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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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Nick Babcock

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

  • 4-H Animal Science Anywhere

    Published on February 23, 2015
    The Animal Science Anywhere lesson series is designed to help leaders engage 4-H youth in learning more about animal and veterinary science projects.

  • Freezer Lamb Pricing Worksheet

    Published on May 15, 2020
    This spreadsheet breaks down the pricing for the freezer lambs.

  • 4-H Animal Care & Well-Being Bookmarks - Sheep

    The 4-H Animal Care and Well-Being Bookmarks are species-specific resources to help provide answers to ten commonly asked questions about animals that youth may encounter when showing at a fair or exhibition.

  • U.P. State Fair Market Livestock Record Book -Beginner

    For Beef exhibitors 9-10 years of age as of January 1 of the fair year For Sheep, Swine, Meat Goat exhibitors 8-10 years of age as of January 1 of the fair year

  • Michigan 4-H Sheep Project Snapshot (4H1619)

    Published on February 27, 2015
    The 4-H sheep project can provide youth with the opportunity to learn about selection, management, health, marketing and careers in the sheep industry. This 4-H snapshot sheet covers what 4-H’ers can learn from a 4-H sheep project.

  • Michigan 4-H Market Animal Project Record Book

    Published on October 17, 2014
    4-H Market Animal projects provide youth an opportunity to gain life skills such as record keeping, communication and self-responsibility through raising and selling a livestock animal.

  • Biosecurity - Easy as 1-2-3 Poster

    Diseases and other germs can easily spread at public fairs and events. Keep yourself and your animals at home safe by putting up this easy to read poster that includes three simple steps for biosecurity.

  • Biosecurity for Livestock Exhibitors (E2841)

    Published on September 22, 2016
    Livestock exhibitions are an important part of agriculture in the United States.

  • Be a Zoonotic Disease Detective Activity Book (4H1671)

    Check out the handy tips and learning activities in the Be A "Zoonotic" Disease Detective publication, so that you can learn to be a disease detective too!

  • 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.