How to Produce Broilers and Roasters for Show

Type
Publication
Date of Publication
May 4, 2022
Price
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Overview

Popular with 4-H and FFA members, poultry projects are an integral part of most youth livestock shows. This publication will teach you how to prepare broilers and roaster for show.

Raising chickens is a fun learning experience that teaches poultry production, marketing, and showmanship. Broilers and roasters are suitable projects for youth with limited space to raise livestock projects.

This publication will walk you through all of the important steps to producing broilers and roasters for show including:

  • Housing
  • Pen Preparation
  • Brooding and Rearing
  • Lighting
  • Feeding
  • Water
  • Feather Picking and Cannibalism
  • Bird Health
  • Culling
  • Selecting the exhibition entry
  • Handling & transportation
  • Keys to success
  • Family Safety

(6 pages)

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