GULF COAST AGRICULTURAL & NATURAL RESOURCES ASSOCIATION
SPRING SHOW 2010
ANIMAL RECORD BOOK
CHECK ONE: You must complete a separate record book for each category of animal
BEEF GOAT LAMB RABBIT POULTRY SWINE MARKET MARKET MARKET MARKET PRODUCTION MARKET BREEDING BREEDING BREEDING PET PET
NAME AGE (as of September 1)
Date of Birth
4- H or FFA Club Name RECORD STARTED
ATTENDED WEIGH IN ? ATTENDED GROOMING CLINIC ? RECORD BOOK DUE APRIL 16, 2010 ? SHOW RECORD DUE APRIL 26, 2010 ? (this box checked by superintendent) (this box checked by Extension Office)
THANK YOU LETTER TO BUYER MUST BE PLACED IN ENVELOPE WITH STAMP AND ATTACHED TO SHOW RECORD ? I hereby certify that as the exhibitor of this project, I have personally kept records on this project and have personally
completed this record book.
Member Signature Date
This record book has been completed by the youth and is an accurate record of the project
FFA/4-H Club Leader/4-H AGENT Signature Date
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Youth Market Animal Project Agreement
(to be completed at beginning of project )
GCA & NRA LIVESTOCK SHOW AND SALE I, _____________________________ agree to be responsible for caring for this animal, which will include feeding, worming, providing clean water, provide adequate housing, grooming and showing. I understand the intent of this project is to be an educational tool to learn life skills as well as those in the livestock industry. I understand that success in this project is not only determined in the show ring but also in how well I keep records . I am responsible for keeping accurate and complete records for t his project .
By signing this agreement, I agree to abide by all of the rules and regulations set forth by the GCA & NRA Livestock Show and Sale and accept the responsibilities of this project .
_________________________________ _________________ Student Signature Date
I, the parent or guardian of the above named youth, agree to be responsible for providing financial help, if needed, along with assistance and encouragement while the student is
participating in this project.
_________________________________ __________________ Parent Signature Date
The Vocational Agriculture instructor or 4 -H Leader is responsible for visiting the student and the animal to provide assistance as needed. I understand and agree to these responsibilities. _________________________________ __________________ FFA Advisor or 4 -H Club Leader/Agent Signature Date
Breed of Animal_________________________________________________________
Animal's Date of Birth______________________ Tattoo Number___________
PURPOSE OF THIS PROJECT
The purpose of any animal project is t o help teach youth life skills. Life skills that youth need in order to transition into a healthy, responsible adult . Animal projects specifically target the life skills of: ??Responsibility (feeding and caring for an animal on a regular basis) ??Determination (working with the animal on a regular basis in order to show it) ??Record Keeping (keeping a record of the animal's health and feeding) ??Money/Resource Management (keeping track of how much money or other resources) ??Sportsmanship (practice being a good winner and a good loser through competition with peers and with self) ??Marketing
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WHOLESOME ASSURANCE STATEMENT
The use by non-veterinarians of animal drugs or other substances in any manner other than in
accord with the labeling approved by FDA is a violation of federal law.
NOTE: Abuse of the extra-label privilege by veterinarians is unethical and is subject to serious
consequences such as license revocation.
Any food animal must not exceed FDA/EPA/USDA-established by USDA and FDA for prosecution.
Any misrepresentation of a food animal that can potentially affect the acceptability of the
carcass or milk will be considered fraud.
I HEREBY CERTIFY THAT ANY DRUG, ANTIBIOTIC OR BIOLOGICAL SUBSTANCE WHICH MAY HAVE
BEEN ADMINISTERED BY MYSELF, OR ANY OTHER PERSON, WAS DONE SO IN STRICT
COMPLIANCE WITH THE MANUFACTURER'S LABEL REQUIREMENTS.
______________________________________ ____________________________ Signature of Youth Date ___________________________________________________ __________________________________ Signature of Parent or Guardian Date
(Examples of health problems: wounds, fever, internal or external parasites, vaccinations, other shots, annual physical check-up, hoof trimming)
Date Animals Name Describe illness, condition or prevention Cost Done By Whom
(How much time did you spend on this animal? Estimate to the best of your ability)
Month Care & Training & Month Care & Training & Month Care & Training &
Feeding Showing Feeding Showing Feeding Showing
OCT FEB JUN
NOV MAR JUL
DEC APR AUG
JAN MAY SEP
My 4-H/FFA Animal Science Experience
1. What are your project goals for this year?
2. Explain how you are financing your animal livestock project(s) this year.
3. Give a brief description of the housing for your animal(s) and how you determined how much space
4. Explain the rations fed to your animal(s) and how you decided what diet was required.
5. Tell how you trained and prepared your animal(s) for show.
6. If you’ve been in the animal program more than one year, are you doing anything different with
your animal(s) this year? Explain your answer.
7. What was your biggest project management problem this year? How did you deal with it?
8. What do your records tell you about improving future animal projects?
Some of the information on this page will not have to be filled out for market animals
Name of Animal 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. Date of Birth Registration Ear Tag/Tattoo Breed/Sex Date of Purchase Amount $ Estimated Weight Breeder Died/Sold/Traded
Service Sire Breed of Sire Female Bred Date Date Cost
Bred Due 1 2 3 4 5
(for animals that birth litters, use this table to the best of your ability)
Breed Name Registration Tattoo DOB Sex Raised/Sold/Died
M or F 1 2 3 4 5
SPACE FOR EXTRA NOTES:
FEEDS & BEDDING
(List the kind or % of protein in grains, kind of hay, kind of bedding, minerals, etc.)
Grains Hay Pasture Bedding Supplements/ Other
Month Lbs Cost Lbs Cost Lbs Cost Lbs Cost Lbs Cost Lbs Cost
EQUIPMENT & MISCELLANEOUS EXPENSES
(Include items that are specific to showing your kind of animal. Example: Show stick, clippers,
cane, insurance, etc.)
Equipment Item Why did you need it? Quantity $ Value
DATES TO REMEMBER:
Dec 5, 2009 Market Steer Weigh-In @ Cunningham Farm-9657 Gibson Rd, Molino, FL
Jan 9, 2010 Market Lamb, Goat, and Swine Weigh- In @ Langley Bell 4 -H Center
Feb 13, 2010 Rabbit & Poultry Ownership, Entry Date, and Registration Deadlines
Mar 1, 2010 Youth Preview Steer Ownership and Entry Deadline.
Mar 1, 2010 Beef, Lamb, and Goat Breeding Ownership, and Entry Deadline
April 16, 2010 Final Weigh- In
April 17, 2010 Show
RECORD BOOK DUE APRIL 16, 2010 (BRING RECORD BOOK TO WEIGH -IN)
SHOW RECORD DUE APRIL 26, 2010
(Show record due to extension office by 4:30, April 26th)
Questions or concerns can be answered by 4 -H and FFA Leaders or email firstname.lastname@example.org GCA & NRA LIVESTOCK SHOW AND SALE