Livestock

2023-2024 Terrebonne Parish 4-H Livestock Exhibitor Information



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About the Livestock Project

The 4-H Livestock project allows youth to learn leadership, citizenship, and life skills through hands-on learning opportunities. Participants gain independent responsibility, knowledge of production agriculture, and science through their projects. Youth can participate in the following project areas:

  • Beef Cattle
  • Dairy Cattle
  • Goat
  • Poultry
  • Rabbit
  • Sheep
  • Swine

Upcoming Shows

The following Show Dates are Tentative

State Fair of Louisiana: Oct. 26 - Nov. 11, 2023 - Shreveport, LA

Terrebonne Parish Livestock Show: January 20, 2024 (Will be held at the Assumption parish 4-H Ag Building)

District: January 31-February 3, 2024 - Lamar Dixon Expo Center, Gonzales, LA

LSU AgCenter State Show: Feb. 10-17, 2024 - Lamar Dixon Expo Center, Gonzales, LA

Southern University Show: TBA

Important Deadlines

2024 LSU AgCenter Livestock SHow Possession/validation deadlines:

August 14, 2023: Market Steer

November 6, 2023:

Market Lamb, Sheep (Breeding and Commercial)

Market Goat, Goat (Breeding and Commercial)

Beef (Breeding and Commercial Heifer)

Dairy (Breeding and Commercial Heifer)

Exhibition Poultry

November 13, 2023: Miniature Cattle

December 4, 2023: Market Hogs, Swine (Breeding & Commercial)

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Horse Exhibitors

Any 4th– 12th grade 4-H member wanting to participate in the 4-H Horse Program must contact Mrs. Cherie at 985-873-6495 or croger@agcenter.lsu.edu by March 1, 2024. Information about the District, State, and other open horse shows will be sent to those members who contact Mrs. Cherie.

Possession date for horses is April 1, 2024. If you participated in the horse program in the past and plan to participate again this year, please contact Mrs. Cherie to let her know you will participate again this year.


For additional information about the Terrebonne 4-H livestock program,

contact:

Beef, Dairy, Goats, Pigs, Sheep, Chickens, Rabbits Project Information:

Reed Himel at RHimel@agcenter.lsu.edu

Horse Project information: Cherie Roger at croger@agcenter.lsu.edu


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