback. Buyback of heavy market animals may the responsibility of the participant. Market beef that weigh in
at over 1350 lbs., swine that weigh in over 271 lbs., and goats that weigh in over 100 lbs. are considered
heavy animals. The resale price for market heifers may not be the same as the resale price for market
steers. No live resale animals will be sold to any individuals
other than their original owner.
All participants are encouraged to secure their
own buyers. All pledge forms must be turned in no later than 10:00 am Wednesday, August 17, 2011. NO EXCEPTIONS. ALL pledges must be accompanied by check or cash or they will
not be accepted. NO MEAT
PURCHASE PLEDGES WILL BE ACCEPTED.
Each participant is required to have
his/her picture taken at the time posted. This picture will be
put on the buyer’s poster. One (1) picture per
Participants in the Auction must care for and
feed their animal on a daily basis during the fair to be eligible to sell their animal in the auction, unless
the Auction Committee has approved a written request. ALL Beef should be washed, dried and be in the barn by
9:00 am Saturday for paint branding.
A. General Grievance Procedure: The auction manager shall be in charge of all interpretation and the
applications of these rules. If anyone has a grievance with the
manager’s decision, a grievance must be filed in writing with the Auction Committee Chairman, at PO Box 1102,
Canby, OR 97013, within 10 days of said decision. The Auction
Committee at the next regularly scheduled meeting following the grievance filing date will render a
decision. The decision of the committee shall be final and
Fair time Grievance
Procedure: The auction manager shall be in charge of all interpretation and the
applications of these rules. If an exhibitor has a grievance with
the manager’s decision, a grievance must be filed in writing within twenty-four hours with the Auction Committee
Manager. A fair time grievance committee will meet and render a
decision within twenty-four hours of receiving the grievance. The
fair grievance committee shall consist of a minimum of three-elected committee members. (Excludes the manager) The
decision of the committee shall be final and binding. Copies
of the grievance and the Auction Committees decision will be forwarded in writing to the Clackamas County Fair
CLACKAMAS COUNTY 4-H AND
MARKET STEER, HOG, LAMB, AND GOAT RATE OF
- ALL rules
of the Junior Livestock Auction must be followed to qualify for the Rate of Gain Contest. Only the animal
designated for the sale is eligible for the Rate of Gain Contest.
- Awards will be presented for the top
FIVE animals in the Beef, Sheep and Swine, and Goat Departments as follows:
- Rate of Gain Placing will be determined
- Highest average daily gain will
receive first place, second highest gain will receive second place and so forth to fifth
- Ties will be broken by sale
- Final weight minus starting weight
equals total gain.
- Total gain divided by number of
days on feed equals average daily gain.