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Wisconsin boys' and girls' clubs leaders hand book
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Sheep project,   p. 20 PDF (159.1 KB)


Page 20


SHEEP PROJECT
Good for most counties, but especially suited to new
sections 6f state.
  A. Consists of ownership and care of two or more ewes
     and lambs from time of breeding to sale of lambs in
     early winter. Particular attention given to a study
     of good practices in sheep husbandry.
     Suggestions for financing sheep clubs are found on
     page 9.
   B. Basis of Award
       Financial record ..................  _25%
       Scoring lambs    .     .      ................ 25%
       Fleeces from ewes ................ .  . 20e
       Percentage lambs raised to number
         born ............................15%
       Story of project.      .             15%    100%
   C. Honor Button Requirements
      1. The honor pin will be awarded to not more than 10
      club members in the state.
      2. An honor member must
        (1) Be a club member in good standing (see mem-
           bership rules).
        (2) Exhibit at some public place.
        (3) Meet all requirements under project.
        (4) Submit report, signed by two witnesses.
        (5) Percentage of lambs matured to number born
           will be considered in making awards.
        (6) Must make at least one exhibit.
           (Preference given to members cat ng for larger
           number of animals.)


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