Piscataquis Valley Fair
Dairy Show
Youth Dairy

The Fair Association recognizes and offers premiums on the following Dairy Breeds:

Milking Shorthorn Brown Swiss Guernsey
Ayrshire Jersey Holstein

Youth and Open Dairy Cattle will be shown concurrently with Youth remaining for premiums, Friday, August 24th at 10:00 A.M.

Youth Dairy Premiums
1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 6th
$14 $12 $10 $8 $6 $4

Open Dairy Premiums
  1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 6th
Class 1-7 $18 $16 $14 $12 $10 $8
Class 8-16 $30 $28 $26 $24 $22 $20
  1. Jr. Heifer calf - March 1, or over 4 months.
  2. Intermediate heifer calf - Dec. 1, 2000 to March 1, 2001.
  3. Sr. Heifer calf - Sept. 1. 2000 to Nov. 30, 2000.
  4. Jr. Yearling heifer March 1, 2000 to August 31, 2000.
  5. Sr. Yearling heifer Sept. 1, 1999 to Feb. 29, 2000.
  6. Jr. Champion Female - winner of Classes 1-5 (ribbon).
  7. Jr. Get of sire - 3 animals under 2 years old, not over 1 bull.
  8. Two year old cow - Sept, 1, 1998 to August 31, 1999.
  9. Three year old cow - Sept. 1, 1997 to August 31, 1998.
  10. Four year old cow - Sept. 1, 1996 to August 31, 1997.
  11. Aged cow - Born before Sept. 1996.
  12. Dry cow - must have freshened at least once.
  13. Sr. Champion - winners of classes 8 to 12 (Ribbon).
  14. Best of three females - any who have been bred and owned by exhibitor, limited to one entry.
  15. Get of Sire - three females over 2 years of age - the get of one sire. Must be owned by exhibitor. Limited to two entries.
  16. Produce of Dam - two females, any age, the produce of one cow.
  17. Grand Champion Female - Trophy and Ribbon.

SUPREME GRAND CHAMPION FEMALE
FROM GRAND CHAMPION OF EACH BREED

Herdsmans Award and Trophy Sponsored by Penquis Surge, Inc. Special Awards: Elwin Dow Trophy, Lewis Roberts Trophy, William Shaw Trophy, Doran Nuite Trophy.

The milking parlor is paying $12 per 100 lbs of milk to each of the highest producing cow of each breed milked in the parlor during the fair. A trophy will be presented to each winner. There will be a $25 calf premium for calves born at the fair.

OPEN & YOUTH DAIRY SHOW RESULTS
OPEN DAIRY AWARD FARM / OWNER
Jersey Supreme Grand Champion Gaylon Farm
 
YOUTH OPEN DAIRY AWARD FARM / OWNER
Ayrshire Supreme Grand Champion Ashley Hardy


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