4-H Animal Project Resources

Animal Science


New York State 4-H Animal Science

Animal Intent to Show Form

Market Project 101 PowerPoint

Market Animal 101 Recording

Market Animal Fact Sheet

2021 State Animal Requirements  (note that pullorum testing IS required at this time)

Beef Program:

Dog Program:

New York State 4-H Dog Program

Dairy Program:

New York State 4-H Dairy Program

Goat Program

  • New York State 4-H Meat Goat resource page
  • Dairy/Meat Goat ID form
  • Dairy Goat project book
  • Cloverbud project book (either Dairy Goat or Meat Goat)
  • New York State 4-H Dairy Goat resource page
  • Horse Program:

    New York State Horse Program website

    Poultry Program:

    New York State 4-H Avian & Poultry


    New York State 4-H Rabbit and Cavy

  • Rabbit Record
  • Rabbit ID, owner/non-owner form
  • Rabbit Decathalon - Each year at State Fair, youth who are interested in Rabbit Knowledge are able to participate in the Rabbit Decathalon. There are 3 levels – novice, junior and senior and youth must be at least 9 to participate. Please see attached list of subject areas. Throughout the year, rabbit resources will be posted so youth have access to various terms and items to study.
  • Rabbit terms
  • Rabbit identification
  • Rabbit Digestive System
  • Rabbit Showmanship  - a form which instructs the youth how to complete the showmanship portion of the Rabbit show during Fair. 
  • Cavy:

    Sheep Program

      Swine Program:

      All Other Animals Record

      Market Animal projects:

      Marketing Your Livestock Project

      Market animal project book

        Each species should have a record in the Market Animal Project Book

        Record books are due the day animals arrive on the Fairgrounds.

      Last updated April 26, 2022