2015 Livestock Judging Results from Area Animal Science Days

(Madison) The 2015 Area Animal Science Days were held in Lafayette, Kewaunee, Dunn and Rock counties. Youth involved judged breeding and market classes of each of the following species, swine, beef, sheep and in some locations meat goats. Youth also answered a sets of species questions and seniors judges gave oral reasons on selected classes. […]

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2015 Wisconsin State Fair Market Animal Identification Information for Market Sheep and Swine

2015 Wisconsin State Fair Market Animal Identification Reminders Youth interested in showing market sheep or swine at the 2015 Wisconsin State Fair will need to get their animal projects DNA/RFID identified through the Wisconsin Livestock Identification Consortium (WLIC) by the respective State Fair eligibility deadlines.  WLIC is coordinating a statewide DNA/RFID identification program for Wisconsin […]

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2015 Governors Blue Ribbon Livestock Auction Scholarships Available

(West Allis) The Blue Ribbon Sale of Champions Foundation has increased their scholarship awards once again this year to $15,000 and fifteen of Wisconsin’s best youth will be the recipients. The 2015 Governor’s Blue Ribbon Livestock Auction Scholarship application has just been issued. The Foundation is sponsoring two $2000 awards, three $1500 awards, three $1000 […]

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Where are They Now? With Columbia County 4-H/FFA Alumnus Scott Howard

    There have been a multitude of youth livestock project members that have participated in WI Youth Livestock State events over the years, but after they graduate from 4-H or FFA, we often ask, “Where are they now?” We recently were fortunate enough to meet up with former Columbia County 4-H Alumnus, Scott Howard.  Scott […]

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Wisconsin State Fair Market Livestock Self-Identification Deadlines for 2015

Attention Potential Junior State Fair  Market Animal Exhibitors! New for 2015! Youth interested in showing market beef, sheep or swine at the 2015 Wisconsin State Fair will need to get their animal projects DNA/RFID identified through the Wisconsin Livestock Identification Consortium (WLIC) by the respective State Fair eligibility deadlines.  WLIC is coordinating a statewide DNA/RFID […]

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Iowa County Junior and Senior Teams top 2014 State 4-H Livestock Contest

The State 4-H Livestock Judging Contest was held on Monday, July 28 at the Arlington Public Events Center.  There were nine senior teams and ten junior teams that participated.  The contest consisted of evaluating classes of market and breeding beef, market and breeding swine, market and breeding sheep and Boer goats, as well as answer […]

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Area Animal Science Days Livestock Judging Results 2014

The 2014 Area Animal Science Days were held in Manitowoc, Columbia, Eau Claire and Crawford county’s.  Youth judged breeding and market classes of each of the following species, swine, beef, sheep and in some locations meat goats.  Youth also answered questions and seniors gave reasons on selected classes.  Congratulations to all participants in this year’s […]

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Livestock Comfort at the Fair

Hot, Hot, Hot… This year we have had a fairly mild summer in terms of heat, however that is all going to change today with forecasts saying it could be the hottest day of the summer.  Be mindful of your animal projects in this type of weather at home or at the fair today and […]

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Marathon tops 4-H Quiz Bowl and Skillathon Contests

The Wisconsin 4-H Quiz Bowl and Skillathon contests were both held on Saturday, March 1 at University of Wisconsin Madison Animal Sciences Building.   Livestock Bowl is a quiz competition where all the questions are about beef, sheep, swine and meat goat topics and students use a buzzer in order to answer the questions.  Teams compete […]

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