4-H sheep and meat goat fitting, showing and care clinic set June 2
Want to know how to stand out in a crowd? 4-H and FFA youth who are striving to be more competitive in the show ring are invited to attend the sheep and meat goat fitting, showing and care clinic in Hays, Kansas, on June 2 at the Ellis County Fairgrounds from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Brian Faris, K-State Extension sheep and goat specialist, will lead the clinic. He has many years of personal experience as a past active 4-Her in Texas raising and showing sheep and meat goats in the heart of Texas sheep and goat country.
Bring sheep and goats and learn how to stand out in the show ring.
From 9 a.m. to noon, showmanship and lots of hands-on experience will be covered. Bring your own sack lunch. The afternoon will be spent in the classroom with tips on selection, nutrition, health, and getting ready for the show.
This is a free clinic offered for any 4-H or FFA member in Kansas and beyond. Space is limited, so pre-register by calling Ellis Co. Extension at 785-628-9430 by May 27. A minimum of 10 youth must be pre-registered by May 27 in order to hold the clinic.
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