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EAST LANSING, MI – The Junior Livestock Association board met on December 16th, and decided as a whole to postpone the Market Beef tagging until March 13, 2021. Rules DO NOT change; animals still have to weigh 1,000 lbs. at fair time. In case of any changes, please watch for updates closer to each event.

March 13, 2021 - Market Beef & Heifers - 9 a.m. to 12 noon at UPI, Cass City

April 10, 2021 - Prospect Feeders - 9 a.m. to 12 noon - Fairgrounds, Bad Axe

May 8, 2021 - Sheep - 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. -  Fairgrounds, Bad Axe

May 8, 2021 - Swine - 9 a.m. to noon - Fairgrounds, Bad Axe

Please check the Huron Community Fair website at huroncommunityfair.com closer to tagging dates for the updated JLA registration form and Fair Entry form, as both are REQUIRED to be completed and ready to turn in at each specie tagging. If you have any questions, please contact the appropriate JLA Species Superintendents:

Market Beef Superintendents 

Tom Ziel at 989-553-4046; or Clint Hagen at 989-551-9401

Prospect Feeder Superintendents

Anne Ziel at 989-553-4045; Brant Gnagey at 989-551-2700;  Nick Protzman at 989-553-269.

Beef Breeding Stock Superintendents

Dan Bates at 989-225-0200; or Tom Murray at 989-553-1002

Sheep Superintendents

Janet Devroye at 989-550-4303; or Justin Devroye at 989-553-6100

Swine Superintendents 

Sheila Leitch at 989-375-4190; or Joe Ankley at 810-247-3680