Boone County

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Purdue Extension: Expert Resources for COVID-19


May 4, 2021

The 4-H meat goat educational program and related activities (such as workshops, tours) provide youth a fun and hands-on learning experience which develops both goat 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 Project Dates: 

May 8, 2021    8-11am       Meat Goat ID Day  Swine Barn

May 11, 2021    6-8pm        Meat Goat ID Day   Swine Barn

May 15, 2021                     All animals must be identified in 4-H online

May 15, 2021                     Livestock Location Forms due into the Extension 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. State Fair                                           Entry website: click here 





Cover Letter

Livestock Location Form

4HOnline Goat Enrollment Instructions

Meat Goat DNA & Tag Form

Goat/Sheep DNA Hair Sample Collection (Instructional Video)

Goat/Sheep DNA Hair Sample Collection (Print Instructions)



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

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

 Indiana 4-H Livestock Website

    Here you will find:

            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 Registration Link

How to create a 4-H Poster

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