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4-H Animal Science

Alabama 4-H young people understand American agriculture.

Inspiring Kids to Do

The purpose of 4-H animal projects is to teach young people how to care for, feed, and exhibit their animals. In addition, 4-H animal projects provide young people with an opportunity for personal growth and development.

 4-H is in every Alabama county

125,721 young people in Alabama 4-H

6,986 chickens raised

4 national winners

526 pigs raised

1,095 dairy poster participants

368 rabbit project participants

215 horse project participants

206 beef project participants

The Bottom Line

Alabama young people develop respect, responsibility, and trustworthiness by participating in 4-H animal projects as they prepare to become the next generation of leaders.


Download a PDF of State Impact: Animal Science, 4HYD-2405. 


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