Pack Goat

PackgoatsLearn how to feed and care for your project goat in this unique program. Care for one or more pack goats for at least 90 days before exhibiting. Select a goat suitable for use in harness or as a pack animal, keep records, and practice responsible animal ownership. 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

Pack Goat | pdf

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 |
  • Permanent Individual Animal Record | doc pdf |

Optional Supporting Materials
  • Getting Your Goat, Book 1*
  • Stepping Out, Book 2* 
  • Showing the Way, Level 3*
  • Pack Goat Skills Checklist | pdf
  • Dairy Goat Helper’s Guide* 
  • Goat Resource Handbook—Ohio* 
  • Northwest Pack Goats & Supplies 

*Available through your county extension office.