Tuesday, January 10, 2012

Upcoming Youth Livestock Events

*NC Meat Goat Association Annual Wether & Doe Sale*
When: January 14, 11:00 am
Where: Johnston County Livestock Arena, Smithfield NC
Who:  20-25 wether and doe kids will be offered for sale.  These goats will be the desirable age and size for spring shows.

*NC Junior Hereford Association Judging in January*
When: January 28
Where: NCSU Beef Educational Unit
This is a great event for youth interested in Livestock Judging.  For more information on this event feel free to contact Steve Sifford at

*Billy Nance Family 4-H Meat Goat Leadership Institute*
When: February 25
Where:  NCSU Beef Educational Unit
Who: Youth ages 14-19 and currently enrolled in High School Entry Forms: (*Due January 13*) This is a great opportunity for youth that have an interest in the Meat Goat Industry. Youth learn about team building, public speaking, and have hands-on portions with goats during this event.  We also include general health care, parasite control, and artificial insemination in goats.

*Eastern Carolina 4-H Livestock School*
When: March 3rd & 4th
Where: Eastern Carolina Ag and Education Center, Tarboro, NC
Who: Youth ages 9-18
More information including the entry forms will be posted in the upcoming weeks.

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