goats must be born on or after January 1, 2019.
goats must be owned by exhibitors by May 1, 2019.
Market goats must weigh between 55 and 110 pounds. Any market goat weighing less than 55 pounds or more than 110 pounds will not be eligible for Grand or Reserve. In addition, market goats weighing over 110 pounds will have a selling weight of 110 pounds.
Market goats can be wethers or does. Must be a meat breed such as a Boer, Boer Cross, Spanish, Tennessee Meat Goat, etc. Weathers must be castrated and dehorned shortly after birth and completely healed by fair time. Animals determined as not meeting these standards are ineligible for exhibition, competition, and the livestock sale.
exhibitor will be required to keep their stall and space in clean
condition by removing filth and litter, or may hire someone to do so.
Prize money will be forfeited and a $50.00 fee assessed per animal if
the stall is not cleaned after the animal is removed at the close of
must comply with health regulations of the West Virginia Department of
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Any open division goat must have an honor herd inspection prior to the Wirt County Fair in order to be eligible to participate in open classes. Herd inspections must be performed by a State Animal Health Inspector or a Veterinarian.
NO ANIMALS MAY ENTER THE BARN BEFORE THE DESIGNATED WEIGH IN TIME.