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4-H Poultry Project

With this project, youth will get to…
• Raise chickens starting from chicks
• Participate in educational workshops
• Show their chicken
• Complete a project record book or 4-H Presentation

Participants will learn everything from late brooding to egg development and bird anatomy. Participants should be ages 5-18 and enrolled/intend to enroll in Northampton County 4-H. Four workshops will be held throughout the project to learn more about avian health, showmanship skills, and a plethora of information about the poultry industry and North Carolina agriculture! Everyone is strongly encouraged to attend these workshops to fully complete their project.

There will be 4 divisions for competition this year, Standard, Rookie, Over the Fence and Little Britches.

Project Runs through
June 11th – October 7th, 2021
Cost: to Participate
$10.00 per youth participant

4-H Online enrollment

You may register online HERE or print the attached is the Entry Form 2021, Poultry Show Rules and Regulations and time line of the poultry project. Should there be any questions, contact Sara Villwock at 252-534-2711 or

Project Record Books

Other Poultry activities offered….

Avian Bowl?  It is a team quiz event that tests participants’ knowledge of a wide range of avian topics (think chicken quiz bowl!)

Poultry Judging? It is an event that allows participants to show off their mastery of poultry knowledge by examining hens, poultry cuts, and eggs.