Otoe County 4-H

 

4-H empowers youth to reach their full potential working and learning in partnership
with caring adults. 4-H is education for life that uses a learn-by-doing approach.

Active in all 93 counties and at 4h.unl.edu

Otoe County 4-H

Exhibitors of 4-H beef, swine, sheep and goats that carry an EID tag will be required to obtain a Premises ID number through the Nebraska Department of Agriculture at no cost to the exhibitor.  Premise ID is by the location of where the animal is located - so whomever owns the property where the 4-H animal is located is who must obtain the Premise ID.  That Premise ID must then be reported to the local county Extension Office where the 4-H animal will be shown.

2018 Market Beef Weigh-In

New for 2018 is that it is now mandatory for all Otoe County 4-H Market Beef to be weighed and tagged at an 4-H approved event to be eligible to show at the Otoe County Fair in 2018.  Otoe County's weigh-in will be Saturday, January 27th from 9:00 a.m. to Noon at the Kimmel Arena. 

The Otoe County 4-H Council voted at its January meeting to change to “Blow and Go” for the 2017 Otoe County Fair.  The 4-H Beef Shows including Showmanship, Market Beef and Breeding Beef will be Blow and Go.  Guidelines for the Blow and Go include:

Effective January 1, 2017, all livestock producers that use antibiotic medicated feeds to prevent, treat or control animal health issues will be required to get a written order or Veterinary Feed Directive (VFD) from a Veterinarian to purchase and feed these feeds.  The regulation will only affect antibiotics administered in feed or water for livestock.