DECATUR, Ill. — This program provides leadership and team building activities as well as exciting hands-on opportunities built around the science and disciplines of livestock production and exhibition. LAST CHANCE BEFORE 2021! The only conference dedicated to the science and disciplines of livestock production and exhibition.
REGISTER NOW: go.illinois.edu/4Hlivestock
Registration closes December 17
Open to 4-H members in 7th, 8th, 9th grades
Superheroes of the Barnyard: It’s More than ‘Meats’ the Eye
ARRIVE by 10 AM Saturday, Jan. 26
DEPART by 11:30 AM Sunday, Jan. 27
Decatur Hotel & Conference Center | 4191 W US Highway 36
This program provides leadership and team building activities as well as exciting hands-on opportunities built around the science and disciplines of livestock production and exhibition.
Youth Assemble! Help us unmask the possibilities of vet science in the Marvelous Medics workshop! Become a lifesaver as we
learn how to dissect, inject, and get your suture-senses tingling! By the time you leave, you’ll be able to stitch, vaccinate, and see your way well enough to save the day!
WHAT MAKES A SUPER ANIMAL?
Come discover the parts that gives super animals their power. Participants will get hands-on experience revolving around meat
production. Individuals will get a chance to glove up and get into the cooler to explore a variety of different cuts. Use your X-ray
vision with the help of ultrasound to see inside the super animals. “Super-Suit” up to end this session by competing against your peers. Here you will gain more power to fuel your super brains about the meat science industry.
Glove up and power up as you learn the basic of breeding and genetics. We will start with learning about the multiple gadgets
that you used in artificial insemination. Our adventure then takes us under the microscope to view the early stages of life while simulating embryo transfer and in-vitro fertilization!
SAVING THE DAY, THE SOCIAL MEDIA WAY
Save the livestock industry in the social media world with a jam-packed session about the proper way to promote animal science and 4-H to the general public. You will leave knowing how to respond to questions that families or reporters may have while
walking through the barn at the fair. Learn the appropriate ways to use social media to promote not only the industry as a whole,
but also your individual farm.
This conference is hosted by the State 4-H Livestock Ambassador Team.
Click the link for a flyer: State 4-H Youth Livestock Conference
— University of Illinois Extension
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