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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.


  • Miracle of Life: Includes Live Births

    Published on November 24, 2020

    It is truly a miracle how life is brought into this world! This video shows an overview of how pigs, cattle and sheep are born and how a chick hatches from an egg. Note: this video contains some graphic views of actual live births, so parents may want to watch with younger viewers. There is also a shorter version of the video in this playlist that does not include the actual birthing process.

  • 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.

  • Miracle of Life

    Published on November 24, 2020

    It is truly a miracle how life is brought into this world! This video shows an overview of how pigs, cattle and sheep are born and how a chick hatches from an egg.

  • 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: 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.

  • 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: 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.

  • Mar 16

    4-H Give Green Day

    March 16, 2021 12:00AM – 11:59PM

    Join the #GivingTuesday movement! Help support Michigan 4-H youth!

  • Jan 26

    Success and Safety in Virtual Volunteer-Led Programs

    January 26, 2021 6:30PM – 7:30PM Zoom

    During this session, participants will learn about best practices and strategies to use when programming virtually with youth and adults.

  • Jun 17

    CANCELED: Youth Reflect and Connect Sessions

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

    Youth Reflect and Connect Sessions

  • Susan Kirkman

    4-H Program Coordinator
    kirkmans@msu.edu
    906-643-7307

  • Nick Babcock

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

  • Aaron Myers

    4-H Program/Tech Wizards Coordinator
    myersaa1@msu.edu
    231-845-3361

  • Kaelie Fessler

    4-H Program Coordinator
    fessler5@msu.edu

  • Join 4-H!

    Published on December 21, 2015

  • Michigan 4-H Foundation

    Published on May 19, 2016

  • Financial Manual for 4-H Treasurers

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