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YOUTH PULLET PROJECT

2024 Youth Pullet Project

Chick Pickup - SATURDAY June 1, 2024

RESERVATIONS ARE NOW OPEN!

Join in the fun and experience of raising and showing pullets as part of the South Florida Fair’s youth livestock program. The program engages youth in learning life skills while having fun raising chickens. Exhibitors should start chicks in a brooder (warm and protective environment) and move them into a coop as they get older. Exhibitors should also keep pullets safe from adverse weather events, pets and predators.

Reservations are open now through May 24, 2024 for first come, first serve exhibitors wanting to participate. Pullet program ages are 5-18 years old. Age groups are: Pee Wee: 5-7 years old; Junior: 8-11 years old; Intermediate: 12-14 years old; Senior: 15-18 years old. Ethics training and numbers are not required for 5-7 year olds, only for 8-18 year old exhibitors.

Chick Pickup - SATURDAY, June1, 2024

9 a.m. - 12 noon
Farm Credit Show Arena

Once your reservation is complete, you will receive an email with the payment link.
$25 reservation fee includes:
• 6 Light Brahma chicks (approximately 2 weeks old)
• (1) 5 pound bag of chick starter feed.
• Blood testing for show by the Florida Department of Agriculture on January 16, 2025.

Expectations, Requirements of Exhibitors, and Important Dates:
  • Exhibitor’s reservation for the pullet chicks is NOT your Fair entry to exhibit, show or sell at the South Florida Fair and the Sell-a-Bration of Champions Youth Livestock Market Auction.
  • All pullets must be entered on-line via ShoWorks. Consult the Fair’s website for entering details. No late, no paper, no day-of entries accepted. Entries are open from September 3-30, 2024 until 11:59 p.m.
  • Exhibitors in the Fair’s pullet project show must consist of three pullets as purchased through the Fair’s Pullet Program.
  • Exhibitors can only sell one or the other in the auction: 1 market steer, 1 market hog OR 1 set of pullets (3 to a set).
  • Exhibitors wanting to sell one set of pullets in the Sell-a-Bration of Champions Youth Livestock Market Auction at the South Florida Fair must make declaration to do so with the Poultry Show Chairperson at check-in on January 16, 2025.
  • Exhibitors must complete the Pullet Project Record Book, which will be distributed on pick up date (June 1, 2024). Those choosing to sell their project in the Sell-a-Bration of Champions Youth Livestock Market Auction must turn in their completed record book to the Poultry Show Chairman within 30 minutes of the pullet portion at the auction conclusion, detailing the market auction price and buyer(s) name.
  • Exhibitors must upload items: W-9, a sample buyers invitation, thank you letter, and buyers contact form with the names and complete address of five buyers, two of which are new buyers to the South Florida Fair. BUYER CONTACT FORM VIA GOOGLE DOCS by 11:59 p.m. on Sept. 30.
  • All exhibitors selling in the Sell-a-Bration of Champions Youth Livestock Market Auction are deducted 5 percent from the total auction price, $25 photo/plaque fee; $20 for the virtual on-line bidding component.
  • NEW: Exhibitors in this program must participate in the mandatory poster project.

YOUTH GRAND CHAMPION PRIZE - $250.00
YOUTH RESERVE CHAMPION PRIZE- $150.00


Important Dates:
  • Pullet project reservation deadline: May 24, 2024 before 11:59 p.m.
    Note: This reservation is NOT the exhibitor’s entry to show/exhibit or sell at the South Florida Fair. Exhibitors must enter their pullet projects through the ShoWorks on-line link.
  • Chick and record book pick-up: Saturday, June 1, 2024 - 9 a.m. - 12 Noon at the Farm Credit Show Arena, South Florida Fairgrounds.
  • On-line entries: accepted September 3-30, 2024, no late, no paper, no day-of entries accepted. Deadline is 11:59 p.m., September 30.
  • Mandatory Work Days: December 14, 2024; January 4 & 11, 2025, 9 a.m - 2 p.m. Exhibitors must sign in & out with a Fair AGriBusiness staff member.
  • Fair pullet project check-in: January 16, 2025, 2 - 6 p.m.

  • The Sell-a-Bration of Champions Youth Livestock Market Auction is in the Farm Credit Show Arena on Saturday, January 18, 2025 at 3 p.m.

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ALL YOUTH EXHIBITORS ENTERED IN THE SOUTH FLORIDA FAIR YOUTH SHOWS MUST HAVE COMPLETED THE ETHICS TRAINING WORKSHOP OR HAVE A CURRENT ETHICS NUMBER BEFORE JANUARY 1, 2025. 5-7 YEAR OLD PULLET PROJECT EXHIBITORS ARE NOT REQUIRED TO COMPLETE THE ETHICS TRAINING.

NOTE: While most Florida fairs have adopted this ethics program, the rules governing the exhibitors differ from fair to fair. It is the exhibitors' responsibility to make sure they are in compliance with EACH particular fair where they are showing an animal. For the complete Ethics Class listing go to: www.southfloridafair.com/ethics
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