Sheep Breeders Co-op Summer Field Day to be held July 8

The 2017 Wisconsin Sheep Breeders Co-op Summer Field Day will be Saturday, July 8 at 2 pm.  It is hosted by the Troxel and Hildebrandt families at Troxel Columbias, which is located 6127 9th Avenue, Plainfield, WI (Waushara County).  They will share information on feeding, lambing, weaning, fall breeding, replacement selections, and equipment selections.  You […]

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Area Animal Science Days Dates for 2017

Regional animal science educational opportunities available to Wisconsin 4-H members. Specifically, Area Animal Science Days is a series of day-long events held around the state in June where youth in the beef, dairy, horse, sheep and swine projects increase their decision making skills and knowledge of animals through judging and grading experiences. Events include evaluation […]

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Opportunity to Participate in National Sheep Show in Madison

Wisconsin youth have a unique opportunity to be a part of a national show coming to Wisconsin.  The All-American sheep show is in Wisconsin at the Alliant Energy Center, Madison, WI from June 29th – July 2nd.  Not only does it allow youth to show up to almost 20 different breeds of purebred sheep, there […]

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2017 Wisconsin State Fair DNA/RFID Animal Identification

Youth interested in showing market beef, sheep, swine, OR breeding stock commercial heifers/crossbred gilts/wether type ewes & rams at the 2017 Wisconsin State Fair Junior Show will need to have their animal projects DNA/RFID identified by the State Fair eligibility deadlines listed below.  This identification system allows animals which are DNA/RFID identified through the Wisconsin […]

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Veterinary Feed Directive Changes Beginning January 1st

Beginning January 1, 2017 medically important antibiotics in feed will no longer be available to use for growth promotion on any farm of any size.  Medically important antibiotics are used by dairy, livestock, and poultry but are also important to human health.  Under this new rule, called the Veterinary Feed Directive (VFD), you will need […]

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Market Animal Show and Sale (MASS) Information for 2016-17

The purpose of the Lincoln County Market Animal Show and Sale Project, Inc. (MASS)  is: To provide 4-H, FFA, and other county youth group members an opportunity to have market livestock projects evaluated. To provide incentive and to encourage greater participation in livestock feeding project. To recognize members who do quality work in selecting, feeding, and […]

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Archived recordings of the 2016 Livestock Learning Webinars Now Available

Archived recordings of the 2016 Livestock Learning Webinars can be found on the WI 4-H Youth Livestock page at: http://fyi.uwex.edu/youthlivestock/programs/livestock-learning-webinar-series/ Scroll on this page and you will find the ppt slides and audio files for the: February 25 session that was focused on Beef and Swine March 31 session geared to sheep/meat goats. These sessions […]

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