Getting Started in the 4-H Meat Goat Project

Showmanship

Showmanship can play a major role in your success in the show ring. Showmanship is the working relationship between you and your goat. If this relationship is lacking, it will result in a goat that is not being exhibited at its full potential.

Cardinal Sins

Practice!

Goat Presentation

Consider:

Presentation

Moving

Setting Up

The Show Person

Shifting and Handling

As with any time that you try something new, it just takes time, practice, and hard work to reach your goal and to be successful. However, the best way to learn is by asking questions and finding someone that can help you get a good start and lead you in the right path. This can be experienced breeders or extension agents or older exhibitors any of these would make good helpers.

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