Animals

Wisconsin’s largest agricultural showcase has a can’t-miss line-up! Featuring animals from large and small to mature and young, visit Ag Village to see them up close and personal.

Before you head to the Fair, check out each page below to learn key animal terms, where each group of animals can be found at the Fair Park, and the type of competitions they compete in while at the Fair.

Cattle

Approximately 1,100 dairy cattle and 500 beef cattle are shown by their exhibitors at the Wisconsin State Fair every year. Cattle can be found August 1-11 in the Lower Cattle Barn, Upper Cattle Barns, Dairy Lane Exhibit, Milking Parlor, and Compeer Financial Discovery Barnyard.

Donkeys

Each year, over 30 donkeys, miniature donkeys and mules are shown by their exhibitors at the Wisconsin State Fair. Make sure to stop by the Fair on August 4-6 if you want to see the donkeys!

Goats

Approximately 1,200 goats are shown by their exhibitors at the Wisconsin State Fair every year. Stop by the Sheep & Goat Barn to see goats from August 1-4, the Swine & Goat Barn from August 9-11, or the Compeer Financial Discovery Barnyard from August 1-11.

Horses

Each year, over 400 horses are shown by their exhibitors at the Wisconsin State Fair. See the horses in the Livestock/Horse Barn between August 1-4 and August 7-11, or see them in the "Neigh"borhood Corral all eleven days of the Fair from August 1-11.

Poultry

Approximately 800 birds are shown by their exhibitors at the Wisconsin State Fair every year. Poultry are exhibited in the Poultry & Rabbit Palace from August 7-11 and can also be found in the Compeer Financial Discovery Barnyard from August 1-11.

Rabbits

Each year, approximately 800 rabbits are shown by their exhibitors at the Wisconsin State Fair. See rabbits at the Fair from August 1-6 in the Poultry & Rabbit Palace.

Sheep

Over 1,300 sheep are shown by their exhibitors at the Wisconsin State Fair each year. Visit them in the Sheep & Goat Barn from August 2-11 or the Compeer Financial Discovery Barnyard from August 1-11.

Swine

Over 1,000 swine are shown by their exhibitors at the Wisconsin State Fair each year. See swine August 1-8 in the Swine & Goat Barn or August 1-11 in the Compeer Financial Discovery Barnyard.

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