4-H & FFA Sheep & Goat Weigh-in held
Washington County 4-H’ers and FFA members weighed in market sheep and goats on Saturday, May 3, for the 2014 Washington County Fair.
A total of 39 members weighed and tagged a total of 218 head of sheep. Eighty-four sheep were nominated for the Iowa State Fair through retinal scans.
Twenty-three members weighed and tagged 44 goats. Eight of the goats were nominated for the Iowa State Fair through retinal scans.
4-H members will receive e-mail notification to go into 4hOnline to verify all market weights by May 15. Any breeding animals will also need to be entered into 4hOnline accounts by May 15. Staff at the extension office can assist with this if needed.
For more information on the 4-H sheep or goat project area, or how to get involved with 4-H as a member or volunteer, please contact the Washington County Extension Office at 319-653-4811.