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Dairy Beef

March 7, 2017

This is your online resource for the 4-H Dairy Beef project. The record sheet is attached below. If you have any questions, please refer to the 4-H Handbook or contact the Extension Office. 

*If you have trouble accessing any of these documents below because of a disability, please contact the Jackson Co. Extension Office at (812) 358-6101 or send an email to mille330@purdue.edu.

 

Here are the requirements for this project:

DAIRY BEEF

All 4-H dairy beef animals (registered and non-registered) must be enrolled online by date listed below. Information on how to enroll will be included in the 4-H Newsletter.  4-H members should completely fill out all information on the online system.

 

Dairy Beef Steers must 

 

Dairy Beef Feeder Steers must

 

4-H Dairy Beef Steers and Dairy Feeder Steers will consist of Holstein, Brown Swiss or Holstein-Brown Swiss crossbred steers. Cost records should cover entire feeding period for not less than ID Day. Steers must be born January 1, 2016 or later and must have milk teeth to show and sell. Dairy Feeder Steers must be born January 1, 2017 or later. There will be a weight limit of 300 lbs. plus 3 lbs. per day from April 1 until ID Day.

 

 

Poster Exhibit Requirements: Posters are due the Wednesday before the Fair.

All posters, notebooks, and display boards must include a reference list indicating where information was obtained, giving credit to the original author, to complete the 4-H member’s exhibit. This reference list should/might include web site links, people and professionals interviewed, books, magazines, etc. It is recommended this reference list be attached to the back of a poster or display board, be the last page of a notebook, or included as part of the display visible to the public. A judge is not to discredit an exhibit for the manner in which references are listed.

Level 1 (Grades 3-5)

  1. Complete a minimum of 4 activities per year in the Level 1 Beef manual. Turn in your manual and your green folder with record sheet on Wednesday prior to the Fair.
  2. Exhibits (do a minimum of one)
  3. Exhibit your animal(s) at the Jackson County Fair.
  4. An educational poster (following poster guidelines) that shows something the 4-H’er learned from a completed activity in the Level 1 manual.
  5. Action Demo at the Fair. (Sign up at the Extension Office by Wednesday before the Fair.)

Level 2 (Grades 6-8)

  1. Complete a minimum of 4 activities per year in the Level 2 Beef manual. Turn in your manual and your green folder with record sheet on Wednesday prior to the Fair.
  2. Exhibits (do a minimum of one)
  3. Exhibit your animal(s) at the Jackson County Fair.
  4. An educational poster (following poster guidelines) that shows something the 4-H’er learned from a completed activity in the Level 2 manual.
  5. Action Demo at the Fair. (Sign up at the Extension Office by Wednesday before the Fair.)

Level 3 (Grades 9-12)

  1. Complete a minimum of 4 activities per year in the Level 3 Beef manual. Turn in your manual and your green folder with record sheet on Wednesday prior to the Fair.
  2. Exhibits (do a minimum of one)
  3. Exhibit your animal(s) at the Jackson County Fair.
  4. An educational poster (following poster guidelines) that shows something the 4-H’er learned from a completed activity in the Level 3 manual.
  5. Action Demo at the Fair. (Sign up at the Extension Office by Wednesday before the Fair.)

 

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