4-H Utility Goat Project

Using your meat or dairy goats, learn about working skills such as pulling a cart or wearing a pack. You will also participate in a competition at the fair.

important project dates
  • May 15
    • Deadline for Utility Goat enrollment paperwork to Extension Office
    • Deadline for Lease Agreements to Extension Office
    • Deadline for Livestock Location Forms to Extension Office


  • Each 4-H member needs to turn in a record sheet and worksheet to exhibit their Utility Goat project at the fair
  • To complete the project without exhibiting you must turn in a no-exhibit record sheet
  • 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)


Utility Goat Exhibit Guidelines

General Livestock Guidelines

Utility Goat Health Requirements

Utility Goat Enrollment Form

Utility Goat Lease Form

Required Animal ID's

All Species Health Requirements

Livestock Location Form

Quick Links

Livestock Record Sheet

General Record Sheet

No Exhibit Record Sheet


2023 Utility goat worksheets