Curious how many eggs chickens lay?
Why did the chicken cross the road? To get to a gentleman on the other side. When the chicken asked, “What’s your name?” the gentleman replied, “Bond. James Bond. What’s yours?” The chicken responded, “Ken. Chic Ken.”
Seriously, if you’ve ever pondered the question of which came first, the chicken or the egg, you’ll have the chance to try to discover the answer when you participate in a 4-H poultry project. If chickens aren’t your style, you could try turkeys, ducks, geese, pheasants, pigeons or coturnix (Japanese quail).
Come on! Don’t be a chicken! Be a good egg and give it a try!
Published on April 1, 2020
Raising chickens for eggs and meat can be a rewarding activity while practicing social distancing.
Published on October 1, 2019
In the late fall and winter months, egg production may drop off due to decreased hours of daylight, but there are strategies you can implement to keep hens producing.
Surviving the county fair: Tips for parents to help make the most of positive learning opportunities
Published on July 10, 2019
County fairs can be stressful and emotional for families. Parents, you can help make it a positive experience for your child by leading by example!