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4-H Animal Science & Welfare Project


Placer-Nevada County 4-H

Countywide Animal Science and Welfare Project

Ages: 10-18, This is for youth who have previous species experience and access to equipment.


Animal science and welfare is a multifaceted topic including ethical considerations, youth and animal safety, and more. The goal of this project is to show participants all of the different considerations that go into livestock/poultry production.


1. Complete the 4-H Animal Science & Welfare Project Survey. 

2. Enroll in & pay enrollment fees. (Add Project in 4hOnline if you are already enrolled in 4-H)

3. Zoom into our meetings! Fridays 3-4pm, March 19th - May 14th, 2021

4. Follow CDFA guidelines and get your animal ahead of time, we will discuss livestock logistics at our first meeting.

5. Complete 6 hours in our Animal Welfare Project, & submit your Record Book.

6. Complete YQCA Training, the Fair entries by due date & pay fair entry fees.


If you have any questions email Natalie Cunha, or Jill Simmons, 

This is for Gold Country County Fair and Nevada County Fair, 2021.


It is the policy of the University of California (UC) and the UC Division of Agriculture & Natural Resources not to engage in discrimination against or harassment of any person in any of its programs or activities (Complete nondiscrimination policy statement can be found at

Inquiries regarding ANR’s nondiscrimination policies may be directed to UCANR, Affirmative Action Compliance & Title IX Officer, University of California, Agriculture and Natural Resources, 2801 Second Street, Davis, CA 95618, (530) 750-1397.