4-H Meat Goat Project

Learn about proper nutrition, housing and health care for you goat and participate in the meat goat show at the fair.

important project dates
  • (Date Pending)
    • Meat Goat ID Day
  • May 15
    • Deadline to register Meat Goats (v2.4honline.com)
    • Deadline for Livestock Location Forms to Extension Office
    • Deadline for DNA samples to Extension Office (State Fair Only)


  • Each 4-H member needs to turn in a record sheet and worksheet to complete the Meat Goat project for the year
  • Grade is based on the grade you were in when you enrolled in 4-H for the 2023 year
  • Answers to the worksheet are found in the Goat Resource Manual (Ohio State) (one resource manual is provided per family the first year a family member takes a Goat Project)
  • If you exhibit an animal poster project you need to complete the General 4-H Record Sheet and turn it in at judging check-in in order to have your poster judged (this is required even if you plan to exhibit an animal in that project at the county fair)


Meat Goat Exhibit Guidelines

General Livestock Guidelines

Meat Goat Health Requirements

Meat Goat Tag Order Form

Livestock Location Form

Required Animal ID's

Livestock Auction Info

Quick Links

Meat Goat Record Sheet

General Record Sheet

No Exhibit Record Sheet


2023 Meat Goat worksheets