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Explore the sheep industry. Learn to raise and show purebred or crossbred yearling ewes, aged ewes or market lambs. Topics include budgeting, digestive systems, reproduction, genetics, lambing, ethics, marketing and careers. New to 4-H? Get involved in the Sheep Project!

Important project information for enrolled members

girl grooming sheep

What you can do

Level 1: Sheep 1 - Lambs, Rams & You

Learn how to select a lamb andcare properly for the animal.

Level 2: Sheep 2 - Shear Delight

Explore feed tags, management practices and delivering a lamb.

Level 3: Sheep 3 - Leading the Flock

Learn about judging, genetics and breeding plus career paths

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 Sheep Project!

Sharon Davis, Extension educator and science of animals director

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