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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: 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.

  • 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.

  • 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: 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.

  • Apr 17

    2021 Bull Breeding Soundness Exam - Remus

    April 17, 2021 9:00AM – 3:00PM Wernette Cattle Company, 9144 50TH AVE, Remus MI 49340

    The MSU Beef Extension Team will once again be organizing regional Bull Breeding Soundness Exam Clinics. By identifying potential male fertility problems, producers are able to reduce the risk of a less than optimum breeding season.

  • 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

  • Grass-Finished Freezer Beef Pricing Worksheet

    Published on May 4, 2020
    This worksheet provides examples and calculations for pricing grass-finished freezer beef.

  • 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.

  • Sportsmanship and Competitive Event Resources

    Published on March 30, 2015
    Exhibiting good sportsmanship is not just for youth 4-H members – it applies to everyone involved, including volunteers, parents, leaders and others.

  • Grain Fed Freezer Beef Pricing Worksheet

    Published on May 4, 2020
    This worksheet breaks down each of the variables and provides examples on pricing.

  • 4-H Sportsmanship Activity: Pass the Fruit

    Published on March 29, 2017
    Pass the Fruit activity.

  • 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.

  • 4-H Animal Care & Well-Being Poster - Beef Cattle

    The 4-H Animal Care and Well-Being Posters compliment the 4-H Animal Care and Well-Being Bookmarks: they provide answers to the top five commonly asked questions about animals that youth may encounter when showing at a fair or exhibition.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.