4-H Sheep Project
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What you'll do
Explore the sheep industry. Learn to raise and show purebred or crossbred yearling ewes, aged ewes or market lambs. Topics include budgeting, digestive systems, reproduction, genetics, lambing, ethics, marketing and careers.
Already involved in the sheep project?Go to the support site
Levels of learning
Get started with 4-H'ers in your area
Get started on your own
Fairs and exhibits
You may choose to show your animal in the county fair. There may also be other ways you can show your knowledge, such as making a poster or doing a demonstration about:
- Health and diseases
- Production (care and feeding)
- Other sheep topics, such as biosecurity
Check with your local 4-H office for local rules.
Your guide to judging at the Hennepin County Fair (or any county!)
Some counties require record keeping for fairs.
Reviewed in 2018