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WHITLEY COUNTY 4-H ANIMAL PROJECT INFORMATION AND FORMS

IMPORTANT 4-H ANIMAL WEIGH-IN AND TAGGING DATES
All Beef and Dairy Steer Weigh-In:   Friday, April 22, 2022   
  • 6:00-9:00 p.m. - Beef & Dairy Barns at 4-H Fairgrounds
Dairy Steer Feeder Calf Weigh-In:   Saturday, April 23, 2022   
  • 8:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. - Beef & Dairy Barns at 4-H Fairgrounds
Goat Tagging:  Saturday, May 7, 2022
  • 8:30 - 9:30 a.m. at 4-H Fairgrounds  

Only wethers and meat goat market does are required to come to the tagging on Saturday, May 7 if they are possibly going to exhibit at the Indiana State Fair or if your goats do not have any type of tag of tattoo at all.

Sheep Tagging:  Friday, May 6, 2022 
  • 5:00-8:00 p.m. at the Sheep Barn at 4-H Fairgrounds 
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ANIMAL ID information for all 4-h animals to be exhibited at the whitley county 4-H and the indiana state fair
Not sure if your 4-H animal project needs tattoos, tags, etc. to exhibit at the Whitley County 4-H Fair and/or Indiana State Fair?  Click on the link below to download the 2022 Indiana Animal Identification Requirement Chart.
Animal ID Requirement Chart
  • All Beef, Dairy, Dairy Steer and Feeder Calf, Goat, Horse & Pony, Rabbit, Sheep and Swine must be identified in 4-H online:  May 16, 2022   ONLINE ONLY
PLEASE MAKE SURE TO USE A COMPUTER WITH GOOGLE CHROME WEB BROWSER!  ANIMAL IDENTIFICATION IN 4-H ONLINE WILL NOT WORK ON A SMART PHONE!!
ANIMAL ID INSTRUCTIONS IN 4-H ONLINE
RABBIT ID INSTRUCTIONS IN 4-H ONLINE
DAIRY AND HORSE & PONY LEASE AGREEMENT: Due May 16, 2022

 

  • All Poultry:  May 16, 2022   form ONLY
2022 POULTRY ENROLLMENT FORM: DUE MAY 16TH
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YQCA
YQCA CERTIFICATION FOR 4-H MEMBERS EXHIBTING IN BEEF, DAIRY, GOAT, POULTRY, RABBIT, SHEEP AND SWINE - DUE May 16, 2022
Click HERE to go to the YQCA page for certification information and instructions. 
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PREMISE ID 
Anyone who buys, sells or exhibits livestock must have a Premise ID.  A Premise ID is an identification number for the physical location in which animals are housed and is necessary to protect animal agriculture and the livestock industry.  In an emergency, animal health officials will be able to rapidly communicate disease spread with producers.  All 4-Hers are required to know the Premise ID number for the property in which their animals are located  and this number is recorded in 4-H Online when enrolling the animals to be exhibited at the 4-H Fair and Indiana State Fair.
 If you own a horse, rabbits and polutry, you can inquire for a Premise ID number, but it is not required to exhibit.
 If you do not currently have a premise ID number, you may apply for one through the Indiana State Board of Animal Heath at http://www.in.gov/boah for the quickest response or call (317) 544-2400.
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ANIMAL DEADLINE CHECK LISTS 
Beef Can't Miss Dates Check List
Dairy Beef Steer Can't Miss Dates Check List
Dairy Can't Miss Dates Check List
Dairy Steer Feeder Calf Can't Miss Dates Check List
Goat Can't Miss Dates Check List
Horse & Pony Can't Miss Dates Check List
Poultry Can't Miss Dates Check List
Rabbit Can't Miss Dates Check List
Sheep Can't Miss Dates Check List
Swine Can't Miss Dates Check List
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Activity Worksheets vs Livestock Workshops
This year we will continue this option for all 4-H livestock exhibitors. In the past all of these 4-H members have had to complete their livestock specie activity sheets and turn them into their Township club leaders by July 1.
If a 4-H livestock member attends a workshop put on by their specie club this will count in place of those activity sheets. These attendance sheets will be turned into the Township club leaders on July 1 instead.
Livestock Workshops (Dates are subject to change)  
  • Beef Club Workshops:  January 20, February 17, April 21
  • Dairy:  TBD
  • Dairy Steer/Calf Club Workshops:  April 25, June 27
  • Dog Workshops:   April 21, 28 and May 5, 12, 19, 26 and June 2, 9, 16, 23 and 29, July 7
  • Goat Club Workshops:  March 22, May 24 and June 28
  • Horse & Pony Club Workshops:  Weekend Clinic June 3-5; June 7, 14, 21, 28
  • Poultry Club Workshops: February 16, May 18
  • Rabbit Club Workshops:  January 18, February 15, April 24 Rabbit Ambassador Contest, ARBA Show: May 7
  • Sheep Club Workshops:  April 13, June 18
  • Swine Club Workshop:  February 22, March 24, May 26, June 23
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WHITLEY COUNTY BRED, BORN AND RAISED PROGRAM 
Animals must be bred, born and raised in Whitley County to be eligible for the competition.  The breeder who raised the animal must nominate it by the entry form deadline. Deadlines are as follows:
  • All Beef Heifers, Steers and Junior Beef Calves:  May 16, 2022
  • Dairy Steers and Dairy Steer Feeder Calves: May 16, 2022
  • Goat Wethers: May 16, 2022
  • Swine Barrows and Gilts: May 16, 2022
Click on the specie form link below to download.  Make sure to mail the form and the fee to the address noted on the form by the deadline date.
2022 Beef, Dairy Steer and Feeder Calf Bred, Born and Raised Form
2022 Goat Bred, Born and Raised Form
2022 Swine Bred, Born and Raised Form
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 4-h VACCINATION FORMS
2022 Cat Vaccination Form
2022 Dog Vaccination Form
2022 Horse & Pony Vaccination Form
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4-H ANIMAL RECORD SHEETS 
Animal Record Sheet Grades 3-4
Animal Record Sheet Grades 5-8
Animal Record Sheet Grades 9-10
Animal Record Sheet Grades 11-12

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