Market Goat

goats in pasture

Market Goat

This project is for member’s ages 8-18 years old. This project is designed for those members who want learn more about raising goats. Members will accomplish the following learning experiences:

  • Develop leadership, initiative, self-reliance and sportsmanship
  • Learn to accept responsibility by having an animal to care for regularly
  • Learn the principles of animal nutrition and how to balance rations to feed your animals
  • Learn to care for, train and handle animal safely
  • Learn how to take care of equipment
  • Learn more about the goat industry
  • Learn the principles of livestock judging through participate in county judging program
  • Exhibit animal on tour, achievement day, or at a fair

 

For specific information about the project and e-record books, please click http://colorado4h.org/project_resources/projects/livestock/GoatProject.pdf