4-H Livestock Animals

 

 

Goats

Cumberland County 4-H Goat ProgramThe Cumberland 4-H Goat Program is open to all youth - with or without farm backgrounds. 4-H members who choose to take a goat project will learn about goat breeds and characteristics, the fundamentals of raising goats, and goat health. With increased interest in goat meat, milk and cheese products, 4-H'ers will gain a broad knowledge of New Jersey's goat industry through events, shows and hands-on projects.
In addition, 4-H goat members will build skills which will be valuable to them for life as their increase their knowledge and find many opportunities for personal growth and enrichment. Are you a goat lover? Interested in learning more about goats? Come out for the 4-H Goat Meeting, Tuesday, February 4, 2014 at 7:00 P.M. at the Family Success Center located at the Port Norris School, 6812 Brown Street, Port Norris. Alice Phillips, 4-H leader of the Healthy, Hardy, Great Goat Club will be on hand to welcome new members. 4-H is open to youth in grades K-13 (one year out of high school). For more information call the 4-H Center at 451-2800, ext. 3

Current Livestock News Letter

The National 4-H Curriculum provides guidance through their materials, for more information:
http://www.4-h.org/resource-library/curriculum/

Our Cumberland County 4-H Goat Club is:

  • Happy, Healthy, Hardy Great Goat Club

     

Dairy Cows

Cumberland's 4-H dairy program offers young people the opportunity to be part of this thriving segment of agriculture. From learning about production, to understanding management to learning to evaluate dairy cattle, 4-H'ers with dairy projects have access to a wide range of learning activities which gives them a broad view of the industry and its contributions. Participation in quiz bowls, on judging teams, in clinics and workshops provides them with skills and knowledge beyond just caring for their project animals.

The National 4-H Curriculum provides guidance through their materials, for more information:
http://www.4-h.org/resource-library/curriculum/4-h-dairy-cattle/

Our Cumberland County 4-H Dairy Cow Club is:

  • Jr. Livestock

Pigs

Cumberland's 4-H pig program offers young people the opportunity to be part of this thriving segment of agriculture. From learning about production, to understanding management to learning to evaluate pigs, 4-H'ers with swine projects have access to a wide range of learning activities.

The National 4-H Curriculum provides guidance through their materials, for more information:
http://www.4-h.org/resource-library/curriculum/4-h-dairy-cattle/

Our Cumberland County 4-H pig Club is:

  • Jr. Livestock

Sheep

Cumberland's 4-H sheep program offers young people the opportunity to be part of this thriving segment of agriculture. From learning about production, to understanding management to learning to evaluate sheep, 4-H'ers with sheep projects have access to a wide range of learning activities which gives them a broad view of the industry and its contributions. Participation in quiz bowls, on judging teams, in clinics and workshops provides them with skills and knowledge beyond just caring for their project animals.

The National 4-H Curriculum provides guidance through their materials, for more information:
http://www.4-h.org/resource-library/curriculum/4-h-dairy-cattle/

Our Cumberland County 4-H Sheep Club is:

  • Jr. Livestock