youth presenting his steer to potential buyers at the 4-H livestock auction from inside the ring

4-H Livestock Auction

Due to COVID-19, there will be no fair for 2020.  We look forward to seeing you at the 2021 Delaware County Fair.

The 4-H Livestock Auction Project areas include beef cattle, meat goats, sheep, and swine.

2020 Update

Online Only 4-H Livestock Auction = August 4-18, 2020

Auction begins at 5 pm on August 4 and runs through 7 pm on August 18

To register to bid and view the auction animals available for sale, visit Lambrecht Auction web site


Auction Animal Registration Deadline

Auction Registration Form

Registration deadlines are final.  Auction registration forms will not be accepted after these dates.  No exceptions, as directed by the 4-H Program Issue Committee.

  1. Beef Cattle – Owned by June 15; Registered for auction by January 6, 2020
  2. Meat Goats Owned and Registered by June 15
  3. Sheep Owned and Registered by June 15
  4. SwineOwned and Registered by June 15

Please Note: Due to COVID-19 and social distancing guidelines, the June 20th auction animal tagging event has been cancelled for 2020.  The green 4-H tags will be mailed to exhibitors once we receive their auction registration forms, some time after June 15.

Auction Project Records

Auction Project Record 2020

4-H Livestock Auction Project Records will be accepted up until 5 pm on Monday of fair week.  No exceptions, as directed by the 4-H Livestock Advisory Committee.  If records are not received by 5 pm, the animal(s) will be entered into a non-auction class and disqualified from the auction.

Please Note: 4-H Livestock Auction Project Records are not required for 2020, however, completing the Project Records is still encouraged.  Completing the Project Record will help you in determining a minimum bid for your animal and is a great learning tool.

Fair Week Schedule of Events

Please Note: Due to COVID-19, the Delaware County Fair has been cancelled, however, there will be an online only 4-H livestock auction held on August 4-18, 2020 on the Lambrecht Auction web site.


JULY 29 is the deadline to submit your animal photos (all 4 sides, plus a head shot to show tag numbers), videos (optional), and written bios.  Please submit to no later than JULY 29.  No late or incomplete entries will be accepted.



  • 1 pm – Weigh-in of 4-H Market Animals Begins
  • 5 pm – 4-H Market Animal Project Records Due to the Summer Assistant


  • 10 am – 4-H Weigh-in Auction Animals/Livestock Barn


  • 2 pm – 4-H Livestock Auction/Livestock Show Ring

For helpful 4-H Livestock Auction resources, contact the Extension office (4-H Livestock Auction Registration Form, Universal 4-H Livestock Auction Project Record).

For more information, contact John Hannum

4-H Team Leader

(607) 865-6531