Market Animal Livestock Auction

Market Animal Livestock Auction

2023 Market Animal Livestock Auction
Friday, August 11, 2023
6:30 pm
Indoor Arena
2023 Sale Order

The Berkeley County Youth Fair Association reserves to its Executive Board the final and absolute right to interpret these rules and regulations and arbitrate, settle, and determine all matters in regard to and to add or amend them as they may deem advisable.

    1. An exhibitor may consign one species to sell on Friday, August 11, 2023. Exhibitor will have until 6:00 pm on Saturday, August 5th to consign one market animal. If an exhibitor is under the age of 18, a parent or guardian must co-sign the form. Consignment forms are to be turned into the species chair located at the registration area or at the main office.
  1. Weight Requirements:
    • Steer must weigh 1,000 lbs
    • Hogs – must weigh between 225 lbs and 295 lbs
    • Lambs – must weigh 100 lbs
    • Goats – must weigh between 60 lbs and 110 lbs.
    • No underweight or over weight market animal will be sold.
  2. All beef sale animals will have a serviceable rope halter on the animal, to be left on for personnel to move animals after the sale. Halters will be returned to fair grounds Saturday morning for pick up.
  3. Only Berkeley County Youth Fair issued awards (banners, trophies, ribbons, etc) are allowed to be hung or displayed in the sale ring.
  4. Exhibitors of all market animals will not be permitted to apply and/or use any type of adhesives, glue, dyes or paint products during the market animal sale.
  5. Grand Champion and Reserve Champion market steers, market hogs, market goats and market lambs must be sold.
  6. Pictures for market animals can be picked up Saturday, August 19, 2023 between 9:00 am and 11:00 am at the picnic pavilion. Checks can be picked up Saturday, September 2, 2023 from 10:00 am until 12:00 noon. Exhibitor must bring the signed postcard that the buyer has received their pictures and thank you note from the exhibitor. Picture money and the 2% yardage fee will be deducted from the market checks. If the exhibitor does not have the postcard signed and returned to the Fair Board Treasurer by Saturday, September 2, 2023, he or she will not be permitted to exhibit a market animal at the 2024 fair nor will the exhibitor receive their check until the postcard is signed and returned to the Fair Board Treasurer.
  7. Only market animals sold through Berkeley County Youth Fair Livestock Auction will be transported to slaughter houses or other livestock auction venues.
  8. Eligible exhibitors will be permitted to have eligible substitutes sell their animal on sale night in order to better themselves through agricultural or educational experiences.  Proper documentation of the event/experience is required.  Notification must be given in writing at registration on Saturday, August 5, 2023.
  9. Exhibitors or eligible substitutes selling market animals must adhere to the 2023 Berkeley County Youth Fair dress code for livestock showing.

2021 Market Animal Buyers

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