Goat Project

Welcome to the Kewaunee County Goat Project

Below you will find information about upcoming goat meetings, project information, and goat resources. We will continue to add more information as it becomes available.

2022 Meeting Dates for Goat Project

February 24th, 6:30 p.m.  Fairgrounds hall area
March 24th, 6:30 p.m.  4-H conference room
April 28, 6:30 p.m. 4-H conference room
May 26,  6:30 p.m. Livestock barn Fairgrounds, 6:30 Mandatory fair meeting
June meeting, to be announced

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Meeting Minutes
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Bylaw change will require two goat meetings in the Project year, one of which is the mandatory May meeting. Meeting dates will alternate between Tuesdays and Thursdays.

Goat Project Bylaws, Updated 2019-2020

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*PLEASE NOTE: When downloading the essay, save the blank essay form FIRST, before filling it out. This is especially important for the PDF version. 

2022 GOAT Essay Questions – Kewaunee County 4-H Auction

2022 GOAT Essay Questions-Kewaunee County 4-H Auction- fillable PDF

Rules and Requirements: 2022 Kewaunee County 4-H Auction Procedures and Qualifications

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Goat Project Member Profile:  This should be submitted to Deb A., Shauna, or Darlene
Goat Member Information Profile

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Goat Project Worksheets 

Complete pages 1, 12-16, and then the page 17 that applies to your goat, as follows:
17A for dairy goats
17B for meat goats
17C for fiber goats
You can print and do any of the other pages you want, as well.

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Goat Resources
 UW-Extension Goat Publication by Aerica Bjurstrom and Dave Wachter

4-H Goat Webpage: This is a great source for information about the 4-H Goat Project. There are links to literature, events, and much more!

Goat First Aid A resource compiled by 4-H Project member Autumn L.

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Dairy Goat Resources
 Wisconsin Dairy Goat Association Website

American Dairy Goat Association Website and Registry

Dairy Goat Forum: a forum that discusses dairy goats

Dairy Goat Journal: a dairy goat magazine website

Dairy Goat Breed Websites
Toggenburg

Nigerian Dwarf

Oberhasli

Sable

La Mancha

Nubian

Alpine

Saanen

Dairy Goat Books Recommended by our County Goat Leaders
Dairy Goats for Pleasure and Profit by Harvey Considine

Dairy Goat Judging techniques by Harvey Considine and George W. Trimberger

The Illustrated Standard of the Dairy Goat by Nancy Lee Owen

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Kewaunee County Goat Leaders
For more information about the goat project please contact the Extension office or one of these leaders:

Debra Ahrens – farmngardenmom@gmail.com

Renee VanDonsel – rvandonsel06@gmail.com

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STAFF

Extension Kewaunee County

Mariah Vandertie – 4-H Program Educator
810 Lincoln St.
Kewaunee, WI 54216
Phone: (920) 3887185
mlvandertie@wisc.edu

Erin Dahle – Program Assistant
(920) 388-7141
erin.dahle@wisc.edu

 

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