CLICK HERE for the 2021 "DRAFT" Poultry Junior Fair Rules

Crawford County 2020 Poultry County Project Book - Word Version

Crawford County 2020 Poultry County Project Book - Pdf Version

2021 Poultry Newsletter - Take a peak at whats new

Skillathon Study Guide 2020

An exhibitor may show multiple exhibition projects, but the exhibitor can only bring up to two pens per class and each pen per class must be of different varity or breed.

Participation in Skillathon is required to complete project.  Showmanship is encouraged, but not required.

Hatch Weeks

Week of March 15th - Turkeys

Week of May 16th - Roasters

Week of May 31st - Broilers

Also available: Ross County Ohio 4-H put together a great poultry resource and has graciously shared it with all of the other 4-H counties for a small fee. Our office will have copies of the resource book available for $6.00 a piece. We also will have 2 copies available for youth to check out of our lending library for a maximum of 2 weeks at a time. As of this year, the book will only be printed in black and white however colored breed pictures are posted HERE.

Below is a link to a document for research-based information about poultry and other research-based websites. 

Poultry Resource Documnet-Click HERE

E-Extension Resource

or visit


If you have questions regarding any Junior Fair Poultry Rules, please contact one of the Junior Fair Poultry Committee Members below:

Roxanne Hiler (567) 224-7188 Co-chairman
Carl Copeland (419) 689-6059 Co-chairman
Melinda Hoffman (740) 262-0801
Liz Macias (567) 201-8173
Carolee Balliett (419)617-2537
Jeremy Clay (419)569-0948
Colton Guinther (419)617-2128
Keith Kaufman (419)685-1113

The Fact Sheets below address:  Space Needed; Comfort Zone; Water Requirements; Feed Considerations; Market Considerations; and Budgeting for Broilers and Turkeys 4-H Projects.  Click on the links below to view.

Fact Sheet:  Should I take Broilers as a 4-H Project?

Fact Sheet:  Should I take Turkeys as a 4-H Project?