Skillathons will be conducted in the following areas: Beef, Sheep, Swine, Poultry, Rabbits, Goats, Horses, Dairy, and Dogs.
The 2020 Animal Skillathons are cancelled due to COVID-19 and will not be a requirement for fair participation.
Requirement: All livestock exhibitors must participate in skillathon to be eligible to show at the Madison County Fair.
Dress Code: All participants must come to skillathon dressed in appropriate show clothes for their species.
June 27, 9am-1pm June 30, 5:30-8:30pm
- Due to COVID-19, the 2020 Livestock Skillathons will not occur based on Senior Fair Board and local health department recommendations. Skillathon will also not be a requirement for the 2020 fair participation.
2020 Study Guides
Each species has a study guide which lists the stations and a description for the types of questions asked, where information can be found, etc. Please review the study guide and resources for each species you are exhibiting.
Practice Quizzes are available here: Animal Science Virtual Learning Lab
|Species||Study Guide||Additional Resources (also linked in Study Guide)|
|Beef (includes Dairy Beef Feeders)||Beef Study Guide|
|Dairy||Dairy Study Guide||Cow Milk vs. Milk Alternatives Article|
|Dog||Dog Study Guide|
|Goats||Goat Study Guide|
|Horse (includes Horseless Horse Project)||Equine Study Guide|
|Poultry||Poultry Study Guide|
|Rabbit (includes Pet Rabbit)||Rabbit Study Guide||
|Sheep||Sheep Study Guide|
|Swine||Swine Study Guide|