University of Missouri
Home | People | Locations | Program index | Calendar | News | Publications
Continuing education Seminars Courses
mu extension > news > display story
MU news media
Linda GeistWriterUniversity of Missouri ExtensionPhone: 573-882-9185Email: GeistLi@missouri.edu
Photo available for this release:
4-H members from across the state learned how to candle and grade eggs at the annual Poultry Day held recently on the campus of the University of Missouri.
Credit: Courtesy of Ben Gallup, Missouri 4-H
Published: Tuesday, June 18, 2013
Benjamin H. Gallup, 573-882-3835
COLUMBIA, Mo.–More than 180 people attended the annual 4-H Poultry Day June 8 at the University of Missouri’s Animal Science Research Center.
4-H youth learned how to candle and grade eggs, and to identify parts of chickens and the characteristics of different breeds of chicken. Speakers included Tony Perryman, Missouri Department of Agriculture; Jesse Lyons, MU Extension poultry specialist; Ben Gallup, MU Extension 4-H specialist; and retirees of MU’s Animal Science Research Center.
Nick Mikkelsen of Webster County won first place in the champion egg contest. Ashley Webb of Pettis County took second.
Chase Bybee of Pettis County took first place in the photo contest and Mikkelsen placed second.
The winning team in the Senior Avian Bowl was Webster County’s England’s Best: Erin Ingalsbe, Steven Michael and Mikkelsen. The Cluck Dynasty team of Newton County was champion of the junior bowl. Team members were Andrew Littlefield, Steven Peters, Joshua Raben and Olivia Thompson.
Overall winners in the junior category were Mark Lawrence, Webster County, first; Kyla Whittaker, Webster County, second; Joshua Raben, Newton County, third. Others placing in the top 10 were Hannah Mashburn, Webster; Andrew Littlefield, Newton; Steven Peters, Cape Girardeau; Josie Thudium, Macon; Blake Kellum, Webster; Jacob Nagel, Warren; and Ellie Wantland, Webster.
The top three finishers in the senior category were Chania Hoffman, Audrain County, first; Bailey Kemp, Callaway County, second; and Kale Whittaker, Webster County, third. Placing in the top 10 were Emily Montgomery, Audrain; Nick Mikkelsen, Webster; Lorra Day, Webster; Bryan Jensen, Webster; Erin Ingalsbe, Webster; Steven Michael, Webster; and Kara Berrey, Carroll.
For more information, go to 4h.missouri.edu/events/livestock/2013/poultry.
Missouri 4-H is part of University of Missouri Extension.
About | Jobs | Extension councils |
For faculty and staff | For researchers | Giving | Ask an expert | Contact
to 2014 Curators of the University
of Missouri, all rights reserved, DMCA
and other copyright information
University of Missouri Extension is an equal opportunity/ADA institution.
University of Missouri Extension
to 2014 Curators of the University of Missouri, all rights reserved