National Barrow Show entry form

ATTENTION OPEN SHOW EXHIBITORS :


Before submitting entries for the NATIONAL BARROW SHOW, please review the following information:

 

  1. Each exhibitor may enter a MAXIMUM of FOUR PUREBRED OPEN GILTS PER BREED, FOUR PUREBRED BOARS PER BREED and TWO CROSSBRED BOARS. Purebred breeding animals must be farrowed on or after Jan. 15, 2019. Market animals must be farrowed on or after Feb. 1, 2019.
  2. A MAXIMUM of FOUR TRUCKLOAD entries may be entered.
  3. A MAXIMUM of FOUR MARKET BARROWS & GILTS may be entered.
  4. If you wish to enter the Junior or Open show, you must complete BOTH the Junior and Open show entry forms
  5. ALL entries are due by August 15, 2019. Late entry fees double after the posted deadline.
  6. ALL animals must be tagged with an official, permanently numbered ear tag.
  7. Crossbred boar exhibitors MUST present a documented stress test result at check-in for crossbred boar entries!
  8. A premise ID number will be required to exhibit.
  9. State Permit approval is not required. However, please list a cell phone number for your veterinarian on the health certificate.
  10. No clipping is allowed in the barns.

 

HEALTH REGULATIONS

  1. EACH ANIMAL ENTERING THE MOWER COUNTY FAIRGROUNDS MUST BE LISTED ON AN OFFICIAL, INTERSTATE CERTIFICATE OF VETERINARY INSPECTION (CVI) ISSUED BY A LICENSED, ACCREDITED VETERINARIAN.
    1. Multiple animals may be listed on one original CVI. Two photocopies of the original CVI must be provided for each animal.
  2. CVIs MUST BE ISSUED ON OR AFTER TUESDAY, AUG. 13, 2019, WITH THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION:
    1. Name and address of consignor; consigned to the NBS®, Mower County Fairgrounds, 700 12th Street SW, Austin, MN 55912.
    2. ALL SWINE being exhibited at the NBS® 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, visithttps://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 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, PEDv or Seneca Valley Virus 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:
    1. BREEDING ANIMALS (NBS® JR. SHOW BREEDING GILTS AND OPEN SHOW BOARS & BREEDING GILTS):
      1. PSEUDORABIES (PRV) TESTING: ALL BREEDING SHOW ANIMALS ENTERED IN THE NBS® MUST be individually tested for PRV on or after Tuesday, AUG. 13, 2019, UNLESS animals come from a PRV-qualified herd.
        1. All official identification of animal (sex, ear tag and ear notch) needs to be included on the pseudorabies test chart.
        2. Animals must test PRV-negative with all results on the dated CVI.
        3. The official PRV test chart must be provided along with your CVI.
        4. Either the ELISA (gB ELISA), ALA or S/N tests are acceptable. Differentiable ELISA (g1 ELISA) test will NOT be accepted.
        5. If BREEDING SHOW ANIMALS come from a PRV qualified herd, individual testing of each animal is not required. In this case, the PRV qualification numbers must appear on the health certificate and the most recent quarterly herd test date (month, day and year) must be stated on health certificate.
      2. BRUCELLOSIS TESTING: ALL BREEDING ANIMALS ENTERED IN THE NBS® MUST be individually tested for brucellosis on or after Tuesday, AUG. 13, 2019, UNLESS animals originate from a validated brucellosis free herd.
        1. Animals must test brucellosis negative with all results on the dated CVI.
        2. If the herd of origin is brucellosis validated, 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. MARKET HOGS (JR. SHOW, OPEN SHOW AND TRUCKLOADS) ARE NOT REQUIRED TO BE INDIVIDUALLY TESTED FOR PRV AND BRUCELLOSIS
    2. VACCINATIONS
      1. All breeding swine coming to the show MUST be vaccinated against leptospirosis (6-way) including bratislava and erysipelas.
        1. The complete date of vaccination MUST be listed on the health certificate. Market animals should not be vaccinated.
        2. It is strongly recommended that breeding animals are vaccinated for swine influenza.
  • In some instances, these requirements are in addition to the state of Minnesota regulations. However, they are necessary in meeting other state requirements for purchasers of open show animals through sales as animals are reconsigned to new destinations.
  • Show Veterinarian Contact: Mark M. Engesser, DVM :: Cell 507-438-3358, Office 507-437-3727