Livestock & Small Animals

Livestock Quality Assurance

All 4-H/FFA youth ages 8-18 members enrolled in beef, bucket calf, feeder calf, cow/calf, dairy, goats, sheep, swine, rabbit, and/or poultry, are required to complete a Youth Quality Care of Animals (YQCA) Training program in order to show at the fair.   Youth may complete the training in one of three ways: online training course, in person training class, or test out.

Livestock ID Sheets

Complete an ID sheet for each species of livestock you will be exhibiting at the fair and send to Cedar County Extension Office by June 15th.

Bucket Calf Record Books

Clover Kid Bucket Calf Record Book - NEW   Due to office before July 7, 2018
1st Year Bucket Calf Record Book - NEW   Due to office before July 7, 2018
2nd Year Bucket Calf Record Book - NEW   Due to office before July 7, 2018
Bucket Calf Project Guide  (22 pages)

Other Resources Available

Nebraska 4-H Fed Steer Challenge - new for 2019, for youth 4-H age 14-18
Emergency Animal Removal Release Fillable Form
to remove livestock from fairgrounds
NE4H9020- Nebraska 4-H Animal Project Record  doc 
Companion Animals Webpage - dogs, cats, and household pets 
NE4H9030- Nebraska 4-H Companion Animal Project Record  doc  
NE4H9010- Nebraska 4-H Project Record  doc  
4-H Animal Identification Guidelines