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NSR OPEN SHOWS

HEALTH REGULATIONS

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GENERAL INFORMATION

ANIMAL REQUIREMENTS

  • All entries must be ear notched using the official NSR system (starting with number 1 in January and again in July of each year).
  • No purebred entries will be eligible to show or sell without a registration certificate.
  • Purebred breeding animals must have been farrowed on or after June 1, 2020.
  • Purebred breeding animal classes will be divided as equal as possible by farrowing date.
  • Crossbred boar classes will be divided by weight.
  • CROSSBRED BOARS: A documented stress test must be presented at check-in. Stress status of boars will be listed in the show and sale catalog.
  • Only exhibitors consigning animals to the Winter Type Conference (WTC) are allowed to bring additional animals onto the Georgia National Fairgrounds. Additional animals MUST abide by the same health requirements as WTC entries.

*All breeding stock will be weighed to calculate WDA.

DNA STRESS STATEMENT

  • No known stress positive or stress carrier Duroc, Hampshire, Landrace or Yorkshire animals will be allowed to be exhibited or sold at any NSR-sponsored event.
  • Such warranty is, however, solely that of the seller and not that of the American Landrace Association (ALA), American Yorkshire Club (AYC), Hampshire Swine Registry (HSR) or the United Duroc Swine Registry (UDSR).
  • The ALA, AYC, HSR and UDSR assume no responsibility or liability in connection with such warranty by the seller.
  • If any NSR purebred animal sold at this conference is found to be a carrier of the stress gene, the purchaser has the right to receive full refund of the purchase price from the seller.
  • DNA testing for the stress gene must be done within 60 days of the sale date and all costs associated with testing for stress must be paid by the purchaser. The seller has the right to review the test results and the right to re-test the animal at a laboratory of his/her choice.
  • Cost associated with re-test by the seller is at the seller’s expense. There will be no refund of NSR commission from stress-carrier animals.

BREEDING ANIMAL SALE

  • A minimum of 60% of the number of each sex (boars and gilts) shown will be selected for the sale. These animals will be selected with no set number selling from any single class. Animals not selected for the sale can be consigned to the sale for an additional fee of $20 per head; this must be done by the conclusion of the show. If the animal sells, the fee will be applied toward the sale commission. If the animal does not sell, the fee is forfeited.
  • All animals selected and cataloged for the sale MUST go through the auction. Sale commission will be 15% for all animals. If an animal that is selected and cataloged for sale does not go through the sale ring, the exhibitor will be banned from exhibiting at NSR events for one year and will be charged 15% of the average selling price of their respective breed sale. This amount must be paid before reinstatement will be allowed. The exception to this rule will be if an animal has become injured or ill and is inspected by an NSR staff member prior to the sale.
  • The NSR acts only as the agent between buyer and seller. If proper payment is made by the buyer in a timely manner the NSR will make settlement with the seller in approximately 30 days after the sale.

PUREBRED BREED ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS 

  • By entering any purebred hog in the Winter Type Conference, the owner warrants that the hog meets specific breed requirements.
  • Such warranty, however, is solely that of the seller and not that of the  ALA, AYC, HSR and UDSR and the  ALA, AYC, HSR and UDSR assumes no responsibility or liability in connection with such warranty by the seller.
  • For information on NSR breed eligibility requirements, please visit https://nationalswine.com/pedigree/breed-eligibility.php
  • If any Duroc, Hampshire, Landrace or Yorkshire animal sold at the Winter Type Conference fails their respective breed DNA testing policy approved by the USDR, ALA, AYC and HSR, the seller agrees that he/she will promptly refund the full purchase price to the buyer. There will be no refund of NSR commission from animals that fail their respective breed testing.

Health Regulations

  1. EACH ANIMAL ENTERING THE BELL COUNTY FAIRGROUNDS MUST BE LISTED ON AN OFFICIAL INTERSTATE HEALTH CERTIFICATE ISSUED BY A LICENSED, ACCREDITED VETERINARIAN. THIS INCLUDES DELIVERIES AND PARKING LOT PURCHASES.
    1. Health certificates must be issued on or after February 1, 2020.
    2. All animals and health certificates will be inspected by officials prior to unloading. Inspectors will ask to see the original copy of the health certificate upon arrival.
    3. Multiple hogs may be listed on one original CVI, provided they are transported and arriving on the same shipment.
  2. CVI REQUIRED STATEMENTS, IDENTIFICATION & MISCELLANEOUS ITEMS
    1. Name and address of consignor, consigned to:
      Southwest Type Conference, 301 W. Loop, Belton, TX 76513.
    2. Individual identification of animal (ear notch and ear tag). ALL animals (purebreds and crossbreds) entering the Bell County Fairgrounds MUST be officially identified with an official, federally approved ear tag. The animal’s ear tag ID must be listed on CVI. For more information on federally recognized ear tags, visit https://nationalswine.com/events/ear-tags.php.
    3. Each animal shall be individually identified by ear notch.
    4. Health status of animal, including dates of required tests and vaccinations, MUST be listed.
    5. A premise ID number MUST be included on CVI.
    6. The cell phone number of your veterinarian who issued the CVI MUST be included on the CVI.
    7. ALL HEALTH CERTIFICATES MUST CARRY THE FOLLOWING STATEMENTS: Farm or origin of the swine:
      1. has not had any clinical signs or diagnosis of Senecavirus A (Seneca Valley Virus) in the last 30 days
      2. has not had pseudorabies or swine dysentery in the last 12 months and uses no PRV vaccine
      3. has not had any clinical signs or diagnosis of TGE or PEDv in the last 60 days
      4. feeds no garbage and is not under quarantine for any disease condition
      5. has not been diagnosed with Vesicular Stomatitis within 10 miles of the farm of origin within the last 30 days
  3. REQUIRED TESTS AND VACCINATIONS:
    1. ALL hogs MUST be tested for pseudorabies (PRV) and brucellosis on or after February 1, 2020 UNLESS animals come from a PRV-qualified and brucellosis-validated herd.
      1. If the herd of origin is PRV-qualified and brucellosis-validated, individual testing of each animal is not required. In this case, the PRV qualification and brucellosis validation numbers must appear on the health certificate and complete quarterly herd test date (month, day and year) must be stated on health certificate.
      2. Swine tested for PRV and brucellosis must show the date blood sample was drawn (month, day and year).
    2. ALL boars and gilts being exhibited in breeding classes MUST be vaccinated against Leptospirosis (6-way) including Bratislava and Erysipelas on or after February 1, 2020
    3. It is highly recommended that all breeding animals be vaccinated against influenza.
  • Certificates are not required to be state stamped.
  • In some instances, these rules are in addition to Texas regulations, but are necessary to sell animals into other states to meet interstate transport and entry requirements for swine.

