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Cowley County

4-H Livestock Project Information

All project enrollment deadline is May 1st and enrollment must be done through 4-H Online. Respective tagging/weighing deadlines must be met.
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COVID-19 FAQ's for Cowley County 4-H

2020 Livestock Tagging Information Letter


 

2020 Livestock Tagging/Ownership Requirements for Cowley County 4-H

Market Beef:  

All market beef must be weighed and tagged at the official weigh-in day Sunday, March 1, 2020.

Registered Breeding Beef:  

All registered breeding heifers must be registered in the 4-H members name by May 1, 2020.

Commercial Breeding Beef: 

All commercial breeding heifers must be nominated using the Cowley County 4-H Livestock Identification Form by May 1, 2020.  Heifers who were previously tagged at the county weigh-in day do not need to complete the Livestock Identification Form.

Sheep, Meat Goats, Swine and Bucket Calves:  

Must be nominated using the Cowley County 4-H Livestock Identification Form by May 1, 2020 and a video uploaded to the private Facebook group for the specie.

How to read hog ear notches can be found here.

Dairy Goats:

Dairy Goats must be owned or leased by May 1, 2020.  Complete the Dairy Goat Lease and Identification Form and turn in to the Cowley County Extension Office.

Dairy Cattle:

Complete 4-H Grade Dairy Cattle and Leasing Form by June 15, 2020.

Horse:

Complete and email (klnordyke@ksu.edu) the Horse ID Certificate to the Cowley County Extension Office by May 1, 2020.  You MUST include pictures on the emailed form.

 


Project Videos

Check out the following videos for helpful information about feeding, training and showing your market livestock projects.

Introduction to Showing Meat Goats

Sheep Nutrition

Sheep Showmanship (coming soon!)

Swine Nutrition

Swine Showmanship (coming soon!)

Horse Health

 

 

Forms

COVID-19 and Cowley County 4-H

Livestock Nomination Form

Dairy Goat Lease and Identification Form

4-H Grade Dairy Cattle and Leasing Form

Horse ID Certificate