Program Procedures

Madera Fair

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To start a new Dairy Replacement Heifer program you will need to follow the procedure found on the New Project Procedure document.

Read the following Chowchilla-Madera Replacement Heifer Contract (This contract is modified for the 2020-2022 Heifers due to Covid-19 restrictions and fair cancellations)

If you are transferring a project to the FFA or back to 4-H, that procedure can be found on the Project Transfer Requirements document. Additionally here is the 4H/FFA/Grange Agreement that details transfer timelines and deadlines.

The Replacement Heifer Contract is an online form. After you submit your contract please email a picture of your heifer to

Give a copy of pages 1 - 5 from the DairyComp 305 program or pages 1-3 from the DHIA program to your project leader or FFA Adviser and make sure you keep a copy for your dairy binder.

Don't forget to enter your project in the Fair! This is a link to the Madera Fair Livestock page.

Hartford is now offering insurance for Dairy Animals. Application for Insurance

Chowchilla Fair

You will need to turn in this Springer Update Form, updated dam production records for the Sale Book along with your updated Record-book by the date your Fair Entries are due. Please turn these into your dairy adviser. Chowchilla Fair Exhibitor info.

FFA Record books will consist of the breeding summary page from along with copies of all documents required by the Replacement Heifer Contract.

4-H Record books will consist of the section regarding your Replacement Dairy Project along with the Replacement Heifer page from the County 4-H Website as well as copies of all documents required by the Replacement Heifer Contract.

Please find below the documents and forms necessary to enroll and maintain your heifer project in this program.

New Project Procedure
Dairy Contract
Project Transfer Requirements.pdf
Dairy Record Book Scoring Rubric
4-h heifer page.PDF
Springer Update Form.pdf