4-H Poultry Project

Hampton County Extension

Hampton County Extension Office

Karissa Ulmer


803-943-3427 ext 114

funday2012.jpgYouth ages 5-19 have and opportunity to learn life skills while having fun learning about chickens and the poultry industry. 

Chick here for Savannah Valley Region 4-H Poultry Project Flyer

Poultry Project

  • Youth ages 5-19
  • Project enrollment $10 for members/$20 for non members
  • Registration deadline - May 1
  • Provide quality care of your own chicken
  • Complete a 4-H Poultry Project Book
  • Poultry Showmanship Clinic - August
  • 4-H Poultry Show and Project Book Interview - October, Orangeburg Fair  

2015 Poultry Project registration - due May 1

Showmanship Tips from Livestock Showmanship Clinic by Sarah Scott

Orangeburg County Fair Youth Poultry Show: October 10, 2015

  • Click her for fair rules and regulations and entry form - due Sept (www.orangeburgcountyfair.org)

Pullet Chain

  • youth ages 9-19
  • Registration Deadline - March 15/extended to April 15
  • Care for 10-25 pullets
  • Cost $30-$60 for members/additional $10 fee for non-members
  • Hampton Pullet Chain Show and Sale - October 2015
  • Complete poultry project book

Youth can participate in the 4-H Pullet Chain. Participants will receive and raise 10 or 25 day old pullet chicks until they are 20 weeks of age.  A deposit is required for pullets which is returned when five pullets are returned for the Pullet Judging Show and Sale Event held in the fall.

2015 4-H Pullet Chain Registration

Click here to go to Hampton County Pullet Chain Webpage

Click here to go to the State 4-H Poultry Webpage

Click here to go to the State 4-H Livestock Project Webpage