4-H Dairy and Dairy Goat Project Record

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4-H Dairy and Dairy Goat Project Record
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Fact Sheet
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Costello, Sandy
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University of Florida Cooperative Extension Service, Institute of Food and Agriculture Sciences, EDIS
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"Printed November 1990; reviewed January 2009."
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"4HDAR01"

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4HDGR01DAIRY & DAIRY GOATPROJECT RECORDName Parents Name Mailing Address Zip Age Jr. or Sr. Month, Day, Year of Birth Grade in School Name of School Name of 4-H Club Name of 4-H Leader Name of 4-H Agent County

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Your 4-H Dair y Pro j ectThis project will help you learn about dairy animals--how to select for good type, and basic feeding, care and management techniques. You will also learn to teach other how to develop an outstanding project. Primar y Ob j ectives of the Dair y Pro j ect: Become aware of the scope and economics significance of the dairy industry. Acquire skills in dairy production through ownership and care of dairy animals. Learn marketing, processing, distribution, consumption, and use of dairy products. Learn and practice principles of cleanliness and sanitation as applied to the production and care of dairy products. Learn the nutritive value of dairy products and promote their use. Appreciate contributions and applications of scientific research to the dairy industry. Develop sportsmanship, cooperation, decision-making ability, and public speaking skills through participation in demonstrations, tours, judging, and/or exhibits. General Pro j ect Completion Guidelines Plan a project experiences using the Project Completion Guide. This should include: (A) Giving a project demonstration, (B) Performing 3 or more activities related to the members selected dairy project, and (C) Taking part in the Dairy Advancement Program (optional). Have access to a dairy animal. Complete a project record book. Juniors should maintain a record of their experience within their selected dairy projects. Seniors should maintain a record on their project animals as well as a record of their experiences within their selected dairy projects. Once youve completed your project, you will receive an attractive project completion certificate. Members who complete steps in the 4-H Dairy Advancement Program will receive special recognition. See the 4-H Dairy Member Advancement Program booklet for details.

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Items Required to Complete This Record Cover Sheet*..........................................................................1 Individual Animal Identification* .........................................................4 Growth Record Graphs ..................................................................5 Growth Record Summary ................................................................7 Beginning Inventory of Animals..........................................................8 Beginning Equipment Inventory..........................................................9 Veterinary and Health Expenses Record ....................................................10 Breeding Record ......................................................................11 Feed Record .........................................................................12 Feed Record Summary .................................................................13 Lactation Record .....................................................................14 Record of Show Receipts and Expenses ...................................................15 Record of Other Expenses ..............................................................16 Progeny Record ......................................................................17 Labor Record and Record of Animals sold .................................................18 Ending Inventory of Animals............................................................19 Ending Equipment Inventory............................................................20 Financial Summary...................................................................21 Project Summary*.................................................................22-24 Pictures of Your 4-H Project*...........................................................25 Four H Story*.......................................................................26 Advancement Program Record and Plans for Next Year .......................................27 *JUNIORS ARE REQUIRED TO COMPLETE ONLY THESE SECTIONS. SENIORS ARE TO COMPLETE ALL SECTIONS OF THIS PROJECT RECORD EXCEPT THOSE LABELED REQUIRED FOR JUNIORS TO COMPLETE ONLY. NOTE: This Record Book is designed in a notebook format so that pages with limited space available for reporting multiple records can be easily photocopied.

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DAIRY & DAIRY GOAT PROJECT RECORD Pa g e 4November 1990Use this space to sketch or include one picture of each side. INDIVIDUAL ANIMAL IDENTIFICATION Breed Birth Date Tattoo Name of Animal Reg. No. If Applicable Ear Tag Date Required Name of Breeder or Previous Owner Address of Breeder or Previous Owner PICTURE OF DAIRY ANIMAL PEDIGREE Complete as much as possible SirePaternal GrandsireReg. No. NameRegistration No. if applicable Paternal Granddam Reg. No. Dam Maternal Grandsire Reg. No. Name Registration No. if applicable Maternal Granddam Reg. No. Note: If you have more than one dairy animal, you may photocopy as many animal identification pages you need to complete your record.

