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  • 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.

  • Grace Schmidt: Livingston County 4-H

    Published on November 18, 2019

    Meet Michigan 4-H’er Grace Schmidt, of Livingston County. Learn more about the programs Grace has taken part in through 4-H, including poultry, goats and civic engagement and leadership.

  • 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: 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: Goat Showmanship & Daily Care

    Published on April 30, 2020

    Dawn Reha, a Michigan 4-H judge and volunteer, teaches Michigan 4-H'ers about what it takes to own goats, both dairy and market, and how to take care of them each day. Also covered is showmanship for the different types of goats and why these skills are essential to showing 4-H goats!

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Recommendations for Marketing Youth Animal Projects – Sheep and Goats

    Published on May 25, 2020
    This document will serve as a guide to help youth market, establish pricing, find a processor, keep records, and evaluate transportation considerations.

  • Food System Career Pathways in Michigan

    Published on June 24, 2021
    Explore an overview of food system career pathways to get a big-picture look at jobs, wages, skills and education required, and 5-year growth projections in Michigan's food system.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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 Member's Personal Portfolio (4H1192)

    Published on November 9, 2015
    The Michigan 4-H Member's Personal Portfolio is designed to help 4-H members keep track of all of the things they have done and learned in 4-H over the course of their 4-H careers.

  • Retail Food Distribution Career Pathway Maps

    Published on June 24, 2021
    These career pathway maps illustrate how workers might advance to higher-skill, higher-paid jobs in the retail food distribution subsector.

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

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

  • Michigan 4-H Animal Treatment Record Sheet

    Published on August 28, 2015
    Michigan 4-H'ers and other animal caretakers can use the Michigan 4-H Animal Treatment Record Sheet to record information about the animal's treatment history.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Your 4-H Angora Goat Project

    Published on April 6, 2015
    This bulletin provides an overview of all aspects of the 4-H Angora goat project. The topics include the history of Angora goats; selection, care and management; facilities and equipment; nutrition and disease control; exhibition and marketing.