Western Nebraska Observer - Observations all along the line - Kimball & the Southern Panhandle First

Local 4-H youth attend animal clinic


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Cassi Berry of Sidney presented a clinic on rabbits, passed around a handful of angora rabbit fur for the observers to experience by touch as well as a bagful of rabbit food pellets and told each youngster to take three to eat. Shown here almost reluctantly trying her rabbit pellets is Rachel Berger, of Kimball.

As area youth begin preparing for the 4-H fair, a dozen attended a 4-H Livestock and Companion Animal Care, Grooming and Showing Clinic at the Kimball-Banner County Fairgrounds on June 1.

The clinic provided information and resources to help the 4-H youth in attendance be successful with their livestock projects. Some of the subjects covered included the basics of feeding, care, grooming, and the training of the 4-H members' animals for show day.

Morning demonstrations included the care of chickens by Jake Jenkins, rabbits by Cassi Berry and dogs by Jennifer Gillming. The afternoon demonst...

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