Cass County "4-H Animal Identification Guidelines Chart"  is helpful for knowing the requirements and timelines for tags or tattoos, earnotches and DNA needed for each species of animal. 

The following forms can be completed online, saved to your computer and printed for signatures. Please mail them to the Cass County Extension Office or scan and email them to Lauren at lstohlmann2@unl.edu. Remember, all forms with signature lines must be signed.

Horses (pdf, 2 pages) - Horse ID sheets are due June 15, 2020

Cow-Calf (pdf, 1 page, 39kb) due June 15, 2020

Breeding Heifer (pdf, 2 pages) due June 15, 2020

Market Beef (pdf, 2 pages) due June 15, 2020

Feeder Calf (pdf, 2 pages) due June 15, 2020

Bucket Calf 4-H Age (pdf, 2 pages, 285kb) due June 15, 2020

Market Lambs (pdf, 2 pages) due June 15, 2020

Breeding Sheep (pdf, 2 pages) due June 15, 2020

Meat (Market) Goats (pdf, 2 pages) due June 15, 2020

Dairy Goats (pdf, 2 pages) due June 15, 2020

Breeding Goats (pdf, 2 pages, 322kb) due June 15, 2020

Market Swine (pdf, 2 pages) due June 15, 2020

Dairy Cattle (pdf, 2 pages) due June 15, 2020

Rabbits (pdf, 3 pages) due June 15, 2020

Clover Kid Entries (pdf) pre-entry exhibits due July 15, 2020; static exhibits due August 2, 2020



If you are planning to show at State Fair or Ak-Sar-Ben DNA samples are required on all 4-H market animals.  Pick up DNA envelopes at the Cass County Extension Office.

  • State Fair and Ak-Sar-Ben exhibitors must be 10 years of age on Jan. 1st.
  • State Fair beef (market & breeding) must have BDV (Bovine Diarrhea Virus) testing done and results listed on State Fair health papers.