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Market Beef ID Day and Southeast Weld County Fair Beef ID Weigh In

Posted on 11/20/2019
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Market Beef Identification Day and Southeast Weld County Fair Market Beef Weigh In Requirements

February 1, 2020

To be eligible for the 2020 Weld County Fair and Junior Livestock Sale, all market beef animals must be identified.
Identifying will be done ONLY on Saturday, February 1, 2020 at the following location:

GREELEY PRODUCERS SALE YARD, 711 “O” Street, Greeley, 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. (Noon)

Animals will not be weighed. There is no scale available. Retinal scans will be collected on ALL market beef for the Weld County Fair and Colorado State Fair.  A $4.00 fee for retinal scans and ear tags will be collected at this time. Checks can be made payable to Weld County Fair.

Calves will be brand inspected.  You need to bring the following documentation with you:

  • Valid proof of ownership
    • In-state animal needs a brand certificate, including the home raised cattle
    • If you do not have a brand certificate, bring your bill of sale to Market Beef ID
    • If just purchased, animals need a bill of sale
    • If coming from Out-of-state, animal needs a bill of sale and health papers
  • You are required to contact the Brand Office at (970) 352-8622 prior the weigh-in to get your brand certificates. Brand Certificates will not be written at weigh-in. All Brand Certificate fees will be paid by the exhibitor to the Brand Office.

SOUTHEAST WELD COUNTY FAIR ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENT:

Market Beef Weigh In is required to qualify for the SEWC Fair Rate of Gain Contest. You must tag in at Producers through Weld County before coming to weigh.

Weigh In will be from 9:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. at 8616 County Road 63, Keenesburg, CO.

Please enter at the SOUTH end of the property. Head NORTH towards the scale and exit at the NORTH end of the property. Contact Andy Arnold at (303) 710-0912. You can print detailed map to the Southeast Weld County Fair Market Beef Weigh In.

There will be NO make-up date.  All cattle need to be identified on February 1, 2020.