Livestock Projects

Freestone County Fair Information: 

Freestone County Fair June 12-17, 2023 Follow Freestone County Fair Association on Facebook and on their website:

  • Judges: 
    • Market Sheep & Goats-Bucky Jackson
    • Breeding Sheep & Goats-Luke Parr
    • Market Swine-Ian Schaefer
    • Breeding Swine—Dr David Frazier
    • Heifers-Payton Meuth
    • Market Steers-Greg Clark (updated as of 5/29/23)

2023 Freestone County Fair Livestock Show schedule only

FCFA Rulebook 2023

Ag Mechanics:2023 Freestone County Ag Mech Rules

Each member of a team will need to add their information in Fair Entry and submit their entry online.

Home & Garden Show Information:
Calf Scramble Information:  2022 Calf Scrambler Handbook
The Freestone County Youth Commercial Heifer Contest and Sale will be November 10 & 11, 2023. The contest will take place at the Fairgrounds.
Intent Forms are due to your County Extension Agent or Ag Teacher by June 23rd. Intent Forms are here: Freestone County Youth Commercial Heifer Show Intent Form 2023
You will have to own your heifers and tag them by August 1st, online entry deadline ($50 for the entry) is due August 1st as well.
Sale Barn cattle are allowed! All heifers must Sell! Rules can be found here: 2023 Freestone County Youth Commercial Heifer Rules

Preparing for County Fair: 

To help you decide what to show at county fair: Deciding what to show at County Fair 2023

Livestock Project guides:

Resources and links for feeding-Freestone Co 4-H

Livestock project resources (2023 full list of Remind posts January 9-June 8)

Lindner Product Guide_Nov ’21_HR


Goat Clinic-Greg Clark

Moormans swine show feed guide

Feeding Show lambs-Freestone Co 4-H

Feeding Show Goats-Freestone Co 4-H

Swine Project Basics-Fact sheet

RABBIT INFO – PowerPoint

Leon CO Rabbit-Breeder-List-updated-August-2020

Rabbit Breeders for Freestone County Fair



If you need help finding a project or help with your project please reach out to Erin Davis-County Extension Agent.

Quality Counts:

Quality Counts (only need to complete once for each age division; Junior 3rd-5th grade, Intermediate 6th-8th grade, Senior 9th-12th grade) correct age division and an active Quality counts number is required for participation at the Freestone County Fair, this must be completed by June 12th.

  • **There is a very important one-pager with detailed instructions of how students should enroll/login to the course. **QC Enrollment
    • Exhibitors will first be required to engage in the full learning content before being presented with the verification exam.
      • Please be aware of this in advance as this could take around two hours for most students to complete the full content and test.
    • Exhibitors will be able to start and revisit the curriculum as many times as needed.
    • Exhibitors will have to complete the test once it is started.
    • Exhibitors must achieve 80% or great to pass the exam, but can take it as many times as needed.
    • Exhibitors will be exposed and tested on the content potentially three times in their livestock showing career: junior (grade 3-5), intermediate (grade 6-8), and senior (grade 9-12).
    • Exhibitors will access the course and exam at:

IMPORTANT: One thing to be aware of is that login to the curriculum site requires unique email addresses for each user. This is explained further in the attachment. We realize there will be cases of families with multiple youth and limited email addresses. If the family cannot use a parent email, create one, or use a student email address, we will assist on a case-by-case basis.

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