Resources

  • Michigan 4-H Judging Cards (4-H1293–96, 4H1720-21)

    Published on April 16, 2015
    You can use the pdf file provided here as a template for printing the cards for livestock and horse judging events.

  • Cavy Fitting & Showmanship Member's Guide (4H1345)

    Published on March 31, 2015
    This bulletin presents project objectives, guidelines for cavy selection and information on caring for cavies.

  • 4-H Poultry Fitting & Showing Member's Guide (4H1520)

    Published on March 31, 2015
    In addition to focusing on the procedure of showing these individual species, it also gives important information about fitting: choosing a bird, caring for and training the bird, and transporting the bird to the contest.

  • Swine Litter Record (4H1342)

    Published on March 31, 2015
    This interactive form is designed to help 4-H'ers document the sex, weight and growth of a swine litter.

  • Sow Production Record (4H1341)

    Published on March 31, 2015
    This interactive form is designed to help 4-H'ers document a sow’s farrowing record and the litter’s weaning record. It includes space to list litter size, farrowing date and piglet weights.

  • Sheep Flock Record (4H1343)

    Published on March 31, 2015
    This interactive form is designed to help 4-H'ers maintain records on their personal sheep flock, including wool and lambing records and ewe information.

  • Ewe Production Record (4H1344)

    Published on March 31, 2015
    This interactive form is designed to help 4-H'ers document an individual ewe’s wool and lamb production.

  • Beef Cow Production Record (4H1339)

    Published on March 31, 2015
    This interactive form may be used for keeping birthing records of registered and grade beef cows. It provides space for cow identification number; birth date, number and sex of calves; and calf weight record.

  • Fundamentals of Running Youth Livestock Shows

    Published on March 31, 2015
    The document contains a requirement checklist and lists livestock related suggestions for working with judges and ideas for making the event more educational.

  • Guide to Running a Local Livestock Judging Contest

    Published on March 31, 2015
    Learn how to run a local livestock judging contest in your community.