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DAIRY & DAIRY GOAT PROJECT RECORD Pa g e 5November 1990GROWTH RECORDHEART GIRTH Inches 7570656055504540353025201510050002040608101214161820222426 Age in Months HEART AT WITHERS Inches 7570656055504540353025201510050002040608101214161820222426 Age in Months1) Measure heart girth and height at withers of your animal at one month intervals. 2) Plot numbers on the charts (i.e. if your animal weighs 200 lbs. at two months, and is 40 inches in the heart girth, put a dot where two months and 40 inches meet. 3) Use this same procedure through to 18 months and then join the dots using straight lines. 4) Use different colored markers when putting more than one animal on a chart. 5) This growth record does not need to be completed on every anima;, but once completed a few times, will teach you how to measure growth rate.

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DAIRY & DAIRY GOAT PROJECT RECORD Pa g e 6November 1990TAPE WEIGHT TABLE FOR YOUNG GOATSHeart Girth InchesPounds Heart Girth Inches Pounds 10 5 22 39 11 6 22 42 12 7 23 45 13 8 23 48 13 9 24 51 14 10 24 54 14 11 25 57 15 12 25 60 15 13 26 63 16 15 26 66 16 17 27 69 17 19 27 72 17 21 28 75 18 23 28 78 18 25 29 81 19 27 29 84 19 29 30 87 20 31 30 90 20 33 31 93 21 35 31 97 21 37 32 101HEART GIRTH MEASUREMENT AND WEIGHT FOR DAIRY CATTLEHolstein and Brown Swiss Guernsey and Ayrshire Jersey Heart Girth Weight Heart Girth Weight Heart Girth Weight (Inches) (Pounds) (Inches) (Pounds) (Inches) (Pounds) 31 96 27 69 26 53 32 104 29 77 27 57 34 125 31 91 29 69 35 136 32 100 30 77 37 163 34 124 31 87 38 177 35 136 32 98 40 209 36 150 33 110 42 243 38 177 35 136 44 278 40 208 37 163 45 297 41 223 39 192 47 335 43 257 41 222 48 356 44 273 42 238 50 396 46 307 44 269 51 420 47 327 45 286 53 463 49 365 47 319 54 487 50 384 48 336 55 510 51 405 50 372 56 535 52 426 51 393 57 562 53 449 52 413 59 614 55 495 53 433 61 670 56 514 55 480 62 697 57 546 56 504 63 730 59 599 57 531 64 761 60 625 58 555 65 792 61 655 59 589 66 830 62 685 60 615 67 861 63 717 61 640 69 930 64 748 62 671 70 965 65 780 63 705 71 1003 66 815 64 736 72 1041 67 849 65 770 73 1080 68 882 66 804 74 1121 69 917 75 1158 70 949

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DAIRY & DAIRY GOAT PROJECT RECORD Pa g e 7November 1990GROWTH RECORDS SUMMARY FIRST DAIRY ANIMALSECOND DAIRY ANIMAL Age inHeight HeartAge inHeightHeart MonthsLbs.At WithersGirthMonthsLbs.At WithersGirth 1.1. 2. 2. 3. 3. 4. 4. 5. 5. 6.6. 7.7. 8.8. 9.9. 10.10. 11.11. 12.12. 13.13. 14.14. 15.15. 16.16. 17.17. 18.18. 19.19. 20.20. 21.21. 22.22. 23.23. 24.24. 25.25. 26.26.

