4-H Animal Science Roundup

Animal Science Roundup

June 29-July 1, 2021
Event will begin and end at the Hansen Agricultural Student Learning Center at Iowa State University.

Event Information

  • 12 students per project
  • Students must be 4-H members and have completed 8th grade. 
  • Must not have attended Roundup in that project in previous years.
  • There is not an application process for 2021.
  • Registration opens April 1, 2021 in 4HOnline and cost is $50.00

Tuesday, June 29, 2021

  • Horse – Work with the ISU horse faculty at the horse farm and learn about care, nutrition, reproduction and more.  
  • Sheep – At the sheep teaching farm you will work with sheep and learn health care, selection, wool, reproduction and carcass evaluation.
  • Swine – Learn about meat quality measurements, manure management, and basic animal husbandry activities such as breeding, boar collections, and diagnostic sampling.
  • Beef –  Grow your knowledge of beef production with hands-on, interactive learning sessions at the ISU beef farm.

Wednesday, June 30, 2021

  • Meat and Food Science – Hands on experience with all types of meat animal products, from evaluation and food safety, to preparation and product testing.
  • Dog – Learn best practices for training dogs, different types of dogs and their purposes, nutrition and proper care.
  • Poultry – Experience the new, state of the art poultry farm and develop new skills evaluating and examining eggs and birds.
  • Dairy – At the dairy farm you will learn about reproduction, health care, selection and make some ice cream.

How to Register in 4HOnline:

  1. Login to your 4hOnline account (https://v2.4honline.com/#/user/sign-in)
  2. From the Member List Screen, click on the “Events” list on the left-hand side
  3. Select “YOUR EVENT THAT YOU ARE ATTENDING” and then the family member attending
  4. Follow the prompts to complete. You will receive an email confirming you have submitted your registration