Halifax Harvest Days 4-H Poultry Project Is Underway!

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We are excited to announce that we will be holding our fourth annual 4-H Poultry Show at Halifax Harvest Days on Saturday, October 22, 2022. It is limited to the first 25 entries so enter today! Pick up your projects from the N.C. Cooperative Extension of Halifax County office, 359 Ferrell Ln in Halifax on Thursday, September 8th.

During this 6 week project, two educational workshops will be held to learn more about avian health, showmanship skills, and poultry production. Everyone is strongly encouraged to attend these workshops to fully complete their project.

This is a terminal meat bird project and participants and their families are welcome to join us for our community poultry processing demo on October 26th the process their own birds if they’d like!

Please register online no later than August 31st after you have reviewed our rules and regulations, Participants should be ages 5-18 and be enrolled in Halifax County 4-H.

Check out these guidelines to learn more about what you need to know before entering the project:

Intro to Growing Broilers

If you have any questions, contact Beth Burchell beth_burchell@ncsu.edu, Lee Peoples lee_peoples, or Jerry Edmonds jerry_edmonds@ncsu.edu.