Livestock projects provide opportunities for youth to develop responsibility, patience, and understanding by regularly caring for animals.
Clackamas County 4-H Livestock Advisory Committee
Leaders, parents and youth members who have an interest in the Clackamas County 4-H Livestock project are encouraged to attend meetings on the first Thursday March, May, July, and November. Also the second Thursday in September.
Attendees can participate by Zoom or in person at the Extension Office in Oregon City at 7:00 pm.
This committee is responsible for planning and implementing educational opportunities and events, fundraising for awards and scholarships, and management of the 4-H Livestock area at Clackamas County Fair.
2023 Committee Officers:
- Matt Stewart, Chair
- Travis Dutton, Vice Chair
- Lacy Allen, Secretary
- Diana Thacker, Treasurer
County Livestock Resources
Informational videos and resource packets developed for Clackamas County 4-H members in the livestock projects. Helpful hints and tips for preparing to show at county fair.
Animal Science projects provide opportunities for youth to develop responsibility, patience, and understanding by regularly caring for animals. 4-H members in Animal Science projects learn about animal health, nutrition, physiology, and reproduction. 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.
Learn about livestock
The Extension Service is a reliable source of research-based information on a variety of topics, including livestock. You can browse our resources on beef and dairy cattle, horses, poultry and rabbits, sheep and goats, or swine.