2012-13 Adams County 4-H
Junior Camelid Record
For Use by Members 8-10 Years Old
Please check all the projects you are in this year and fill out name, etc. Then print and sign this form at the start of your project.
Years in Project Name
Age as of December 31
I will be responsible for feed, care, and management of my animals. I will keep good records and
finish my record book to complete my project. I will be responsible for management decisions
concerning the health, welfare, profitability, and product quality of my project.
Member Signature Date
As a parent or supporter, I realize that animal projects require a considerable amount of expense
and labor. I will support this youth in his/her efforts and allow him/her to learn as much as possible
from the experience. The youth is expected to be responsible for labor, care, and management
decisions affecting the project. I will help where needed by giving guidance and instruction.
Record must be printed in landscape format
Record may be on the computer or
handwritten Parent Signature Date
It is important to write goals each year. Goals help you learn more about your project and your life. It is also important to
think of how you will accomplish your goals. Answer the questions below about each of your project(s). Remember to
record the project at the top of each column. See Record Book guide for help.
Project: Project: Project: Project:
How many animals will you have?
What breed(s) of animal(s) do you plan to have?
When you choose your animal(s), what do you
What will you feed your animal(s)?
Will you be in a showmanship contest at fair?
What do you want to accomplish in 4-H this year?
To Do: What is one thing you can do to help you
accomplish your goal?
If you are unsure what to do, who can you go to
for help about your project(s)?
At the start of your project, record all the animals you own in START Animal Inventory. Record a value for each animal. If you
sell an animal or one dies, record "sold or died" in the third column for that animal. Remember to also record any animals
you sell in Income (pg 9). Any animals you buy should be recorded in Animal Purchase (pg 5) and NOT in START
Animal Inventory. At the end of your project, record all the animals you still have in END Animal Inventory. Record a value for
each animal. More lines may be added as needed.
For first year members, the project START is the first day you enroll in 4-H. For returning members, the project START
is the first day of the 4-H year, October 1. The project END is Sept 30.
What animals do I own at the START of my project? What animals do I own at the END of my project?
Animal Value at Was this Animal Sold? Animal Value at Project
Project Start Did this Animal Die? End
Ex. Dairy Ewe, Jamie $300.00 -- Ex. Dairy Ewe, Jamie $350.00
Ex. Heifer #356 $1,500.00 Sold
TOTAL START VALUE TOTAL END VALUE
Record equipment, tools, trailers, facilities, and any other items used for your project this year. Record things
that you own and things that you borrow. Record all animals in Animal Inventory (pg 3).
Start this list at the beginning of the year and add to it as needed.
Ex. Ten Livestock Panels Ex. Show Goat Collar
Ex. Blue Show Shirt Ex. 14 ft Bummer Stock Trailer
ANIMAL PURCHASE RECORD
Record the animals you buy during the year. If an animal is owned at the beginning of the 4-H year, it should be
listed in START Animal Inventory (pg 3) and NOT in Animal Purchase. Record "none" if you did not buy any
animals for your project(s). More lines may be added as needed.
Date Animal Seller Total Cost
Ex: 2/15 Steer #245 Mr. Smith $3,000.00
Ex: 3/14 Rabbit #BC478 Mrs. Smith $50.00
TOTAL ANIMAL PURCHASE:
FEED EXPENSE RECORD
Record all feed you buy this year. Feed may be grain, hay, or supplements. Record pasture if you pay to rent it. More
lines may be added as needed.
Date Item Paid To Amount (lbs) Total Cost
Ex: 5/15 Mixed Grain XYZ Feed 50 $40.00
TOTAL FEED EXPENSE:
HEALTH EXPENSE RECORD
Record all health expenses in the top chart. Remember to include anything you buy or pay for from your Health
Record (pg 8). More lines may be added as needed.
Date Health Item Paid To Total Cost
Ex: 5/29 CDT Vaccine ABC Vet Clinic $100.00
TOTAL HEALTH EXPENSE:
OTHER EXPENSE RECORD
Record all non-feed, non-health costs in the bottom chart. Other expenses may be show supplies, tagging fees, gas
for car or truck, pen or barn rent, boarding, brand inspections, equipment, tack, etc.
Date Other Item Paid To Total Cost
Ex: 6/15 2 Poultry Feeders RST Ranch Supply $50.00
TOTAL OTHER EXPENSE:
Project animals may get sick or hurt. You are responsible for getting help for your animal. It is important to know your
veterinarians phone number if your animal gets sick or hurt.
Name & Phone Number of Veterinarian:
Record all health care for your animals. Health care can be medicine (shots, dewormer, pills) or management (hoof/nail
trimming, sheering, etc.). Record your feed if it has medicine in it. Check your feed tag for the word "medicated".
Remember to record what you buy for health care in Health Expense Record (pg 7).
