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Livestock & Horses

Livestock & Horses projects provide opportunities for youth to develop responsibility, patience, and understanding by regularly caring for their animals. In addition to feeding and caring for animals, 4-H members in Animal Science projects learn about animal health, nutrition, physiology, and reproduction; and in the case of Horses, training and agility. They also learn the important breeds of animals, their characteristics, uses, and how to identify them. Members in the 4-H Animal Science area learn to understand marketing and the economic importance of the livestock industry as well as how to keep and use records.

**Please note, all projects in Livestock & Horses are for ages 9+**

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