Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Selecting 4-H Animals

We recently selected the calves and heifers that will go to the Geauga County Fair this August. Lad, the boys and I walked through the pens to pick eye-catching animals that are the right age. It was a fun activity on a sunny, spring day.

Jack showing some love to a sweet calf
Lad, Garrett and Jack with a friendly calf
Our barn cat, Henry, loves being in the calf pen
Henry receives "cow licks" daily!
Garrett and Jack with Lucy, the heifer Garrett showed at the 2013 County Fair

Lucy likes Jack!
Jack pushes feed up for the heifers
Garrett in the barn
Boys being boys

We selected seven animals for members of the Geauga Dairymen 4-H club to show at the Fair. The members will care for and work with their animals to prepare for them for the Fair. Being in 4-H is a great experience for young people and our family is glad to be part of it!

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