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  • 4-H Rabbits & Cavies

    Youth explore veterinary and animal science by learning to feed, train and care for rabbit and cavy projects. This project area is especially great for youth in urban areas.


  • Mar 25

    Youth for the Quality Care of Animals (YQCA) - March 25

    March 25, 2020 6:00PM – 7:30PM Ottawa County Fillmore Complex Board Room 12220 Fillmore Street West Olive, MI  49460

    YQCA is an annual education and certification program focused on food safety, animal well-being and character awareness for youth ages 8 to 18.

  • Building a Rabbit Cage

    Construct your own rabbit cage. Youth could learn measuring as well as make this a business.

  • Rabbit Meat Pens: From Breeding to Selection

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

  • Rabbit Nutrition

    Learning about the nutritional requirements of your 4-H rabbit.

  • 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.

  • Rabbit Health

    What illnesses can your rabbit get? How do you diagnose and treat these illnesses? Is there preventive measures to take to keep your animal healthy? Learn about rabbit health as part of your 4-H rabbit project.

  • General Rabbit Care

    How to care for your rabbit from feeding to housing. Meeting all of your rabbit's needs.

  • Rabbit Breeding

    Choosing what rabbit to breed for your 4-H rabbit project, as well as how to care for the kits through weaning.

  • Rabbit Body Types

    Rabbits are divided into five different body types, based on their structure. Learn about the differences in those different body types as part of your 4-H rabbit project.

  • 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.

  • Glenda Weiss

    4-H Program Coordinator
    weissgle@msu.edu
    517-676-7303

  • Rabbit Tracks: Water (4H1509)

    Published on March 2, 2015
    This fact sheet covers what water does for rabbits and why water quality is important to rabbits. This is one in a series of Michigan 4-H fact sheets on a variety of rabbit-related topics.

  • Michigan 4-H Rabbit Project Snapshot (4H1613)

    Published on February 27, 2015
    This 4-H snapshot sheet covers what 4-H’ers can learn from a 4-H rabbit 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.

  • 4-H Animal Care & Well-Being Bookmarks – Guinea Pig (Cavy) 4H1701

    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.

  • 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 Animal Care & Well-Being Bookmarks – Rabbit 4H1705

    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.

  • 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.

  • Cavy Fitting & Showmanship Leader’s Supplement (4H1346)

    Published on April 23, 2015
    This leader's supplement covers how to organize and conduct a cavy fitting and showing contest, lists the materials and people needed to run such a contest, and includes sample information to include in a fair book.

  • 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!