Dairy Goat

GoatLearn how to select a goat, feed, house, and care for it. Become familiar with and apply the recommended principles of dairy animal science. Care for one or more dairy goats for at least 90 days before exhibiting. Gain knowledge of sound breeding, feeding, and management practices. Develop integrity, sportsmanship, decision-making capabilities, and public speaking skills by participation in demonstrations, tours, and exhibits.

Project Requirements
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Some counties may have additional requirements. Contact your 4-H leader or county extension office to learn more.

Member Materials
  • 4-H Animal Project Record Book | doc pdf
  • 4-H Involvement Report | docpdf |
  • 4-H Permanent Individual Animal Record for each project animal | doc pdf |

Optional Supporting Materials
  • Getting Your Goat, Book 1*
  • Stepping Out, Book 2* 
  • Showing the Way, Book 3*
  • Dairy Goat Helper’s Guide* 
  • Goat Resource Handbook—Ohio* 

*Available through your county extension office.