Exhibiting Dairy and Meat Goats at the Green Lake County Fair
Exhibition requirements set by the Green Lake County Fair
- All goats must have either a scrapie’s or if they are registered through a recognized bred association, must have tattoos in ears that are legible, and that match registration papers which will be presented to goat superintendents BEFORE animals are unloaded.
- All animals must be checked by a goat superintendent prior to being unloaded at the Fair to ensure animals are properly tagged and/or tattooed.
- Each exhibitor is allowed to exhibit a maximum of 4 goats.
- Each exhibitor will be assigned a maximum of 2 pens.
- ALL goat showmanship classes will be judged prior to the sheep show by the sheep judge.
- Meat goats will be shown prior to the sheep show and judged by the sheep judge.
- Dairy goats will be judged prior to the dairy show by the dairy judge.
- A milking stand will be provided for milking goats. Milking units must be provided by each individual exhibitor for their own animals.
- Market goats must be born on January 1 or after of that current year.
- Wethers and does are allowed to be exhibited in market classes.
- Each exhibitor is allowed to exhibit a maximum of two market goats.
- All market goats must have a scrapie’s tag- no exceptions.
- It is at the exhibitor’s discretion if they want to have their market animals’ hair clipped or not.
Selling Meat Goats in the Green Lake County Fair Livestock Auction
Auction participation requirements set by the Green Lake County Livestock Council
- Must meet the minimum weight requirement of 50 pounds at the Green Lake County Fair in order to sell in the auction. There is no maximum weight.
- Market goats must be owned by exhibitors by the tagging date of that current year.
- Goats sold in the auction must be a meat goat breed (Boer, Kiko, Spanish, etc.)
- Wethers and does are allowed to be sold in the auction.
- Each exhibitor is only allowed to sell one market goat in the auction.
- Any goat sold in the auction must have a Green Lake County Fair Livestock Auction tag and a completed Animal Identification Form.