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DAIRY & DAIRY GOAT PROJECT RECORD Pa g e 8November 1990BEGINNING INVENTORYBeginning Inventory of Animals in the Project NAME OR NUMBER OFSEXBIRTHDATEBREED ANIMALS BIRTH WT. OR WT. ATVALUE AT THE START PURCHASE (LBS.) OF THIS RECORD $*Include a summary of all the animals in your herd when the project started. (Expenses Value 1) Total Value of Animals at Beginning of Project $

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DAIRY & DAIRY GOAT PROJECT RECORD Pa g e 9November 1990INVENTORY OF EQUIPMENT AT THE START OF PROJECT List items (equipment such as buckets, brushes, hoses, tools, etc.) On hand when the project started. Do not list these same items in an expense table. D not list feed or other consumption items. Equipment owned when project began (itemize)EQUIPMENT DESCRIPTION NUMBER*PRESENT VALUE $*INCLUDE DEPRECIATION. (Expenses Value 2) Total Value of Equipment $ (Expenses Value 3) Total Beginning Inventory (Sum of Expenses Values 1 & 2) $

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DAIRY & DAIRY GOAT PROJECT RECORD Pa g e 10November 1990VETERINARY AND HEALTH EXPENSES RECORDDATE NAME OR NUMBER (MEDICINE, TESTING, VET, ETC.) COST ANIMAL KIND OF EXPENSE $*Record routine management procedures such as dehorning, tattooing, hoof trimming, a well as medical supplies purchased, and cost of veterinary services. (Expenses 4) Total Veterinary and Health Costs $

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DAIRY & DAIRY GOAT PROJECT RECORD Pa g e 11November 1997BREEDING RECORDSERVICE SIRE FEMALE BRED BREEDNAMEREG. NO.BREEDNAMEREG. NO.BREDDUEBREEDING SUPPLIESBREEDING FEE DATEDATEDESCRIPTION OF $Note: The gestation length of goats is about 150 days and the gestation length of cows is about 280 days. (Expenses Value 5) Total $

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DAIRY & DAIRY GOAT PROJECT RECORD Pa g e 12November 1997FEED RECORD (Fill out one feed record and summary per animal) Weight feed one day each month. Calculate pounds consumed, and total value of feed consumed per month. Record times in appropriate columns.*MONTH WEIGHED(E, G, F, P) LB.VALUELB.VALUELB.VALUELB.VALUE MILK ORCONCENTRATE REPLACERMIXHAYOTHER FEEDS DATE FEEDOF ANIMAL APPEARANCE YEARLY TOTAL*START WITH THE FIRST MONTH OF THE PROJECT

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DAIRY & DAIRY GOAT PROJECT RECORD Pa g e 13November 1997FEED RECORD SUMMARY FEEDYEARLY COST TOTALPRICES USED PER LB. FEED Milk or replacer$$ Concentrate Mix$$ Hay$$ Other Feed$$ TOTAL FEED COST$ PER YEAR (EXPENSES VALUE 6) DIRECTIONS FOR COMPLETING FEED RECORD 1.POUNDS OF FEED This value represents the pounds of feed consumed by one animal on the date the feed was weighed, multiplied by the number of days in the months (i.e. 5 lbs. of concentrate mix was consumed on 2-18-86) 5 pounds x 28 days = 140 lbs. of concentrate consumed in February. 2. VALUE OF FEED This figure represents the average total value of pounds of feed consumed per animal per month. (i.e. $2.00 per lb. of concentrate mix) ====> 2 x 140 lbs. = $280.00 3.DATE FEED WEIGHED Select a random day each month to weigh the pounds of the different types of feed consumed by your project animal. Record this date in the appropriate column. 4.APPEARANCE OF ANIMAL E = EXCELLENT, G = GOOD, F = FAIR, P = POOR 5.YEARLY TOTAL This figure represents the sum of the columns of lbs. of feed consumed per month, and the value of the feed consumed per month. 6.PRICES USED PER POUND OF FEED This figure should represent the price per pound of feed used when calculating the value of each feed ingredient (i.e. $2.00 per pound was the value used in this example).

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DAIRY & DAIRY GOAT PROJECT RECORD Pa g e 14November 1997LACTATION RECORD Registration or Animal Name or Number Ear tag number Breed Date of Birth Freshening Date *MONTHPRODUCED (LBS)PRODUCED (LBS)PRODUCEDPRODUCEDMILKTESTING AVERAGE AVERAGE DAILY MILKDAILY FATTOTAL MILKTOTAL FATVALUE OFCOST OF DHI $$(Receipts Value 5) $ (Expenses Value 7) $ Price used to determine the value of milk = $ (Duplicate this record if you have more than one lactating dairy animal.)

