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Midway District

Midway Extension District #15

Ellsworth Office:
210 N. Kansas
Suite #1, Courthouse
Ellsworth, KS 67439

Russell Office:
309 S. Fossil
Russell, KS 67665

Hours: Monday-Friday
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
(Closed for lunch 12-1)

Meat Goat

The 4-H meat goat project is designed for members who are interested in learning more about raising meat goats. The meat goat project is quickly growing with an increasing demand for meat products. Learn how to select, raise and care for a meat goat.  

Things to learn/do in the project:

Ages 7-9

  • Identify parts of a meat goat
  • Identify meat goat breeds
  • Learn how to fit and show meat goats

Ages 10-13

  • Recognize meat goat diseases
  • Work with a veterinarian
  • Learn how to keep records for meat goats

Ages 14 and Older

  • Select breeding stock
  • Learn key components in developing a goat herd
  • Evaluate feed ingredients

Educational Materials


Clinton Laflin

Livestock Production Agent
309 S Fossil 
Russell, KS 67665


meat goat

Additional Resources