Lincoln County 4-Hers place 2018 Minnesota 4-H Livestock encampment

September 12, 2018

Minnesota 4-Hers from 87 counties arrived with over 2,800 animals at the 2018 Great Minnesota Get- Together for this year’s 4-H livestock encamp­ment held Wednesday, Aug, 22 – Sunday Aug. 26. The number of livestock exhibits over the weekend included:
Beef, 578 exhibits
Dairy, 447 exhibits
Goats, 366 exhibits
Poultry, 232 exhibits
Rabbits, 336 exhibits
Sheep, 372 exhibits
Swine, 462 exhibits
Llama, 75 exhibits
Min­nesota 4-Hers have been preparing for this event all summer long. There are several components a member considers when they decide to exhibit live­stock, including selection and preparation of the ani­mal, educational program­ming, scholarship applica­tions, and participation at county fairs.

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