302 KAR 15:020.
Dairy cattle shows and sales.
RELATES TO: KRS
AUTHORITY: KRS 246.250
FUNCTION, AND CONFORMITY: To establish requirements for state-supported
purebred dairy cattle shows and sales.
General Requirements for Shows and Sales. (1) All animals exhibited in the show
shall be consigned and sold in the sale.
(2) No exhibitor
may consign more than three (3) females and one (1) male or four (4) females to
the show and sale.
(3) No more than
four (4) bulls may be consigned to a show and sale. Young bulls which have not
been proved must have a pedigree showing that they are out of dams having milk
and butterfat production records exceeding the national breed average by at
least sixty (60) percent and classified very good or better. Sires of young
bulls should be at least plus proven for milk and butterfat.
(4) A minimum of
forty (40) animals shall be consigned to each event. Consignments must be made
from at least five (5) states.
of state-supported shows and sales shall set the highest possible objectives
and plans for each event and, in almost all instances, they shall exceed those
set by the usual consignment sale.
cooperating agency shall select, in cooperation with the department, an
auctioneer and sales manager experienced in conducting sales of national scope.
(7) The judge or
judges for the show shall be of national prominence and selected in cooperation
with the department from approved lists that may be published by the breed
(8) All females
entered in the show and sale must be sired by plus proven sires or sons of plus
proven sires. Plus for milk, fat, or dollars will qualify a sire.
(9) All females
over three (3) years of age and entered in the show and sale shall be of
"very good" or "excellent" type either officially or in the
opinion of the individual making the selection. Nonclassified two (2) year old
cows and uncalved heifers may qualify by being from dams that are officially
classified "very good" or "excellent" or from dams
classifying less than "very good" or "excellent" or from
dams classifying less than "very good" with production records fifty
(50) percent above breed average.
considered unsound in any manner shall not be accepted by show and sale
(11) All milking
animals three (3) years old or older entered in the show and sale must have an
official (DHIA-DHIR) completed record with at least one (1) record above
herdmates for milk or fat. Two (2) year olds that have not completed a record
may qualify on their dams production provided the dam has at least one (1)
completed record above herdsmates for milk or fat. Heifers (uncalved) must be
from dams with one (1) or more records above herdsmates.
cooperating agency shall prepare and present to the department adequate records
pertaining to the show and sale prior to final settlement on advertising.
(13) The records
mentioned in subsection (12) of this section shall include:
(a) A record of
the transfer of ownership of each animal from the breed association;
(b) A list of
consignors, animals sold, premiums awarded, selling price, name and address of
copies of printed advertisements and promotional material and copies of
invoices covering advertising costs; and
statement showing the total receipts and disbursements for the event.
(14) Dates for
state-supported purebred shows and sales shall be selected in cooperation with
the department and shall not conflict with similar events. Consideration shall
be given to marketing patterns, seasons, and the possibility of tying the show
and sale in with other major national and state activities.
location of these national events shall be selected in cooperation with the
department after due consideration is given to the following:
for showing and selling high quality cattle;
accommodations for exhibitors and buyers;
Transportation, air travel and highway network;
for handling wire bids; and
attractions in the area.
(16) Show and
sale planning committees appointed by each state breed association shall
include the Director of the Department of Agriculture's Livestock Show Program
and representatives of the national and state breed association.
Representatives from other groups and organizations, such as Chamber of
Commerce, tourist commission, and farm organizations shall be added to the
committees when they are willing and able to make a contribution to the success
of the show and sale. The committee chairman and other officers for the event
shall be elected by the committee.
(17) All persons
attending a consignment show or sale do so at their own risk.
(18) All records
on pedigree information shall cover the three (3) preceding generations
(including the consignment) and be presented to the show and sale officials
when consignment is made.
cooperating agency may charge an entry fee up to but not to exceed the amount
of premium offered by the department. A sales commission may be charged by the
cooperating agency to cover the actual cost of the sale but in no case shall
the commission exceed twenty-five (25) percent of the gross sales.
practices and procedures recommended by the Purebred Dairy Cattle Association
shall apply as minimum requirements to all matters pertaining to the sale not
otherwise covered by departmental policy or law.
Section 2. Terms
and Conditions of Sale. (1) Terms of the sale in addition to those recommended
by the Purebred Dairy Cattle Association shall be established by the
cooperating agency with the approval of the department.
auctioneer shall be responsible for settling disputes as to bids and his
decision on such matters shall be final.
(3) All payments
shall be made to the individual designated by the cooperating agency.
purchaser assumes all risk for animals as soon as they are struck off; however,
the cooperating agency shall care for the animals free of charge for a period
of at least twenty-four (24) hours.
shall be made by the cooperating agency for adjustments or refunds on sales
that fail to comply with rules and administrative regulations.
Health Requirements. (1) All animals consigned to the show and sale must be accompanied
by an official health certificate from the state of origin which bears the
approval of the livestock sanitary official of the state of origin showing
compliance with Kentucky's exhibition and sale requirements. Current health
administrative regulations shall be published in the catalog.
(2) All records
qualifying animals for the show and sale must be presented to the cooperating
agency or their representatives when the entry is made.
Catalog Requirements. (1) The consignment show and sale catalog shall be
prepared by the sales committee and shall contain a list of all show classes
and the premiums allocated in addition to the information pertaining to the
sale. Show classes shall conform to the standards adopted by the Purebred Dairy
(2) Each animal
listed for sale in the catalog shall be identified in as much detail as
possible. All production records along with the pedigree, calfhood vaccination
for Bang's disease (brucellosis), classification information, and other
information relating to its breeding and show honors shall be listed.
consignor and breeder shall be listed on the pedigree of each animal in the
(4) The names
and complete addresses of all consignors and the lot number of the animals they
consign shall be given.
(5) The catalog
shall contain information on:
(a) Location of
show and sale headquarters;
(b) Hotel or
motel room reservations;
for handling wire and mail bids;
commercial advertisements shall appear in the catalog.
shall be ready for distribution not later than fifteen (15) days in advance of
(8) The catalog
shall feature a section on the location of the event in relation to other major
towns, major highways, and tourist attractions.
Advertising Requirements. (1) All advertising for shows and sales shall be
planned and contracted in cooperation with the department, and all shows and
sales shall be advertised as state-supported events cosponsored by the national
and state associations and the department.
(2) The cost of
the show and sale catalog may be considered advertising costs to be paid by the
advertising, nationwide shall begin at least four (4) months in advance of the
sale. (AGR:FS:20; 1 Ky.R. 1023; eff. 6-11-75; Am. 16 Ky.R. 1961; eff. 5-8-90.)