4-H Meat Goat Page
New Hampshire 4-H Meat Goat Project
The New Hampshire 4-H Meat Goat Project is a project that focuses on raising goats for meat production. The meat goats project involves raising and caring for live animals while learning about animal health, nutrition, breeding, selection, and marketing. The 4-H goat project offers outstanding opportunities for individuals to gain experience in decision making, record keeping, responsibility, sportsmanship and leadership. You don’t have to have your own goat to participate in the New Hampshire 4-H Meat Goat Project. You can lease an animal and/or participate in a variety of the activities and events that the New Hampshire 4-H Meat Goat Project has to offer.
New to the Meat Goat Project? Check out the Getting Started in the 4-H Meat Goat Project for more information. Any of the link in the Project Resources section can assist you as well as you explore this exciting project area. To see if others in your county are participating in the Meat Goat Project Area, contact your county 4-H office by clicking here.
August 4-5 at UNH for 4-H members and friends age 13+; registration open now! To learn more click the above link.
- New Hampshire 4-H Livestock Judging Clinic- April Info coming soon
- NH 4-H Livestock Field Day May Cheshire Fairgrounds, Swanzey
- NH 4-H Livestock Show and Auction -- September 10, 2017 New Boston NH
- 4-H Animal Science Bonanza - January 2017, Walpole, NH
- Massachusetts 4-H Goat Camp- *New - May, Northampton, MA
- Exhibitor Responsibilities
- USDA Scrapie Fact Sheet (Scrapie Tag Required for all Sheep and Goats at NH Fairs and Shows
- ESE Sheep and Goat Qualification Form
- 4-H National Meat Goat Curriculum
- Cornell University 4-H Goats Slide Show
- Iowa 4-H Meat Goat Hot Sheet
- Judging Meat Goats
- Sheep and Goat Marketing
- Texas A&M 4-H Meat Goat Guide
- USDA Scrapie Fact Sheet
- UNH CE Fact Sheet: Barn Safety
- UNH CE Fact Sheet: Be Aware of Drug Residues
- UNH CE Fact Sheet: Handling Large Farm Animals
- UNH CE Fact Sheet: Large Animal Transportation
- UNH CE Fact Sheet: Trailer Safety Checklist
- UNH CE Housing and Space Guidelines for Livestock
- University of New Hampshire- Cooperative Extension Goat Page
Forms and Policies
* If you did not enroll in the 4-H Program through 4-H Online you are required to attach a Youth Medical Care and Treatment form and the Youth Code of Conduct/Permission Release form to your 4-H Animal Intent to Show form.
* If you did not complete the medical form through 4-H Online you will need to attach a Youth Medical Care and Treatment form to your 4-H Animal Intent to Show form.
You may complete 4hOnline Animl Enrollment instead of a paper intent to show form. See link for instructions.
- 4hOnline Animal Enrollment Instructions
- Animal Intent to Show Form (formerly known as "4-H Animal Approval Form")
- Animal Lease Record Form
- What is a 4-H Lease and How do I set one up?
- Emergency Action Plan
- New Hampshire 4-H Policy Manual
- NH 4-H Animal Project Records
- NH 4-H Animal Requirements & Deadlines
- NH 4-H Enrollment Form
- NH 4-H Policy on Rabies Vaccinations
- NH 4-H Replacement Animal Policy
- NH Animal Health Regulations
- Alpines International
- American Boer Goat Association
- American Lamancha Club
- International Boer Goat Association
- International Nubian Breeders Association
- National Toggenburg Club
- Oberhasli Breeders of America
- South African Boer Goats
- Curriculum Committee Adult Application and Nomination Form
- Curriculum Committee Youth Application and Nomination Form
- Curriculum Committee Overview
- Curriculum Committee Member Service Description
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