State 4-H Poultry Judging Contest

Event Information

Date: Tuesday, June 25, 2024
Location: University of Illinois Livestock Pavilion
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State 4-H Poultry Judging Contest

Participation:  A county may enter any number of 4-H participants. A county team may be, made up of three or four contestants with no limit on the number of teams or individuals. The scores of the three highest scoring individuals from each team will be, totaled to determine each team score. All contestants will be eligible for all individual honors. The four highest senior 4-H’ers will be, selected to participate on the state team. A senior 4-H’er is one who is 14-18 years of age by January 1 of the current year. The individuals that score the highest will be invited to participate in the National 4-H Poultry and Egg Conference during the third week of November in Louisville, KY.

On-site registration: Beginning at 10:00 a.m. on June 25, 2024.

Classes:  Three classes of past egg production hens, reasons will be given on one of these classes; two classes of ready-to-cook fryers (8 per class); one class of ready to cook heavy fowl (8); one class of 10 broken out eggs; two classes of shell eggs (candled) (20 per class), and two classes of exterior egg quality (20 per class).

If you need a reasonable accommodation to participate, please contact: Daniel J. Jennings