4-H Livestock Club Meeting Dates for 2018

*Always check current month 4-H newsletter for dates, times and/or location for any changes. April is the last opportunity for educational hours!

 3/10—9:00 am-Noon; Large Animal Rescue; Kinman Farms; 3 hours

 4/21—9:00 am-Noon; Livestock Reality; Enrichment Center; 3 hours

 5/12—11:00 am; Special Needs Livestock Show; Boone County Fairgrounds (does not count towards education hours) 

 

Scholarship Opportunity!

The NKY Cattle Association is offering a $500 scholarship to someone who is a senior in high school or older, and plans to further their education. Applicant or parent must be a NKY Cattle Association member. Please contact the Extension Office for further information or to pick up the application. Applications are due to the office by April 14!

 

4-H Livestock Validation Dates for Market Animals

 Friday, 3/23: 7:00-8:00 pm: Dairy Feeder Steers; Boone County Fairgrounds

 Saturday, 4/28: 9:00-11:30 am: Lams, goats, and hogs; Boone County Fairgrounds

 Monday, 7/9: 6:00-7:00 pm: Poultry and rabbit; Boone County Fairgrounds

 

4-H Country Ham Information

 Clean hams—5/10, 5:00 pm; Enrichment Center, upper level, Project Room

 Schedule time for to practice speech—week of 7/9 (no audience, only given in front of Christy); Extension Office

► Speech Competition—7/26, 6:30 pm; Extension Office

 Wash ham for County Fair—8/2,  5:00 pm; Enrichment Center, upper level, Project Room

 Wash ham for State Fair—8/14, 5:00 pm; Enrichment Center, upper level, Project Room

 State Competition—8/16, all day ; Louisville

 

4-H Livestock Club Important Information!

Dates to remember when purchasing your market projects are:

 Market lambs and hogs must be born on or after January 1, 2018.

 Market dairy feeder steers must be born on or after January 1, 2018.

 All market beef steers must be born on or after January 1, 2017.

 All market goats must be born on or after January 1, 2018.

 Market ducks must be hatched on or after April 1, 2018 and are required to be from a certified hatchery.

 Market rabbits must be born on or after June 1, 2018.

 Market chickens must be hatched on or after June 15, 2018 and are required to be from a certified hatchery.

  

2018 Buyer Contact Form

       

 

Livestock Record Books

Market Beef Record Book

Market Dairy Record Book

Market Hog Record Book

Market Poultry Record Book

Market Goat Record Book

Market Lamb Record Book

Market Rabbit Record Book

Breeding Beef Record Book

Breeding Dairy Record Book

Breeding Hog Record Book

Breeding Poultry Record Book

Breeding Goat Record Book

Breeding Sheep Record Book

Breeding Rabbit Record Book

Country Ham Record Book