Validation

Please contact your species leader

BRAZORIA COUNTY / PISD EXPO VALIDATION

Saturday, July 13th, 7am

4717 Bailey Road

Pearland, TX

Lamb Goat and Swine Validation will be held this weekend. Please read to find species and location :

Lamb and Goats can only be validated at the Brazoria County Fairgrounds 7-10 am

Swine validation will be held at two different locations: the Pearland Ag Facility and the Brazoria County Fairgrounds from 6:30- 8:30 AM.

This Validation does not cost anything.

Species Leaders

  • Steers: Amber Campise
  • Swine: Hunter Morgan and Rhonda Morgan
  • Sheep: Kacie Marchant
  • Goats: Lacey Leigh
  • Heifers: Haley Ricketts
  • Poultry and Rabbits: Megan Guerrero

What is validation?

Purpose of the State Validation Program.

In order for any 4-H/FFA member to make entry into any livestock show in Texas, their livestock projects must have been validated within the Texas 4-H/FFA Livestock Validation Program.


The validation of 4-H/FFA livestock projects occurs annually to establish a permanent identity of the animal and verify ownership by the exhibitor. The validation program helps to ensure all animals are placed on feed and under the direct care of the owner on a designated date. The validation process occurs on a predetermined date established by the State Validation Committee.


At the time of validation, all animals (excluding horses, and heifers) are ear tagged; individual hair sample is collected on each animal to be used for DNA testing to verify identity at a later date; record of exhibitor(s) animal project(s) and code of ethics policy form completed by each 4-H and FFA member.


The validation program will utilize the website www.texaslivestockvalidation.com to house and process validation information. Every year there will be two validations for Major Livestock Shows. One will be held in the Spring for the Fall Major Livestock shows and another will be held in the Fall for Spring Major Livestock shows.



Brazoria County / Pearland Expo also have validation committees that are organized by that specific show.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KeQQANoJyP0&feature=youtu.be

Spring Major Validation Infomration

STATE FAIR LAMB/ GOAT/ SWINE:


Major Show Validations

October 29th 4:30pm-6:30pm Sheep and Goat validation – Fairgrounds

November 26th 4pm Swine Validation – RoadshowPearland Ag Barn then Manvel Ag Barn

November 27th 4pm Swine Validation – RoadshowAlvin Ag Barn then Angleton Ag Barn

Major Steer and Heifer Validation

Validation Dates:


October 18th 2pm-5pm Heifer Validation – Fairgrounds


October 30th 4pm-6pm Heifer Validation - Fairgrounds


You must have the animal on site, student and parent need to be present.

Heifers must have the heifer registered in your name by Nov 1 2018.

Registration papers must be on site during time of validation.

STEER VALIDATION DOCUMENTS

HEIFER VALIDATION DOCUMENTS

Heifer Validation

All 4-H and FFA heifers exhibited at their shows will be required to be validated through the Texas 4-H and FFA Breeding Heifer Validation Program. Heifer projects will be identified appropriately with an official Texas Heifer Validation Unique Identification Number (UIN) barcode.

SHEEP AND GOAT DOCUMENTS

SWINE DOCUMENTS

Pearland Expo Validation

Steers- Required to validate May 5th

Expo Steers only will be validated at the Pearland Ag Facility on May 5th at 9AM

Expo and/ or BCF Steers will validate on May 5th at BCF in Angleton. 7am-Noon

County ear tag will validate as a expo tag. Please make sure all paperwork is completed and filed accordingly.



Lamb/Goat/ Swine- Required to validate July 14th

All animals must validate on the above date for Expo.

Lamb and Goat Expo Validation -

BCF and Expo will validate at BCF in Angleton, TX 7AM

Expo only will validate at Pearland Ag Facility 9AM

County ear tag will validate as a expo tag. Please make sure all paperwork is completed and filed accordingly.



Swine Expo and/or BCF Validation -Pearland Ag Facility 7AM.

County ear tag will validate as a expo tag. Please make sure all paperwork is completed and filed accordingly.

BCFA Validation

Heifer /Steer Validation Date – MAY 4th

At Brazoria County Fairgrounds in Angleton, TX


(BREEDING HEIFERS DO NOT VALIDATE FOR BRAZORIA COUNTY)

COMMERCIAL HEIFERS (not registered) 7am – 12 noon

MARKET STEERS 7am – 12 noon

SCRAMBLE HEIFERS 7am – 12 noon


Sheep/ Goat/ Swine Validation Date –

JULY 13th - At Brazoria County Fairgrounds in Angleton, TX

LAMBS & GOATS 7am – 10:00am

SWINE 6:30am – 9:30am


Turkey Information-

Orders due April 26th

PICK-UP JUNE 13th 6:00pm – 8:00pm auditorium


Broiler Information -

ORDERS DUE BY – JUNE 20th

PICK-UP August 30th 5:00pm – 7:00pm EEA building


Rabbit Validation Date-

SEPTEMBER 14th 8:00am – 10:00am


SUGGESTED BREED DATE – JULY 5th