Treated With, How Lot Number, Person Who Date of
Much, Method of Expiration Admistered Withdrawl Completed
Date Animal Description Administration Date Treatment Time Withdrawl
Ex. 7/1 Pig #122 Bacterial Infection Aquacillin - 4cc, IM, Neck Dr. Smith 7 days 7/8
Pig Grower with Carbadox - 50g/ton, F#150 Johnny
5/7 - 5/30 Pig #122, 123 42 days 7/11
medication in feed 07/13 Whitman
Record all the income you earned this year. Income may be from selling animals, equipment, or tack. You may earn
money from show winnings, job wages, etc. If you still own your project animal(s) at the end of the 4-H year,
record that animal in END Animal Inventory (pg 3) and NOT in Income Record. Record "no income" below if you
did not make any money this year.
Date Item Income From Income
Ex: 8/15 Fair Premiums County Fair $40.00
Ex. 8/15 Steer #245 County Fair Junior Market Sale $2,000.00
Record the totals from all the income, expense and inventory pages into the boxes. Follow the questions to see if you
made or lost money on your projects this year. Directions are given to the right of each box.
Income TOTALS DIRECTIONS
A. How much money did you earn?
Total End Value
B. How much are your animal(s) worth at the END of the year?
C. What is your total income? A+B
Total Start Value
D. How much are your animal(s) worth at the START of the year?
Total Animal Purchase
E. How much did you spend on animals?
Total Feed Expense
F. How much did you spend for feed?
Total Health Expense
G. How much did you spend on health?
Total Other Expense
H. How much did you spend on other expenses?
I. What is your total expense? D+E+F+G+H
J. How much did you make/lose from your project(s)? C-I
Record your involvement including community service/citizenship projects, leadership activites and roles, demonstrations,
judging, and exhibitions/shows. Involvement can be both within or outside of 4-H. Add more lines as needed.
What did you do for your community? When?
What did you learn?
How did you practice citizenship? How many hours?
How were you a leader or helpful to others?
When? What did you learn?
What leadership events did you attend?
What did you demonstrate?
When? What did you learn?
What speeches did you give?
What judging activity(s) did you do? When? What did you learn?
Where did you exhibit/show?
When? What did you learn?
What discipline did you show?
OTHER REQUIRED PAGES
It is suggested that you complete the following other requirements in a separate document such as in
Microsoft Word and attach these to the end of your project record.
A minimum of four pictures with a descriptive caption for each are expected. Include pictures that demonstrate the
progress of your project. Additional photos may be added.
4-H Story: Write a story about your 4-H experiences
Tell us about your experiences in 4-H in a story. Write about what you did this year in 4-H. Use the questions below to
help you. You can type or hand-write your story. If you hand-write the story, use a pencil or ink on lined white notebook
paper. If a typewriter or computer is used to write the story, use plain white paper with no smaller than 12-point font.
Leave a wide enough margin so the story can be read, if inserted into a repot cover.
Limit your story to a maximum of three (3) pages. Remember that good grammar and correct spelling are
The following outline may help you in composing a story related to your project(s):
About Me 4-H Project and Activites
* How old are you and when did you join 4-H? * What projects have you taken? How successful were they?
* Why did you join 4-H? * What goals did you set and which ones did you reach?
* What are your interests and hobbies? * What would you do differently if you were to try it again?
* What are your future and career plans? * What skills have you learned in the program?
* Were any adults or other 4-H members especially
helpful to you? How?
OTHER REQUIRED PAGES
The following projects require a supplement page.
PROJECT SUPPLEMENT NAME
Breeding Beef Breeding Beef Record
Breeding Goats Breeding Goat Record
Breeding Rabbits Individual Buck, Individual Doe and Individual Litter Rabbit Records
Breeding Sheep Breeding Sheep Record
Breeding Swine Breeding Swine Record
Dairy Cattle Dairy Cow Record
Fiber Goats Angora Goats or Cashmere Goats
Poultry Chicken - Egg Production Poultry Breeding Record
Download each supplement page you need and make sure to include it in your record book after your story and pictures but
before the Project Completion page.
All supplement pages can be found on the following webpage under E-supplments.
NOTE: If you are in a breeding project, but you did not breed your animals this year, write "did not breed" on your
breeding records so others who view your record book will know that you choose not to breed this year.
Goals help you to achieve more when you review them each year. At the END of the year, answer the following questions.
Did you complete your goal this year?
Did you do your "To Do"?
What helped you complete your goals?
I declare that the information in this book is correct and all 4-H requirements, including Meat Quallity Assurance
training, have been completed to the best of my knowledge.
Last Meat Quality Assurance training attended:
Member Signature Date
Leader Signature Date
Parent/Guardian Signature Date
NOTE: Include this as the very last page of your record book, after your story, pictures and any supplement pages