The Poultry Project has three key areas of focus: housing and management; breeding and marketing; and nutrition. You’ll walk away knowing the difference between a good and poor bird, how to take care of your animals and much more.
In this project, you’ll:
- Learn about the handling and selection of poultry stock
- Find about more about breeding practices
- Learn how to produce the best product and how to market/sell it
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The Environment & Healthy Living
A five-day old chick eats 22 grams of feed per day, and by 10 days of age is eating 40 grams of feed per day. By 21 days old, the chick will eat 87 grams of food daily! Find out more about poultry in the 4-H project!