Area Animal Science Days (AASD)
Regional animal science educational opportunities available to Wisconsin 4-H members. Specifically, Area Animal Science Days is a series of four day-long events held around the state in June where youth in the beef, dairy, horse, sheep and swine projects increase their decision making skills and knowledge of animals through judging and grading experiences. Events include evaluation of dairy cattle, horses and meat animals; dairy showmanship contests; hippology (the study of horses); and oral reasons workshops. In addition, each site offers a variety of workshops for small animal projects, which may include rabbits, poultry, dogs, cats or llamas.
2018 AASD DATES/LOCATIONS:
June 14 – Kewaunee County
Events Offered: Dairy Cattle Evaluation, Dairy Showmanship Contest, Dairy Poster Competition, Meat Animal Evaluation, Horse Judging Workshop, Hippology, and Horse Poster Contest. Livestock and Small Animal Posters.
June 22 – Clark County
Events Offered: Dairy Cattle Evaluation, Dairy Showmanship Contest, Dairy Poster Competition, Meat Animal Evaluation, Rabbit Events.
June 29 – Lafayette County
Events Offered: Dairy Cattle Evaluation, Dairy Showmanship Contest, Dairy Poster Contest; Meat Animal Evaluation. Horses: Judging Workshop, Hippology, Horse Poster Contest, and Horse Photo Contest, Small Animal/Dog” Demonstration.
- All registrations will be due to the host Counties on June 1st:
- Registration fees will $12.00 per participant and will need to accompany the registration to Host County.
- The Host County will be providing lunch the day of the event for $8.00 per lunch and the cost of the lunch will also need to accompany the registration. All participants, coaches, parents, etc. need to register and pay for the lunch.
Checks should be made payable to the appropriate Host County:
Kewaunee County 4-H Leaders’ Association
Clark County 4-H Leaders Federation
Lafayette County 4-H Leaders’ Association
Click on 2018 Area Animal Science Days Registration Packet for all the details and to register for this exciting event.