Deadline for Broiler Show Entry Fast Approaching; Mandatory Meeting Information

June 18, 2018 - Last date to order broilers for the Shelby County 4 H and FFA Broiler show is approaching quickly.

A pen of 30 chicks can be ordered and purchased for $30. Show rules and paperwork may be picked-up at the Extension office at 266 Nacogdoches Street (Old Elementary School Library Bldg.) All orders are due no later than July 2nd and are payable by check or money order only. Tentative date for pick-up of show chickens is the week of August 20, 2018. The 2018 Broiler Show and Sale will be held on October 6, 2018.

There will be a mandatory information meeting for anyone who wishes to participate in the Shelby County 4 H and FFA Broiler Show for 2018. This meeting will be held at the Shelby County 4H facilities located at 226 Nacogdoches Street on August 7, 2018 at 6:00 p.m. Each exhibitor must have a parent or legal guardian (or a representative designated in writing by a parent or guardian) in attendance at that meeting.

Exhibitor’s WILL NOT be able to participate in the show without having attended this meeting. 

Please make arrangements to attend.

If you have questions about participating in the 4-H Poultry project or learning what is involved in showing and raising chickens as a 4-H member, give Lane Dunn, Shelby County Extension Agent for Agriculture and Natural Resources a call at 936-598-7744 or email at jldunn@ag.tamu.edu.

Anyone needing special assistance at any Extension Program should contact the Texas AgriLife Extension Office of Shelby County at (936) 598-7744 at least two weeks prior to the event or program. Educational programs of the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service are open to all people without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information or veteran status. The Texas A&M University System, U.S. Department of Agriculture, and the County Commissioners Courts of Texas Cooperating.