4-H Small Livestock Clinic

Date: July 7, 2012
Location: Allegan County Fairgrounds, 150 Allegan County Fair Drive, Allegan, Mich. 49010

The Allegan County 4-H Small Livestock Clinic will be held July 7 from 1-4 p.m. at the Allegan County Fairgrounds.

For admission to the clinic participants are asked to please bring an item to donate to the Silent Auction. By participating in the silent auction, you are helping to pay for expenses for this event  and other 4-H Small Livestock Project programming for Allegan County.

Schedule of Events

 Time

RING 1

RING 2

1 p.m.

Start of the Silent Auction

 

1-1:45 p.m.

Poultry Showmanship

Goats - Just Kidding!—Birthing Kit

2-2:45 p.m.

Goat Showmanship

 Rabbit-Lumps & Bumps—Palpating Does


3-3:45 p.m.

Rabbit Showmanship

Poultry - Don’t Get Your Feathers Ruffled—Nutrition/Diseases

4 p.m.

Close of the Silent Auction


This is a ‘hands on’ clinic.  We encourage you to bring your animals. (Please, only one animal of each species per member.) 

You will need to bring portable cages.  Remember water and feed dishes. Pullorum testing on birds required and available on grounds for $1/bird. Poultry includes chickens, turkeys and water fowl.

Members and public spectators are invited to join our Teen Leaders for some educational fun with all of these species using our Learning Lab kits.

If you have any questions, contact Robyn Wixom at 269-521-6201; email: highwind881@hotmail.com or Dian Liepe, 4-H Program Coordinator at 269-673-0370; email: DLiepe@ALLEGANCOUNTY.org.

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