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2.28.2006 | 2006 Colorado
Simmental Association Special Fair Award Program
Simmental Association is sponsoring a new award in 2006 for all county fairs by
offering a special award to Simmental-sired champions of market, breeding, and
open show Simmental champions. Contact 719-267-3265 for more details. Thanks.
There is no specific deadline for applying. Please share in your counties.
Click HERE to access this
2.28.2006 | 2006 Market Swine 2
Click HERE to
access another new market hog judging practice class. Please use it as you see
2/27/2006 | Online Meat Quality
to view the tutorial for MQA re-certification. NOTE: you must first okay this
with your county extension agent!!! You must take the test at the end and fill
out the annual checklist to complete the re-certification
2.24.2006 | Youth Livestock
Calendar Now Operational!
Use the link above to access the Youth
Livestock Events Calendar. To add an event to the calendar, click on the
"Submit an Event" link and then fill in the information on your event. Your
submission will need to be approved before it appears on the calendar (so it
will NOT show up instantly!). I hope this tool will be of benefit to our many
livestock events and activities around the state. If you have questions, let me
2.21.2006 | Rocky Mountain Colored Sheep Association Novice
Click HERE to access information
on the RMNCSBA program which gets ewes or ewe lambs into the hands of deserving
youth ages 9 - 18 years old. The deadline to participate is May 15, 2006.
Please use this information as you see fit.
2.21.2006 | 2006 Market Swine 1
Click HERE to
access a new market swine judging practice class. Please use it as you see
2.21.2006 | The Porkulator!
The Excel spreadsheets below provide a
valuable tool for calculating the proper weight to purchase market hogs for
show at county fair. The spreadsheets will also help you calculate the feed
consumption of market hogs at any given weight. There are two versions of the
spreadsheets; one that you can print and carry with you to pig sales and
another that is designed to be used on your computer or on Windows Mobile OS
and Palm OS PDA's. These spreadsheets were developed by Mick Livingston out in
Kit Carson County. If you have questions on their use, contact Mick at
or at (719) 346-5571. Please use them as you see fit.
2.21.2006 | Update documents on
NAIS and Premises ID
The items below provide valuable informational
updates on the NAIS and Premises ID programs. Please use as you see fit.
2.17.2006 | Remember the Cow That
HERE to access a
PowerPoint presentation (653kb.) on the necessity of the National Animal
Identification System (NAIS). Please use as you see fit. If you would like to
download this presentation to your computer's hard drive, right click on the
link then select "Save Target As" (Internet Explorer) or "Save Link As"
2.17.2006 | Market Lamb 2 Practice
Click HERE to access
another new market lamb judging practice class. Please use it as you see
2.8.2006 | Ranchway 4-H Nutrition Fitting/Showing Clinics
HERE to access information on nutrition
& fitting/showing clinics that will be held at The Ranch in Larimer County
on March 4, 2006 and May 6,2006.
2.3.2006 | Front Range MQA Date
Click HERE to
access information on the Front Range counties 4-H MQA program schedules. If
you have questions, please contact the Extension Office in the county you are
2.2.2006 | 2006 Market Lamb 1
Click HERE to
access a new market lamb judging practice class. Please use it as you see
2.1.2006 | 2006 Colorado Livestock Judging Contest List
HERE to access a listing of
the 2006 4-H livestock judging contests that have been scheduled for this year.
If there are other contests, please let us know so that we can put you on the
2.1.2006 | 2006 Carcass Data Services
HERE to access the 2006 CSU
Meat Science Program Carcass Data Service for county fairs from Dr. John
2.1.2006 | Colorado 4-H Livestock
HERE to access
the new Colorado 4-H Livestock & Horse Project e-Records.