2017 4-H Livestock

On Thursday August 31, 2017 the 12th annual Invest in Youth Elliott County 4-H Livestock Show and Sale will take place at the Farm Credit 4-H Youth Pavilion located next to the Elliott County Cooperative Extension Office. The livestock show will begin at 3:30pm  with the sale following the shows at 6:30pm. This year's show will highlight the hard work of 43 young farmers ages 5-18. We invite the public to come and support the youth of our community during the livestock show and sale. For more information on the livestock show and sale or 4-H programs offered in Elliott County please contact Katie C. Wallace, County Extension Agent for 4-H Youth Development, at katie.c.wallace@uky.edu or by calling the Elliott County Cooperative Extension Office at 606-738-6400.

 

To participate Elliott County 4-H Livestock as a 4-Her they must be 9-18 years old as of January 1, 2017.  To participate as a Clover bud, they must be 5-8 years old as of January 1, 2017.  Club members do not have to show an animal and are welcome to participate in educational activities to learn about animals.

Clover buds are only allowed to show a goat or a lamb and youth and parents must take care of the animal and have adequate shelter available for the animal.

Future meeting dates are at the Soil Conservation Building,  Each participant must get 6 hours of education to participate in a show.  Meetings are very active and involve games and other activities to teach about sheep, goat, swine, and beef animals.  Elliott County Certified 4-H Livestock Volunteer Leaders are Donnie Rose, Lorianne Rose and MaKayla Rose.  If you have any questions, please give the Extension Office a call at 606-738-6440.