Steer Pool Meeting and Barn Setup Sunday, July 29, 2018 2pm

Sunday, July 29, 2018 at 2:00 pm is the next meeting, where we will be setting up the barn stalls.   This is a great way to get involved and help with getting the barn ready for the fair.

Daniel Alexander is leading the charge for setting up the barn and he would appreciate any and all help.

Attached are a few pictures from our last meeting. Everyone was able to brushed up their knowledge for the up coming skillathon, which will be on Saturday, August 4, 2018.  We had a great turn out and thanks to Scott Higgins for organizing the event.

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Steer Pool Meeting Scheduled, Wed July 18, 2018

Steer Pool Meeting: Wednesday July 18, 2018 @7:00 pm

Location: New Covenant Community Church at 8408 Johnstown Utica Rd, Johnstown, OH.

Topic: We will discuss the upcoming fair, help with completing record books, and practice with skillathon.

Hoof trimming was completed June 16 for those that were able to attend.  Attached are a few pictures from that day. Thanks to the Woosley Farm for hosting and organizing the event and Martin Watson.

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2018 Steer Pool Fair Entry Form Mail to Rodney

Complete and sign the 2018 Hartford Fair Jr Fair Market Animal Entry Form and mail to Rod BeMiller. The form is attached below.

2018 Fill Jr Fair Market Animal Entry – final

The completed form can be turned in at Hoof Trimming, Sat June 18th and we can see that Rodney gets them or mail to Rodney for arrival by Friday June 22, 2018.   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

Entries Due By June 22, 2018  and the $3.00 entry payment is not required with form for it will be deducted from the initial $75 insurance premium payed last September.

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Hoof Trimming- Steer Pool, June 16, 2018 at Woosley Farm

David Woosley is taking times for hoof trimming.

Sat – June 16th, 2017  Starting at 8:00 by appointment. 

Call David at 740-817-1487 to schedule a time between 8am- until required to complete all signed up.

Location: Woosley Farm  Cost $30 per animal

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Steer Pool Meeting, Tuesday May 22, 2018 @6:00 pm

The earlier meeting scheduled at a’MAYS’ing Meats has been rescheduled.

Date: Tuesday – May 22, 2018 @6:00 pm  Location:  a’MAYS’ing Meats- Rt 62 in Johnstown

Topic: Meat Processing 101- Discussion 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 remember to attend a quality assurance meeting.

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Quality Assurance Attendance Required for all Steer Pool Exhibitors

The Licking County 4H is having Quality Assurance Meetings scheduled throughout the county in April and May with the last one being May 24, 2018.  Attendance to one of those meetings is a requirement.

Attached is a link to the Licking County 4H Calender to find the dates and times.

Licking County 4H Calendar

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POSTPONED Meeting for tonight March 7 at aMAYSing Meats.

Due to Ernie at aMAYsing being sick we are postponing the meeting tonight at aMAYsing Meats.  Once we get a new date and time we will send out a new reminder.

Meeting:  Date TBD @6:30 pm  Location:  aMAYSing Meats- Johnstown

Topic: Meat Processing 101- Discussion 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.

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Steer Pool members bowling at Park Lanes

Sunday, January 14, 2018, the Hartford Fair Steer Pool members had a lot of fun despite the cold weather outside.  The members and few of their siblings went bowling as the parents enjoyed watching and a spendng time with friends.

 

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Steer Pool meeting January 14, 2018 Park Bowling Lanes Heath

The first meeting of 2018 will take place at Park Bowling Lanes in Heath.  Time is from 2-4 pm on Sunday January 14, 2018. Kids are out of school the following day so having to do homework should not be an excuse for not being able to attend.  Remember this counts as one of your 3 required meetings. It will be a fun 2 hours of unlimited bowling with 6 people per lane and 1 large pizza with pitcher of pop per lane is included. Cost is $10 per bowler which includes shoe rental.  Bring a friend, brother, sister, or parents if you like and lets have some fun.

The selection day was very smooth again this year.  We would like to give a big thanks to David Felumlee of Claylick Run Farms for allowing us to have the selection at his wonderful facility again this year.  Would also like to thank Denny Ruff of Producers Livestock- Muskingum for putting the calves together. And the Licking County Cattlemen’s for helping with selection day.

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Steer Pool selection day pictures

Hopefully everyone has spent a lot of time over the holiday break working with their steer.  It seems like a long time until the fair but August will be here before we know it. Everyone should be calling and arranging their home visits as well as keeping up with their project book.

We would like give a big Thank You out to the Licking County Cattlemen’s Association for helping with selection day.

Below are some pictures from selection day.  Don’t forget about the meeting on January 14, 2018 at Park Lanes in Heath from 2-4pm.

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