Information for Beef Projects

4-H Beef Project (117) Resources

General Livestock Interview Checklist

Beef Project & Record Book Guidelines

General Livestock Project Record Pages

  • For 4-H members who wish to use their project book for multiple years.

Beef Skillathon

Logan County Skillathon Study Guide

Learning Lab Kits

Ohio State Fair Skillathon

Logan County Junior Fair Resources

Junior Fair Entries

  • Due the 2nd Saturday of December at Tagging - Market Beef (Beef Steers, Market Heifers, and Dairy Steers)
  • Due May 1st - Beef Breeding
  • Due the 2nd Saturday of May - Beef Feeders

Ownership Dates

  • December 1st - Market Beef (Beef Steers, Market Heifers, and Dairy Steers)
  • May 1st - Beef Feeders and Beef Breeding

Tagging & Vaccination

  • 2nd Saturday of December, 8:30am - 10:00am @ Logan County Fairgrounds - Market Beef (Beef Steers, Market Heifers, and Dairy Steers)
  • 2nd Saturday of May, 8:30am - 10:00am @ Logan County Fairgrounds - Beef Feeders

Weight Requirements

  • Market Beef will weigh from time to time the day before the Logan County Fair
  • Market Beef (Beef Steers, Beef Feeders, and Dairy Steers): 1000 pound minumum
  • Beef Feeders will weigh from time to time the day before the Logan County Fair
  • Beef Feeders: 300 - 650 pounds

Quality Assurance

  • All Logan County Junior Fair Exhibitors must attend a Quality Assurance by May 1st

DUNF Forms

  • You will receive your DUNF forms to be filled out at 4-H Livestock Interviews. They are due at weigh-in at the Logan County Fair. All Market Beef (Beef Steers, Market Heifers, & Dairy Steers) must have one form per animal. Beef Breeding and Beef Feeders do not need a DUNF form.

More detailed information can be found in the Logan County Fair Book

Helpful Resources and Links

Learning Activity Ideas (use at 4-H Clubs or at home) - ohio4h.org/learningactivities

Logan County Fair - logancountyfair.org

Logan County Cattlemen's Association - 

Ohio Cattlemen's Association - ohiocattle.org

  • Includes the BEST (Beef Exhibitior Show Total) program and shows

Ohio Beef Expo (annually in March) - ohiobeefexpo.com