Farm animal friends!

Livestock

Livestock Exhibits

Livestock is the heart of the Houlton Agricultural Fair and we are proud to showcase a variety of animals year after year.

This amazing educational opportunity allows our community members and visitors a chance to learn more about the traditions of raising and caring for our beloved farm animals.

Rules & Regulations

Premium Book

Download the 2022 Premium Book for information on all exhibit hall and livestock contests. If you have any questions, please contact the fair board at [email protected].

2022 Premium Book

Contents:

Exhibit Hall Sign-Up Form
Department Information (Including Livestock)
Contest Rules

Departments

From alpaca herds to dairy shows…there is something for all animal lovers at the fair!

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Dairy Department

Dairy Premiums
1st: $500
2nd: $400
3rd: $300
4th:  $200
5th: $100

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Beef Department

Beef Premiums
1st: $500
2nd: $400
3rd: $300
4th:  $200
5th: $100

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Sheep Department

Sheep Premiums

1st: $300
2nd: $200
3rd: $100
4th:  $75
5th: $50

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Goat Department

Goat Premiums

1st: $300
2nd: $200
3rd: $100
4th:  $75
5th: $50

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Alpaca Department

Alpaca Premiums

1st: $300
2nd: $200
3rd: $100
4th:  $75
5th: $50

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Other Livestock & Education Displays

Large Herd Educational Display

The display must consist of a display informing and educating the public about any agricultural topic of your choice. The display may include pictures, games and handouts. Display should be neat and well made.

Being available to answer questions are always a good thing.

You must be in the Large Herdsman Competition to compete.

Premiums for Educational Display For All Species of Animals:

1st: $300
2nd: $250
3rd: $200
4th:  $100
5th: $50

Small Herdsman Award Competition

Any exhibitor with less than 6 animals in beef or dairy and less than 5 animals in sheep and goats may compete in the Small Herdsman Competition. 

Will Be Judged as the open. 

Premiums For One Animal:

1st: $ 60.00
2nd: $ 50.00
3rd: $ 40.00
4th: $ 30.00
5th: $ 20.00

Each additional animal you bring will be an additional $20.00

Small Herd Educational Display

You need to be in a Herdsmanship competition to compete.

All exhibitors will compete together in the Educational Display Contest.

Premiums Are as Follows:

1st: $ 60.00
2nd: $ 50.00
3rd: $ 40.00
4th: $ 30.00
5th: $ 20.00

Youth Shows

Classes will be determined by fair officials based on number of exhibitors, species of animals and time
availability of the facilities.

July 2nd, 3rd & 4th 2022

The Houlton Agricultural Fair is an agricultural and recreational event held every year over the 4th of July weekend in Houlton, Maine. Our goal is to provide education around Aroostook County's lifeblood - agriculture - through entertainment, showcases and demonstrations.

Tickets available at the gates on Saturday, Sunday and Monday
$10 per person and free for children 5 and under.
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