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Texas 4-H Standard:

April 2013


HLSR, SASSR AND RODEO AUSTIN Market Poultry Shows:

Information for the 2015 Houston Livestock Poultry Show

Follow us on twitter (https://twitter.com/poultryext) to receive the updates on the current #s being allowed to pick up birds.

Broilers: 
HOUSTON AND RODEO AUSTIN BROILER CHICK PICKUP:
Chicks will be distributed beginning at 1:00 pm according to the reference number assigned to an order upon receipt.

All chicks must be picked up at the Louis Pearce Pavilion on George Bush Avenue in College Station by 5:00 pm on January 29, 2015.
All birds not picked up by 5:00 pm will become the property of the Texas A&M University Department of Poultry Science.

IMPORTANT: READ THE RULES AND PROCEDURES BEFORE COMPLETING THE ORDER FORM
2015 MAJOR SHOW BROILER RULES
2015 ORDER FORM #1 – SASSR BROILERS
2015 ODER FORM #2 – HLSR AND RA BROILERS


State Fair of Texas:

IMPORTANT: READ THE RULES AND PROCEDURES BEFORE COMPLETING THE ORDER FORM
2014 STATE FAIR OF TEXAS RULES
2014 STATE FAIR OF TEXAS ORDER FORM


Other Helpful Links:

Poultry Shows – Feedback and Suggestions
PT03 – TVMDL Poultry Form
Fowl Pox Vaccination for Show Poultry
Map to TAMU Pierce Pavilion


Poultry Institute for Youth – June 14-16, 2015

The TAMU Poultry Institute for Youth is held on the Texas A&M campus once a year (usually in June).  The purpose of this program is to give high school students with an interest in learning about the poultry industry a chance to gain first hand knowledge.  Participants will have the opportunity to meet Texas A&M staff and Texas poultry industry leaders.  A portion of the institute will also include hands on work with birds and areas of leadership.  Registration is open students who will be enrolled in the fall as high school juniors, seniors or college freshmen.  Registration forms for the next institute will be posted after the first of the year.

2015 TAMU Poultry Institute for Youth flyer

2015 TAMU Poultry Institute for Youth Application – Due by Friday, May 15, 2015.

 


Market Poultry Production & Selection Workshop – May 9, 2015

This workshop provides an excellent opportunity to “hear the experts” and work alongside Texas’ major poultry judges.  Educational activities include in-depth discussion on:
brooding, management, sanitation and feeding programs and selection and processing methods for broilers, turkeys and roasters.  Also “hands on” practice in early culling and selecting, handling
your birds during the show and “putting together” show pens.  For more information, please contact Dr. Greg Archer (garcher@poultry.tamu.edu or 979-845-4319).

2015 Market Poultry Workshop flyer

Location:  Pearce Pavilion, College Station, TX
Time:  8:30 – 3 pm.

Register Online:  agriliferegister.tamu.edu
$50.00 per person or family
$25.00 for CEA and Ag Teachers
$10 per person optional lunch

Onsite Registration:  opens at 8 AM.
Onsite or Late (after 4/27/15) registration – $75 per person or family

 

 


Ag Teacher Resources

 Egg to Chick – Hatching Eggs in the Classroom Workshop  March 7, 2015

This workshop provides an excellent opportunity to learn about incubating chicken eggs and how that can be used as a science educational opportunity in the classroom.
Educational activities include in-depth discussion on:  Egg formation, embryology, incubation, classroom experiments, and a question answer session
Also “hands on” practice in candling, embryo breakouts, incubators and equipment.  For more information, please contact Dr. Greg Archer at garcher@poultry.tamu.edu or 979-845-4319.

2015 Egg to Chick Workshop flyer

Location:  Poultry Science Research and Extension Center, College Station, TX
Time:  9 am – 3 pm

Register online:  agriliferegister.tamu.edu
$30.00 per person

Onsite Registration:  opens at 8:30 am
Onsite or Late Registration (after 2/27/15):  $40.00 per person

-Hatching Eggs in the Classroom – A Teacher’s Guide (E-635)
– TAMU Poultry Farm phone number – 979-845-4367

Agri-Science Teacher Judging Workshop -

Covers all parts of the FFA Poultry CDE
For more information, please contact Dr. Jason Lee at jlee@poultry.tamu.edu
– Placing market broilers
– Interior and exterior egg grading
– USDA RTC carcass grading
– Parts Identification
– Further processed products evaluation
– Evaluation of past production laying hens
– Preparing for the exam and math problems

 

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