Schedule, Rules, & Regulations

Livestock/Equine -> WNY Hog and Lamb Preview Classic ->
Thursday, June 2    

Hog and Lambs may begin to arrive

Friday, June 3    
10:00am   Silent Auction Open
11:00am-5:00pm   Check In Open to both Species 
6:00pm   Hog Showmanship
9:00pm   Family Movie Night (Harvest Theater), Silent Auction Closed
Saturday, June 4    
7:00am-9:00am   Check in Open to both Species- all hogs for Show #1 must be in by 9:00am
 9:00am   Silent Auction & Merchandise Store Open
10:00am   Hog Show #1
    Show Order: purebred gilts, purebred barrows, market gilts, market barrows
1:00pm-4:00pm   Junior Skill-a-thon Competition (both species)
4:30pm   Exhibitor Potluck Dinner- bring a dish to pass, hot dogs and hamburgers will be provided
5:30pm   Lamb Showmanship, followed by Market Show
    Lambs will be shown by weight. Lambs will be allowed to leave at conclusion of show. 
8:30pm-10:00pm   Check In Open- all hogs for Show #2 must be in by 10:00pm
Sunday, June 5    
8:00am   Silent Auction and Merchandise Store Open
9:00am   Hog Show #2
    Show Order: purebred gilts, purebred barrows, market gilts, market barrows
1. Show is open to exhibitors of all ages from all states and Canada
2. All hogs (excluding purebred gilts) will show by weight. Purebred Gilts will be shown by age
3. Market lambs will show by weight
4. Purebred gilt and barrow show. Any breeds with at least 6 entries will have their own breed show, otherwise will show in AOB
5. Gilts and barrows can show EITHER purebred or market, not both
6. Registration papers are required for all purebred hogs
7. All hogs (excluding purebred gilts) must not weight more than 290lbs
8. All market lambs must be born after December 1 of the previous year 
9. IAFE Code of Show Ring Ethics will apply
10. All lambs will be inspected for prolapses, fungus, sore mouth, ringworm, foot rot, and pinkeye. Any lamb that has visible signs of any of the above will be disqualified from the show. 
11. All animals must have a metal ear tag, legible tattoo, ear notch, or scrapie tag
12. Showmanship ages: Pee-Wee 3-8 years old, Junior 9-12 years old, Intermediate 13-16 years old, Senior 17-21 years old. 
13. Animals may begin to arrive after noon on Thursday, June 2
Health Regulations

All animals must have a State Department of Agriculture Ear Tag

All animals for exhibition must be accompanied by a health certificate (dated within 90 days of the show) with positive individual identification signed by an accredited veterinarian that states that the animals is free of all communicable diseases. 

Any questions call the Erie County Agricultural Society Office at (716) 649-3900 ext. 6480




To print the full show program, click here.