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University of Illinois Extension serving Clay, Effingham, Fayette and Jasper Counties

Main Office (Effingham County)
1209 Wenthe Drive
Effingham, IL 62401
Phone: 217-347-7773
FAX: 217-347-7775
Email: uie-cefj@illinois.edu
Hours: Monday - Friday 8 am to 4:30 pm

Branch Office (Clay County)
223 W Railroad St
Flora, IL 62839
Phone: 618-662-3124
FAX: 618-662-3191
Hours: Monday-Friday, 8:00am - 4:30pm

Branch Office (Fayette County)
118 N. Sixth Street
Vandalia, IL 62471
Phone: 618-283-2753
FAX: 618-283-4932
Hours: Monday-Friday, 8:00am - 4:30pm

Branch Office (Jasper County)
1401 Clayton
Newton, IL 62448
Phone: 618-783-2521
FAX: 618-783-2232
Hours: Monday-Friday, 9:00am - 4:00pm

Upcoming Events

Effingham County 4-H Goat Clinic

April 22, 2017

4-H Goat Clinic

April 22, 2017

9 AM to 4 PM

4-H Show Arena, Altamont Fairgrounds

Rt. 40 

Altamont, IL 62411

Hosted by Kory, Lynn, Abigail & Hanna Wolff

Registration Deadline is April 15

FREE- to all 4-H members in Illinois 

We will be covering the following areas:

Showmanship, Clipping for Show, Hoof Trimming, and Nutrition/Care of Goat

Guest speakers: Advance Veterinary Care, South Central FS and Goat Judges   

We are encouraging everyone to bring their own goat for hands on showmanship, hoof trimming, and show clipping. Please also bring hoof trimmer, stand, and clippers.   

Schedule for Clinic:

8:30 AM to 9 AM Check-in

9:00 AM to 12:30 PM Vet Talk, Feed & Show Supplies, and Hands on Showmanship 

1 PM to 4 PM Hands on hoof trimming and clipping goat for show

Concessions provided by Midnight Riders 4-H Club.

Shopping available for Weaver & Sullivan show product. If you have any questions, please contact Lynn Wolff at 217/690-3806 or gilmoreacres@yahoo.com Please wear tennis shoes or boots for this event.



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