Wyoming 4-H and You!

Beef Cattle

Beef Projects

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.

Here's What You Can Learn . . . .

  • Identify different beef breeds
  • Explore the differences between market and breeding cattle
  • Learn proper feeding of cattle
  • Prepare a project animal for show by leading it and setting up its feet
  • Learn how to groom a beef animal; Locate and name parts of the beef animal
  • Identify common cuts of beef
  • Discover beef by products
  • Identify how a healthy calf looks and acts

Online Resources and Websites

Online Resources



Contact Us

Wyoming State 4-H Office

1000 E. University Ave. Dept. 3354

Laramie, WY 82071

Phone: (307)766-5170

Fax: (307)766-3998

Email: 4h@uwyo.edu