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Coronavirus COVID-19

COVID-19 Advisory: WSU Extension is working to keep our communities safe. All Extension programming is being provided virtually, postponed, or canceled. Effective March 16, 2020, WSU Extension county offices and WSU Research & Extension Centers will be closed to the public. We are available via email, phone, and webconference.

Small Animals

Program Contact: Brittany Briggs, 4-H Program Manager
(509) 962-7507 • brittany.briggs@wsu.edu

Small animals encompasses multiple projects that members can be a part of. These projects are great for those who live in areas which raising large animals is difficult, but still have a great appreciation for animals. Small animal projects and the objectives they wish to achieve at Kittitas County at this time are:

  • Rabbit
    • learn and apply recommended principles of rabbit production
    • demonstrate a knowledge of sound breeding, feeding, and management practices
    • identify types and varieties of rabbits and employ efficient marketing methods
  • Cavy
    • select and judge cavies
    • feed, house, and keep cavies healthy
    • groom and show cavies
  • Poultry
    • learn and apply recommended principles of poultry production
    • demonstrate a knowledge of sound breeding, feeding, and management practices
    • identify breeds, types of poultry, and employ efficient marketing methods

     

Local Small Animal Clubs:

**Contact the Kittitas County Extension Office for more information