GENERAL INFORMATION

ENTRY INFORMATION

  • Entry fees for all entries must accompany the respective entry form.
  • All entries must be postmarked by February 5, 2020.
  • All late entries will be charged double the regular entry fees. All entry fees are non-refundable.
  • The NSR reserves the right to close entries due to pen space limitations any time after the printed deadline.
  • All senior exhibitors must be active members of the NSR or must pay the $75 non-member exhibitor fee. An active senior member is age 22 and OVER, paid annual dues and recorded at least one litter in the 2020 fiscal year.
  • Participants age 21 and UNDER are required to pay a $15 junior participation fee.
  • All pedigrees for purebred breeding animal entries must be recorded by Feb. 9, 2020, or an additional rush fee will be charged.
  • Berkshire, Chester, Hereford, Poland and Spot boars and gilts along with crossbred gilt entries can be submitted through the ABA and CPS offices.

EXHIBITOR REQUIREMENTS

  • If an exhibitor has a NSR account that is past due, funds from the sale of their animals will be applied to their past-due account.
  • Only exhibitors consigning animals to the Southwest Type Conference (SWTC) are allowed to bring additional animals onto the Bell County Fairgrounds.
  • Additional animals MUST abide by the same health requirements as SWTC entries.

ANIMAL REQUIREMENTS

  • All entries must be ear notched using the official NSR system (starting with number 1 in January and again in July of each year).
  • No purebred entries will be eligible to show or sell without a registration certificate.
  • Purebred breeding animals must have been farrowed on or after July 1, 2019.
  • Purebred breeding animal classes will be divided as equally as possible by farrowing date.
  • Crossbred boar classes will be divided by weight.
  • Crossbred boars MUST be DNA tested for the stress gene prior to the event. A documented stress test result should be submitted during show check in.

DNA STRESS STATEMENT

  • No known stress positive or stress carrier Duroc, Hampshire, Landrace or Yorkshire animals will be allowed to be exhibited or sold at any NSR-sponsored event.
  • Such warranty is, however, solely that of the seller and not that of the American Landrace Association (ALA), American Yorkshire Club (AYC), Hampshire Swine Registry (HSR) or the United Duroc Swine Registry (UDSR).
  • The ALA, AYC, HSR and UDSR assume no responsibility or liability in connection with such warranty by the seller.
  • If any NSR purebred animal sold at this conference is found to be a carrier of the stress gene, the purchaser has the right to receive full refund of the purchase price from the seller.
  • DNA testing for the stress gene must be done within 60 days of the sale date and all costs associated with testing for stress must be paid by the purchaser. The seller has the right to review the test results and the right to re-test the animal at a laboratory of his/her choice.
  • Cost associated with re-test by the seller is at the seller’s expense. There will be no refund of NSR commission from stress-carrier animals.

BREEDING ANIMAL SALE

  • A minimum of 60% of the number of each sex (boars and gilts) shown will be selected for the sale. These animals will be selected with no set number selling from any single class. Animals not selected for the sale can be consigned to the sale for an additional fee of $20 per head; this must be done by the conclusion of the show. If the animal sells, the fee will be applied toward the sale commission. If the animal does not sell, the fee is forfeited.
  • All animals selected and cataloged for the sale MUST go through the auction. Sale commission will be 15% for all animals. If an animal that is selected and cataloged for sale does not go through the sale ring, the exhibitor will be banned from exhibiting at NSR events for one year and will be charged 15% of the average selling price of their respective breed sale. This amount must be paid before reinstatement will be allowed. The exception to this rule will be if an animal has become injured or ill and is inspected by an NSR staff member prior to the sale.
  • The NSR acts only as the agent between buyer and seller. If proper payment is made by the buyer in a timely manner the NSR will make settlement with the seller in approximately 30 days after the sale.

PUREBRED BREED ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS

  • By entering any purebred hog in the Southwest Type Conference, the owner warrants that the hog meets specific breed requirements.
  • Such warranty, however, is solely that of the seller and not that of the ALA, AYC, HSR and UDSR and the ALA, AYC, HSR and UDSR assumes no responsibility or liability in connection with such warranty by the seller.
  • For information on NSR breed eligibility requirements, please visit http://nationalswine.com/pedigree_services/breed_eligibility.php
  • If any Duroc, Hampshire, Landrace or Yorkshire animal sold at the Southwest Type Conference fails their respective breed DNA testing policy approved by the USDR, ALA, AYC and HSR, the seller agrees that he/she will promptly refund the full purchase price to the buyer. There will be no refund of NSR commission from animals that fail their respective breed testing.

