UGA Extension Office

Livestock Programs

The Georgia 4-H Livestock Program offers extraordinary educational opportunities for youth ages 9 to 18. 4-Her's involved in the livestock program are challenged with real-life issues as they learn responsibility through raising, showing and judging livestock. Livestock projects give students the opportunity to practice and acquire new knowledge in the fields of animal science, business, time management and leadership. Charlton County 4-H livestock programs include horse, swine and goat projects.

Goat Showing

Goat shows begin in Late August and run through November. 4-H'ers purchase their show goats May- July.  For more information please contact our 4-H office 912-496-2040.

Hog Showing

4-H'ers must be in 4th grade to be egligible to show a swine project. All show pigs must be purchased by November 2018 for the 2018 State Market and County Show. There will be a parent meeting TBA at the 4-H office for those interested in showing this year.  Click the learn more button for a brief outline of what to expect when showing pigs.

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Horse Club


Rena Potter and Stacey Webb are working on getting a 4-H Horse Club started this year. If you are interested in being a member, please call the office 912-496-2040 and give us your information. The meetings will be the on the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays of each month from 6-7 PM at the Extension Office Meeting Room.  The parents meeting will be help on Sept. 4, 2018 at 6:00 PM.  Children must have a parent's permission to participate.  Please plan to attend the first meeting with your child.