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4-H clover SW Regional 4-H General Livestock Judging Contest

Event information

Date

Time

Location

Murray County Fairgrounds
3094 S Broadway Ave
Slayton, MN 56172

Contact

Melissa Runck, University of Minnesota Extension, ag production systems educator
mkrunck@umn.edu or 555-555-5555

 

Local events

A Southwest Regional 4-H General Livestock Judging Contest open to all youth grades 3-13 will be held on June 29 at the Murray County Fairgrounds in Slayton.  Participate as an individual or as a team.

Classes will include beef, swine, sheep and goats with three sets of questions and three sets of reasons.

Effectively evaluating breeding and market animals is highly important in the animal industry. Judging is an art developed through patient study and long practice. 4-H'ers interested in animals can become good judges by knowing:

  • The parts of the animal and their locations
  • Which parts are most important for meat and breeding stock production
  • Making keen observations
  • Comparing the animal to the ideal
  • Weighing the good and bad points of each animal

 

Audience

  • All 4-H'ers grades 3-13
  • Participate as an individual or as a team.  Judging levels include beginner (grades 3-5),  junior (grades 6-8), and senior (grades 9+).

Cost

$10 per person, includes lunch.  Payable at the event.

Registration

Register by June 25 via 4-H Online (login, then click on events on the left; select "Southwest Regional 4-H General Livestock Judging Contest"  Refer to the 4-H Online Event Registration Guide for additional assistance.

Upcoming events

Jun
14
Murray County 4-H Building
Jun
14
Blue Earth County Fairgrounds
Jun
14
Martin County Fairgrounds
Jun
14
Clinton Memorial Building
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