New Hampshire 4-H Goat Project

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The 4-H Goat Project involves raising, caring, learning about animal health, nutrition, breeding, selection, and marketing.


The New Hampshire 4-H Dairy Goat Project focuses on raising dairy goats for milk and dairy product production. The 4-H Meat Goat Project focuses on raising goats for meat production. 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. You can lease an animal and/or participate in a variety of the activities and events that are offered.

Check out the NH 4-H Dairy Goat Project Fact Sheet, or the 4-H Meat Goat Project Guide from Penn State for more information.

Required Participant Age: 8-18 as of January 1 of the current year (12 and older to go on to Eastern States Exposition.

Required Animal Age: 4 months+

Animal Vaccinations: Rabies vaccination (recommended vet administered) 30 days and not more than one year prior to the date of the first show, or 4-H event. Animal must be 3 months of age before vaccination.

For members, volunteers, leaders and parents 

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The New Hampshire 4-H Dairy Goat Project focuses on raising dairy goats for milk and dairy product production. The 4-H Meat Goat Project focuses on ra... Learn More

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Become a buyer and bid on Beef, Meat Goats, Lamb, & Swine farm raised by NH 4-H Members will be auctioned.
Date: Monday, September 6, 2021<... Learn More
Become a seller at the NH 4-H Livestock Show & Auction. 4-H youth members who raise Beef, Meat Goats, Lamb, & Swine are invited to join us at ... Learn More
BECOME A NH 4-H LIVESTOCK SHOW & AUCTION SPONSOR!

Your sponsorship benefits the 4-Hers directly by providing awards for youth and c... Learn More
Purpose:  The NH 4-H Ag Ambassadors utilizes a peer-to-peer teaching model to create accessible and interactive programming that exposes youth partici... Learn More
The purpose of this manual is to serve as a guide for 4-H leaders and members involved in the 4-H Goat Project in New Hampshire.  We hope that the rec... Learn More
Instructions for  4hOnline Animal Enrollment Instructions (for 4HOnline version 2.0)

New effective 2019 there are changes in NH 4-H Int... Learn More