4-H Rabbit and Cavy Page
New Hampshire 4-H Rabbit and Cavy Project
The New Hampshire 4-H Rabbit and Cavy Project is an fun project that focuses on rabbits and cavies. A cavy is commonly known as a guinea pig. The 4-H Rabbit and Cavy Project can provide youth with the opportunity to learn selection, management, health, marketing and careers in the rabbit and cavy industry. There are over 40 different breeds of rabbits in the United States alone! You don’t have to have your own rabbit or cavy to participate in the New Hampshire 4-H Rabbit and Cavy Project. You can lease an animal and/or participate in a variety of the activities and events that the New Hampshire 4-H Rabbit and Cavy Project has to offer. Click on the links below for more information.
New to the 4-H Rabbit and Cavy Project? Check out the NH 4-H Rabbit and Cavy Project Fact Sheet for more information. Click on the Getting Started in Your 4-H Rabbit Project and 4-H Rabbit Project Guide for more basic information. To see if others in your county are participating in the Rabbit and Cavy 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.
- 4-H Animal Science Bonanza - January, Walpole, NH
- Massachusetts 4-H Rabbit Workshop - info coming soon
- American Rabbit Breeders Association (show information)
- Exhibitor Responsibilities
- 4-H Cavy Fitting and Showmanship Leaders Supplement
- 4-H Rabbit Showmanship
- American Rabbit Breeders Association Cavy Showmanship Scorecard
- American Rabbit Breeders Association Official Show Rules
- American Rabbit Breeders Association Rabbit and Cavy Showmanship Guide
- American Rabbit Breeders Association Rabbit Showmanship Scorecard
- Cavy Fitting and Showmanship Member Guide
- New England Rabbit and Cavy Show Circuit
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 4-H Youth Code of Conduct
- NH 4-H Youth Medical Care & Treatment
- NH Animal Health Regulations
- 4-H Rabbit Project Guide (Michigan State Extension)
- Rabbit Project Sheet (Iowa 4-H)
- Rabbit Project Page (California 4-H)
- 4-H Rabbit Project Reference Guide (Texas AgriLife Extension)
- American Rabbit Breeders Association Breed List
- ARBA Recommendations for Rabbit and Cavy Care
- Getting Started in Your 4-H Rabbit Project
- National 4-H Rabbit Curriculum
- NH 4-H Rabbit and Cavy Project Fact Sheet
- UNH CE Fact Sheet: Barn Safety
- UNH CE Fact Sheet: Be Aware of Drug Residues
- University of Tennessee Rabbit Activity Page
- American Cavy Breeders Association
- American Rabbit Breeders Association
- American Satin Rabbit Breeders Association
- New England Cottontail Rabbit Association
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