Dairy Goat

Picture of goat with kid

The 4-H Dairy Goat Project is designed for members who are interested in learning more about goats. You can raise your goat for milk production, and learn the basics of nutrition and feeding. You can even learn how to show your dairy goat at the fair.

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 Dairy 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.