 


HEALTH REGULATIONS

  1. EACH ANIMAL ENTERING THE WAYNE COUNTY FAIRGROUNDS MUST BE LISTED ON AN OFFICIAL, INTERSTATE CERTIFICATE OF VETERINARY INSPECTION (CVI) ISSUED BY A LICENSED, ACCREDITED VETERINARIAN. THIS INCLUDES DELIVERY ANIMALS.
    1. CVIs must be issued on or after March 5, 2020.
    2. All animals and original CVIs will be inspected by show veterinarian and show staff prior to unloading.
    3. Multiple animals may be listed on one original CVI. Photocopies of CVIs can be made during show check-in for each animal after the show veterinarian has approved CVIs upon arrival.
    4. A permit must be obtained prior to transporting the animals into Indiana. Only accredited veterinarians may obtain permit numbers for entry. Permits for swine may be obtained at any time by visiting www.in.gov/boah/2661.htm, or Monday through Friday, between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. (Eastern), with the exception of state holidays, by calling (317) 544-2381, or toll free at (877) 747-3038.
  2. CVIS MUST BE ISSUED ON OR AFTER March 5, 2020 WITH THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION:
    1. Each CVI must show: Name and address of consignor, and be consigned to National Swine Extravaganza, Wayne County Youth Center, 861 Salisbury Road N., Richmond, IN 47374.
    2. ALL animals MUST be officially identified with an official, federally approved ear tag. The animal’s ear tag ID must be listed on CVI. For more information on federally recognized ear tags, visit https://nationalswine.com/events/ear-tags.php.
    3. Each animal shall be individually identified by ear notch.
    4. Health status of animal, including dates of required tests and vaccinations must be listed.
    5. A premise ID number MUST be included on CVI.
    6. The cell phone number of your veterinarian who issued the CVI MUST be included on the CVI.
    7. ALL CVIs MUST CARRY THE FOLLOWING STATEMENTS:
      “Farm or origin of the swine:
      1. Has not had pseudorabies or swine dysentery in the last 12 months
      2. Has not had any clinical signs or diagnosis of TGE or PEDv in the last 60 days
      3. Feeds no raw garbage and uses no PRV vaccine
      4. Is not under quarantine for any disease condition
      5. Has not had vesicular stomatitis diagnosed within 10 miles of farm or origin in the last 30 days
  3. REQUIRED TESTS AND VACCINATIONS:
    1. PSEUDORABIES (PRV) TESTING:
      1. ALL ANIMALS MUST be individually tested for PRV on or after March 5, 2020, UNLESS animals come from a PRV-qualified herd.
        1. Swine tested must have all official identification (sex, ear tag and ear notch) along with date blood sample was drawn (month, day and year) listed on CVI.
        2. Animals must test PRV-negative with all results on the dated CVI.
        3. Either the ELISA (gB ELISA), ALA or S/N tests are acceptable. Differentiable ELISA (g1 ELISA) test will NOT be accepted.
        4. If the herd of origin is PRV qualified, individual testing of each animal is not required. In this case, the PRV qualification number must appear on the CVI and the most recent quarterly herd test date (month, day and year) must be stated on the CVI.
    2. BRUCELLOSIS TESTING:
      1. ALL ANIMALS MUST be individually tested for brucellosis on or after March 5, 2020, UNLESS animals originate from a validated brucellosis free herd.
        1. Swine tested must have all official identification (sex, ear tag and ear notch) along with date blood sample was drawn (month, day and year) listed on CVI.
        2. Animals must test brucellosis negative with all results on the dated CVI.
        3. The RAP, Standard Plate, Standard Tube or BAPA brucellosis tests are all accepted.
        4. If the herd of origin is brucellosis validated, individual testing of each animal is not required. In this case, the validation numbers must appear on the CVI and the most recent quarterly herd test date (month, day and year) must be stated on the CVI.
    3. VACCINATIONS:
      1. All WEANLING animals MUST be vaccinated against mycoplasma & circovirus.
      2. All animals must be vaccinated against influenza.
  • Some requirements above are in addition to the state of Indiana regulations. However, they are necessary in meeting other state requirements for purchasers of show animals through sales as animals are reconsigned to new destinations.

GENERAL INFORMATION

ENTRY INFORMATION

  • All entries must be postmarked by March 12, 2020. Entry fees for all entries must accompany the respective entry form.
  • Entries are limited to a maximum of six (6) head per exhibitor.
  • All late entries will be charged double the regular entry fees. All entry fees are non-refundable.

EXHIBITOR REQUIREMENTS

  • All senior exhibitors must be active members of the NSR or must pay the $75 non-member exhibitor fee. An active senior member is age 22 and OVER, paid annual dues and recorded at least one litter in the 2020 fiscal year.
  • Participants age 21 and UNDER of age are required to pay a $15 junior participation fee.
  • If an exhibitor has an NSR account that is past due, funds from the sale of their animals will be applied to their past-due account.

ARRIVAL & DEPARTURE

  • ALL animals and CVIs must be inspected by show veterinarian prior to unloading.
  • Any animals unloaded prior to veterinarian inspection will be dismissed from barns and forfeit participation from sift & sale.
  • Pigs may arrive for inspection and unloading during the following times:
    • Friday, April 3: 4–8 p.m.
    • Saturday, April 4: 6:30–9 a.m.

ANIMAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Recommended farrowing date for Extravaganza pigs is Jan. 1, and after.
  • All purebred weanling pigs shown in purebred classes must have a pedigree which accompanies each entry or they will show as a crossbred. Purebred pedigrees will be transferred to buyers by respective breed associations.
  • All pedigrees for purebred entries must be recorded by March 12, 2020, or an additional $25 rush fee will be charged.
  • All entries must be ear notched using the official NSR system (starting with number 1 in January and again in July of each year).
  • Barrows, boars and gilts are eligible for entry. Barrows and boars may sifted in the same classes, depending on number of entries. Gilts will be sifted in separate classes.

DNA STRESS STATEMENT

  • No known stress positive or stress carrier Duroc, Hampshire, Landrace or Yorkshire animals will be allowed to be exhibited or sold at any NSR-sponsored event.
  • Such warranty is, however, solely that of the seller and not that of the American Landrace Association (ALA), American Yorkshire Club (AYC), Hampshire Swine Registry (HSR) or the United Duroc Swine Registry (UDSR).
  • The ALA, AYC, HSR and UDSR assume no responsibility or liability in connection with such warranty by the seller.
  • If any NSR purebred animal sold at this conference is found to be a carrier of the stress gene, the purchaser has the right to receive full refund of the purchase price from the seller.
  • DNA testing for the stress gene must be done within 60 days of the sale date, and all costs associated with testing for stress must be paid by the purchaser. The seller has the right to review the test results and the right to re-test the animal at a laboratory of his/her choice.
  • Cost associated with re-test by the seller is at the seller’s expense. There will be no refund of NSR commission from stress-carrier animals.

WEANLING SALE INFORMATION

  • A minimum of 50% of the pigs in each breed will be selected for the sale.
  • All animals selected and cataloged for the sale MUST go through the auction. Sale commission will be 15% for all animals. If an animal that is selected and cataloged for sale does not go through the sale ring, the exhibitor will be banned from exhibiting at NSR events for one year and will be charged 15% of the average selling price of their respective breed sale. This amount must be paid before reinstatement will be allowed. The exception to this rule will be if an animal has become injured or ill and is inspected by a NSR staff member prior to the sale.
  • The NSR acts only as the agent between buyer and seller. If proper payment is made by the buyer in a timely manner, the NSR will make settlement with the seller in approximately 30 days after the sale. In the event of non-payment and/or insufficient funds by the buyer, settlement with the seller will be delayed until collection is secured. If an exhibitor has an NSR account that is past due, funds from the sale of their animals will be applied to past-due accounts.
  • This event is sponsored by, and will be managed by, the NSR #AC303D000727.

PUREBRED BREED ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS

  • By entering any purebred hog in the NSR Extravaganza, the owner warrants that the hog meets specific breed requirements.
  • Such warranty, however, is solely that of the seller and not that of the HSR, ALA, AYC and UDSR and the HSR, ALA, AYC and UDSR assumes no responsibility or liability in connection with such warranty by the seller.
  • For information on NSR breed eligibility requirements, please visit https://nationalswine.com/pedigree/breed-eligibility.php
  • If any Hampshire, Landrace or Yorkshire animal sold at the NSR Extravaganza is found to be a carrier of the color gene after being tested through the procedures approved by the HSR, ALA and AYC, the seller agrees that he/she will promptly refund the full purchase price to the buyer. There will be no refund of NSR commission from animals that are carriers of the color gene.

 


HEALTH REGULATIONS  

Coming Soon

GENERAL INFORMATION

ENTRY INFORMATION

  • Each exhibitor may enter a MAXIMUM of 4 PUREBRED OPEN GILTS, 4 PUREBRED BOARS, 2 CROSSBRED BOARS and 2 CROSSBRED GILTS
  • Purebred boars and gilts must be farrowed on or after Nov. 1, 2019.
  • Entry fees for all entries must accompany the respective entry form.
  • All entries must be postmarked by April 16, 2020.
  • All late entries will be charged double the regular entry fees. All entry fees are non-refundable.
  • The NSR reserves the right to close entries due to pen space limitations any time after the printed deadline.
  • All senior exhibitors must be active members of the NSR or must pay the $75 non-member exhibitor fee. An active senior member is age 22 and OVER, paid annual dues and recorded at least one litter in the 2020 fiscal year.
  • Participants age 21 and UNDER are required to pay a $15 junior participation fee.
  • All pedigrees for purebred breeding animal entries must be recorded by May 26, 2020, or an additional rush fee will be charged.
  • Berkshire, Chester, Poland, Hereford and Spot boars and gilts can be submitted through the ABA and CPS offices.

EXHIBITOR REQUIREMENTS

  • If an exhibitor has a NSR account that is past due, funds from the sale of their animals will be applied to their past-due account.
  • Additional animals (deliveries, etc.) arriving on the Indiana State Fairgrounds MUST meet the same regulations as animals entered in The Exposition.

ANIMAL REQUIREMENTS

  • All entries must be ear notched using the official NSR system (starting with number 1 in January and again in July of each year).
  • No purebred entries will be eligible to show or sell without a registration certificate.
  • Purebred breeding animals must have been farrowed on or after Nov. 1, 2019.
  • Purebred breeding animal classes will be divided as equally as possible by farrowing date.
  • Crossbred gilt and boar classes will be divided by weight.
  • CROSSBRED BOARS: A documented stress test must be presented at check-in. Stress status of boars will be listed in the show and sale catalog. This is not a requirement for crossbred gilts.

