Small Animals

Rabbits, Poultry, Cavy, Dog,

Pygmy Goats

Online Entries are available at http://healds.fairmanager.com

All Entries must be submitted by 4/1/2017 to

Alexander Valley Cellars - 1010 Shiloh Road, Windsor CA 95492

Please make sure that your entries include:

  • Signed receipt from your online ShoWorks registration- make sure all of your projects are listed on the receipt correctly.
  • Proof of Grades
  • Photo with each Market Animal Entry (see rules for details)
  • Completed DNA Packets (Include your "spare" market animal DNA forms if you have)
  • Payment
  • Code of Conduct Form - can be downloaded here

 

2.7 RABBIT DIVISION

A. American Rabbit Breeders Association (ARBA) specifications will be observed. Each entry (market and breeding rabbits) will have a permanent tattoo in the left ear.

B. Market pens limited to two (2) pens (containing three (3) rabbits each of the same breed) per exhibitor. Care, control and possession of the rabbits is required 30 days prior to the fair.

C. In breeding rabbit competition, there will be a limit of two (2) rabbits per class per division (not to exceed twelve (12) breeding rabbits) per exhibitor.

D. Market Rabbits must weigh between 3.5 lbs. and 5.5 lbs. each, and cannot be over 69 days old.

E. Each pen of Market Rabbits will be exhibited and auctioned in its own approved carrying cage.

F. All Market Rabbits must have an HFFCF fair issued numbered ear tag, which will conform to the entry form. A photo must be submitted 30 days prior to the fair with a photo taken of animal and ear tag intact in clear view and submitted to HFFCF entry division.

 

2.8 DOG CARE AND TRAINING SHOWMANSHIP ONLY

A. Open to 4-H and FFA exhibitors enrolled in a dog care and training project; exhibiting dog (mixed or purebred) that is owned by the exhibitor or immediate family members.

B. Bitches in season will not be allowed to compete. Uncontrolled or aggressive dogs will not be allowed to show.

C. Judging will be done American Style of Judging according to the American Kennel Club Regulations.

D. This is a junior show: age 9-19. All exhibitors must wear their official show uniform (4-H or FFA) while showing.

E. Limit one dog per exhibitor.

2.3 GOATS DIVISION

A. The minimum weight for all Market Goats is 60 lbs. to open, auction pays up to 115 lbs.

B. Goats must have milk teeth. Maximum age 13 months

C. Shrink: All goats will be shrunk 3%.

D. Exhibitors will be allowed to use halters or collars in the show ring.

E. All Goats must have been "slick shorn" with 3/8 inch of hair or less above the hock joint upon arrival at the fair. Clipping/shearing or hair removal of any kind on Market Goats is not permitted on the HFFCF Fairgrounds.

F. Goats can be wethers or un-bred does only, no bucks.

G. Goats may be de-horned or tipped. If tipped, must be tipped down to the diameter of a dime.

2.6 POULTRY DIVISION

A. Market birds limited to two (2) pens (containing two (2) birds each) per exhibitor.

B. Market birds must be a Cornish Cross and weigh between 3 and 6 lbs. each.

C. Breeding stock must be purebred.

D. All birds must be free of parasites. Birds showing any sign of parasites will be disqualified and/or asked to leave.

E. Each pen of market birds will be exhibited and auctioned in its own approved carrying cage.

F. Judging shall be by the (HFFCF Show Rules) and Standard of Perfection of the American Poultry Association.

G. All Poultry must have an HFFCF fair issued numbered leg band, which will conform to the entry. A photo must be submitted 30 days prior to the fair with a photo taken of animal and leg band intact in clear view and submitted to HFFCF entry division.