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DNA Requirements

$10.00 Per Kit

• Exhibitors are required to purchase, collect and submit DNA hair samples for all market beef, market sheep, market goat, market swine, and heifer entries. Entries of these species that do not include DNA samples are disqualified.

• DNA Kits may be purchased individually or by chapter/clubs.

• Completed DNA specimens must be hand delivered to Livestock Office ONLY, by due date.

• Automatic DNA testing on any animal that requires a retagging due to lost or dislodged tags.
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SPECIES KITS ON SALE PHOTO + DNA DUE DATE
Market Beef April 23, 2018 - May 23, 2018 May 23, 2018 by 5 PM
Market Sheep May 29, 2018 – July 23, 2018 July 23, 2018 by 5 PM
Market Goat May 29, 2018 – July 23, 2018 July 23, 2018 by 5 PM
Market Swine May 29, 2018 – July 23, 2018 July 23, 2018 by 5 PM
Dairy and Beef Heifers July 25, 2018 – August 20, 2018 August 20, 2018 by 5 PM
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Photo Requirements

Photographs of animals are required and must be submitted in the Livestock Office or online by the DNA due date.
Exhibitor shall be included in one photograph. Animal must be clean in all photos. Ear tags must be visible and clearly readable in all photos or they will have to be redone.


Views required:
1. Left side of head - eartag and notches visible
2. Right side of head - eartag and notches visible
3. Left side of body
4. Right side of body
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DNA Photos
Please submit your DNA Photos online here
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