DNA STRESS STATEMENT

  • No known stress positive or stress carrier Duroc, Hampshire, Landrace or Yorkshire animals will be allowed to be exhibited or sold at any NSR-sponsored event.
  • Such warranty is, however, solely that of the seller and not that of the American Landrace Association (ALA), American Yorkshire Club (AYC), Hampshire Swine Registry (HSR) or the United Duroc Swine Registry (UDSR).
  • The ALA, AYC, HSR and UDSR assume no responsibility or liability in connection with such warranty by the seller.
  • If any NSR purebred animal sold at this conference is found to be a carrier of the stress gene, the purchaser has the right to receive full refund of the purchase price from the seller.
  • DNA testing for the stress gene must be done within 60 days of the sale date and all costs associated with testing for stress must be paid by the purchaser. The seller has the right to review the test results and the right to re-test the animal at a laboratory of his/her choice.
  • Cost associated with re-test by the seller is at the seller’s expense. There will be no refund of NSR commission from stress-carrier animals.

BREEDING ANIMAL SALE

  • A minimum of 60% of the number of each sex (boars and gilts) shown will be selected for the sale. These animals will be selected with no set number selling from any single class. Animals not selected for the sale can be consigned to the sale for an additional fee of $20 per head; this must be done by the conclusion of the show. If the animal sells, the fee will be applied toward the sale commission. If the animal does not sell, the fee is forfeited.
  • All animals selected and cataloged for the sale MUST go through the auction. Sale commission will be 15% for all animals. If an animal that is selected and cataloged for sale does not go through the sale ring, the exhibitor will be banned from exhibiting at NSR events for one year and will be charged 15% of the average selling price of their respective breed sale. This amount must be paid before reinstatement will be allowed. The exception to this rule will be if an animal has become injured or ill and is inspected by an NSR staff member prior to the sale.
  • The NSR acts only as the agent between buyer and seller. If proper payment is made by the buyer in a timely manner the NSR will make settlement with the seller in approximately 30 days after the sale.

PUREBRED BREED ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS

  • By entering any purebred hog in The Exposition Open Show, the owner warrants that the hog meets specific breed requirements.
  • Such warranty, however, is solely that of the seller and not that of the ALA, AYC, HSR and UDSR and the ALA, AYC, HSR and UDSR assumes no responsibility or liability in connection with such warranty by the seller.
  • For information on NSR breed eligibility requirements, please visit https://nationalswine.com/about/policies.php.
  • If any Duroc, Hampshire, Landrace or Yorkshire animal sold at The Exposition fails their respective breed DNA testing policy approved by the USDR, ALA, AYC and HSR, the seller agrees that he/she will promptly refund the full purchase price to the buyer. There will be no refund of NSR commission from animals that fail their respective breed testing.

HEALTH REGULATIONS

Coming Soon

GENERAL INFORMATION

ENTRY INFORMATION

  • Each exhibitor may enter a MAXIMUM of 4 PUREBRED OPEN GILTS and 4 PUREBRED BOARS from each purebred breed and 2 CROSSBRED BOARS.
  • Purebred boars and gilts must be farrowed on or after Dec. 1, 2019.
  • Entry fees for all entries must accompany the respective entry form.
  • All entries must be postmarked by May 14, 2020.
  • All late entries will be charged double the regular entry fees. All entry fees are non-refundable.
  • The NSR reserves the right to close entries due to pen space limitations any time after the printed deadline.
  • All senior exhibitors must be active members of the NSR or must pay the $75 non-member exhibitor fee. An active senior member is age 22 and OVER, paid annual dues and recorded at least one litter in the 2020 fiscal year.
  • Participants age 21 and UNDER are required to pay a $15 junior participation fee.
  • All pedigrees for purebred breeding animal entries must be recorded by June 15, 2020, or an additional rush fee will be charged.

EXHIBITOR REQUIREMENTS

  • If an exhibitor has a NSR account that is past due, funds from the sale of their animals will be applied to their past-due account.

ANIMAL REQUIREMENTS

  • All entries must be ear notched using the official NSR system (starting with number 1 in January and again in July of each year).
  • No purebred entries will be eligible to show or sell without a registration certificate.
  • Purebred breeding animals must have been farrowed on or after Dec. 1, 2019.
  • Purebred breeding animal classes will be divided as equally as possible by farrowing date.
  • Crossbred gilt and boar classes will be divided by weight.
  • CROSSBRED BOARS: A documented stress test must be presented at check-in. Stress status of boars will be listed in the show and sale catalog. This is not a requirement for crossbred gilts.

DNA STRESS STATEMENT

  • No known stress positive or stress carrier Duroc, Hampshire, Landrace or Yorkshire animals will be allowed to be exhibited or sold at any NSR-sponsored event.
  • Such warranty is, however, solely that of the seller and not that of the American Landrace Association (ALA), American Yorkshire Club (AYC), Hampshire Swine Registry (HSR) or the United Duroc Swine Registry (UDSR).
  • The ALA, AYC, HSR and UDSR assume no responsibility or liability in connection with such warranty by the seller.
  • If any NSR purebred animal sold at this conference is found to be a carrier of the stress gene, the purchaser has the right to receive full refund of the purchase price from the seller.
  • DNA testing for the stress gene must be done within 60 days of the sale date and all costs associated with testing for stress must be paid by the purchaser. The seller has the right to review the test results and the right to re-test the animal at a laboratory of his/her choice.
  • Cost associated with re-test by the seller is at the seller’s expense. There will be no refund of NSR commission from stress-carrier animals.

