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Rolling Prairie District

Market Livestock Spreadsheets

Use these to help you determine the weight of animal to purchase, etc.

Market Beef Weight Chart

Market Hog Weight Chart

Market Lamb Weight Chart

Market Goat Weight Chart

Market Livestock Information

Livestock Educational Requirement
Market livestock members must attend and/or participate in at least three educational events or activities related to the market livestock projects of beef, sheep, swine, and meat goat in order to sell at the livestock premium sale.  Activities or events can be Elk County livestock events, out of county spring shows and/or livestock judging contests, and some other events will count as well.  Local club tours and meetings will not count.  Please check with Richard about an event to see if it will count or not if you have any questions.  It is the responsibility of the family or 4-H'er to let the Extension Office know what event you attended/participated in order to receive credit.

Market Livestock Weight and ADG Requirements

Market Beefminimum of 1050 lbs1.8 lbs/day
Market Hog220 - 320 lbs1.1 lbs/day
Market Lamb100 - 155 lbs0.25 lbs/day
Market Goat50 - 120 lbs0.20 lbs/day

Market Beef

  • February 24 -- 2:00 - 3:30 p.m.; Howard Fairgrounds (143 days)

Market Hog/Sheep/Goat

  • April 26 -- 5:00 - 7:00 p.m.; Howard Fairgrounds (82 days)
  • April 27 -- 9:00 - 10:30 a.m.; Howard Fairgrounds (81 days)