Department A: Working Oxen

David Slate, Superintendent – (860) 496-9182

Connecticut Ox Owner and Drivers Revised Rules:

Judging Saturday at 9 am.

Draft Oxen will be weighed on the Fairgrounds. Teams must be on the grounds before 9 am to weigh in and register. One weigh only. Scales open at 7 am. Pulling contest starts approximately 1/2 hour after the judging is complete. No one allowed in the ring except the driver and one chain helper.

Thank you to Supreme Industries for the use of their loader.

Class 1

A premium of $5.00 will be paid for each pair of oxen exhibited at the Harwinton Fair.

Department 1st 2nd 3rd 4th
1. Best 3 pairs of cattle owned by one family $25.00 $20.00 $15.00 $10.00

Only one entry allowed each exhibitor. Arthur Hine Memorial Trophy.

Department 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th
2. Trained steers shown by boy or girl $15.00 $12.00 $10.00 $8.00 $5.00

Animals must be clean

Classes:

  • Under 12, trophy given by Emily Bodamer
  • Over 12, trophy given by Nathan & Kim Hine

Class II: Working Oxen and Calves

All ages reckoned from August 1st, 2022. Prizes will be paid on Holsteins, Swiss, Durhams, Davons, Chianne, all other breeds, and mixed breeds.

Department 1st 2nd 3rd 4th
3. Calves, Jr $10.00 $8.00 $6.00 $4.00
4. Calves, Sr $15.00 $12.00 $8.00 $5.00
5. One year old $15.00 $12.00 $8.00 $5.00
6. Two year old $15.00 $12.00 $8.00 $5.00
7. Three year old $15.00 $12.00 $8.00 $5.00
8. Four year old $15.00 $12.00 $8.00 $5.00
9. Five year old $15.00 $12.00 $8.00 $5.00

Class III: Draught Cattle

Trophy in Classes 10-13

Department 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 6th 7th 8th 9th 10th
10. 2900-3300 lbs. $140.00 $120.00 $90.00 $70.00 $60.00 $45.00 $40.00 $35.00 $30.00 $25.00
11. 3300 lbs. and over $150.00 $130.00 $100.00 $80.00 $70.00 $55.00 $45.00 $40.00 $35.00 $25.00
12. 2500-2900 lbs. $140.00 $120.00 $90.00 $70.00 $60.00 $45.00 $40.00 $35.00 $30.00 $25.00
13. 2100-2500 lbs. $125.00 $100.00 $70.00 $55.00 $45.00 $40.00 $35.00 $30.00 $25.00 $25.00
14. 2100 lbs. and under $120.00 $90.00 $70.00 $60.00 $50.00 $40.00 $35.00 $30.00 $25.00 $25.00