Breeding Meat Goat

Picture of Breeding Boer Goats

4-H Goat Projects

Goats on bluffs, goats who are gruff or what about goats who look tough---what’s it like to be a goat? The 4-H goat project is designed for members who are interested in learning more about goats. You can raise a goat for milk, mohair, or even packing.

Breeding Goat

This project is for member’s ages 8-18 years old. This project is designed for those members who want learn more about raising goats for milk, mohair or packing. Members will accomplish the following learning experiences:

  • Develop leadership, initiative, self-reliance and sportsmanship
  • Learn to accept responsibility by having an animal to care for regularly
  • Learn the principles of animal nutrition and how to balance rations to feed your animals
  • Learn to care for, train and handle animal safely
  • Learn how to take care of equipment
  • Learn more about the goat industry
  • Learn the principles of livestock judging through participate in county judging program
  • Exhibit animal on tour, achievement day, or at a fair


For specific information about the project, download the Breeding Meat Goat Project Information Sheet.  All of the e-record books can be found on the Colorado 4-H website or you can find them at the link to the e-record books.