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  • 4-H Beef Production & Management

    4-H livestock projects, including beef, 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: 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: 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.

  • 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.

  • Jun 17

    CANCELED: Youth Reflect and Connect Sessions

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

    Youth Reflect and Connect Sessions

  • Nick Babcock

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

  • Animal Exhibit Hand Washing Sign

    Published on July 17, 2017
    The following sign can be used to help visitors to animal barns and exhibits practice good hygiene and biosecurity by washing their hands after visiting.

  • Michigan 4-H Foundation

    Published on May 19, 2016
    Supporting Michigan 4-H Youth Development to prepare youth for meaningful and productive lives.

  • Zoonotic Disease

    Published on October 10, 2014
    Learn about germs that can spread between humans and animals, and how to reduce everyone’s risk of catching them

  • Michigan 4-H/FFA Meats Judging Contest Rules and Entry Form

    Published on April 25, 2019
    The 2019 Michigan 4-H Meats Judging Contest/FFA Meats Evaluation and Technology Career Development event is a collaborative effort between Michigan 4-H and Michigan FFA.

  • Animal Care and Well-Being

    Published on April 29, 2015
    Provide answers to commonly asked questions youth may encounter about animals during a show or exhibition.

  • Tips for Purchasing and Bringing Home Livestock

    Published on March 28, 2019
    Acquiring new stock is exciting and making sure that you know the questions to ask before the purchase and the preparations required to bring new livestock home is key to managing their health and safety.

  • 4-H Sportsmanship Activity: Pass the Fruit

    Published on March 29, 2017
    Pass the Fruit activity.

  • Financial Manual for 4-H Volunteers

    Published on March 2, 2020
    A guide to financial accountability for 4-H volunteers.

  • Guide to Running a Local Livestock Judging Contest

    Published on March 31, 2015
    Learn how to run a local livestock judging contest in your community.

  • Financial Manual for 4-H Treasurers

    Published on March 2, 2020
    A guide to managing money wisely for 4-H treasurers.

  • Michigan 4-H Meat Science Project Snapshot (4H1632)

    Published on February 27, 2015
    The 4-H meat science project allows you to learn about the different cuts of meat.