4-H Livestock Projects
SHEEP & LAMB
Animal Lease - Dairy (due June 1)
2022 DUNF Information
**required for all market and lactating dairy animals.
Breeding Animal Lease (due June 1)
Leasing MARKET animals for youth exhibition projects is NOT permitted under any circumstances.
LLAMA & ALPACA
(NOTE *these serve in addition to project specific guidlines*)
Assuring Quality Care for Animals/ Quality Assurance Information
This program teaches 4-H youth how to use best practices that support the production of quality and safe animal products for consumers, as well as responsible animal handling, care and welfare in not only farm animal production, but also with companion and performance animals.
QA must still be completed by June 1.
- FFA & 4-H Youth livestock exhibitors (8-18) may take the online Youth for the Quality Care of Animals (YQCA) certification for $12. Visit https://yqcaprogram.org/ and create an Independent Sign-In account. Be sure to select Web-Based Training and read the description of the course carefully to make sure the individual associated with the account meets the requirements based on age. Participants must pass 3 quizzes to get certified: Animal Well-Being, Food Safety and Life Skills. Be sure to print a copy of the certificate to a PDF and submit it to the Extension Office via email.
- Youth 12-years of age and older may choose to test-out by visiting the Ashtabula County Extension Office May 2, 2022 3-5 p.m. Study materials may be found here. Please email email@example.com to let us know you plan to attend. Those that do not pass the test must attend an in-person or online training prior to June 1.
- 2022 Quality Assurance Training will take place for Ashtabula County Youth in-person at the Fairgrounds in Jefferson: May 15 at 1:30 & 3:30 p.m. and May 18 7:00 p.m. No pre-registration is required. Doors will open 10 minutes before the posted time and close 10 minutes after. Youth must be in attendance for the entirety of the program.
Junior Fair Forms
County Pride Entry Form (due July 1)
Breeder's Own Entry Form (due July 1)
2022 Jr. Fair Pen Reservations (due July 1)
Other Jr. Fair Information
MAC Buyer Plaque Sponsor Letter
Required Parent/Advisor Market Project Meetings
At least one parent/guardian of each market project member and one MAC advisor per club must attend the online virtual meeting at http://tinyurl.com/2022acasparentmeeting by August 1.
This is an online GoogleDocs training. You must go through the entire presentation and verify your attendance at the conclusion.
Questions? Contact Tom Mazzaro at firstname.lastname@example.org