Due to the current situation, the PEI 4-H project meetings have some added requirements due to COVID-19 please review our Updates & Forms Page before hosting any meetings. Thank you!

**Member Guides are now updated and revised. Please do not use outdated member guides. 


When requesting project book orders, please give staff advance notice to prepare your order.

You can also contact your 4-H Specialist or the 4-H PEI Office for assistance!

As a member in the Dairy Project, you will learn about selecting a calf, nutrition, grooming, health, judging and showmanship.

You will also learn about registration, sire selection & breeding, evaluation of milk production as well as housing for a dairy herd and milk handling equipment.

*If you have any questions or would like to request submitting late forms, please contact the 4-H Office at 902-368-4833 or pei4h@pei4h.ca.

Dairy Project

Additional Resource Material (available upon request)

National Farm Animal Care Council - Code of Practice for the Care and Handling of Dairy Cattle (2009)

Archived project manuals for the 4-H PEI Dairy Project

  • Dairy 1 - Taking Care of Calves

  • Dairy 2 -

  • Dairy 3 - Taking Care of Business

  • Dairy 4 - Herd Health

  • Dairy 5 - Housing and Equipment

  • Dairy 6 - Calving, Breeding, & Feeding

Holstein Canada - Guides for clipping, fitting, showing & judging

4-H Ontario (available upon request)

  • Dairy Activity Guide (2008) available in French

  • Dairy Reference Book (2008) available in French

  • Dairy Jeopardy Game