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  • 4-H Sheep Production & Management

    4-H livestock projects, including sheep, provide great opportunities for youth to learn about animal and veterinary science, as well as animal production practices while gaining valuable life skills such as responsibility and record-keeping.


  • Oct 16

    Sheep Teaching and Research Center Open House

    October 16, 2021 1:00PM – 4:00PM 5526 Bennett Rd, Lansing, MI

    MSU is hosting an open house at the STRC on October 16 from 1-4pm.

  • Wool Spinning

    Published on November 24, 2020

    You’ve probably seen live sheep or at least pictures of sheep, and you may have even seen how wool is collected during shearing, but have you ever wondered how that wool is then made into yarn and thread for making clothes? This video walks you through some of the basic steps of processing wool to create yarn and wool clothing.

  • Livestock Learning: Livestock Nutrition

    Published on April 20, 2020

    Kendra VanOrder, a Michigan 4-H volunteer, teaches Michigan 4-H'ers about livestock nutrition and how to properly feed your 4-H animal. This sessions discusses different feed stuffs and their advantages and disadvantages, as well as different feeding techniques.

  • Dos and Don'ts: Staying Healthy Around Animals

    Published on September 26, 2019

    Just like people, animals also have the ability to spread bacteria, viruses and parasites to other animals and people. When being around animals, you can stay healthy if you remember these few, simple steps.

  • Livestock Learning: Selection and What the Judge is Looking For

    Published on April 9, 2020

    Taylor Harrison, Stock Show U manager for Sullivan's Supply Co., teaches Michigan 4-H'ers about selection of beef, sheep, swine and goat 4-H projects. Learn what to look for while selecting a market project and what the judge is looking for in the show ring with your final product.

  • Livestock Learning: Sheep and Swine Daily Care

    Published on April 27, 2020

    Taylor Harrison, Stock Show U manager for Sullivan's Supply Co., teaches Michigan 4-H'ers about daily care of their sheep and swine 4-H projects. This sessions covers conditioning, washing, feeding and exercise as key elements in the daily routine for sheep and swine.

  • Livestock Learning: Biosecurity at the Show and on the Farm

    Published on April 23, 2020

    Katie Ockert, MSU Extension educator, teaches Michigan 4-H'ers about how to keep their animals and selves safe while attending livestock shows. Also discussed is how to keep livestock projects healthy when traveling back to the farm.

  • Livestock Learning: Showmanship Fundamentals

    Published on April 13, 2020

    Kendra VanOrder, a Michigan 4-H volunteer, teaches Michigan 4-H'ers about the fundamentals of beef, sheep and swine showmanship. This session covers what to wear, which equipment to use in the ring, and how to properly handle your animal.

  • Basics of Biosecurity

    Published on September 26, 2019

    Biosecurity is the procedures used to protect humans and animals against diseases or harmful biological agents. By practicing good biosecurity protocols, you will help protect both the people and animals in which you come into contact with.

  • Nick Babcock

    4-H Livestock and Veterinary Science Extension Educator
    babco116@msu.edu
    517-432-1626

  • Manure Management for Fairs and Exhibitions – Storage

    Published on May 11, 2021
    A guide to developing manure storage at fairs and expos: #2 in a series of four fact sheets for fairs and expos.

  • Manure Management for Fairs and Exhibitions – Planning

    Published on May 11, 2021
    A guide to planning for manure management at fairs and expos: #1 in a series of four fact sheets for fairs and expos.

  • Manure Management for Fairs and Exhibitions- Hauling, Spreading, and Composting

    Published on May 11, 2021
    Whether you are moving manure directly to a storage facility, transferring manure to a field for temporary stockpile, composting or applying manure, details matter: #3 in a series of four fact sheets for fairs and expos.

  • Manure Management for Fairs and Exhibitions- Emergency Spill Response

    Published on May 11, 2021
    A guide to planning for manure spill response at fairs and expos: #4 in a series of four fact sheets for fairs and expos.

  • 2021 MI 4-H and FFA Virtual Livestock Judging Contest

    Published on May 17, 2021
    The 2021 MI 4-H and FFA Virtual Livestock Judging Contest Rules and Registration Information

  • Food System Career Pathways in Michigan

    Published on June 24, 2021
    Explore an overview of food system career pathways to get a big-picture look at jobs, wages, skills and education required, and 5-year growth projections in Michigan's food system.

  • Food Inputs and Services Career Pathway Maps

    Published on June 24, 2021
    These career pathway maps illustrate how workers might advance to higher-skill, higher-paid jobs in the food inputs and services subsector.

  • Food Preparation and Service Career Pathway Map

    Published on June 24, 2021
    This career pathway map illustrates how workers might advance to higher-skill, higher-paid jobs in the food preparation and service subsector.

  • Wholesale Food Distribution or Storage Pathway Maps

    Published on June 24, 2021
    These career pathway maps illustrate how workers might advance to higher-skill, higher-paid jobs in the wholesale food distribution or storage subsector.

  • Food Manufacturing and Processing Career Pathway Maps

    Published on June 24, 2021
    These career pathway maps illustrate how workers might advance to higher-skill, higher-paid jobs in the food manufacturing and processing subsector.