4-H animal identification

4-H animal identification (ID)

Animal information sheets, ID worksheets and lease forms

Tools for success

Important animal science information:

4HOnline information:

Beef

The beef information sheet — posted Dec 21, 2017 — contains important details about ownership, critical dates, ID requirements, state fair showing information and more.

Animal lease form — for all leased animals. Printable PDF version of Animal lease form

Animal science show requirements sheet for all speciesPrintable PDF version of show requirements for all species

Beef ID worksheets

Instructional video

County ID letter

AKSARBEN update for livestock families

Dairy

The dairy information sheet contains important details about ownership, critical dates, ID requirements, State Fair showing information and more.

Animal lease form — for all leased animals. Printable PDF version of Animal lease form

Animal science show requirements sheet for all speciesPrintable PDF version of show requirements for all species

Dairy ID worksheet — download for your use.

Instructional video

County ID letter

AKSARBEN update for livestock families

Dog

The dog Information sheet contains important details about ownership, critical dates, ID requirements, dog show information and more.

The dog project guide and rule books (agility, obedience, rally and showmanship) contains important details about the 4-H Dog Project.

Animal lease form — for all leased animals. Printable PDF version of Animal lease form

Animal science show requirements sheet for all speciesPrintable PDF version of show requirements for all species

Dog ID form — download for your use. This form must be uploaded to 4HOnline or submitted to your local Extension office on or before May 15.

Instructional video

County ID letter

Dairy goat

The dairy goat information sheet contains important details about ownership, critical dates, ID requirements, state fair showing information and more.

Dairy goat ID worksheet — download for your use.

Animal lease form for all leased animals. Printable PDF version of Animal lease form

Animal science show requirements sheet for all speciesPrintable PDF version of show requirements for all species

Instructional video

County ID letter

Meat goat

Meat goat information sheet — contains important details about ownership, critical dates, ID requirements, state fair showing information and more.

Animal lease form — for all leased animals. Printable PDF version of Animal lease form

Animal science show requirements sheet for all speciesPrintable PDF version of show requirements for all species

Meat goat ID worksheets:

Instructional video

County ID letter

AKSARBEN update for livestock families

Horse

Minnesota horse project rule book

Animal lease form — for all leased animals. Printable PDF version of Animal lease form

Animal science show requirements sheet for all speciesPrintable PDF version of show requirements for all species

Horse ID worksheet — download for your use.

Instructional video

County ID letter

Lama

Lama information sheet contains important details about ownership, critical dates, ID requirements, state fair showing information and more.

Animal lease form — for all leased animals. Printable PDF version of Animal lease form

Animal science show requirements sheet for all speciesPrintable PDF version of show requirements for all species

Lama ID worksheet — download for your use.

Instructional video

County ID letter

Pets

No ID information is required for pets.

Poultry

Lease information is due May 15 (ID'ing process only for pigeons and doves is required for poultry owned by the 4-H member and/or their family).

The poultry information sheet contains important details about ownership, critical dates, ID requirements, state fair showing information and more.

Animal lease form — for all leased animals. Printable PDF version of Animal lease form

Animal science show requirements sheet for all speciesPrintable PDF version of show requirements for all species

Pigeon/dove ID worksheet — download for your use.

County ID letter

Rabbit

The rabbit information sheet contains important details about ownership, critical dates, ID requirements, state fair showing information and more.

Animal lease form — for all leased animals. Printable PDF version of Animal lease form

Animal science show requirements sheet for all speciesPrintable PDF version of show requirements for all species

Rabbit ID worksheet — download for your use.

Instructional video

County ID letter

AKSARBEN update for livestock families

Sheep

The sheep information sheet contains important details about ownership, critical dates, ID requirements, state fair showing information and more.

Animal lease form — for all leased animals. Printable PDF version of Animal lease form

Animal science show requirements sheet for all species - Printable PDF version of show requirements for all species

Instructional video (coming)

Also see county ID letter and 4HOnline user guides (above)

Sheep ID worksheet (market lambs and breeding ewes) — download for your use.

Instructional video

County ID letter

AKSARBEN update for livestock families

Swine

Basic biosecurity for tagging 4-H swine PDF

The swine information sheet contains important details about ownership, critical dates, ID requirements, state fair showing information and more.

Animal lease form — for all leased animals. Printable PDF version of Animal lease form

Animal science show requirements sheet for all speciesPrintable PDF version of show requirements for all species

Swine ID worksheet (breeding gilts, market barrows and market gilts) — download for your use.

Instructional video

County ID letter

AKSARBEN update for livestock families


Contact

Sharon Davis, Extension Educator & Science of Animals Director

davis051@umn.edu

507-369-6896