Livestock and Horticulture

Livestock and Horticulture at the Iowa State Fair

2024 Exhibitor FAQ - click here.

2024 Iowa State Fair Market Broiler Entry
Entry Iowa State Fair Market Broilers opens Monday, March 11. Entries are due in FairEntry by May 1. Payment must be postmarked on or before May 1. Exhibitors must purchase 50 birds at a cost of $93.50. For families sharing the 50 birds, each 4-H member must make a class entry for the Market Broiler division, but only one 4-H member should indicate the bird order. Birds will be shipped from the hatchery contracted by the Iowa State Fair directly to the 4-H’ers on June 25. Participation is limited to the first 100 youth. 

Livestock and Horticulture Exhibit Handbook click here for handbook.

  • IDALS Health Requirements
  • 4-H General Rules
  • 4-H Livestock Rules
  • Livestock General Rules & Regulation
  • Beef
  • Dairy Cattle
  • Dairy Goat
  • Dairy Judging
  • Dog
  • Herdsmanship
  • Horse
  • Horticulture
  • Meat Goat
  • Poultry
  • Rabbit
  • Sheep
  • Swine

Drug Affidavits

Carcass Contest

2023 Livestock Show Results - click here for results.