Livestock Projects Updates and Resources

Be sure to review the Madison County Jr. Fair Book for specific fair rules, dates, and guidelines. 

For educational resources and state livestock information, visit!

4-H and Jr. Fair Project Helper Contact Information Sheet

Click here for Skillathon Information 

Livestock Record Books

  • First Year Members are expected to purchase their specific species project record book and resource book
  • All other members can supplement their records using the below printable PDF version of the Livestock Record Book
    • Equine, Dog, Alpaca, and Small Animal must use their actual species specific project and record book, not the option below
  • 2021 Livestock Record Book Printable PDF Version
  • Sample (Filled-out) record book
Species Calendar Guidelines Other Resources

 Poultry Calendar and Care Information

Poultry QA - April 21, 6pm (Register at

Poultry Order Form - Due April 15, 2021 (MARKET BROILERS ONLY)

Poultry Resources


Dog Training Clinics - TBD

Possession Date: April 1

Vaccine and Licensure Forms: Due May 1

State Fair Dog Rules

Dog ID and Vaccination Certification Form

Licensure Form


Beginners Rabbit Clinic (Click here for recording)

Showmanship Clinic - TBD (May)


Rabbit Fair Exhibition Guidelines 2021

Jr. Fair Rabbit Award Application

Rabbit Project Clarification

Rabbit Cage Insert Information


Horse ID Forms - Due May 1

First Year Exhibitor Safety Video - Due May 15

Equine Project Book Guidelines and Recommendations

Donkey Project Book

Horse Lease /Horse Lease Guidelines

Horse ID Form

Horse Permission to Participate

First Year Horse Exhibitor - required videos available here

Equine Protective Headgear - Mandatory

Swine Ear Notch Forms & Photos due May 1

Swine Project Information, Ear Notch Forms, etc.

Universal Ear Notching System (click here)

Breeding Lease (Due May 1)


Possession Deadline for Steers - January 1

Market Beef Tag in - January 9

  Breeding Lease (Due May 1)
Dairy Possession Date May 1   Dairy Lease Form (Due May 1)
Goat Tag in and Weigh In - May 1  

Dairy Lease Form (Due May 1)

Breeding Lease (Due May 1)

Sheep Tag in and Weigh In - May 1   Breeding Lease (Due May 1)
Sm.Animal   Fair week!  

Breeding Lease (Due May 1)

4-H/FFA Breeding Animal Lease Guidelines and Forms