Youth Poultry 101

Youth Poultry 101 is for all youth 12 years of age and older, as well as adult 4-H volunteers and FFA instructors, who enjoy learning and teaching youth.
Youth Poultry 101 - Workshops
Language: English
$15.00

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Description

When: Sat., Apr. 27, 2019
(8:30 AM - 5:30 PM)

Where: Penn State University
101 Ag. Sciences & Industries Bldg.
University Park, Pennsylvania 16802
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registration deadline: April 15, 2019
11:59 p.m.

The 11th Annual Youth Poultry 101 program is for all youth 12 years of age and older, as well as adult 4-H volunteers and FFA instructors, who enjoy learning and teaching youth about poultry.

Description

Penn State poultry faculty and other experts will present advanced poultry topics and practical hands-on learning experiences. The event is geared towards youth and leaders working with youth programs - it is not an adult Small Flock Program. The program content is designed as a next step for the older, more advanced youth (age 12 and older). Presentations will include advanced topics and allow hands-on learning as much as possible.

Topics

  • Disease concerns
  • Nutrition Incubation
  • Breeding
  • Preparing poultry for shows
  • Selecting production hens and oral reasons
  • College and career information

Note: Due to Bio-security, all attendees must be away from any poultry for at least 48 hours prior to attending this event.

Who is this for?

Youth (Age 12 and Older)
4-H Volunteers
FFA Instructors
Parents of Participants

What will you learn?

Penn State poultry faculty and other experts will present advanced poultry topics and practical hands-on learning experiences. The event is geared towards youth and leaders working with youth programs - it is not an adult Small Flock Program. The program content is designed as a next step for the older, more advanced youth (age 12 and older). Presentations will include advanced topics and allow hands-on learning as much as possible.

Topics

  • Disease concerns
  • Nutrition Incubation
  • Breeding
  • Preparing poultry for shows
  • Selecting production hens and oral reasons
  • College and career information

Note: Due to Bio-security, all attendees must be away from any poultry for at least 48 hours prior to attending this event.

Agenda

Saturday, April 27, 2019

08:30 am Registration*

* Must have your ticket by 8:55 AM to be eligible for Standard of Perfection ticket drawing.

08:55 am Introductions & Welcome

09:00 am Raising Waterfowl as a 4-H Poultry Project

09:25 am Transporting Poultry

10:20 am Break

10:40 am What Does Your Poultry Project Actually Cost - How to Develop a Basic Budget

11:05 am Planning Your Future – College and Careers

11:30 am Career Opportunities in Poultry – Success Story

11:50 am Questions for Morning Speakers

12:00 pm Group Picture & Then Lunch

12:55 pm Presentation of Annual PA Poultry Youth Service Award & Door Prize Drawings

01:10 pm Leave for Poultry Education and Research Center (PERC) - Suit up and move to first session

Session 1 (1:30 PM)

01:30 pm Proper Placement, Brooding, and Management of Meat Chickens (1st Choice)

01:30 pm Proper Handling Techniques of Chickens (1st Choice)

01:30 pm Recognizing Defects and Disqualifications When Selecting Birds for Show (1st Choice)

01:30 pm The Reproductive System Internal Anatomy with Hands-On Web Lab (1st Choice)

01:30 pm Hands-On BBQ Experience & Food Safety (Cooking-to-Tasting Tips for Future BBQ Contests) (1st Choice)

Session 2 (2:30 PM)

02:30 pm Proper Placement, Brooding, and Management of Meat Chickens (2nd Choice)

02:30 pm Recognizing Defects and Disqualifications When Selecting Birds for Show (2nd Choice)

02:30 pm Route to Assigned Second Session Repeat of Session 1 Offerings

02:30 pm The Reproductive System Internal Anatomy with Hands-On Web Lab (2nd Choice)

02:30 pm Proper Handling Techniques of Chickens (2nd Choice)

02:30 pm Hands-On BBQ Experience & Food Safety (Cooking-to-Tasting Tips for Future BBQ Contests) (2nd Choice)

Session 3 (3:30 PM)

03:30 pm Proper Handling Techniques of Chickens (3rd Choice)

03:30 pm Proper Placement, Brooding, and Management of Meat Chickens (3rd Choice)

03:30 pm Recognizing Defects and Disqualifications When Selecting Birds for Show (3rd Choice)

03:30 pm Hands-On BBQ Experience & Food Safety (Cooking-to-Tasting Tips for Future BBQ Contests) (3rd Choice)

03:30 pm Route to Assigned Third Session Repeat of Session 1 Offerings

03:30 pm The Reproductive System Internal Anatomy with Hands-On Web Lab (3rd Choice)

Session 4 (4:30 PM)

04:30 pm Proper Handling Techniques of Chickens (4th Choice)

04:30 pm The Reproductive System Internal Anatomy with Hands-On Web Lab (4th Choice)

04:30 pm Recognizing Defects and Disqualifications When Selecting Birds for Show (4th Choice)

04:30 pm Route to Assigned Fourth Session Repeat of Session 1 Offerings

04:30 pm Hands-On BBQ Experience & Food Safety (Cooking-to-Tasting Tips for Future BBQ Contests) (4th Choice)

04:30 pm Proper Placement, Brooding, and Management of Meat Chickens (4th Choice)

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05:30 pm Turn in Evaluation & Have a Safe Trip Home!

Instructors

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