Quality Meats

The 2017/2018 youth quality meats program please stay tuned.

This page will continuously be updated with information as it becomes available to us.

Section #1 – Sheep and Goats weigh-in

For 2018 and forward, spring Weigh-In will be the 4th Saturday in April

Section #2 – Paperwork

Section #3 –  2017 Dates

  • July 25, 2018 – Jul 29, 2018 Polk County Fair
  • August 2, 2018 – Carcass Show

Section #4 – Educational Activities  

  • Quality Meats Requirements
    • Complete YQCA
    • Attend a Kick-Off Meeting
    • Attend an educational event
  • New for 2018 YQCA – Youth for the Quality Care of Animals (Formerly MAQA)

Section #5 – Fair Updates

Section #6 – Other Resources

Animal Science Educational Opportunities

Section #7 – Swine Exhibitors

The Quality Meats committee is in the process of finalizing the details for the 2018 Polk County Fair.  Please check back in late June for updated information.

Helpful links

UW Extension Youth Livestock  (Bernie O’Rourke’s page)

Cooperative Extension Animal Sciences – Meat

Polk County Fair

Wisconsin State Fair

Indianhead Sheep Breeders Website

Wisconsin Sheep Shearers List (Updated March 2017)

Updated 6/5/2018

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