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Livestock Challenge

Sunday, April 25, 2021

Glenn County Fairgrounds (Livestock Barns), 221 E Yolo Street, Orland, CA 


Event Information & Flyer

The Livestock Challenge is an opportunity for members to demonstrate their livestock knowledge. Members will rotate through different stations and answer questions related to the species selected.

Questions are taken from the Livestock Challenge and the Livestock Judging Study Guides as well as online website resources listed below. Additionally, members should be familiar with feeds and nutrition, feed tags, parts of the animal, showmanship, show prep and conformation. You may explore and study additional resources and educational websites available!

Glenn County 4-H Livestock Challenge Information 2021










How to Participate

Livestock Clip Art 2
Any 4-H member can enter, Junior Division thru Senior Division (by December 31, 2020). Primary members can participate in the PRIMARY Only at 12:00 p.m. in either the Avian, Dog, Rabbit, Cavy and Pygmy Goat categories.

The registration deadline is Monday, April 12, 2021 at the link above. Online registration only. Please register in the appropriate time slot. Only 4-H youth participants will be allowed in the contest area. Participants may compete in more than one species, but only one per time slot.



Sessions are as follows. Please arrive 15 minutes prior to the scheduled start time.

9:00 a.m.         Sheep, Swine and Goats

9:30 a.m.         Sheep, Swine and Goats

10:00 a.m.       Dairy, Swine and Dairy Goats

10:30 a.m.       Dairy, Horse and Beef

11:00 a.m.       Rabbits, Avian and Dog

11:30 a.m.       Rabbits, Pygmy Goat

12:00 p.m.       Primary Members



Livestock Challenge Awards Picture
Awards for the top winner in each species and division will be given with a certificate and ribbon. Primary members will receive a participation certificate and ribbon.





Study Materials & Resources

Livestock Judging Booklet

Livestock Judging Study Booklet


Study Guides

Avian Livestock Challenge Study Guide

Beef Livestock Challenge Study Guide

Cavy Livestock Challenge Study Guide

Dairy Livestock Challenge Study Guide

Dog Livestock Challenge Study Guide

Goat Livestock Challenge Study Guide

Horse Livestock Challenge Study Guide

Rabbit Livestock Challenge Study Guide

Sheep Livestock Challenge Study Guide

Swine Livestock Challenge Study Guide


Additional Study Resources

Livestock Skill-a-Thon Sample Questions

Goat Quiz Bowl Questions

Poultry Quiz Bowl Questions

Sheep Quiz Bowl Manual

Swine Quiz Bowl Questions


Website Resources