Rabbit workshop held

Saturday, Feb. 17, was hoppin? at the Washington County Fairgrounds with rabbits, 4-H?ers, 4-H parents, and 4-H volunteers. The 4-H Rabbit Workshop drew over 20 4-H?ers and parents to learn and share about the rabbit project area.

The event was hosted by rabbit superintendent David Moeller, 4-H rabbit committee and senior 4-H rabbit showmen Ellie Bell, Sophie Bell, Kyleigh Dolan, and Ellie Todd. Several different breeds were showcased and junior members were able to practice showmanship with tips heard from a guest judge. Demonstrations were shared on giving rabbits tattoos, clipping nails and building carriers. Wolfe?s Animal Supply was on hand with rabbit supplies and tips as well.

For more information regarding the 4-H rabbit project area or how to get involved with 4-H, please contact the Washington County Extension Office at 319-653-4811 and follow ?Washington County 4-H ? Iowa? on Facebook.