Youth Poultry 101

The 10th 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.
Youth Poultry 101 - Workshops
Language: English
$15.00

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Description

When: Sat., Apr. 28, 2018
(8:30 AM - 5:00 PM)

Where: Penn State University
101 Ag. Sciences & Industries Bldg.
University Park, Pennsylvania 16802

registration deadline: April 13, 2018
11:59 p.m.

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 28, 2018

08:30 am Registration*

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

09:00 am Introductions & Welcome

09:05 am A Successful Hatch, Starts with the Breeders, to Egg Handling and Finishes in the Incubator

09:35 am Poultry Feeding - How and Why

10:05 am Food Safety Made Easy

10:35 am Break

10:55 am Introduction to Proper Necropsy of Poultry

11:25 am From the 4-H Project to a Career in Poultry

11:50 am Questions for Morning Speakers

12:00 pm Group Picture

12:15 pm Lunch

01:00 pm Presentation of 7th Annual PA Poultry Youth Service Award & Door Prize Drawings

01:15 pm Planning Your Future - College and Careers

01:45 pm Leave for Poultry Education and Research Center (PERC)

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02:00 pm Move to First Hands-On Session During the registration process, you will be asked to select your first three choices of hands-on sessions.
Everyone will be able to attend three sessions.We recommend that clubs split up and share what they learn after the program.

05:00 pm Turn in Evaluation & Have a Safe Trip Home!

Session 1 (2:15 PM)

02:15 pm Proper Handling Techniques and Preparing Your Birds for a Show (1st Choice)

02:15 pm Grading Eggs for Judging and Sale (1st Choice)

02:15 pm Poultry Showmanship for Common Backyard Chickens, How-To for the New Statewide Contest (1st Choice)

02:15 pm How to Properly Necropsy Poultry to Recognize Disease (1st Choice)

Session 2 (3:10 PM)

03:10 pm How to Properly Necropsy Poultry to Recognize Disease (2nd Choice)

03:10 pm Poultry Showmanship for Common Backyard Chickens, How-To for the New Statewide Contest (2nd Choice)

03:10 pm Route to Assigned Second Session Repeat of Session 1 Offerings

03:10 pm Grading Eggs for Judging and Sale (2nd Choice)

03:10 pm Proper Handling Techniques and Preparing Your Birds for a Show (2nd Choice)

Session 3 (4:05 PM)

04:05 pm Proper Handling Techniques and Preparing Your Birds for a Show (3rd Choice)

04:05 pm Route to Assigned Third Session Repeat of Session 1 Offerings

04:05 pm How to Properly Necropsy Poultry to Recognize Disease (3rd Choice)

04:05 pm Poultry Showmanship for Common Backyard Chickens, How-To for the New Statewide Contest (3rd Choice)

04:05 pm Grading Eggs for Judging and Sale (3rd Choice)

Instructors

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