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  • 4-H Swine Production & Management

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

  • May 11

    CANCELLED: Youth for the Quality Care of Animals (YQCA) & PQA Plus - Berrien County - May 11, 2020

    May 11, 2020 6:30PM – 7:05PM Berrien County Youth Fairgrounds 9122 U.S, Hwy 31, Berrien Springs, MI 49103

    YQCA and PQA Plus is an annual education and certification program focused on food safety, animal well-being and character awareness.

  • Jun 17

    CANCELED: Youth for the Quality Care of Animals (YQCA) & PQA Plus - Berrien County -June 17, 2020

    June 17, 2020 6:30PM – 7:08PM Berrien County Youth Fairgrounds 9122 U.S, Hwy 31, Berrien Springs, MI 49103

    YQCA and PQA Plus is an annual education and certification program focused on food safety, animal well-being and character awareness.

  • Apr 14

    CANCELED: Youth for the Quality Care of Animals (YQCA) & PQA Plus - Berrien County - April 14, 2020

    April 14, 2020 6:30PM – 7:00PM Berrien County Youth Fairgrounds 9122 U.S, Hwy 31, Berrien Springs, MI 49103

    YQCA and PQA Plus is an annual education and certification program focused on food safety, animal well-being and character awareness.

  • Jun 17

    CANCELED: Youth Reflect and Connect Sessions

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

    Youth Reflect and Connect Sessions

  • Nov 9

    CANCELED-MSU Tollgate Farm Fall Virtual Vet Science Interactive Week-long Series

    November 9, 2020 – November 12, 2020 Online

    Explore veterinary science through interactive sessions as you visit Tollgate Farm virtually to learn about livestock and companion animals through STEM challenges & learning!

  • Apr 6

    4-H Sparty Spring Camp 2020

    April 6, 2020 – April 10, 2020 Max Thompson Family Resource Center 11370 Hupp Avenue Warren, MI 48089

    Come enjoy a fun filled 4-H day camp to learn some new and exciting that can be applied to an upcoming 4-H project!

  • 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.

  • Michigan 4-H/FFA Livestock Judging Contest

    Published on December 18, 2014
    A way to enter and the rules for the state 4-H/FFA livestock judging contest.

  • 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

  • 2016 Green and White Swine Show

    Published on January 21, 2015
    The Green and White Swine Youth Education Fair & Open Market Hog Show is a great opportunity for 4-H'ers and other youth to showcase their swine projects and knowledge.

  • Swine Exhibit Hand Washing Sign

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