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  • Building a Rabbit Cage

    Construct your own rabbit cage. Youth could learn measuring as well as make this a business.

  • Rabbit Meat Pens: From Breeding to Selection

    How to successfully raise market rabbits from breeding, through kindling, kit care and then selection.

  • 2020 Virtual Ag-Citing Experience

    Published on November 24, 2020

    The Ag-Citing Experience program was developed as a joint effort between Michigan State University Extension and the St. Joseph County (Michigan) Grange Fair to invite 3rd grade classrooms to the fair to learn about how livestock and crops are raised and where their food comes from. Since the fair was cancelled in 2020, we worked with a host of volunteers to create this virtual version of the tour. Enjoy!

  • MSU Tollgate Farm Follow the Nutrient Trail: Chickens and the Nutrient Cycle

    Published on August 12, 2020

    Visit MSU Tollgate Farm and explore the nutrient cycle on the farm and the role that our chickens play.

  • Rabbit Nutrition

    Learning about the nutritional requirements of your 4-H rabbit.

  • 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.

  • Rabbit Body Types

    Rabbits are divided into five different body types, based on their structure. Learn about the differences in those different body types as part of your 4-H rabbit project.

  • MSU Tollgate Farm Follow the Nutrient Trail: What's Inside an Egg?

    Published on August 23, 2020

    What's inside an egg? Follow MSU Tollgate Farm as we explore the parts inside an egg.

  • Rabbit Health

    What illnesses can your rabbit get? How do you diagnose and treat these illnesses? Is there preventive measures to take to keep your animal healthy? Learn about rabbit health as part of your 4-H rabbit project.

  • Horses and Sheriff's Posse

    Published on November 24, 2020

    Horses are a special part of many farms in America, and they are still used as part of a mounted division of many sheriff’s departments. This video explains some of the basics of horses and how they are cared for.

  • Dairy Farm Visit

    Published on November 24, 2020

    Most Americans have never visited a farm before, so they are disconnected from the people and processes involved in raising crops and animals to provide the food we eat every day. This video takes you on a tour of a working dairy farm to see how cows are raised and milk is produced.

  • General Rabbit Care

    How to care for your rabbit from feeding to housing. Meeting all of your rabbit's needs.

  • Rabbit Breeding

    Choosing what rabbit to breed for your 4-H rabbit project, as well as how to care for the kits through weaning.

  • 4 H Livestock Virtual Show

    Published on November 24, 2020

    Many county fairs were not able to meet in person in 2020, so the St. Joseph County (Michigan) 4-H program hosted a virtual livestock show where kids could upload a short video of themselves showing their animals. This video includes a selection of those videos including several different livestock species.

  • Michigan 4-H Project Snapshot Sheets

    Published on March 2, 2015
    The 4-H snapshot sheet series covers what 4-H’ers can learn from projects, ways to get involved and resources for learning more.

  • 4-H Science Blast Activities

    Published on December 1, 2015
    The ready-to-use lesson plans are designed to help leaders teach youth participants important science concepts and include complete instructions for two experiments.

  • 4-H Animal Science Anywhere

    Published on February 23, 2015
    The Animal Science Anywhere lesson series is designed to help leaders engage 4-H youth in learning more about animal and veterinary science projects.