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Feeder Calf

May 12, 2020

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

 July 1, 2020 (11:59)               Deadline to enroll Feeder Calves through 4-H Online 4HOnline

                                              Deadline to turn in Feeder Calf Lease Form and Livestock Location Form to Extension Office 

Open March 20, 2020              There are various deadlines with various fees based on when you enroll your animals through the Indiana State Fair system State Fair                                                     Entry website: click here (Only full-blood dairy steers are eligible.)




2020 Feeder Calf Cover Letter

Feeder Calf Tag Order Form

Livestock Location Form

Boone County Feeder Calf Lease Form

4HOnline Feeder Calf Enrollment Instructions

 April 17, 2020 YQCA Original Notice




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 Beef Enrollment form

            Animal workshops offered by Purdue

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

Indiana State Fair

How to create a 4-H Poster


Registering for YQCA Training

DNA Extraction Tutorial Video 

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