Did you know that a cavy is what we commonly know as a guinea pig?
The sheet outlines activity ideas at beginning, intermediate, and advanced levels of skill; also gives suggestions on how to tie the activity to STEM, healthy living, citizenship, and leadership goals.
In the 4-H cavy project you can learn about selecting and raising your animals and more.
This is a free publication that you can download.
- Learn the basic principles of animal science by owning, caring for, and keeping records
- Explore sound breeding, feeding, and management practices
- Learn about breeds and varieties of cavies and their characteristics
- Investigate marketing, project expansion, and how you can start a cavy business
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