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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.


  • 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: 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: 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: 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.

  • Jun 17

    CANCELED: Youth Reflect and Connect Sessions

    June 17, 2020 – June 23, 2020 EST Online via Zoom

    Youth Reflect and Connect Sessions

  • Jun 21

    Passport to Animal Science

    June 21, 2021 – July 7, 2021 Mondays and Wednesdays for 3 weeks!

    Have you ever thought about starting a 4-H Animal Science project, but don’t know where to start? Are you looking to go on a new learning adventure? The Passport to Animal Science SPIN club is for you!

  • Nick Babcock

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

  • Freezer Lamb Pricing Worksheet

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

  • Michigan 4-H Biological Sciences Project Snapshot (4H1622)

    Published on February 27, 2015
    The 4-H biological sciences project allows 4-H'ers to explore plant and animal life.

  • 4-H Sportsmanship Activity: Sportsmanship - What is it?

    Published on March 29, 2017
    4-H Sportsmanship Activity: Sportsmanship - What is it?

  • 4-H Sportsmanship Activity Series

    Published on March 29, 2017
    Good sportsmanship is a critical skill for youth. Competitive events and activities provide a great opportunity for youth to learn how to be fair, respectful and gracious -- whether they win or lose.

  • Be Healthy at the Fair Sign

    Published on April 29, 2015
    The "Be Healthy at the Fair" sign may be used to help promote healthy behaviors at fairs and exhibitions.

  • 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.

  • Biosecurity for Livestock Exhibitors (E2841)

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

  • 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.

  • 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.