BREEDING ANIMAL SALE

  • A minimum of 60% of the number of each sex (boars and gilts) shown will be selected for the sale. These animals will be selected with no set number selling from any single class. Animals not selected for the sale can be consigned to the sale for an additional fee of $20 per head; this must be done by the conclusion of the show. If the animal sells, the fee will be applied toward the sale commission. If the animal does not sell, the fee is forfeited.
  • All animals selected and cataloged for the sale MUST go through the auction. Sale commission will be 15% for all animals. If an animal that is selected and cataloged for sale does not go through the sale ring, the exhibitor will be banned from exhibiting at NSR events for one year and will be charged 15% of the average selling price of their respective breed sale. This amount must be paid before reinstatement will be allowed. The exception to this rule will be if an animal has become injured or ill and is inspected by an NSR staff member prior to the sale.
  • The NSR acts only as the agent between buyer and seller. If proper payment is made by the buyer in a timely manner the NSR will make settlement with the seller in approximately 30 days after the sale.

PUREBRED BREED ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS

  • By entering any purebred hog in the Summer Type Conference, the owner warrants that the hog meets specific breed requirements.
  • Such warranty, however, is solely that of the seller and not that of the ALA, AYC, HSR and UDSR and the ALA, AYC, HSR and UDSR assumes no responsibility or liability in connection with such warranty by the seller.
  • For information on NSR breed eligibility requirements, please visit https://nationalswine.com/about/policies.php.
  • If any Duroc, Hampshire, Landrace or Yorkshire animal sold at the Summer Type Conference fails their respective breed DNA testing policy approved by the USDR, ALA, AYC and HSR, the seller agrees that he/she will promptly refund the full purchase price to the buyer. There will be no refund of NSR commission from animals that fail their respective breed testing.

HEALTH REGULATIONS

Coming Soon

GENERAL INFORMATION

ENTRY INFORMATION

  • Each exhibitor may enter a MAXIMUM of 4 PUREBRED OPEN GILTS PER BREED, 4 PUREBRED BOARS PER BREED and 2 CROSSBRED BOARS. Purebred breeding animals must be farrowed on or after Jan. 15, 2018. Market animals must be farrowed on or after Feb. 1, 2018.
  • MAXIMUM of 4 TRUCKLOAD entries may be entered.
  • MAXIMUM of 4 MARKET BARROWS & GILTS may be entered.
  • If you wish to enter the Junior or Open show, you must complete BOTH the Junior and Open show entry forms
  • Entry fees for all entries must accompany the respective entry form.
  • All entries must be postmarked by Aug. 12, 2020.
  • All late entries will be charged double the regular entry fees. All entry fees are non-refundable.
  • The NSR reserves the right to close entries due to pen space limitations any time after the printed deadline.
  • All senior exhibitors must be active members of the NSR or must pay the $75 non-member exhibitor fee. An active senior member is age 22 and OVER, paid annual dues and recorded at least one litter in the 2020 fiscal year.
  • Participants age 21 and UNDER are required to pay a $15 junior participation fee.
  • All pedigrees for purebred breeding animal entries must be recorded by Aug. 25, 2020, or an additional rush fee will be charged.

EXHIBITOR REQUIREMENTS

  • If an exhibitor has a NSR account that is past due, funds from the sale of their animals will be applied to their past-due account.

ANIMAL REQUIREMENTS

  • All entries must be ear notched using the official NSR system (starting with number 1 in January and again in July of each year).
  • No purebred entries will be eligible to show or sell without a registration certificate.
  • Purebred breeding animals must have been farrowed on or after Jan. 15, 2020.
  • Market animals must be farrowed on or after Feb. 1, 2020.
  • All hogs must arrive on the grounds between 8 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 12, and noon on Sunday, Sept. 13. All animals must meet NBS® health requirements to remain on the fairgrounds. This includes animals in transit.
  • If all hogs meet show requirements, NBS® entries may be unloaded and non-entries may stay in your vehicle at the south end of the fairgrounds. There is some shade, but no utilities.
  • If non-show animals meet Minnesota import requirements, but not NBS® requirements, show animals may be unloaded and remaining animals must be immediately removed from the fairgrounds. A parking lot is available south of the fairgrounds across the street. The welfare and care of these animals is the owner’s responsibility.
  • If any animals arriving on trailers do not meet Minnesota import requirements, all animals will be refused entry, including NBS® animals.
  • No clipping is allowed in the barns.
  • Purebred breeding animal classes will be divided as equally as possible by farrowing date.
  • Crossbred gilt and boar classes will be divided by weight.
  • CROSSBRED BOARS: A documented stress test must be presented at check-in. Stress status of boars will be listed in the show and sale catalog. This is not a requirement for crossbred gilts.

DNA STRESS STATEMENT

  • No known stress positive or stress carrier Duroc, Hampshire, Landrace or Yorkshire animals will be allowed to be exhibited or sold at any NSR-sponsored event.
  • Such warranty is, however, solely that of the seller and not that of the American Landrace Association (ALA), American Yorkshire Club (AYC), Hampshire Swine Registry (HSR) or the United Duroc Swine Registry (UDSR).
  • The ALA, AYC, HSR and UDSR assume no responsibility or liability in connection with such warranty by the seller.
  • If any NSR purebred animal sold at this conference is found to be a carrier of the stress gene, the purchaser has the right to receive full refund of the purchase price from the seller.
  • DNA testing for the stress gene must be done within 60 days of the sale date and all costs associated with testing for stress must be paid by the purchaser. The seller has the right to review the test results and the right to re-test the animal at a laboratory of his/her choice.
  • Cost associated with re-test by the seller is at the seller’s expense. There will be no refund of NSR commission from stress-carrier animals.

