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Washington State University Extension

4-H Beef Projects

Program Contact: Melanie Greer, 4-H and Youth Empowerment Coordinator
(360) 912-2062 •


Clallam County Livestock Specialist

Dan McCarty,, Cell: 360-460-6683


Beef Members must be enrolled in the Beef Cattle project by June 1st.

**To enroll in large animal projects, members must be age 8 by October 1st of the 4-H year.

Animals must be under the management and care of the 4-H member the following # of days prior to fair.

  • Market Beef: 120 days,
  • Breeding Beef: 90 days

Animals will be vet. checked prior to enter in fair and must be free of parasites and diseases. Cattle showing evidence of ringworm lesions and/or warts will be rejected by the fair vet. See exhibitor guide for Brucellosis vaccination/test requirements for heifers. All cattle require RFID tags to show at the Clallam County Fair.

PNWJLA (Auction) animals must meet requirements outlined in the current auction committee rules.

2023 Beef, Sheep and Swine Project Info PDF

Curriculum and resources are available for check out at the Clallam County 4-H Extension Office.

WSU 4-H resources:

WSU 4-H Beef Cattle Page

WSU Animal Agriculture Youth Producers Page

WSU Publications Store

Additional Information:

Clallam County Fair Information


Extension programs and employment are available to all without discrimination. Evidence of noncompliance may be reported through your local Extension office.

Clubs with Beef projects:


East Port Angeles/Sequim Area:

Pure Country


Port Angeles Area:

East Clallam Livestock Club

Forks Area:

Crafty Critters