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4-H Rabbit Project

April 17, 2018

Starke County 4-H Rabbit Project

 

Welcome to an exciting year of fun and learning activities for Rabbit and Cavy project members.

 

Rabbit Identification

NEW for 2018, all 4-H Rabbit members will identify their animals online due May 15th at https://in.4honline.com.  All Registered Beef Heifers, Goat, Starter Calf, Horse & Pony, Rabbit, Sheep, and Swine animals are to be identified online again this year by May 15th.

On-line animal identification is due May 15th. This process is new for 2018! In previous years, 4-H rabbit members identified their rabbits through Herd Records, due by May 15th in the Extension Office. Rabbits will be identified online at in.4honline.com in 2018. This is the same website where you enrolled in the 4-H program and where all other animals are identified. At the bottom of this page are instructions on how to complete the identification at 4HOnline and the full letter mailed in April about Rabbit Identification and YQCA training reminder.

 

Rabbit Workshops

Below are times of the April & May Rabbit Workshops. They will all be at the Fairgrounds.

Week-day workshops 6-7 pm, weekend workshops 10-11 am.

Tattooing will be available from 5:30-6:00 pm & 7-7:30 pm (week days) or 9:30-10 am & 11-11:30 am (weekends).

 

June workshops will be announced once scheduled.    

    

*Tattooing Sessions- All rabbits to be shown must have a tattoo in the rabbit’s left ear. No tattooing may be done during fair. Note: Committee cannot be held responsible for injury or death of rabbit as a result of tattooing.

 

 

The Starke County Animal Location Form needs to be completed for 2018.  If your 4-H animal projects are in one location, you only need to fill out one form for all species. You must complete the form to exhibit your animal at the Fair. The form is below and available in the Extension Office.

If you have any questions about the Starke County 4-H Rabbit Project, please contact the superintendents Jennifer Byrne-Stasiek, theark63@gmail.com or Candy Brantley, cbrantley6@gmail.com.

 

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