The 2018 County Bred Steer, Heifer, Lamb and Goat forms are now available. Click here to download.
Attention Exhibitors: The 2018 Rio Arriba County Fair has been scheduled for July 25-29, 2018. The official weights for livestock are as follows:
If this is your first time showing or you have any questions about the proper care, selection, feeding of your animal there are several resources available. Please contact the Extension Office, your 4-H Leader, any Fair Board member, NMSU, or even try Google! We want this to be a great learning experience, if you have questions, please ask! The extension office is available to assist with weighing your animals throughout your project, please contact Marcella Talamante or Donald Martinez at (505) 685-4523
Congratulations to our 2017 Fair & Rodeo Royalty Queen (left) Katelyn Suazo and Princess (right) Elyssa Baca!!!
April 27th (Ensenada), 28th (Cebolla) & 29th (Abiquiu) -- Swine, Goat & Lamb
June 22nd (T.A.), 23rd (Cebolla) & 24th (Abiquiu) -- Rabbit & Poultry Banding/Tattooing
Location Addresses: Ensendada/Tierra Amarilla -- Casados Residence NM Rd. 573 House 385, Cebolla -- Rincon Blanco Vet Clinic US Hwy. 84, Abiquiu -- Rural Event Center NM Rd. 554 House 122A.
Previsions Include: Week day tagging will be from 4 pm to 7 pm. Weekend dates will be from 9 am to 11 am. No animals will be tagged outside the specified dates or off sites. Exhibitor not need present at tagging, as long as, propoper documentation is complete and sent with designated represenative.
Tags cost: Beef $3.00; Swine, Lamb & Goat $3.25; replacement tagging price $3.25 1st replacement; 2nd and beyond $4
Our next monthly meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, February 13, 2018 at 6:30 p.m. and will be held at the Tierra Amarilla County Complex in the Commissioner Chambers.
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