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General Livestock

Welcome to the Ohio 4-H General Livestock Resource page!

Resources Ohio State Fair Information
Ohio 4-H Livestock Judging 2023 Ohio 4-H Livestock Judging Contest
Animal Sciences Lesson Plans Calendar
Antibiotic Stewardship (OTC-Rx, VFD) Contact Information

 

Calendar of Events

2023 State 4-H Animal Sciences (Livestock, Companion & Small Animals) Event Calendar

July

10 - Livestock Judging Entries Due       Registration Link

26 - August 6 - Ohio State Fair

27 - Livestock Judging Contest

 

Resources

General Resources OSU Feedkit Activities
Factsheets COVID-19 Best Practices
Ohio Youth Quality Assurance Conference Presentations

 

General Resources

FactSheets

 

COVID-19 Best Practices and Resources

Please keep in mind that the following documents are evolving as new guidelines and situations arise.

Jr Fair Considerations:

Livestock Marketing Considerations:

 

Presentations

Volunteer Conference 2023

  • Ohio Department of Agriculture Update
  • 4-H Animal Sciences Update
 

2023 Ohio State Fair Information

 

Antibiotic Stewardship

It is very important that 4-H members and their families establish a veterinarian-client-patient relationship (VCPR)! Please see resources below for information on the Over-the-Counter (OTC) to Prescription (Rx) medication that began in 2017 and will have the final piece enforced starting June, 2023.

 

June 2023 - Moving OTC Antibiotics to Rx

  • *Resources coming soon!

 

Veterinary Feed Directive Information

 

Animal Sciences Lesson Plans

Animal Sciences Lesson Plans HERE

 

Contact Information

4-H Livestock Curriculum, Research, and Quality Assurance

Elizabeth Share-Duling

4-H State Fair Events (Skillathons, Judging Contests, Avian Bowl)

Dr. Benjamin Wenner

Meats / Carcass Contests 

Lyda Garcia, Ph.D.

Meat Sciences Program

Ohio Department of Agriculture

Dr. Dennis Summers
614-728-6220

Cindy Bodie
614-728-6220