Polk County 4-H Animal Resources

Polk County 4-H Animal Information Letters

Information was mailed, if you did not receive a letter, please let us know, it means you were not signed up for an animal project on 4-H Online.

2022 Polk County Market Beef Weigh Tag DNA Letter (mailed 2-8-22)

2022 District and State Horse Show Entry (emailed 4-13-22)

2022 Polk County Animal Identification Guide

2022 Polk County 4-H Animal Exhibitor Information Letter

2022 Livestock/Horse Deadline & Event Calendar Calendar

2022 YQCA Registration Guideline


2022 Youth Quality Care of Animals (YQCA) Polk County Exhibitor Letter - 2022 in-person class dates are set, please read the letter to find out more information.

Must pre-register before attending at this site - YQCA Sign Up  You may also use the sign-up site to participate in the training online at any time.

The YQCA program transitioned to a new platform on March 23, 2022. Families will need to create a new account on the new website. Original accounts on the old platform became inactive after March 22.

Please follow these links to:

Submit Current 2022 YQCA Certification to New Platform

Get Your Instructor-led YQCA Certification (in-person class)

Get Your Web-Based YQCA Certification

Test Out Certification Instructions (only available for youth 12 and 15 years of age on Dec. 31)

Shows & Clinics

Progress Shows & Clinics - 

State and District Horse Shows

Nebraska State Fair

Aksarben Stock Show

Animal Science Ownership Affidavits

An ownership affidavit must be filled out for every animal to be shown at the county and/or state fair with the exception of Llama's, rabbits, dogs, cats & small pets.  Clover Kids are not required to have an ownership affidavit on file unless the animal will be shown by a traditional 4-H member. 

State Fair Livestock Identification and Nomination Requirements (2022)

The below Identification Forms are for County Only Animals!

Polk County 4-H Animal Fair Pre-Entry Information

2022 Bucketcalf Information Sheet

2022 Bucketcalf Record Sheet