2019 Osceola County 4-H/ FFA Market Animal Show and Sale Dates

It’s that time of year again! Fair time! The Osceola County Fair is a great place to come out and support Osceola County 4-H and FFA members who raise and show market animals. The goal is for the members to raise a market steer, hog, lamb, or goat to place at the top of their class at the fair to yield the best carcass for the consumer market. UF/IFAS Extension Osceola County has a strong 4-H Animal Science program with 86 youth market steer participants, 129 market hog participants, and 43 market lamb and goat participants. The 4-H members involved range from 8-18 years old. The market animal program will assist youth in learning about animal production and management, health and nutrition, personal safety, and record keeping. The 4-H Animal Science program allows member to save the money they earn from selling their market animal for various purposes, such as college, to buy a new car, or to put money away to help purchase their future market animals.

If you would like to come to the fair to show your support or if you are interested in becoming a buyer the dates for the 2019 market animal shows and sales are listed below.

Market Animal Show & Sale Dates:

*All shows and sales are held at Kissimmee Valley Livestock Arena*

February 8th 2019

  • Market Goat Show 5:00 pm
  • Market Hog Show 7:00pm

February 9th 2019

  • Market Goat Sale 5:30 pm
  • Market Hog Sale (after goat sale)

February 14th 2019

  • Market Steer Show 7:00 pm

February 15th 2019

  • Market Lamb Show 7:00 pm

February 16th 2019

  • Market Lamb Sale (following fruit crop auction 4:30pm)
  • Market Steer Sale (following fruit crop auction 4:30 pm)

For additional information or questions you can contact UF/ IFAS Extension Osceola County. If you are interested in becoming a buyer please contact Kissimmee Valley Livestock Show or visit their website www.osceolacounytfair.com


Posted: February 1, 2019

Category: 4-H & Youth, Agriculture, Livestock, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: 4-H, County Fair, Market Animal Program

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