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WHITLEY COUNTY 4-H ANIMAL PROJECT INFORMATION AND FORMS

IMPORTANT 4-H ANIMAL WEIGH-IN AND TAGGING DATES
All Beef steers & unregistered heifers Weigh-In:   Friday, April 21, 2023   
  • 6:00-9:00 p.m. - Beef & Dairy Barns at 4-H Fairgrounds
Dairy Steer and Feeder Calf Weigh-In:   Saturday, April 22, 2023   
  • 8:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. - Beef & Dairy Barns at 4-H Fairgrounds
Goat Tagging:  Saturday, May 6, 2023
  • 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 6 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 5, 2023 
  • 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.
2023 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 15, 2023   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 15, 2023

 

  • All Poultry:  May 15, 2023   FORM ONLY
2023 POULTRY ENROLLMENT FORM: DUE MAY 15TH 
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INDIANA 4-H QUALITY LIVESTOCK CARE PROGRAM
TO EXHIBIT BEEF CATTLE, DAIRY CATTLE, SWINE, SHEEP, MEAT GOATS, DAIRY GOATS, POULTRY AND RABBITS, 4-H MEMBERS MUST BE CERTIFIED THROUGH THE INDIANA 4-H QUALITY LIVESTOCK CARE PROGRAM.

**MORE INFORMATION COMING SOON!**

Click here to go to the Indiana 4-H Quality Livestock Care Program page.  
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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 Steer\FEEDER CALF Can't Miss Dates Check List
Dairy 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 for 2023 (Dates & TIMES are subject to change)  
  • Beef Club Workshops:  January 19, February 16
  • Dairy Club Workshops:  June 21
  • Dairy Steer/Calf Club Workshops:  April 19, June 14
  • Dog Club Workshops:   TBD
  • Goat Club Workshops:  March 28, April 25, June 28
  • Horse & Pony Club Safety Education Workshops:  Feburary 21, March 21, April 18, May 16, Weekend Clinic June 2-3; June 6, 13, 20, 27
  • Poultry Club Workshops: February 15, May 17
  • Rabbit Club Workshops:  February 21, March 21, April 18, ARBA Show May 12 & 13, Rabbit Ambassador Contest May 21
  • Sheep Club Workshops:  April 19, June 24
  • Swine Club Workshop:  March 23, April 20, Swine Show Set-Up May 24 & 25
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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 15, 2023
  • Dairy Steers and Dairy Steer Feeder Calves: May 15, 2023
  • Goat Wethers: May 15, 2023
  • Swine Barrows and Gilts: May 15, 2023
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.
2023 Beef, Dairy Steer and Feeder Calf Bred, Born and Raised Form
2023 Goat Bred, Born and Raised Form
2023 Swine Bred, Born and Raised Form
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 4-h VACCINATION FORMS

2023 Cat Vaccination Form

2023 Dog Vaccination Form

2023 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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