Quality Assurance for Youth Goat Producers

Quality Assurance for Youth Producers


Well-informed livestock producers recognize the importance of following quality assurance guidelines to ensure they provide safe and wholesome food animal products to the public. However, young producers may have a bit of trouble understanding the market livestock projects they raise will ultimately appear on a consumer’s plate. Below is a list of recommended actions producers of all ages can take to minimize threats to animal health and product wholesomeness. At the bottom of the page

Youth Quality Assurance Activity: Quality Assurance Skit

Quality Assurance Skit

Need 5-15 active volunteers and several others who will serve as the fence. Give a card to each active volunteer with one of the following instructions:

  • You are a healthy, tame market goat. Wander around but stay with the herd. (Need one to five or more of these.)
  • You are a tame but lame market goat. Limp when you wander around. Stay with the herd. It isn’t very stressful for you to be handled. (Need one to