BREEDING ANIMAL SALE

  • A minimum of 60% of the number of each sex (boars and gilts) shown will be selected for the sale. These animals will be selected with no set number selling from any single class. Animals not selected for the sale can be consigned to the sale for an additional fee of $20 per head; this must be done by the conclusion of the show. If the animal sells, the fee will be applied toward the sale commission. If the animal does not sell, the fee is forfeited.
  • All animals selected and cataloged for the sale MUST go through the auction. Sale commission will be 15% for all animals. If an animal that is selected and cataloged for sale does not go through the sale ring, the exhibitor will be banned from exhibiting at NSR events for one year and will be charged 15% of the average selling price of their respective breed sale. This amount must be paid before reinstatement will be allowed. The exception to this rule will be if an animal has become injured or ill and is inspected by an NSR staff member prior to the sale.
  • The NSR acts only as the agent between buyer and seller. If proper payment is made by the buyer in a timely manner the NSR will make settlement with the seller in approximately 30 days after the sale.

HOG COLLEGE ROW NOMINATION PROCESS

  • Contact your NSR field representative to discuss nomination of a hog college candidate (boar or gilt).
  • Submit pictures or video along with pedigree information via email to field staff member or Clay Zwilling
  • All hog college candidates must meet their respective breed eligibility requirements for recording and exhibition and must also have been farrowed from a litter of 8 or more pigs born alive

HEALTH REGULATIONS

Coming Soon

GENERAL INFORMATION

ENTRY INFORMATION

  • All entries must be postmarked by Aug. 12, 2020. Entry fees for all entries must accompany the respective entry form.
  • Entries are limited to a maximum of six (6) head per exhibitor.
  • All late entries will be charged double the regular entry fees. All entry fees are non-refundable.

EXHIBITOR REQUIREMENTS

  • All senior exhibitors must be active members of the NSR or must pay the $75 non-member exhibitor fee. An active senior member is age 22 and OVER, paid annual dues and recorded at least one litter in the 2020 fiscal year.
  • Participants age 21 and UNDER of age are required to pay a $15 junior participation fee.
  • If an exhibitor has an NSR account that is past due, funds from the sale of their animals will be applied to their past-due account.

ARRIVAL & DEPARTURE

  • ALL animals and CVIs must be inspected by show veterinarian prior to unloading.
  • Any animals unloaded prior to veterinarian inspection will be dismissed from barns and forfeit participation from sift & sale.
  • Pigs may arrive for inspection and unloading during the following times:
    • Friday, Sept. 18: 3-8 p.m.
    • Saturday, Sept 19: 6:30–9 a.m.

ANIMAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Recommended farrowing date for Simply Southern pigs is TBD, and after.
  • All purebred weanling pigs shown in purebred classes must have a pedigree which accompanies each entry or they will show as a crossbred. Purebred pedigrees will be transferred to buyers by respective breed associations.
  • All pedigrees for purebred entries must be recorded by TBD, or an additional $25 rush fee will be charged.
  • All entries must be ear notched using the official NSR system (starting with number 1 in January and again in July of each year).
  • Barrows, boars and gilts are eligible for entry. Barrows and boars may sifted in the same classes, depending on number of entries. Gilts will be sifted in separate classes.

DNA STRESS STATEMENT

  • No known stress positive or stress carrier Duroc, Hampshire, Landrace or Yorkshire animals will be allowed to be exhibited or sold at any NSR-sponsored event.
  • Such warranty is, however, solely that of the seller and not that of the American Landrace Association (ALA), American Yorkshire Club (AYC), Hampshire Swine Registry (HSR) or the United Duroc Swine Registry (UDSR).
  • The ALA, AYC, HSR and UDSR assume no responsibility or liability in connection with such warranty by the seller.
  • If any NSR purebred animal sold at this conference is found to be a carrier of the stress gene, the purchaser has the right to receive full refund of the purchase price from the seller.
  • DNA testing for the stress gene must be done within 60 days of the sale date, and all costs associated with testing for stress must be paid by the purchaser. The seller has the right to review the test results and the right to re-test the animal at a laboratory of his/her choice.
  • Cost associated with re-test by the seller is at the seller’s expense. There will be no refund of NSR commission from stress-carrier animals.

WEANLING SALE INFORMATION

  • A minimum of 50% of the pigs in each breed will be selected for the sale.
  • All animals selected and cataloged for the sale MUST go through the auction. Sale commission will be 15% for all animals. If an animal that is selected and cataloged for sale does not go through the sale ring, the exhibitor will be banned from exhibiting at NSR events for one year and will be charged 15% of the average selling price of their respective breed sale. This amount must be paid before reinstatement will be allowed. The exception to this rule will be if an animal has become injured or ill and is inspected by a NSR staff member prior to the sale.
  • The NSR acts only as the agent between buyer and seller. If proper payment is made by the buyer in a timely manner, the NSR will make settlement with the seller in approximately 30 days after the sale. In the event of non-payment and/or insufficient funds by the buyer, settlement with the seller will be delayed until collection is secured. If an exhibitor has an NSR account that is past due, funds from the sale of their animals will be applied to past-due accounts.

