Steer Pool Meeting set for July 30, 2015

A steer pool meeting as been set for Thursday, July 30, 2015 @ Johnstown High School Library. Start time 6:00.

Discussions will take place about the upcoming fair, animal care, answer any questions that you may have about your steer or completing your project book, as well as a chance to practice and review skillathon.

Hope to see everyone there on Thursday evening.












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Steer Pool Fair Entries and Hoof Trimming

Completed and signed 2015 Hartford Fair steer pool entries are due to Rod BeMiller. They can be turned in at Hoof Trimming, Sat June 20th or need to be mailed to Rodney for arrival by Thursday 6-26-15.   Please contact Rodney at 740-967-6394 if not able to mail or deliver at hoof trimming.  Thank You.

Mail Entries to: Rod Bemiller  12176 Edwards Road     Johnstown, Ohio    43031

Hoof Trimming is also Sat. 6-20-15. Call Rodney at 740-967-6394 to schedule an appointment.  It is open to all 4H members.  Many spots still available.

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2015 Steer Pool Quality Assurance Meeting Planned

The 2015 Steer Pool Quality Assurance meeting is schedule for Thursday, April 16, 2015 @6:30 pm- Location: Northridge High School.

Be sure to complete your home visits before April 1, 2015.

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Show Rite Feeds Show Clinic April 11, 2015 at Hartford Fair 10am – 2pm



show rite feeds clinicShow Rite Feeds is having and Show Clinic on April 11, 2015 form 10 am to 2 pm.  The clinic will provide instructional feed, selection, judging, and showing information for hog, lamb, goat, and steer projects. Dave Guyer will be on hand and providing info for steer and heifer projects.

This will be a great event to gather valuable information from the experts for your 4H projects.

Refreshments will be available by MJ’s Drive Thru and Animal Feeds.

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Thank You a’MAYs’ing Meats

The Licking County Steer Pool organization would like to thank a’MAYs’ing Meats- Johnstown, Ohio for another great meeting and demonstration on how a side of beef is cut up and processed.  It was a great learning experience for everyone involved.

If you are looking to get some farm fresh meat for your next dinner or have your meat custom cut to order, check out their great prices and offers at a’MAYs’ing Meats.

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Steer Pool Meeting, March 17, 2015 @ aMAYSing Meats

The next steer pool meeting is being held on March 17, 2015 at aMAYSing Meats, on Route 62 in Johnstown @6:00pm

Topics to be discussed: Meat Processing 101- Demonstration on cuts of beef, location of those cuts of beef, typical tools of a meat cutter, and what makes a good cut of meat.

Hope to see everyone there.  Also don’t forget about your home visits.






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Steer Pool Home Visit and Jan 18 2015 meeting reminder

Please check out info on Jan 18, 2015 meeting at Heath Bowling Alley and begin calling to set up your home visit.

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Steer Pool Bowling Party, Jan 18, 2015, Park Lanes Heath

The January steer pool meeting has been set for Sunday, Jan 18, 2015 at Park Lanes- Heath from 2-4pm. 2 hours of bowling. Cost is $10 per bowler which includes 2 hours unlimited bowling, shoe rental, pizza and pop.

Hope to see everyone there for a fun afternoon of bowling. Let us know how your steer project is doing.  If you are having any issues with your steer, please bring it up at the meeting so we can help.

Watch for more info about Steer Pool Alumni.

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Steer Pool Selection, 2014, Sunday Oct 26 @1:00, Claylick Farms

The 2014-2015 steer pool selection is fast approaching.  Selection is Sunday, Oct 26 @1:00 start time.  Please plan on arriving between 12:15 and 12:45 for getting registered. 

Selection Location:

Claylick Run Farms 11970 Cross Road Newark, Ohio 43056

NEW opportunity-Please see below:

We also have an exciting opportunity this year with Farm Credit – Mid America.  Roger Smith with Farm Credit has worked on securing financing for purchasing your steer which will be available option to all participants with very minimal fee.  More details to follow but this is very exciting news which we hope many will take advantage of on selection day.  If you have questions and would like to talk with Roger Smith before Sunday, please contact him at the Utica Office 740-892-3338.  I hope to be able to post more info as I receive it from Roger.


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Reminder- Steer Pool Organizational Meeting- Sept 22, 2014

This years organizational meeting set for Sept 22, 2014.

Steer Pool Organizational Meeting 2014-2015 Year

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