Youth of all walks of life (urban and rural) are involved in the 4-H poultry program. The 4-H poultry projects are some of the most popular 4-H programs in Pennsylvania.
Project work is the backbone of the 4-H poultry program. Project areas are offered to youth 9 to 18 years old. Subjects include embryology, raising and rearing poultry, and poultry and egg consumer projects. These projects are what motivate youth to learn teamwork, develop interpersonal skills, build enthusiasm and enjoy challenges.
Penn State Poultry Science Club Named National Club of the Year
February 16, 2015Penn State's Poultry Science Club was recognized as the top club in the country at the 2015 International Poultry and Processing Exposition in Atlanta; Hannah Misner was second in member of the year competition.
Pennsylvania 4-H’ers Compete at the National 4-H Poultry and Egg Conference
December 3, 2014
Isaac Haagen was top individual in contest, Penn State's Poultry Judging Team Places Second in National Contest
November 13, 2014Penn State Department of Animal Science's poultry judging team captured second place overall at the 49th Annual National Collegiate Poultry Judging held in Fayetteville, AK last week, building on a strong winning tradition.