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Livestock Challenge 2022-2023

Saturday, November 19, 2022

Glenn County Fairgrounds, Orland

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. Participants may compete in more than one species for the Livestock Challenge. If you sign up for multiple species, you will compete in one species at a time and then be directed to move on to the next species.  The Livestock Challenge will be open from 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. at the Glenn County Fairgrounds.


Event Flyer and Information

2022 Glenn County 4-H Livestock Field Day and Livestock Challenge Flyer

Glenn County 4-H Livestock Challenge Information 2022-2023


Event Map

Map for Livestock Challenge & Livestock Field Day 2022


How to Participate

Livestock Clip Art 2
Any 4-H member can enter, Junior Division through Senior Division (by December 31, 2022). Primary members can participate in the PRIMARY Only.

Only 4-H youth participants will be allowed in the contest area. Participants may compete in more than one species.


Categories Offered

The species offered for the Livestock Challenge will include avian, (chickens), beef cattle, dairy cattle, dairy goats, meat goats, rabbits, sheep, swine, and a special category for primary members. 



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




Study Materials & Resources

Livestock Challenge 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


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Livestock Judging Booklets/Video

Glenn County 4-H Livestock Judging Day Manual

2022 Chico State Livestock Evaluation Manual

Livestock Evaluation 101 Video - by Celina Phillips, CSUC Agriculture.

Video from the Chico State Livestock Evaluation 101 workshop on September 17, 2022. This program is for youth interested in learning more about livestock judging and potentially competing at area contests. Developed in cooperation with 4-H personnel from Placer, Nevada, and Glenn counties.