4-H Livestock

4-H Livestock

4-H Livestock

See below for rules and guidelines relating to 4-H livestock showing.

Livestock Validation Information

For information regarding the overall validation process, click below.

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There will be various validation sites available around the state for both large and small animals. See below for details on locations and schedule.

Image of a document with the validation sites for 2024 listed.

A National Premises ID is an identification code permanently associated with a physical address where animals are raised, housed, or boarded, and is used for animal disease traceability efforts. 

Below is a set of commonly asked questions relating to Premises ID's. 

Premises ID FAQ

To request an ID for the area your animals are raised, housed, or boarded click the link below.

Premises ID Request Form

Education Requirement

Along with their validations, youth will also need to receive six hours of education, which an agent will sign off on.

Group of youth showing sheep at Kentucky State Fair

Contact Information

28 Parkway Dr. P.O. Box 720 Somerset, KY 42502-0720

(606) 679-6361