4-H Ontario

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Halton 4-H Clubs

 

 


Calf Club 2017

Join us with learning about both Dairy and Beef Cattle!

Choosing to complete with a dairy calf project or beef calf project.

Compete in local fall fairs, junior shows and more!

Club Objectives:

  • To learn the different breeds of dairy cattle
  • To learn the different breeds of beef cattle 
  • To learn the parts of the beef and dairy cow
  • To learn the skills of judging and selecting cattle and/or a 4-H project
  • To understand feeding and nutriton
  • To understand the breeding cycle of a cow
  • To participate and learn showmanship of both beef and dairy 
  • To learn the different types of housing for cattle both beef and dairy

Judging Club 2017

Join us in learning and practicing the skill of judging

Open to all members at all levels of Judging!

With this club we hope to travel to different farms judge beef, dairy, sheep or poultry at the interest of the club; also taking time to judge homemaking items, plants, field crop, etc.

Let's make it more competitive! Travel out of region for other Judging Competitions!

 

Club Objectives:

 

  • To learn the positive and negative attributes of a wide variety of animals and objects
  • To gain self-confidence
  • To learn how to make a decision and how to develop reasons to support that decision
  • To gain a sense of accomplishment
  • To improve memory
  • To learn how to assess the positives and negatives of a situation
  • To learn to communicate your ideas clearly so that others can understand
  • To learn to choose articles based on their quality

Rabbit

Halton Rabbit Hopping Club                    

In this club you learn how to:

·         Select a rabbit, properly fit a harness, proper handling of your rabbit

·         Provide proper housing, nutrition and care for your rabbit

·         Teach your rabbit to hop  - check out www.canadianrabbithoppingclub.com

           

Requirements for completion of the club:

·         Obtain and keep a rabbit as a club project (we can help you find a rabbit!!)

·         Attend 2/3rds of the club meetings

·         Attend the Halton 4-H Judging Competition

·         Attend one Achievement Day event with your rabbit

 

*** Dates are tentative - All meetings are from 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. unless stated otherwise***

 

Meeting 1         May 2nd           Milton Fairgrounds

                                                Topic: Introduction to Rabbit Hopping/Fitting a Harness

Meeting 2         May 16th    

    

Halton 4-H Judging Competition – Thurs. June 2nd -    Tom and Judy McDonald’s Farm,

                                                                                    10293 4th Line, Milton

Meeting 3         June 6th

***  Sat. June? - Possible Demonstration Watford LTC Residence, Oakville                     

Meeting 4         July 4th

Tuesday July 12 or 19- Possible Demonstration Nithview Seniors Residence, New Hamburg

Meeting 5         August 8th

Meeting 6         August 22nd

           

** Practices are optional and will only be held if there is interest.

 

ACHIEVEMENT DAYS:

Sunday, September 11, 2016 – Georgetown Fall Fair – 11am-3pm

Saturday, September 24, 2016 – Milton Fall Fair 11am-3pm

***ALL MEMBERS & RABBITS MUST ATTEND ONE FAIR ***

 

For more information call Marilyn at (905) 878-4769 or email ggooding@sympatico.ca

 

 

 


Goat Club 2017Goat

You'll need a goat for this one (ask your leaders for details)

Leaders: Christine Lawrence, Marie Martin

Topics to be covered at the meetings include;

  • meat and dairy goats
  • proper nutrition, housing and management
  • general health and concerns
  • conformation and judging
  • getting ready to show
  • proper showmanship

Meetings to be held the first Wednesday of each month, starting in May!


Lawn Tractor Pulling Club 2017Tractor Pulling 2012

Each member must have their own pulling tractor to complete. Achievement Day is to be held Saturday July 19, 2015 in Milton Ontario at the Antique Tractor and Toy Show and Super Pull at Country Heritage Park. 

Topics to be covered at the meetings include;

  • the nuts and bolts of tractor pulling
  • safety, safety, safety!
  • the how to's of tractor pull meets
  • you will participate in several lawn tractor pulls

 


Halton 4-H Photo/Scrapbooking Club 2017
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Leaders:  Christine Lawrence, Julie Wilkinson, Marie Martin

Objective: 

  • To learn about different photography techniques
  • Ways to scrapbook your photos
  • Get creative!
  • Be imaginative! 

Meetings to be held the second Wednesday of each month, starting in April!

 

+ MORE TO COME!

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