4-h

Discussion in 'Other Pets & Livestock' started by smokeyodie97, Jun 24, 2010.

  1. smokeyodie97

    smokeyodie97 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am wanting to do 4-h.We have 7 acers fenced in i might do chickens but i want something else what should i do COW
    GOAT
    PIG
    HORSE or
    SHEEP
     
  2. SilkieTime

    SilkieTime Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 29, 2009
    Joelton Tn.
    Do you have to ask?
    Horses
     
  3. SunnyChic

    SunnyChic Keep The Sunny Side Up

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    At our county youth fair, market hogs are VERY popular. The initial cost is less than a steer, but you're required to sell them at the fair auction. Does your fair have auctions? Do you want to keep your animal, or sell it at the fair? Best of luck; growing up, I loved being a part of 4-H! [​IMG]
     
  4. smokeyodie97

    smokeyodie97 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:yea i think it does
     
  5. Crazyland

    Crazyland Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 14, 2009
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    Depends on what you want and what your local 4-H offers. Mine do large livestock but not chickens or other poultry.
    Horses around here are big money so for us that would be a bit out of budget.
     
  6. smokeyodie97

    smokeyodie97 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    At ours we have poltry and livestock
     
  7. Chickenmaven

    Chickenmaven Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 6, 2009
    Michigan
    Our county does it all. Those of us lacking acreage do chickens, rabbits and pheasants.
     
  8. Crazyland

    Crazyland Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 14, 2009
    Sandhills NC
    Then I would start with a goat That way you get experience in showing and know the ins and outs of the program.
    Plus then you would know how much time you have to devote to the program.
    Move up to a horse later.
     
    Last edited: Jun 24, 2010
  9. herfrds

    herfrds Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My DD just started this year with 2 lambs and a rabbit. The lambs are bums and follow her everywhere.
     

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