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Dairy, Meat, Nigerian Dwarf & Pygmy

The goat projects are part of the animal science project program. In this program, youth can learn about raising Dairy goats, Meat goats, Nigerian Dwarf Goats or Pygmy Goats.

This will include:

  • Learning about breeds, showmanship, care and  management practices.
  • Learning about processing, consumption, nutrition and use of dairy products.
  • Learning the value of scientific research and its influence on animals and the meat industry.



Goats (Dairy, Meat, Nigerian Dwarf & Pygmy) is a national 4-H project. It features curriculum that will guide you through the project. For more information, visit



http://ucanr.edu/sites/4-H-Fresno/files/66863.pdf (Pygmy Goats)


Dairy Goat 1 - Getting Your Goat: http://www.4-hmall.org/Product/4-hcurriculum-dairy-goat/08352.aspx

Dairy Goat 2 - Stepping Out: http://www.4-hmall.org/Product/4-hcurriculum-dairy-goat/08353.aspx

Dairy Goat 3 - Showing the Way: http://www.4-hmall.org/Product/4-hcurriculum-dairy-goat/08354.aspx


Meat Goat 1 -  Just Browsing: http://www.4-hmall.org/Product/4-hcurriculum-meat-goat/07909.aspx

Meat Goat 2 - Get Growing w/Meat Goats: http://www.4-hmall.org/Product/4-hcurriculum-meat-goat/07910.aspx

Meat Goat 3 - Meating the Future: http://www.4-hmall.org/Product/4-hcurriculum-meat-goat/07911.aspx


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