1. All sheep exhibited must be accompanied by an official
certificate of health signed by a licensed veterinarian indicating
he has inspected the flock of which the animals are a part and
found them free from Scabies and other transmittable diseases.
2. Any animal of unthrifty nature, unsuitable condition, or which
cannot be satisfactorily handled under show conditions, must
be removed from the fairgrounds.
3. The fair reserves the right to limit the number of entries per
exhibitor to fit the space available.
4. Entry forms must be submitted to Chairman by September 1st.
5. All sheep must be owned and cared for by exhibitor thirty days
prior to the Fair.
6. All animals for exhibition must be in place by Wednesday
evening before 8:00 p.m. and remain on the grounds until
8:00 p.m. closing day.
7. No more then 10 animals per exhibitor..
Health Rules for Sheep:
1. No sheep showing clinical signs of contagious, infectious or
external parasitic disease including foot rot and sore mouth
will be admitted to any show.
2. All show sheep must be individually identified by an ear tag
or tattoo, and this identification must be listed on the health
3. The flock of origin, including sheep consigned to a show shall
be examined by an accredited veterinarian. The veterinarian
must prepare the official health certificate (Aal-13) and must
state on the health certificate that he examined the entire flock
and found no evidence of contagious, infectious, or external
parasitic disease. The date of examination must also appear on
the health certificate. All sheep from other states must be
accompanied by an interstate health certificate issued by an
accredited veterinarian indicating that the entire flock was
examined for health within 30 days.
4. All sheep except wethers must bear an official
U.S.D.A./A.P.H.I.S. eartag to be exhibited at the show.
Sheep from flocks on the voluntary scrapie program must bear
the official eartag, tattoo, or electronic ear implant.
5. An "Animal Owner of Caretaker's Verification of Veterinarian-
Client-Patient-Relationship" form must be presented upon
arrival at all shows and fairs in Pennsylvania.
6. A Certificate of Veterinary Inspection (CW) issued within
30 days prior to the opening date of the exhibition is required.
7. A current rabies vaccination administered by a licensed
veterinarian is required for animals 3 months of age and older
(market sheep are exempt from this vaccination requirement).
All vaccine label directions must be followed, and all rabies
vaccinated sheep must be accompanied by a rabies
vaccination certificate or the vaccination information must be
included on the CVI. If a rabies vaccination certificate is
provided, the certificate must contain legible name and contact
information of the veterinarian who administered the vaccine
and the veterinarianís signature.
A copy of the rabies vaccination certificate is acceptable.
8. The most recent vaccine must be administered not less than
15 days or more than 180 days before the show, with proper
directions from your veterinarian, your health certificate
should be good for 90 days.