Health Regulations

All goats must be scrapie tagged or tattooed as required by the Arkansas State Veterinarian and the USDA Scrapie Eradication Guidelines.


  1. Exhibitors must comply with all Exhibitor, Livestock and Goat Show Rules.
  2. Exhibitors must comply with all Federal and State Livestock Regulations.
  3. Goats showing evidence of illness, disease, parasite or malnourishment will be released and must be immediately removed from the fairgrounds.
  4. No intact male goats over 2 months of age are allowed on the fairgrounds.
  5. All goats will be shown with a collar or chain, a short lead is allowed. Exhibitors 11 years old and under may show goats in a halter and lead line for added control.

General Market Animal Rules:

  1. Market animals must attend one of the JCF market animal weigh-ins at the beginning of the summer.
  2. Market animals must have JCF ear tag. If ear tag is lost, exhibitors must notify the Livestock Superintendent to receive a replacement tag. Animals must have JCF ear tag to show.

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