Welcome to the Montgomery County Youth Livestock Show & Auction sponsored by Callaway / Montgomery Cattleman’s Association! The show will be open to 4H and FFA members that previously weighed in an animal or enrolled in a project for 2020.
The Montgomery County Youth Livestock Show will take place July 20-21, 2020 at Herb and Beth Schnitker’s Farm: 12597 Audrain Road 689, Middletown, MO 63359.
On Monday, July 20th Sheep, Goats and Cattle will be shown (in that order). The barn will open at 1:00pm, weigh in will be at 4:30pm and the show will begin at 6:00pm.
On Tuesday, July 21st Hogs, Chickens, Rabbits* and Hams will be shown. Barn opens at 1:00pm, weigh in at 4:30pm and show starts at 6:00pm. The Chickens, Rabbits and Hams will start at 6:00pm and will be in a different barn at the same location. *The rabbit show is still on! Please be aware of the rabbit virus going on and use precaution if you have your own personal herd. Show at your own risk.
More information and registration packets will be mailed out Thursday, June 25th as plans are finalized. Any member that weighed in a Steer, Hog, Sheep, or Goat will be mailed a packet. 4H members enrolled in Poultry, Rabbits and Hams will receive one as well. Registration forms, entry fee and t-shirt orders will be due to Beth Schnitker by July 10th.
Cost to participate is $10 per head, collected with your registration on July 10th. Check or money order should be made payable to Montgomery County Youth Livestock Show and mailed to Beth Schnitker at 12597 Audrain Road 689, Middletown, MO 63359. No min/max on weight. Rate of gain will be figured from weight of the animal at livestock weigh in. The animal has to be shown by the member that weighed them in. If 4H, the member also has to be enrolled in the project for the animal that they are showing. We will be having showmanship classes.
Point of contact for species are as follows:
Swine, Tyler Grotewiel, 573-864-2637 and Jim VanBooven, 479-567-0066Cattle, Beth Schnitker 573-220-3669 and Kristan Kleinsorge 573-228-3588Sheep, Goats, Chickens, Rabbits and Hams, Jeremy Cobb, 573-808-2126
The Montgomery County Youth Livestock Online Auction will take place after the show from July 22-29, 2020, sponsored by Jose’ Cruz at United Country Land and Lake Properties. This online premium only auction will be open to 4H and FFA members that have had animals weighed in or were enrolled in the proper projects.
You do not have to participate in the show to sell in the online auction.To participate you need to take a picture with your animal, (animal would need to be one you weighed in at weigh in. Exception would be chicken, rabbit or ham) and email it to Sarah Verdone at email@example.com. Along with the photo please type up a little bio about the member and animal/project. Deadline for submissions is July 10th.