PUREBRED BREED ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS

  • By entering any purebred hog in the NSR Extravaganza, the owner warrants that the hog meets specific breed requirements.
  • Such warranty, however, is solely that of the seller and not that of the HSR, ALA, AYC and UDSR and the HSR, ALA, AYC and UDSR assumes no responsibility or liability in connection with such warranty by the seller.
  • For information on NSR breed eligibility requirements, please visit https://nationalswine.com/pedigree/breed-eligibility.php
  • If any Hampshire, Landrace or Yorkshire animal sold at the NSR Extravaganza is found to be a carrier of the color gene after being tested through the procedures approved by the HSR, ALA and AYC, the seller agrees that he/she will promptly refund the full purchase price to the buyer. There will be no refund of NSR commission from animals that are carriers of the color gene.

HEALTH REGULATIONS

Coming Soon

GENERAL INFORMATION

ENTRY INFORMATION

  • Entry fees for all entries must accompany the respective entry form.
  • All entries must be postmarked by September 23, 2020.
  • All late entries will be charged double the regular entry fees. All entry fees are non-refundable.
  • The NSR reserves the right to close entries due to pen space limitations any time after the printed deadline.
  • All senior exhibitors must be active members of the NSR or must pay the $75 non-member exhibitor fee. An active senior member is age 22 and OVER, paid annual dues and recorded at least one litter in the 2020 fiscal year.
  • Participants age 21 and UNDER are required to pay a $15 junior participation fee.
  • All pedigrees for purebred breeding animal entries must be recorded by October 8, 2020, or an additional rush fee will be charged.

EXHIBITOR REQUIREMENTS

  • If an exhibitor has a NSR account that is past due, funds from the sale of their animals will be applied to their past-due account.

ANIMAL REQUIREMENTS

  • All entries must be ear notched using the official NSR system (starting with number 1 in January and again in July of each year).
  • No purebred entries will be eligible to show or sell without a registration certificate.
  • Purebred breeding animals must have been farrowed on or after March 1, 2020.
  • Purebred breeding animal classes will be divided as equally as possible by farrowing date.
  • Crossbred boar classes will be divided by weight.
  • CROSSBRED BOARS: A documented stress test must be presented at check-in. Stress status of boars will be listed in the show and sale catalog. This is not a requirement for crossbred gilts.
  • Exhibitors transporting additional animals (deliveries/parking lot sales) will be required to obtain official “Sale Permit” from the Oklahoma Department of Agriculture staff when entering the Stephens County Expo and Fair.
  • Before leaving the Stephens County Expo and Fair, this permit must be returned to agents of the Oklahoma Department of Agriculture, with a detailed buyers list documenting the destination of each animal (including pre-purchased deliveries, parking lot sales and sifted weanling pigs).

DNA STRESS STATEMENT

  • No known stress positive or stress carrier Duroc, Hampshire, Landrace or Yorkshire animals will be allowed to be exhibited or sold at any NSR-sponsored event.
  • Such warranty is, however, solely that of the seller and not that of the American Landrace Association (ALA), American Yorkshire Club (AYC), Hampshire Swine Registry (HSR) or the United Duroc Swine Registry (UDSR).
  • The ALA, AYC, HSR and UDSR assume no responsibility or liability in connection with such warranty by the seller.
  • If any NSR purebred animal sold at this conference is found to be a carrier of the stress gene, the purchaser has the right to receive full refund of the purchase price from the seller.
  • DNA testing for the stress gene must be done within 60 days of the sale date and all costs associated with testing for stress must be paid by the purchaser. The seller has the right to review the test results and the right to re-test the animal at a laboratory of his/her choice.
  • Cost associated with re-test by the seller is at the seller’s expense. There will be no refund of NSR commission from stress-carrier animals.

BREEDING ANIMAL SALE

  • A minimum of 60% of the number of each sex (boars and gilts) shown will be selected for the sale. These animals will be selected with no set number selling from any single class. Animals not selected for the sale can be consigned to the sale for an additional fee of $20 per head; this must be done by the conclusion of the show. If the animal sells, the fee will be applied toward the sale commission. If the animal does not sell, the fee is forfeited.
  • All animals selected and cataloged for the sale MUST go through the auction. Sale commission will be 15% for all animals. If an animal that is selected and cataloged for sale does not go through the sale ring, the exhibitor will be banned from exhibiting at NSR events for one year and will be charged 15% of the average selling price of their respective breed sale. This amount must be paid before reinstatement will be allowed. The exception to this rule will be if an animal has become injured or ill and is inspected by an NSR staff member prior to the sale.
  • The NSR acts only as the agent between buyer and seller. If proper payment is made by the buyer in a timely manner the NSR will make settlement with the seller in approximately 30 days after the sale.

PUREBRED BREED ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS

  • By entering any purebred hog in the NSR Fall Classic, the owner warrants that the hog meets specific breed requirements.
  • Such warranty, however, is solely that of the seller and not that of the ALA, AYC, HSR and UDSR and the ALA, AYC, HSR and UDSR assumes no responsibility or liability in connection with such warranty by the seller.
  • For information on NSR breed eligibility requirements, please visit https://nationalswine.com/about/policies.php.
  • If any Duroc, Hampshire, Landrace or Yorkshire animal sold at the NSR Fall Classic fails their respective breed DNA testing policy approved by the USDR, ALA, AYC and HSR, the seller agrees that he/she will promptly refund the full purchase price to the buyer. There will be no refund of NSR commission from animals that fail their respective breed testing.

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