Raising Rabbits 101

If chickens aren’t your style, why not try raising rabbits! Here are some great reasons why you could raise rabbits! The benefits of raising rabbits are varied and have been contributing companionship, food, fur and other products to their American keepers — urban and rural — since about 1900, when they first were imported from […]

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4-H Meat Animal Project: Webinar on the new YQCA program

Hi Dunn County 4-H Members and Families – Please see the message below, sent from our Extension Youth Livestock Specialist, Bernadette (Bernie) O’Rourke, on the transition from MAQA to the new program Youth for the Quality Care of Animals (YQCA). Stephanie Hintz 4-H Program Assistant _______________________________________   All, (Exhibitors, Parents & Guardians, UW Extension, Agri-Science Teachers, […]

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2017 NATIONAL 4-H DAIRY CONFERENCE – Applications are now being accepted

APPLICATIONS ARE AVAILABLE FOR THE 2017 NATIONAL 4-H DAIRY CONFERENCE Applications are now being accepted to represent Wisconsin at the National 4-H Dairy Conference on October 1, 2017 through October 4, 2017 in Madison, WI. More than 200 students from 30 states are expected to attend the conference where they will learn about new farm technologies, dairy processing, how […]

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Backyard Chickens 101

Are you interested in raising chickens, but don’t know how? Here are some tips and tricks to help you start your own backyard flock! Start with chicks or mature birds instead of eggs It’s much simpler to start with a healthy bunch of chicks than from eggs. While hatching your own is definitely something you […]

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4-H: STEM DAY CAMP 2017!

STEM DAY CAMP 2017! When: Saturday, October 21st, 9:00am – 4:00pm Where: Centennial Hall at UW-Eau Claire This camp is meant to increase the knowledge of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math through fun interactive learning opportunities. Great camp for members that enjoy science, members that are fascinated by discovering how things work, and members that […]

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