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Animal Science Projects

Beef Cattle

Beef Cattle

The 4-H beef project allows you to learn about breeds, selection, grooming, production, management, showmanship, marketing and careers through a breeding or market animal.

Cats

Cats

The 4-H cat project helps you explore what kind of cat fits into your family’s lifestyle. Cats need your love and guidance to live long and healthy lives. The project will help you learn about nutritional aspects of a cat’s diet, health needs and practicing responsible ownership.

Dogs

Dogs

4-H members will have fun while learning more about dogs, pet citizenship, feeding, grooming, dog trials, breeds and their importance, over population, sharing a dog with others, health, dog language, community laws and careers.

Goats

Dairy Goats

The 4-H goat project allows you to learn about breeds, selection, grooming, production, management, showmanship, marketing and careers through a breeding or market animal.

Meat Goat

Meat Goats

The 4-H goat project allows you to learn about breeds, selection, grooming, production, management, showmanship, marketing and careers through a breeding or market animal.

Horses

Horses

This project teaches management, techniques related to nutrition, health, first aid, teeth and aging, in addition to horsemanship, fitting, showing, caring for tack and equipment, horse demonstrations and judging.

Llamas and Alpacas

Llamas and Alpacas

4-H members learn recommended finishing rations, how to give proper care to animals, and how to use good management procedures.

Pocket Pets

Pocket Pets

This project is for members interested in any pet – frogs, fish, ants, guinea pigs, etc. Pet selection, identification of breeds, parts of the animal, handling, housing, daily needs and health problems are taught.

Poultry

Poultry

All poultry projects give members training in the best recommended practices of hatching, brooding, and rearing poultry, marketing, dressing, breeds, egg production, breeding flock, fitting and showing, judging and demonstrations.

Rabbits

Rabbits

Members will decide whether they want to raise rabbits for meat, fur, wool, laboratory use, or showing, and select the best breed for the purpose.

Sheep

Sheep

4-H members learn recommended finishing rations, how to give proper care to animals, and how to use good management procedures.

Swine

Swine

The 4-H swine project helps you learn about swine breeds, health care, production, management, showmanship, marketing and careers in the swine industry.

Veterinary Science

Veterinary Science

Members learn how to determine the health factors for a normal animal. Members progress to understand animals and their behavior, health and diseases or other problems.

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