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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


  • Animal Exhibits
    All Connecticut & Out of State Animals Rules Beef & Dairy Cattle Contest Rules Goats Rules Youth Sheep Rules Open Sheep Rules Rabbits Rules Poultry Rules Single Egg Rules
  • Competitive Exhibits
    Breads & Pastry Canned Goods Crafts & Collections Flowers Needle & Fiber Art Photography Spinning & Fiber Vegetables And Fruit Youth Department
  • Contests
    Cutest Baby Contest Canine Halloween Contest Hay Bale Throwing and Skillet Throwing Contests
  • Horse & Oxen Drawing
    Horse Drawing Contest Rules Oxen Drawing Contest Rules
  • Mechanical Pulls and Mud Bog
    Truck Pulls Rules Mud Bog Rules
  • State Contests
    State Baking Contest Rules State Quilt Contest Rules State Photography Contest
  • State Baking Recipies
    Adult Baking Recipe Junior Baking Recipe Two-Crust Apple Pie
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