Youth Livestock and Animals
Welcome to the Southwind Extension District Youth Livestock and Animal information page! If you are in one of these projects, check back regularly for announcements, upcoming events, and more!
Click here for the most update livestock shows in the state.
Youth for the Quality Care of Animals (YQCA) is a national multi-species quality assurance program for youth ages 8 to 21 with a focus on three core pillars: Food Safety, Animal Well Being, and Character Development. YQCA includes information for youth showing the following food animals: Pigs, Beef Cattle, Dairy Cattle, Sheep, Goats, Market Rabbits, and Poultry. https://yqcaprogram.org/
State Nomination Information
We recommend you do directly to the Kansas State Youth Livestock website for events and important information about nominations for state shows.
Click here for the Horse Identification Certificate.