Colorado 4-H Livestock Program
Colorado 4-H Livestock programs provide opportunities for youth to learn, practice and apply animal science knowledge, skills & abilities to prepare them for success in careers and life.
Colorado 4-H Livestock programs/projects place an emphasis on working respectfully, collectively and in a positive manner to achieve the youth development goals of the 4-H program. We strive to enable youth and adult volunteers to become responsible, self-directed and productive members of society, consistent with the goals and objectives of the National 4-H program.
4-H Livestock Program/Project goals and objectives include:
- Encourage participation through safe, inclusive learning environments by engaging youth through animal science-related activities.
- Enhance development of self-concept, character and personal growth through safe and educational animal related project and program opportunities.
- Teach safe, ethical and responsible care of animals.
- Promote the highest standards of safety, sportsmanship and ethical behavior.
- Expose participants to the broad array of vocational and life-long avocational activities related to animal ownership.
- Strengthen families though participation 4-H animal project activities.
Providing safe, inclusive environments is always a priority.
4-H Livestock Resources
- Plague presence in Colorado Information
- Rabies Information
- Rabbit Hemorrhagic Disease Resources – RHD
- Vesicular Stomatitis Virus (VSV) Information
- Colorado 4-H Animal Care and Housing Guidelines
- 4-H Humane Animal Care Guidelines
- MQA Trailer Schedule (East Slope/Front Range) – 2021 Schedule TBD
- MQA Trailer Schedule (Western Slope) – 2021 Schedule TBD
- 4-H MQA Descriptions
- 4-H MQA Policy
- Open 4-H Shows (Horse & Livestock)
- 2020 Carcass Data Services or Ultrasounds – CSU Dept of Animal Sciences
- Animal Biosecurity Resources
- Halter Breaking Cattle Video
- 2021 National Ag Day Invitational Application