Explore the poultry industry, including turkeys, chickens, ducks, geese, pheasants, guinea hens, pigeons or quail. Learn about species and breeds, eggs, feather features, health, feeding, handling, washing, managing a flock, ethics, showing and careers. New to 4-H? Get involved in the Poultry Project!
What you can do
Level 1: Poultry 1 - Scratching the Surface
Learn about poultry parts, breeds, cost of raising poultry and how to care for your poultry.
Level 2: Poultry 2 - Testing your Wings
Develop a poultry budget, explore retail poultry products, judge poultry and learn about poultry careers.
Level 3: Poultry 3 - Flocking Together
Explore egg experiments or processing a chicken. Determine inheritance in chickens and how to manage a small flock.
Free curriculum from Utah State 4-H. Registration is required for download access.