ANimal Science Merit Badge HISTORY
 
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Animal Science MERIT BADGE History
 
Preceded by: Introduced: Discontinued: Replaced with:
Animal Industry
Beef Production
Dairying
Hog Production
Poultry Keeping
Sheep Farming
1975 current current
       
The type 9A and 9B Animal Science merit badge pamphlets erroneously show the Beef Production merit badge (with the cow head turned to the left) which was discontinued in 1974  This was not corrected until Type 9C pamphlet came out which showed the cow's head turned correctly; to the right.
 
Animal Science Merit Badges Earned by Year
             
          1975 1976 1977 1978 1979
          3,161 5,216 4,762 6,315 3,000
                   
1980 1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989
1,958 2,712                
                   
1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999
      2,288     2,180      
                   
2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009
2,788 3,220 3,509 3,416 2,982 3,151 3,195 2,608 2,874 3,444
                   
2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
3,591 3,759 4,503 4,174 4,042 4,4414 3,852 3,848
                   
            Grand Total: 73,191
                   
Cells shown in green indicate that merit badges were earned during the year but the exact number is not currently known. The Grand Total is based off of official reports and research and includes all known and unknown yearly numbers.  Detailed annual numbers will be updated after being found and validated.  Grand Total is for merit badges earned through 2017.
 
Animal Science MERIT BADGES
 
Animal Science Merit Badge - Type H Animal Science Merit Badge - Type I Animal Science Merit Badge - Type J Animal Science Merit Badge - Type K Animal Science Merit Badge - Type L
Type H Type I Type J Type K Type L
1975-2002 1993-1995 2003-2009 2010-2014 2014-current
(blue, clear, and molded) (38mm and 42mm) (Scout Stuff back) (BSA 2010 back) (Since 1910 back)
 
Animal Science MERIT BADGE PAMPHLETS
 
Animal Science Merit Badge Pamphlet - Type 8 Animal Science Merit Badge Pamphlet - Type 9A Animal Science Merit Badge Pamphlet - Type 9B Animal Science Merit Badge Pamphlet - Type 9C
Type 8 Type 9A Type 9B Type 9C
1975-1979 1980-1984 1994-2000 2000-2005
       
Animal Science Merit Badge Pamphlet - Type 9D Animal Science Merit Badge Pamphlet - Type 10A Animal Science Merit Badge Pamphlet - Type 10B Animal Science Merit Badge Pamphlet - Type 10C-1A
Type 9D Type 10A Type 10B Type 10C-1A
2005-2007 2008 2009 2010-2011
       
Animal Science Merit Badge Pamphlet - Type 10C-1B Animal Science Merit Badge Pamphlet - Type 10D    
Type 10C-1B Type 10D    
2012-2015 2016-current    

 

KNOWN ANIMAL SCIENCE MERIT BADGE PAMPHLET HARD COVER VARIETIES

 
Animal Science Merit Badge Pamphlet Hard Cover - Type HCTv2 Animal Science Merit Badge Pamphlet Hard Cover - Type HCU    
Type HCTv2 Type HCU    
       
 
this page last reviewed / updated: November 2018
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