Livestock Youth Programs

Calendar

2016-2017 ANS Youth Events Calendar

 

MSU Block & Bridle Junior Beef Show

April 2, 2017
MSU Pavilion,  Lansing, MI

Michigan Cattlemen's Beef Expo

Michigan Cattlemen's Beef Expo weekend is the host site for the annual MSU B&B Junior Beef Show.  Entry information is now available.  Mark your calendars as entries are due March 10.

Resources

Biosecurity Guides for Livestock

Dr. Dan Grooms DVM, College of Veterinary Medicine and Ken Geuns, Department of Animal Science at Michigan State University have developed helpful guidelines for helping to ensure biosecurity on farm as well as at fairs and exhibitions. Each of these documents may be viewed and printed in the attached pdf documents. Biosecurity for Livestock Exhibitors E2841.pdf Biosecurity Guide for Farm Visits E-2842.pdf
Biosecurity for Livestock Poultry Exhibitions.pdf

MI Department of Agriculture

Biosecurity concerns at the fair. A few ideas to help prevent the spread of disease.

Issues at Fairs 2012.pdf

Michigan RFID

Starting March 1, 2007, Michigan will require that all cattle be identified with radio frequency identification (RFID) ear tags prior to movement from Michigan premises. Visit the State of Michigan website for details.

Resource Material for Animal Science Projects

Here are some tips to minimize stress on animals and exhibitors when transporting livestock to the fair.
Good Management Practices for Transporting Livestock to the Fair.pdf

MI 4-H Youth Development - Livestock page