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.
Pennsylvania 4-H’ers Competitive at the National 4-H Poultry and Egg Conference
December 6, 2013Eight 4-H’ers represented Pennsylvania in three contest areas at the National 4-H Poultry and Egg Conference on November 21 at the Kentucky Fair and Exposition Center in Louisville, KY, carrying on a winning tradition in this national competition.
Centre County 4-H Leader Receives Carolyn Blum Memorial PA Poultry Youth Service Award
May 8, 2013Centre County 4-H leader is recognized for her years of service and outstanding success in working with the 4-H poultry program.
Penn State's Poultry Judging Team Wins National Honors
November 11, 2012Penn State Department of Animal Science's poultry judging team placed second overall at the 47th Annual National Collegiate Poultry Judging held in Fayetteville, AK Nov. 4-6.