Teaches the basics of raising and maintaining a healthy flock of chickens and then, if viewers choose, how to prepare to win at shows. Consists of short chapters that can be used in any order including – Choosing Chicks; Flock Care; Showing Chickens; How to Win at Poultry Showmanship; Butchering – How to Kill and Clean a Chicken for the Table. Created specifically with the young learner in mind. (2006) - DVD (90:00.)
Interactive cd intended for youth interested in competing in poultry judging contests. Segments include – Past Egg Production Placing; RTC Broiler Carcass; RTC Heavy Broiler Carcass; RTC Turkey Carcass Grading; RTC Parts Identification; Exterior Egg Grading; Candled Market Eggs; Broken Out Eggs. (2003) - CD-ROM.
Covers basics of raising poultry, including Knowing Your Bird; Showmanship & Show Preparation; Dubbing, and Artificial Insemination. (1988) - VHS VIDEO (110 min.)
Entertaining, technical video on how to pasture poultry, process and market them. (1993) - VHS VIDEO (44:00)
Comprehensive study guide and reference source based on the Poultry Learning Lab Kit. Topics covered include Anatomy, Breed Identification, Meat Science, Egg Quality, Chicken/Turkey Evaluation, Quality Assurance and Equipment and Facility Management. Includes multiple quizzes. (1997) - CD-ROM.
Mini-learning stations where participants can test their knowledge and abilities regarding poultry. Topics covered include Anatomy, Poultry Breeds, Meat & Eggs, Carcass Evaluation, Quality Assurance and Equipment & Facility Management. (1998) - INCLUDES A VARIETY OF POSTERS, CHARTS, DIAGRAMS, IDENTIFICATION TAGS, SITUATION/TASK STATEMENTS AND INSTRUCTIONS.
Addresses topics related to quality assurance and livestock production, such as proper injection sites, facilities, nutrition, care and handling, and following label instructions on animal health products. Touches on the many similarities between the production of high quality corn and the production of high quality food animals. (1997) – VHS VIDEO (16:00), FACILITATOR GUIDE.
UWEX Small Animal Specialist John Skinner uses several animals to discuss what a judge looks for in poultry entries and how 4-H’er’s should prepare for successful competition. (1981) - VHS VIDEO (15:00)
UWEX Small Animal Specialist John Skinner shows how a judge would conduct a detailed examination of poultry in breed competition and then discusses and evaluates a 4-H’er’s showmanship presentation. (1981) - VHS VIDEO (15:00)
Video of Fall, 1993 satellite videoconference focusing on the principles of TQM and how they can help youth raise efficient, healthful and wholesome products for consumers. Topics covered include: Introduction (19:14); Aquaculture (16:00); Beef (25:29); Dairy (27:35); Poultry (20:16); Sheep (23:36); and Swine (25:40). (1993) – 7 VHS VIDEOS, LEADER GUIDE AND LEARNING ACTIVITIES.