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  • 4-H Animal Evaluation

    4-H animal evaluation allows young people to explore animal science by learning to evaluate livestock project animals such as beef cattle, sheep and swine.


  • Livestock Learning: Daily Care of Your Beef Project

    Published on April 16, 2020

    Carla McLachlan, MSU Animal Science Department staff member, teaches Michigan 4-H'ers about the ins and outs of daily care of 4-H beef projects. This session covers brushing, walking, washing and drying as essential elements of beef daily care.

  • 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.

  • Rabbit Meat Pens: From Breeding to Selection

    How to successfully raise market rabbits from breeding, through kindling, kit care and then selection.

  • 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: 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.

  • Nick Babcock

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

  • 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.

  • 4-H Animal Care & Well-Being Bookmarks - General Animal Well-Being 4H1709

    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.

  • 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.

  • Michigan 4-H Animal Evaluation Project Snapshot (4H1628)

    Published on February 27, 2015
    This 4-H snapshot sheet covers what 4-H’ers can learn from a 4-H animal evaluation project, ways to get involved and resources for learning more. This is one in a series of Michigan 4-H snapshot sheets on a variety of topics.

  • 2014 Michigan Fall Cattle Sale Schedule

    Published on May 27, 2015
    2014 Michigan Fall Cattle Sale Schedule

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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

  • 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.

  • Michigan 4-H Swine Project Snapshot Sheet (4H1618)

    Published on February 27, 2015
    This 4-H snapshot sheet covers what 4-H’ers can learn from a 4-H swine project, ways to get involved and resources for learning more. This is one in a series of Michigan 4-H snapshot sheets on a variety of topics.

  • 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.