What is it? By participating you will purchase 10 pullets (female chicks) and raise them following bio security best practices. 4-H participants will keep records, participate in a home visit and have the opportunity to bring a hen to the Poultry Exhibition at the Fayette County Fair in October 2017.
The 4-H Chick Project teaches young people recommended management practices for growing and raising chickens. Participation will help you do the following develop poultry management skills, learn to produce healthy chickens, develop awareness of business management, develop record-keeping skills (income and expenses), contribute to your home food supply, realize the pride of accomplishment.
When: February 20-23, 2017 from 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM (closed for lunch from 12-12:30)
Where: Fayette County Extension Office (650 McConnell Loop)
Cost: $35 Non-Refundable
Space is limited to the first 15 paid participants.
Contact: Carla Lewis (4-H Foundation Regional Extension Agent) at 205-932-8941 or 205-712-7449 for more information.