Dairy Cattle Project

The Dairy Cattle project helps youth develop knowledge and skills related to identifying, selecting, showing, judging, and raising dairy cattle. Advanced members learn appropriate dairy health, herdsmanship, and husbandry. Dairy project members also explore dairy-related career opportunities.

Member Materials

Dairy Resource Handbook (127R; formerly 4-H 1100)
Cowabunga (08161)
Mooving Ahead Level 2 (08162)
Rising to the Top Level 3 (08163)
Dairy Advancement Program download pdf (4-H 1101R)
Raising Dairy Replacements (RDR-Book + CD)
4-H Dairy Production Record (700-06) fillable pdf or printable pdf
4-H Yearly Lactation Record (700-06RX) fillable pdf or printable pdf
4-H Animal Science Record for Junior Members (700-07R) fillable pdf or printable pdf
4-H Animal Science Record for Intermediate and Senior Members (700-08R) fillable pdf or printable pdf 

Contest Materials

Judging Dairy Cattle--Giving Reasons download pdf (4-H 1109)
Hoards Dairyman Judging Guide (formerly 4-H 1108)
Dairy Cattle Showmanship Guide (4-H 1116)
Fair Contest Materials

Related Materials

Dairy Learning Laboratory Kit
How to Make a Rope Halter
download pdf (4-H 104)
Owning a Dairy Cow or Goat download pdf (EM 9011-E, formerly FS 201)

For Volunteers, in Addition to Member Materials

Science Inquiry video: Milk Magic
Dairy Cattle Helpers Guide (08164)
Oregon 4-H Forage Teaching Series (4-H 1001L)

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