Dawn Andrews

Mail Entries To

Beef & Dairy
187 North Moodus Rd.
Moodus, CT 06469

Beef and Dairy Cattle

• Accepted between September 1st- September 30th or when the barn is full
• Accepted only in classes listed and in order of arrival to barn capacity
• Entry fee of $1.00 per animal must be mailed with the entry form

1. All Species: Animals shall originate from herds or flocks that meet the testing and health requirements of the State of Connecticut. State livestock inspector may request proof of compliance with state requirements.

2. All cattle must have a health certificate issued within 60 days of their first show from an accredited veterinarian stating that the animal is in good health and free of infectious disease. All exhibitors must send a copy of the health chart to the superintendent with their entries. The copy will be returned after the show. All animals entered at the fair must be in good health and in proper physical condition and will be examined at the exhibition. Evidence of poor condition or infectious or contagious disease will result in the animal(s) rejection from entrance. Health charts and proof of vaccination where applicable are the responsibility of the exhibitor.

3. Rabies Vaccination: All cattle shall have a rabies vaccination given by a veterinarian with a vaccination certificate signed by the veterinarian that gave the vaccination indicating the name of the vaccine, serial number and the date the vaccination expires. If this is the animals first rabies vaccination, it must be given at least 30 days prior to their first show date.

4. Registration and/or lease papers will be required for all animals except crossbred beef. 4-H lease rules will be followed.

5. Entries close September 30th

6. Any entry fee of $1.00 per animal must be mailed in with the entry form.

7. Livestock exhibitors must provide their own hose with a shut-off nozzle for use of wash rack or watering of animals. Exhibitors must maintain a neat and clean exhibit throughout their stay at the fair and provide their own feed. A limited amount of bedding will be provided.

8. Selection Process of Entries: Selection Process will be based on (a) breed representation, (b) postmark dates of entries, (c) herdsmanship & sportsmanship, and (d) youth.

9. Acceptance of Entries: All entries will be acknowledged by the superintendent with either an acceptance letter or apology letter stating that you have been placed on a waiting list.

10. All cattle must be on grounds before 5:00 pm Friday (prior to the start of the fair) and remain in place until 6:30 pm on Sunday. Any animals removed before this time will result in the forfeit of all money awarded. 

11. Entries will be limited to 6 animals per farm/herd.

Showtime:  Saturday 2:00 pm

Classes 5-36 Fitting & Showmanship
- 1st: $30.00 Rosettes
- 2nd: $28.00
- 3rd: $26.00
- 4th: $24.00
- 5th: $22.00


The DeBari Dairy Farm trophy is donated 

in loving memory of 

Jerry F. DeBari by the DeBari family and friends.

Animal Exhibit Forms


Showmanship Classes

Class 1: Novice Fitting & Showmanship (First year showing)
Class 2: Junior Fitting & Showmanship (11 and under)
Class 3: Intermediate Fitting & Showmanship (12-16)
Class 4: Senior Fitting & Showmanship (17-21)

Steer Classes

Class 5: 6 months and under Champion Steer
Class 6: 6 months to 1 year Reserve Champion Steer
Class 7: 1 year to 2 years

Heifer Classes

Class 8: Heifer Calf over 4 months to 6 months
Class 9: Heifer 6 months to 12 months
Class 10: Heifer 12 months to 18 months
Class 11: Heifer 18 months to 24 months
Junior Champion Female
Junior Reserve Champion Female
Class 23: Spring Heifer Calf over 4 months (Mar 1, 2021)
Class 24: Winter Heifer Calf (Dec 1, 2020 - Feb 28, 2021)
Class 25: Fall Heifer Calf (Sept 1, 2020 - Nov 30, 2020)
Class 26: Summer Yearling Heifer (June 1, 2020 - August 31, 2020)
Class 27: Spring Yearling Heifer (Mar 1, 2020 - May 31, 2020)
Class 28: Winter Yearling Heifer (Dec 1, 2019 - Feb 28, 2020)
Class 229: Fall Yearling Heifer (Sept 1, 2019 - Nov 30, 2019) Junior Champion Female
Junior Reserve Champion Female

Cow Classes

Class 12: Cow 2 years Senior Champion Female
Class 13: Cow 3 to 4 years Senior Reserve Champion Female
Class 14: Cow 5 years and over Grand Champion Female
Reserve Grand Champion Female
Class 30: Cow 2 years Senior Champion Female
Class 31: Cow 3 years Senior Reserve Champion Female
Class 32: Cow 4 years Grand Champion Female
Class 33: Aged Cow Reserve Grand Champion Female
Class 34: Dry Cow: (any age, calved at least once)

Group Classes

Class 15: Produce of Dam (2 animals the produce of one dam and one exhibitor)
Class 16: Cow and Calf (calf must be under 1 year)
Class 17: Get of sire (3 animals of the same sire)
Class 18: Best 3 Females
Supreme Champion Female
Reserve Champion Female
Class 35: Produce of Dam: (2 animals the producer one cow)
Class 36: Dam & Daughter pair Class 37: Best 3 Females Class 38: Get of Sire (3 animals of the same sire) Class 37: Educational Display (Can be put near your pen and farm display) Create a display that will educate fair visitors about your animals. Posters must be hung by exhibitor at check-in.
Supreme Champion Female
Reserve Supreme Champion

Dairy Cattles Classes

Class 19: Novice Fitting & Showmanship (First year showing)
Class 20: Junior Fitting & Showmanship (11 and under)
Class 21: Intermediate Fitting & Showmanship (12-16)
Class 22: Senior Fitting & Showmanship (17-21)