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Organizing a county poultry show

Organizing a county poultry show

With more and more urbanites becoming interested in raising poultry, there is more interest in having county poultry shows.  Elizabeth (Betty) Wingerter from Ohio State University will be discussing how to get started with a 4-H Poultry Show in a county.

Betty Wingerter is an Assistant Professor, OSU College of Food, Agriculture and Environmental Sciences (CFAES). She has a Bachelor’s Degree in Home Economics Education from The Ohio State University and a Master’s Degree in Recreation Administration from the University of Maryland. She has additional graduate coursework is in Leadership Development and Management. Betty is Assistant Superintendent for Junior Fair Poultry with the Ohio State Fair.  She assists with the Ohio National Poultry Show in Columbus and two shows for local poultry clubs.

Unfortunately, the speaker for this webinar could not make it. Instead, I rambled for an hour about my experiences, off the top of my head, about organizing a county poultry show. Pam Watson, a poultry judge, helped me out with some contributions from her experiences as well.
It is important to remember that regulations vary from state to state. For example, in Kentucky county fairs must be registered with the state veterinarian's office so that blood testers can be sent to check chickens for Salmonella pullorum before they enter the poultry barns. It is a biosecurity measure.
Since there was no presentation per se, the webinar was not recorded. I will see about getting this webinar topic rescheduled for another time.

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