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Sheep

March 7, 2017

This is your online resource for the 4-H Sheep 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:

SHEEP

All 4-H sheep must be entered online by May 15th. 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. 4-H Sheep must be owned and identified by 4-H’er by May Sheep Tagging Day.

 

Classes will be by breeds. 

  1. Showmanship
  2. Ewe Lamb (born after September 1, 2016)
  3. Pair of Ewe Lambs (born after September 1, 2016)
  4. Yearling Ewe (born after September 1, 2015)
  5. Pair of Yearling Ewes (born after September 1, 2015)
  6. Market Lambs (Ewes & Wethers) (Purebred to Crossbred)

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 Sheep manual. Turn in your manual and your green folder with a 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 Sheep manual. Turn in your manual and your green folder with a 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 Sheep manual. Turn in your manual and your green folder with a 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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