4-H Sheep Project

multiple youth showing black face sheep


Explore the sheep industry. Learn to raise and show purebred or crossbred yearling ewes, aged ewes or market lambs. Topics include budgeting, digestive systems, reproduction, genetics, lambing, ethics, marketing and careers.

Record keeping & evaluation

For adult leaders

Become a youth livestock committee member

Three youth project members will be selected for one-year terms to help plan and organize the Minnesota State Fair 4-H Sheep Project experience. Applicants must:

  • have lots of sheep project and leadership experience
  • be in 9th grade or older
  • eligible for 4-H next year
  • be currently enrolled in meat goat project
  • have exhibited at Minnesota State Fair
  • complete an application