Parish and District Livestock Show Schedules

Rodney Johnson, Hollingsworth, Mary A., Cecil, Silas  |  1/15/2013 8:22:36 PM

2013 Swine Show
The Parish and District Livestock Show is fast approaching. The livestock shows will take place at the Dewitt Livestock Show on Hwy 71 South in Alexandria, Louisiana. The Rapides Parish Show is set for January 29-30, 2014 and the Central District Show is set for January 30-February 1, 2014. Participating parishes are Avoyelles, Grant, LaSalle, Natchitoches, Rapides, Vernon and Winn parishes.

Information is provided below on both shows.

Parish Livestock Show Schedule

Wednesday, January 29, 2014
7:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. Enter and weigh livestock
2:00 p.m. All livestock must be in barn; Deadline for weighing hogs; Deadline for weighing goats, Deadline for weighing steers and lambs; Goat Showmanship followed by Market Goat
4:00 p.m. Swine Show, Market Hogs followed by Showmanship or immediately after Goat Show
6:30 p.m. Sheep Show, Breeding Sheep followed by Market Lambs & Showmanship or immediately after Swine Show

Thursday, January 30, 2014
3:30 p.m. Dairy Show followed by Showmanship
4:00 p.m. Beef Show, Market Steers followed by Beef Breeding & Showmanship

Central District Livestock Show Schedule

Thursday, January 30, 2014
2:00 p.m. Cattle, Goats, and Sheep may arrive
3:00 p.m. Weigh and mouth market goats and sheep, mouth commercial does and check breeding papers
6:00 p.m. All sheep and goats must be weighed and checked in.; Premier exhibitor test for sheep and goat

Friday, January 31, 2014
9:00 a.m. Market Goat Show, Breeding Goat Show and Goat showmanship, followed by Market Lamb Show, Sheep Breeding and Showmanship
10:00 a.m. Beef and dairy animals in place Weigh and mouth commercial dairy heifers, commercial heifers, followed by steers Complimentary grooming check
11:00 a.m. All beef breeding and dairy scratches must be made
12:00 p.m. Official grooming check for steers Premier exhibitor test for dairy
1:00 p.m. Dairy Show followed by Showmanship. Dairy is released at conclusion of show. 
Beef Breeding – Brahman Influence Breeds and Commercial Heifers followed by Premier exhibitor test for beef

2:00 p.m. All birds must be in their cages
3:00 p.m. Poultry Show and Premier exhibitor test for poultry Hogs may arrive
5:00 p.m. All market hogs in place and start weighing hogs
6:00 p.m. Premier exhibitor test for swine All market hogs weighed and breeding swine checked in
Note: Sheep and goats will be released following the selection of champion of the shows.

Saturday,  February 1, 2014
8:30 a.m. Market Swine Show followed by Swine Breeding followed by Showmanship Market Steer Show followed by Beef Showmanship Beef Breeding Non-Brahman Influence Breeds immediately following showmanship
9:00 a.m. Premier exhibitor test for rabbits
9:00 a.m. All rabbits must be in barn and checked in
10:00 am Rabbit Show begins

Note: Beef and swine will be released following the completion of shows.

5:00 p.m. Buyer's Dinner
6:00 p.m. Award Program
6:30 p.m. Sale of Champions (televised) KALB - News Channel 5

Contact District Show Manager, Rodney Johnson, at (318) 729-3473 for more information.

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