The 4-H Poultry program offers many activities to youth of all ages. Activities include poultry production of all types, judging of poultry and poultry products, preparing foods using poultry products, and public presentations that use information learned from the many areas within the poultry program. 4-H'ers can compete in activities at the county, district, state, and national levels of competition. Rewards include an increased appreciation of the influence of the poultry industry on our lives and recognition in the form of awards, prizes, trips, and even collegiate scholarships.
Farm supply stores are full of cute chicks in the spring, and the sight of the fluffy baby birds, combined with future dreams of fresh eggs, prompts many people to impulsively start a backyard flock.
When FARMtastic makes its rounds over South Mississippi, residents, businesses, schools, and community organizations come together to ensure that participants have a great time.