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2014 Ohio State Fair Draft Horse Show Results

The official results from the 2014 Ohio State Fair Draft Horse Show are linked below by session. Click on session titles to view the results in pdf format. Results and a photo gallery from each day will continue to be posted to this page as soon as they become available. Check back for updates daily. [...]

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USDA issues information on PEDv reporting program

USDA has issued details on understanding and complying with its reporting program related to Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea Virus (PEDv), Porcine Deltacoronavirus (PDCoV) and other swine enteric coronavirus diseases. USDA’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) is working to address the diseases with a plan that includes required reporting of outbreaks and herd management plans, [...]

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Hayden King from West Liberty with his Holstein. Photo by Megan Hunker.

2014 Ohio State Fair Junior Dairy

Milking Shorthorn Junior Show Judge: Craig Pagent Grand Champion: Madilynn Baker, Homeworth, (4 yr) Redlen Acres Jr. Res. Grand Champion: Cody Jodrey, Winchester, (Aged) Innisfail Ro Lady Senior Showmanship Winner: Thomas Shaw, Greenville Intermediate Showmanship winner: Sarah Rhoades, Greenville Junior Showmanship winner: Madelyn Topp, Botkins   Aryshire Junior Show Judge: Jeff Brown Junior Champion: Ashley [...]

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PED virus still a threat for hogs this fair season

The summer weather has succeeded in slowing the devastating spread of PED virus, but it has not been stopped. ‘We are still seeing some outbreaks and re-breaks. This virus is so much different than the TGE virus,” said Tony Forshey, Ohio’s State Veterinarian. “It is a coronavirus on steroids, really. We have lost over 8 [...]

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Feed options if quality hay supply is low

Many of us are starting to get an idea of how much stored feed we will need for the winter and how much we will have. Many of us will be faced with two forage problems this year: not enough hay and the hay made will be of very poor quality. Even if our livestock [...]

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Sale of Champions Streaming LIVE: Aug. 3 at 2 p.m.

Be sure to visit this page on our website at 2 p.m. on Aug. 3 to see LIVE streaming of the Ohio State Fair Sale of Champions. The Sale will also be televised live on the Ohio Channel on these local Ohio stations: WBGU – Bowling Green State University www.wbgu.org; WCET – Cincinnati www.cetconnect.org; WGTE [...]

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State Fair barn crews hard at work to keep shows moving

The Ohio State Fair is known across the country as one of the premier events of its kind each year for a variety of reasons. Included in its impressive resume are the renowned livestock shows. Behind the scenes of those shows is an entire workforce steeped in tradition that allows the Ohio State Fair to [...]

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2014 Junior Market Lamb Show breed winners

Hampshire Champion: Meghann Winters, Old Washington Reserve Champion: Bailee Amstutz, Richwood Shropshire Champion: Kara Burton, Camden Reserve Champion: Matthew Wallen, St. Paris Southdown Champion: Adam Heffelfinger, Ashland Reserve Champion: Kierstyn Wood, Wooster Suffolk Champion: Autumn Miller, Baltimore Reserve Champion: Craig Schiff, Jamestown Dorset Champion: Sydney Winslow,Waterville Reserve Champion: Carly Gump, Fletcher Montadale Champion: Brock Martin, [...]

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