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Poultry Hatch-out

Filed Under: 4-H, Youth Poultry

Poultry Hatch-out is an educational curriculum-based program that focuses on the importance of the poultry industry and its significance to the world’s food production. This week-long program consists of outlined lesson plans and activities as well as a live hatch of chicks throughout the week. For more information regarding participation in the Poultry Hatch-out Program click here or contact Jessica Wells at

Target Audience(s):

Children and youth in grades K-12


Participants will:

  • Learn the importance of the poultry industry and its importance in food production, and
  • Countering erroneous information and extensive negative media coverage of the commercial poultry industry.

Total Number of Modules or Sessions: 3

Total Number of Hours for Program Delivery: 8

Program Delivery:

  • Demonstrations
  • Educational Class
  • Educational Video (Online or DVD)
  • eXtension Website
  • Print or Popular Articles
  • Workshop

Primary Contact:

Dr. Jessica Wells,


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