Animal Sciences

This project area provides youth with many opportunities to learn about different animals and how to care for them. Projects can cover animal care and feeding, selection and judging, fitting and showing, management and health, and animal reproduction and genetics.

Projects are available for individual Cloverbud learning, general individual learning, and general group learning.The projects listed below comprise an overview of 4-H animal science projects.  Specific project choices are vast and may vary from county to county depending on interest.  For questions about the Animal Sciences project choices in your area, contact your county 4-H Agent.

Select a project down below to view supporting manuals, events & activities, and award recognition.


Individual Cloverbud learning (ages 5-7) – General Individual learning (ages 8-18) – General Group learning (ages 8-18)