Webinar Series - AZ 4-H Ag at Home: Animal Projects
This webinar series will focus on providing solid, educational information on a variety of animals used in AZ 4-H Animal Projects. Topics will include health, nutrition, well being, disease prevention and more. These webinars are appropriate for anyone with interests in animals.
Bonus: Attend at least 5 AZ 4-H Ag at Home: Animal Projects webinars and receive a free t-shirt!
- To qualify you must:
- Attend the webinars in real time. (viewing past recordings doesn't count)
- Register with the same name and email address for each webinar you attend.
- Details to receive your shirt will be provided by email within a week of the final 4/8/21 webinar.
- No need to contact us, we're tracking attendance through Zoom.
- Youth and Adult sizes available
- Click for example of T-shirt (picture is example only, actual shirt may vary slightly)
You will need to register individually for each webinar that you are interested in attending.
Jan 14, 2021 6:00 pm MST AZ 4-H Ag at Home: Animal Projects - Chicken
- Register for 1/14 - Chicken
EGGcellent Eggs: How chickens lay eggs, why they sometimes lay weird eggs, and how you can make sure your chickens lay healthy eggs that are safe to eat. Ashley Wright (Area Assistant Agent, Livestock) will talk about how normal eggs are formed and what can go wrong in the process that causes some of the most common egg abnormalities: lash eggs, rubber eggs, fairy eggs, thin shells, and double yolks. Finally, we’ll discuss animal care and management practices to help your chickens lay normal eggs that are safe for you to eat! Josh Moore (Assistant Agent, 4-H Youth Development) will finish with a brief discussion about the 4-H chicken project.
Jan 28, 2021 6:00 pm MST AZ 4-H Ag at Home: Animal Projects - Beef
Feb 11, 2021 6:00 pm MST AZ 4-H Ag at Home: Animal Projects - Horses
- Register for 2/11 - Horses
- Evaluating hay quality and minimizing waste with Dr. Krishona Martinson (University of Minnesota).
Feb 25, 2021 6:00 pm MST AZ 4-H Ag at Home: Animal Projects - Sheep
March 18, 2021 6:00 pm MST AZ 4-H Ag at Home: Animal Projects - Turkeys
March 25, 2021 6:00 pm MST AZ 4-H Ag at Home: Animal Projects - Goats
April 8, 2021 6:00 pm MST AZ 4-H Ag at Home: Animal Projects - Cavies (Guinea Pigs)
Past Webinars in the Series
Recordings of past webinars available at https://extension.arizona.edu/az-4-h-ag-home
Nov 19, 2020 6:00 pm MST AZ 4-H Ag at Home: Animal Projects - Rabbits
In the first webinar in the AZ 4-H Ag at Home Animal Projects Series, guest presenters Dr. Peter Mundschenk (AZ State Veterinarian) and Ashley Wright (Area Livestock Extension Agent) discussed a very important health concern affecting both wild and domestic rabbits in Arizona (and beyond). Until recently, there have been few serious diseases affecting domestic or pet rabbits in the United States. For the first time ever, cases of Rabbit Hemorrhagic Disease (sometimes abbreviated RHD or RHDV) have surfaced in wild rabbit populations in North America (including Arizona). The webinar finishes with a brief discussion of 4-H rabbit projects.
Dec 3, 2020 6:00 pm MST AZ 4-H Ag at Home: Animal Projects - Swine Basics
- Dr. Colt Knight (State Livestock Specialist and Assistant Extension Professor for the University of Maine) will be our guest presenter taking us through the process of raising pigs from piglets through bacon. He will touch briefly on many aspects of swine care including nutrition, housing, health, and reproduction. If you’re interested in learning more about raising pigs for meat production join us for this webinar! We will finish with a brief discussion about the 4-H swine project.
Dec 17, 2020 6:00 pm MST AZ 4-H Ag at Home: Animal Projects - Horses
- In this webinar Dr. Betsy Greene (UArizona Horse Extension Specialist) provides basic knowledge on how some diseases are transmitted and easy strategies and practices (and some more difficult ones!) that you can put into action right away to decrease the chances for your horse to getting sick. Maddie Officer shares tips that you can use to protect your horse at competitions or group horse activities, and finishes the webinar with a brief discussion on 4-H horse projects.