Boone County

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Purdue Extension: Expert Resources for COVID-19


April 29, 2021

The educational 4-H sheep program and related activities (such as workshops and tours) provide youth with a fun and hands-on learning experience which develops both sheep subject skills (such as nutrition, housing, and health care) and life skills (such as responsibility, decision-making, nurturing, and communications) under the direction of caring adults.


Important documents can be found at the bottom of this page underneath "Related Files".


Helpful Information

Important Dates:

 May 8, 2021      Sheep ID Day, Cattle Barn from 8:00am-11:00am

 May 11, 2021     Sheep ID Day, Cattle Barn from 6:00pm-8:00pm

 May 15, 2021      Last day for Enrolling Sheep on

 May 15, 2021      Ram Enrollment Paperwork due to Extension Office

 May 15, 2021      Livestock Location Forms Due to Office

 Open: May, 2021        There are various deadlines with various fees based on when you enroll your animals through the Indiana State Fair Entry system. 




Sheep Cover Letter

Sheep Tag & DNA Order Form

Ram Entry Form

Livestock Location Form

4HOnline Enrollment Instructions

Goat/Sheep DNA Hair Sample Collection (Instructional Video)

Goat/Sheep DNA Hair Sample Collection (Print Instructions)



 Here are some additional website that you might helpful for this project:

Indiana 4-H Livestock Website

    Here you will find:

            Podcasts for filling out 4-H Sheep Enrollment form

            Animal workshops offered by Purdue

            Results from Career Development Events for 4-H & FFA members

News and Management Information for Sheep and Goat Producers

Indiana State Fair

YQCA Training Sign Up

How to create a 4-H Poster

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