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The purpose of the Market Lamb Challenge program is to provide a one year educational, interesting and competitive feature for 4-H'ers at the Seward County Fair. Youth will have the opportunity to purchase a quality Market Lamb at market value while learning about sheep selection and evaluation. 

Are you interested in enrolling your child in 4-H? Come check out what 4-H has to offer at our 4-H Fun Day! This event is an open house (come and go) from 9:00am - noon, February 24, 2018. This event is open to ALL Seward County Families with youth ages 5+ (as of Jan 1). At this event you will learn about clubs and activities that go on through out the year, and what club would be the best fit for your child! Youth will get to create a rocket, Make a Snack, Learn about Archery, Win Door Prizes, do Balloon Art, and visit the Petting Zoo!

What is it?

The Seward County Feeder Pig Lottery helps 4-H and FFA members find quality hogs at a competitive price.  Youth select their pigs through a numbered lottery system.

When Does It Start?

The lottery will take place at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, April 7.

The registration deadline is Friday, March 30th.

What do I have to do?

Sign up for the Feeder Pig Lottery at the Seward County Extension Office

Take complete ownership of the pig(s) the day of the lottery.

Provide housing, feed and care for the pig(s) you receive.

Complete an Animal Project Record Sheet

What is 4-H Partners?

4‐H Partners is a livestock/large animal  mentoring program.  It’s for youth who  would like to learn about a large animal,  but are not ready to own one.  They are  matched up with a mentor and learn how  to care for that animal, how to raise it and  how to show it.     

 
 



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