Texas 4-H Agriculture & Livestock Program

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Texas 4-H
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The Texas 4-H Agriculture & Livestock Program provides a variety of unbiased resources for 4-H/FFA families, leaders and volunteers interested in youth livestock projects and agricultural advocacy.


Dottie Goebel
Extension Program Specialist

In the Agriculture and Livestock project area, youth have the opportunity to gain knowledge and experience in animal science, horticulture, and agricultural literacy. With projects involving the raising and showing of livestock and dogs, veterinary care for animals, and gardening or horticulture, there is a project for everyone. Check out our pages on youth livestock projects, Quality Counts, and Texas 4-H Livestock and Equine Ambassador programs to learn more!

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More choices in Livestock & Poultry

  • Publication

    This publication provides information on how to properly manage horses and cattle together in a pasture setting.

  • Publication

    This manual explains how to evaluate horses in contests or as potential purchases.

    Note: This is a paid downloadable publication.

  • Publication

    This manual aids in teaching beginners and experienced individuals how to properly evaluate live birds, ready-to-cook poultry, shell eggs, and processed poultry. It also includes information related to poultry production, management, and science and cooperating with others in solving poultry industry problems.

  • Course

    This course provides accreditation for poultry producers in nuisance odor prevention. Topics include methods for reducing odors, tips for land application of litter, and state-mandated odor control plans.

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    Join Texas A&M poultry experts to learn what it takes to raise poultry for 4-H or FFA.

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    In this course, horse owners and managers will learn about important topics related to managing the broodmare and foal.