Otoe County 4-H Resources

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4-H Eligibility

The Otoe County 4-H program is open to all youth ages 8 to 18 as of January 1st each year.  Youth ages 5, 6 or 7 years of age are eligible to participate as Clover Kids in the Otoe County 4-H program.  To be eligible you need to enroll in 4-H by May 1st each year and you can do so by going to ne.4honline.com. If you need assistance enrolling check out our enrollment page.

2021 Otoe County 4-H Summer Workshops

2021 Otoe County Fair "unFAIRgetable"

4H Fairbook

2021 Otoe County 4-H Fair Book 

2021 Otoe County FFA & Open Class Fair Book

2021 Otoe County Fair Schedule

Animal Information

Animal ID Guidelines for Otoe County 4-H Animals for 2021 

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Animal ID's/Affidavits - due June 15th by 4:30 p.m. All animals with an EID tag must also have a Premise ID - this needs to be put on the ID sheet.  Below are the Animal ID's/Affidavits for each species:
  1. Beef - Breeding, Bucket Calf, Feeder Calf & Market  Beef - Otoe County Beef Shows are Blow and Go 
  2. Companion Animal
  3. Dog
  4. Goats - Dairy, Market Meat, & Breeding Meat
  5. Hogs 
  6. Horse
  7. Poultry
  8. Rabbit
  9. Sheep - Breeding & Market

Youth for the Quality Care of Animals

 (YQCA) formerly known as Quality Assurance - due June, 15th by 4:30 p.m.

Youth for the quality care of animals

County Fair Animal Entry Sheets 

due Monday, July 12th by 4:30 p.m. -  All Animals coming to fair must complete an entry sheet, below are the individual entry sheets for each species:

  1. Beef - pdf 
  2. Companion Animal  - pdf 
  3. Dog - pdf
  4. Goats - Dairy pdf & Meat pdf
  5. Hogs - pdf
  6. Horse - pdf
  7. Poultry - pdf
  8. Rabbit - pdf
  9. Sheep - pdf
  10. Clover Kid - pdf


Other Otoe County Fair Animal Resources

  • Livestock Health Statement - pdf    This form must be filled out and turned in at fair weigh-in/check-in. One sheet per species per family (beef, hogs, sheep, and goats).
  • 2021 Livestock Show Programs: Hogs, Beef, Dairy Goats, Meat Goats, Sheep, Poultry, Companion Animals, Rabbits, Horses , Horses Day #2, and Dogs
  • Livestock Stalling Maps for all species 

Horse Resources

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2021 Horse Show Patterns: 

District/State Horse Shows
 - Sites and Dates of District 4-H Horse Shows

  1. Equine Webinar Series
  2. Horsemanship Advancement Levels

Poultry Resources

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Below are links to four Poultry Showmanship Videos produced by Brett Kreifels, Nebraska Extension Educator. Watch these videos and learn how to compete in 4-H poultry showmanship.

Rabbit Resources


Below are links to Rabbit Showmanship Videos. Watch these videos and learn how to compete in 4-H poultry showmanship.

Other Animal Resourses:

Static Exhibit Resources

Cake Decorating Manual     Clovehttp://www.uwyo.edu/4-h/projects/_manuals/cake-decorating-manual.pdfr Kid Resources

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Shooting Sports Information4-H Shooting Sports

In Otoe County we have leaders trained in the following disciplines: Archery, BB Gun/Air Rifle and Shotgun. If you are interested in joining shooting sports in Otoe County please contact one of the following Certified Shooting Sports Leaders for Otoe County:

  • Otoe County 4-H Shooting Sports Club: Junior Grotrian - Archery - 402-269-5591
  • Otoe County Sharp Shooters: Sherlyn Damme - BB Gun/Air Rifle - 402-269-5668

Aire Rifle & BB Gun New Shooter Clinic - April 25, 2021









Leader Resources

4-H Leaders

Otoe County 4-H Council


Photography Resources

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Other Resources

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