The unofficial kickoff to the next fair season was held in the form of the 2018 Beef Weigh In. 64 animals were weighed in total. 35 market beef animals were processed, while 29 dairy beef steers crossed the scales.
The annual dairy beef feeder tagging will be held on Saturday, May 27th. The event begins at 8:00 and will last until 10:30. Dehorning, castration, and other vaccination services will be offered by Diamond M Veterinary Clinic, in addition to the mandatory vaccine and ear tag. Animals are not required cross the scale or be weighed, however, to be eligible for the Rate-of-Gain contest, animals must be weighed at this time.