Animal ID Sheets

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 Remember, all forms with signature lines must be signed.

Horses (pdf, 2 pages) 

Cow-Calf (pdf, 1 page) 

Breeding Heifer (pdf, 2 pages) 

Market Beef (pdf, 2 pages) 

Feeder Calf (pdf, 2 pages) 

Bucket Calf 4-H Age     Bucket Calf 4-H Age Record Book

Market Lambs 

Breeding Sheep 

Meat (Market) Goats 

Dairy Goats 

Breeding Goats 

Market Swine

Dairy Cattle 


Clover Kid Entries 

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. Due back to the office June 15th 

  • 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.