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DAIRY & DAIRY GOAT PROJECT RECORD Pa g e 15November 1997RECORD OF SHOW RECEIPTS AND EXPENSESDATE (SHOW OR FAIR)CLASSPLACINGPREMIUMSPLACINGPLACINGENTRY FEES, ETC.COMMENTS NAME OF EVENTRECEIPTSINDIVID.TEAMINCLUDE TRAVEL SHOWSHOW EXPENSES(Receipts Value 4) Total Show Receipts$ (Expenses Value 8) Total Show Expenses$

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DAIRY & DAIRY GOAT PROJECT RECORD Pa g e 16November 1990RECORD OF OTHER EXPENSES (Include all expenses not already reported in another record) Include animals purchased during the project year.DATE PURCHASEDDESCRIPTIONPURCHASE PRICE $(EXPENSES VALUE 9) TOTAL OTHER EXPENSES$

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DAIRY & DAIRY GOAT PROJECT RECORD Pa g e 17November 1990PROGENY RECORDANIMAL NAMEFRESHENINGNO.NO. OR NO.DATEMALEFEMALETATTOONAME(S)REMARKS

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DAIRY & DAIRY GOAT PROJECT RECORD Pa g e 18November 1990LABOR RECORD (In Hours)MONTHGROOMINGSHOWMANSHIPFEEDINGBREEDINGMILKINGMAINT.TOTAL FITTINGHEALTH/ TotalComment concerning labor arrangements 1.Record time spent on dairy project. 2.If project animals are milked, fed, etc, by farm labor, or other family members, estimate what % of total labor was provided by other people. ANIMALS SOLDDATE NAME OR NO. OF ANIMALS SOLD RECEIVED AMOUNT $(Receipts Value 6) Total Received $

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DAIRY & DAIRY GOAT PROJECT RECORD Pa g e 19November 1990INVENTORY OF ANIMALS ON HAND AT END OF PROJECTNAME OR NUMBER OF WEIGHT END OF ORIGINALPURCHASE ANIMALSSEXBIRTHDATE(LBS.)PROJECT* ANIMALSRAISEDD (CHECK ONE) VALUE AT $*INCLUDE DEPRECIATION (Receipts Value 1) Value of Animals on hand $

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DAIRY & DAIRY GOAT PROJECT RECORD Pa g e 20November 1990EQUIPMENT ON HAND AT END OF PROJECTEQUIPMENT DESCRIPTION NUMBER PRESENT PURCHASED VALUE BRUSHES $ BUCKETS HALTERSConsider depreciation or appreciation of equipment where possible. Example: A halter costs $10.00 new and lasts for 10 years at which time it is worn out. Depreciation per year === $1.00 original cost10.00 # OF USEFUL YRS.10 Subtract $1.00 for each year the halter is used. A halter which is 5 years old is worth $5.00. (Receipts Value 2) $ (Receipts Value 3) $

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DAIRY & DAIRY GOAT PROJECT RECORD Pa g e 21November 1990FINANCIAL SUMMARY Expenses (Expenses Value 3) Total Beginning Inventory ....................................$ (Sum of Expenses Value 1 & 2) (Expenses Value 4) Veterinary and Health Costs ..................................$ (Expenses Value 5) Breeding Fees ..............................................$ (Expenses Value 6) Feed Costs ................................................$ (Expenses Value 7) Cost of DHI Testing .........................................$ (Expenses Value 8) Show Costs ................................................$ (Expenses Value 9) Other Expenses ............................................$ TOTAL EXPENSES $ Receipts (Receipt Value 1) Value of animals at end of project ...............................$ (Receipt Value 2) Value of equipment at end of project .............................$ (Receipt Value 3) Total worth of ending inventory .................................$ (Receipt Value 4) Show Premiums .............................................$ (Receipt Value 5) Value of Milk Produced .......................................$ (Receipt Value 6) Animals Sold ................................................$ TOTAL RECEIPTS $ LABOR INCOME OR PROFIT TOTAL RECEIPTS TOTAL EXPENSES = $

