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North Carolina Junior Beef Roundup Information

Held at the NC Mountain State Fairgrounds Fletcher, NC August 5–7, 2022 Entries are due July 25, 2022 Agenda 2022 JBRU Rules Class Listing 2022 Online Entry Forms Exhibitor …

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2022 State 4-H Livestock Events

State 4-H Livestock Contests July 27-29 , 2022 Agenda – Final (Please note several changes from previous years, including an awards …

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Advanced Livestock Judging Program

This program is designed for kids ages 14-18 that have some previous livestock judging experience. This program allows youth …

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Advanced Skillathon Clinics

Advanced Skillathon Clinics Open to youth ages 14-19 who have participated in Livestock Skillathon for two or more years. These …

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Jammin' June

We are excited to offer a brand new contest this year for the youth of North Carolina, The Jammin’ …

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Sweet Union Jackpot Show

Entry Information : https://sujackpot.theshowportal.com/ More Information Contact: Jerry …

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Mid Atlantic Showcase

Youth must register for points to be considered as part of the showmanship circuit. Registration for the Circuit Reminder this enters …

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NC State Livestock Science Camp

The NC State Livestock Science Camp is a summer camp experience for youth 15-18 years old. It is designed …

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The Paramount Swine Jackpot

The 2022 The Paramount Swine Jackpot Show is Saturday, February 26, 2022 (9:00 a.m. start time) at the Johnston …

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North Carolina 4-H Livestock School

NC 4-H Livestock School When: February 19, 2022 Where: Lenoir County Livestock Arena, Kinston What: We will cover Sheep and Goats for …

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Leap Into Sheep Program

Leap Into Sheep Program This program is designed for youth that have an interest in animal agriculture and would like …

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2022 East Coast Extravaganza

Swine, Goat, Lamb, Heifer, and Steer Show March 5-6, 2022 Extravaganza Schedule (Several changes to the schedule from previous years.) Extravaganza Rules Entry …

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Identifying and Responding to Factors That Can Affect Egg Quality and Appearance

This publication is a useful resource that shell egg producers can use to identify egg …

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Certification Training for Operators of Animal Waste Management Systems - Type A

This training program is designed to provide operators of animal waste management systems with the …

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Diagram of meat goat body parts.

Meat Goat Exhibitor's Project Guide (5-6 Years of Age)

This factsheet offers information on showing meat goats for youth aged 5-6.

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Meat Goat Showmanship

This publication offers information on youth showmanship of meat goats.

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Sheep Exhibitor Project Guide (7-8 Years of Age)

This factsheet offers information on showing sheep for youth aged 7-8.

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Sheep teeth diagram by year.

Sheep Facts

Facts and figures on sheep.

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Danish Standards for Market Steers

This factsheet offers information on the Danish standards for market steers.

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Diagram of meat goat body parts.

Meat Goat Exhibitor's Project Guide (7-8 Years of Age)

This factsheet offers information on showing meat goats for youth aged 7-8.

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