The 4-H Youth Livestock program is designed for those youth with interest in livestock and livestock events. It is the largest animal science project area enabling youth to develop their interest in beef cattle, sheep, swine and meat goats in their 4-H projects.
The 4-H Youth Livestock program is educational, activity-oriented, and fun for those who become involved. The 4-H youth learn about selection, care, and feeding of livestock along with animal health and the importance of good record keeping all of which focus on life skills development.
The 4-H Youth Livestock program includes programs for those youth who own/have access to livestock and those who do not, but still want to learn about the science of livestock selection, care, and management. This program offers competitions such as livestock judging contests as well as livestock shows at the county, district, and state levels.
2019 Youth Livestock Nomination Information
- Kansas Youth Livestock State Nomination Process Rookie Guide - updated 2019
- 2019 Family Name & Nomination Numbers
- 2019 Kansas Livestock Nomination Guidelines
- 2019 Kansas Livestock Nomination Checklists
- 2019 Nomination Updates
- 2019 Youth Livestock Entry Deadlines
- 2019 Declaration Form for Kansas Nominated Livestock
- Scrapie Tag Information
- YQCA Requirement Flyer
- Nomination Forms:
- Ear Notching for Swine:
Additional information and examples for filling out forms available at http://www.asi.k-state.edu/research-and-extension/youth-programs/nominated-livestock/