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  • 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: 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!

  • 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.

  • 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: 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

  • Aug 7

    2021 Livestock Education Day

    August 7, 2021 1:15PM – 5:00PM Check in starts at 12:45 PM, Family Fun Activities: 5:00 - 8:30 PM Hillsdale County Fairgrounds, Large & Small Animal Barns, 115 S. Broad Street, Hillsdale, MI 49242

    At this in person program youth will learn caring for, fitting and showing various livestock species and finish the day with family fun activities. Parents / Guardians are welcome to stay.

  • Nick Babcock

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

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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!

  • 4-H Animal Care & Well-Being Bookmarks – Goat 4H1706

    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.