4-H Goat SPARK Club experience

Event Details

Date(s) & Time(s)::

June 18, 2016 at 9:30 AM until 12:30 PM

Location: a Goat Farm in Allen County

Phone: Barb Thuma, 260-481-6826

Link: http://www.extension.purdue.edu/allen

Event Description

April 5, 2016 Updated Apr 5, 2016 at 10:30 AM EDT

Allen County 4-H Clubs, Inc will be hosting a 4-H Goat SPARK Club experience open to all youth in Grades 3-12. This will be held on two Saturday, June 18 and Saturday, June 25.
The time on both days will be from 9:30 AM-12:30 PM
This will be held at a Goat Farm here in Allen County.

Participants will learn all about Dairy Goats, including breeds of goats, what goats eat, goat diseases, care of goats including bathing, trimming, hoof care and housing, and how to prepare and show a goat. In addition they will have an opportunity to feed baby goats, learn how to milk a goat and learn about goat products including cheese and milk. They will also learn how to hitch a goat to a cart, and load a pack goat.

The cost for this program is $28.00 per youth which includes State & County 4-H Program fees, plus additional 4-H SPARK Goat Club fee.

This club is limited to the first 15 youth who have paid and registered. Minimum number of 5 is required to hold this club. Registration and payment is due by June 10, 2016. Materials are also available on website at www.extension.purdue.edu/allen.

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