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Berkeley County Animal Projects & Exhibits

4-H Animal Project Book and Exhibition Requirements

AHQA Deadline Extended: The Animal Husbandry and Quality Assurance (AH&QA) program completion date has been extended to July 31, 2020.  Visit the West Virginia AHQA webpage for program details and links. Contact our office if you have additional questions.

Marketing YOU - A Market Animal Exhibitor's Guide Animal Record Guides


Follow the links below for specific 4-H Animal Project Book and Exhibition Requirements. If you have questions about your project you should contact the Fair Chairperson listed. Quality Assurance Training may be required - Details will be posted as they become available.

  • Project Books are due to your Leader at your June Club meeting.
  • Market Animal Record Guides are to be turned in when picking up your Market Animal Check.
  • All other Record Guides must be turned in to the 4-H Extension Agent prior to the last day of Fair.
  • It is the responsibility of the member to register with the fair, complete all requirements, follow the rules and regulations and meet all deadlines.
  • If the member chooses to complete at the State Fair they must contact the Extension Agent.
  • If the member chooses to complete at the Club Level they must make arrangements with their Leader prior to August 1.

Beef Requirements, Fair Chairperson Scott Boyd

Cat Requirements , Fair Chairperson Jacqueline Mosser

Dairy Requirements , Fair Chairperson Mikey Miller

Dog Requirements , Fair Chairperson Joy Shreck

Goat (Dairy) Requirements , Goat Project Instructor Michelle McDonald
USDA regulation states that you must have an official Scrapie ID

Goat (Market) Requirements , Goat Project Instructor Michelle McDonald
USDA regulation states that you must have an official Scrapie ID

Horse Requirements , Fair Chairperson Tammy Dugan

Pet Requirements, Fair Chairperson Jacqueline Mosser

Poultry Requirements , Fair Chairperson Cindy Raines

Poultry Blood Testing: TBA

Rabbit Requirements , Fair Chairperson Stephanie Browning

Swine Requirements , Fair Chairperson Bobby Miller

Sheep Requirements , Fair Chairperson Judy Shumaker
USDA regulation states that you must have an official Scrapie ID

Sheep Rectal Prolapse
Market lambs or breeding sheep entered in 4-H/FFA sponsored youth fair exhibits will be observed by Extension and/or FFA personnel for evidence of rectal prolapse. Any lamb exhibiting any signs of rectal prolapse will be disqualified from the event, any official tags removed, and the animal removed from the premises.


4-H Livestock Exhibitor Official Dress Code

Boys: Black Jeans or Dress Pants with belt, white button down short or long sleeve shirt and Kelly Green tie.
Girls: Black jeans with belt or black skirt (fingertip length), white short or long sleeve button down shirt or blouse with Kelly Green neck scarf.

Rabbit Dress Code

Boys: Black Jeans or Dress Pants with belt, white button down long sleeve shirt or apron with Kelly Green tie.
Girls: Black jeans with belt or black skirt (fingertip length), white long sleeve button down shirt/blouse or apron with Kelly Green neck scarf.

Dairy Dress Code (No Cut offs)

Boys: White trousers with belt, white button down short or long sleeve shirt with Kelly Green tie.
Girls: White skirt (fingertip length), shorts or slacks with white short or long sleeve button down shirt or blouse with Kelly Green neck scarf.


Order scarves and ties online or call 866-865-8901. (Link opens in new tab.)

Gr Scarf: AC45SP-1064 | Gr 14” Clip-on Tie: AC14CB-1064 | Gr 20” Clip-on Tie AC20CA-1064