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DAIRY & DAIRY GOAT PROJECT RECORD Pa g e 22November 1990PROJECT SUMMARY List he demonstrations, talks, exhibits, newspaper articles, tours, workshops, camps, judging events, and field trips that were a part of your dairy project experience.DATE ACTIVITY OF TIMES CLUBCOUNTYDISTRICT LEVEL NUMBERList your citizenship and community service accomplishments with the dairy project.DATE ACTIVITIES AND EVENTS

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DAIRY & DAIRY GOAT PROJECT RECORD Pa g e 23November 1990List your leadership accomplishments in the dairy project.DATE RESPONSIBILITIESList awards, trips, medals, and other recognition received in this project (REQUIRED FOR JUNIORS TO COMPLETE ONLY)DATE RESPONSIBILITIES

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DAIRY & DAIRY GOAT PROJECT RECORD Pa g e 24November 1990List things you learned in this project. List the things you did in your project. (REQUIRED FOR JUNIORS ONLY)DATE PRODUCED, PURCHASED, SOLD, ETC. VALUEEXPENSESINCOMEPROFITS LIST ACTIVITIES PERFORMED OR ITEMS

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DAIRY & DAIRY GOAT PROJECT RECORD Pa g e 25November 1990PICTURES OF YOUR 4-H PROJECT If possible show --the beginning of your project --work being done --your completed project

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DAIRY & DAIRY GOAT PROJECT RECORD Pa g e 26November 1990YOUR 4-H STORY 1.What 4-H work has meant to you. 2.What you have learned. 3.What safety practices you used in your project. 4.How you managed your project. 5.What you can do to improve your project next year. 6.About your trip to Congress or camp. 7.What you did to make the best better. 8.About any other 4-H experiences. *Juniors a minimum of 50 words. *Seniors a minimum of 150 words.

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DAIRY & DAIRY GOAT PROJECT RECORD Pa g e 27November 1990Advanced Pro g ram RecordStep Number or Name Date Completed Project Leaders SignaturePlans for Next Year Indicate the areas where you will be striving to increase your project skills and life skills: Selecting and Judging Fitting and Showing Decision Making Management Reproduction and Genetics Leadership Health Careers Public Speaking Feeds and Feeding Computers Specific topics you plan to explore: I plan to complete step of the 4-H Dairy Advancement Program next year. Pro j ect Review and Comment has completed his/her records and I have reviewed them with him/her. (name of member) Comments by project leader or club leader: Date: Signed 4-H project or club leader

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COOPERATIVE EXTENSION SERVICE, UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA, INSTITUTE OF FOOD AND AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES, Christine Tay lor Waddill, Director, in cooperation with the United States Department of Agriculture, publishes this information to further the purpose of the May 8 and June 30, 1914 Acts of Congress; and is authorized to provide research, educational information and other services only to individuals and institutions that function without regard to race, color, ag e, sex, handicap or national origin. The information in this publication is available in alt ernat e f ormats. Sing le copies of extension publications (excluding 4-H and youth publications) are available free to Florida residents from county extension offices. Information on copies for out-of-state purchase is available from Publications Distribution Center, University of Florida, PO Box 110011, Gainesville, FL 32611-0011. Information about alternate formats is available from Educational Media and Services, University of Florida, PO Box 110810, Gainesville, FL 32611-0810. This information was published November 1990 as 4HDGR01, Florida Cooperative Extension Service. 1 This document is 4HD R01 (which supersedes 4-H 232), one of a series of the Florida 4-H Youth Development Pro g ram, Florida Cooperative Extension Service, Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences, University of Florida. Printed November 1990. Please visit the ebsite at http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu. 2. Sand y Costello, Extension Associate--Dairy Science, B. Harris Jr., Ph.D., Prof. Nutr, Dairy Science, Cooperative Extension Service, Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences, University of Florida, Gainesville, 32611.