Show Chickens For Kids

How to get youth started in poultry showmanship

Show Chickens For Kids
Add to Favorites Reading Time: 4 minutes Show chickens are a fun and cost-effective way to get your kids interested in agriculture and started in 4-H. Since show chickens are more form than function, most parents start their kids in 4-H with layer birds, because they want eggs. This theory is valid, but let me explain why investing in some pint-sized show birds will pay dividends in the form of your child’s 4-H experience. But first: if you don’t know what 4-H is, let me give you a quick primer. What Is 4-H? In 1902, a small club called “The Tomato Club” was born in Clark County, Ohio. The premise of the club was to teach farm kids the newest concepts of agriculture of the day. By 1914, this and other agricultural youth clubs were collectively known as “4-H” clubs thanks to their clover insignia pin with an H on

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