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Meat Goat

Goats are very useful animals - they produce milk, meat and hair for weaving. Learn about management, health, feeding, milking, fitting, breeding, pedigrees, quality assurance, genetics, national industry issues, and showing. New to 4-H? Get involved in the Meat Goat Project!

Important project information for enrolled members

girl with meat goat

What you can do

Level 1: Meat Goat 1 - Just Browsing

Learn how to select, feed, house and care for a goat properly.

Level 2: Meat Goat 2 - Get Growing with Meat Goats

Learn about goat disease, breeding, body condition scoring, fitting a show goat and management programs.

Level 3: Meat Goat 3 - Meating the Future

Discover how to control parasites, practice bio-security, judge goats, balance rations and prevent diseases.

All levels

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Free curriculum from Utah State 4-H. Registration is required for download access.


New to 4-H? Get involved in the Meat Goat Project!

Sharon Davis, Extension educator and science of animals director

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