Perkins County 4-H and FFA Beef Weigh-In Feb. 9

The final Perkins County 4-H Market Beef Weigh-In is set for Saturday, Feb. 9 from 10-11 a.m. at Cecil Hendricks’ ranch.   

All Perkins County 4-H and FFA members planning to exhibit market heifers or market steers should weigh-in, tag and identify their projects at this time.

Any youth planning to exhibit at the Nebraska State Fair or Ak-Sar-Ben Livestock Exposition will also be required to collect hair samples for DNA purposes.  

There will be a handling fee for each animal identified to exhibit at these shows. Cost is to be determined.

Those who cannot make it to the market beef weigh-in in Perkins County need to make arrangements to tag and identify their animals.  

All Market Beef IDs are due to the Perkins County Extension Office by March 31.    

Please contact Extension Educator Debbie Kuenning with questions at 

dkuenning2@unl.edu or 308-352-4340.

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