4-H AVIAN QUIZ BOWL

September 29, 2018 Columbia County Fairgrounds, Portage, WI **TIME TBD, approximately. 2:30 pm** Advanced Registration due by September 1st. The Avian Quiz Bowl will consist of two- to four-member teams (3 or 4 are encouraged.) Teams will be quizzed on various aspects of poultry and eggs from hatching to management to cooking, competing against other […]

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32nd Anniversary Pullet Surprise Youth Contest

In an attempt to promote the breeding and exhibition of purebred poultry among Wisconsin’s youth, the Wisconsin International Poultry Club invites interested youth to apply for the Pullet Surprise. The winners in each of the two categories will receive the following prizes: a pair of show quality purebred fowl, an incubator, a standard cage, feed, […]

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Area Animal Science Days Dates for 2018

Regional animal science educational opportunities available to Wisconsin 4-H members. Specifically, Area Animal Science Days is a series of day-long events held around the state in June where youth in the beef, dairy, horse, sheep and swine projects increase their decision making skills and knowledge of animals through judging and grading experiences. Events include evaluation […]

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2018 Wisconsin State Fair Junior Poultry and Junior Rabbit Updates

2018 Wisconsin State Fair Junior Poultry and Junior Rabbit Updates JUNIOR POULTRY AND JUNIOR RABBIT SHOW DEADLINES: June 6: Postmark for mailed entries and Youth Center Reservations June 6: 7 pm (Central Time): Online entries and Youth Center Reservations close at regular fees June 6: YQCA Certification Deadline June 13: 7 pm (Central Time): Late online entries […]

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Veterinary Feed Directive Changes Beginning January 1st

Beginning January 1, 2017 medically important antibiotics in feed will no longer be available to use for growth promotion on any farm of any size.  Medically important antibiotics are used by dairy, livestock, and poultry but are also important to human health.  Under this new rule, called the Veterinary Feed Directive (VFD), you will need […]

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