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SUPERINTENDENT: Kent McKinnis, Hutchinson, KS (620) 899-0025

BEEF OFFICE: Sept. 7 - 16 (620) 669-3806

SHOW DATE: Wednesday, September 12, 2:00 pm

JUDGES: Tim Marshall, Medicine Lodge, KS; Ryan Briener

Entries are subject to the Kansas State Fair General Information and Rules


ABS, Sandra Utter, Pratt, KS

Reno County Farm Bureau, South Hutchinson, KS

Valley Vet LLC, Arnold Nagley, Marysville, KS

ENTRY FEE: $25.00/Pair

  1. Open to any Kansas cow / calf producer. All animals will be judged as commercial livestock.
  2. All animals must be exhibited in pasture condition. Absolutely no fitting will be allowed. Absolutely no bull calves allowed.
  3. An entry will consist of one cow and her natural calf.
  4. Age of cow and birth date of calf must be known.
  5. All cows and calves will be weighed upon arrival at the Kansas State Fair. These animals will be housed and shown in the Livestock Annex.
  6. All pairs must be unloaded and processed by 11:00 am on, September 12. Show will begin at 2:00 pm. All animals must arrive and leave on Wednesday, September 12.
  7. Animals will be judged on type, structure, muscling, natural fleshing,soundness of udder, eyes, feet, and legs. The calf at side will be evaluated on the same criteria.
  8. Cow weight and the calves projected 205-day adjusted weight will be given to the evaluators at time of judging.
  9. A two judge system will be used and each judge will score each cow and calf independently and the total score of both judges will be used to rank the pairs in each division. The final score will out of a possible 200 points, 100 possible with the projected 205-day score and 100 possible for the judge's scores of each pair.
  10. Photocopies can be made of entry form.
  11. If entries are sufficient, the classes will also be divided by age of Dam.
  12. 80% of entry fee will be paid back in each class on a 40%-30%-20%-10% basis.
  13. Calf birth date must be on or before April 15 of current year.
  14. Exhibitors to bring a copy of the pedigree if known.
  15. Any Cow that is deemed to be a danger to animal handlers, exhibitors, spectators or other animals by the event staff will be asked to be removed from the Livestock Annex.
From the General Rules:


  1. All cattle and bison must be accompanied by a Certificate of Veterinary Inspection (CVI/ health paper) issued within 30 days before exhibit, and the CVI must be available, upon request, to the officials of the KDAH or exhibition staff. Official identification must be individually listed on the CVI.
  2. All animals must be individually identified by Kansas 4-H EID tag, official USDA-approved ear tag, or breed registration tattoo or tag. All identification numbers must be individually listed on the accompanying CVI. If registration tattoos are used, the registration papers must be available for inspection, and both the FULL breed registration number and tattoo number must be written in full on the CVI.
  3. Kansas is brucellosis and tuberculosis free; no tests are required.

Division 1110 - Classes


Super Cow / Calf- Straight Bred English Steer


Super Cow / Calf-Straight Bred English Heifer


Super Cow / Calf-Straight Bred Cont. Steer


Super Cow / Calf-Straight Bred Cont. Heifer


Super Cow / Calf-Crossbred Steer


Super Cow / Calf-Crossbred Heifer


Super Cow / Calf- Brahma Cross Steer


Super Cow / Calf- Brahma Cross Heifer

Super Cow / Calf- Grand Champion Pair

Super Cow / Calf- Reserve Grand Champion Pair

Super Cow / Calf- Third Place Overall

Super Cow / Calf- Fourth Place Overall

Super Cow / Calf - Fifth Place Overall

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