Don’t Miss the Barn Bonanza!

Join the Clermont County Agricultural Society for a Barn Bonanza this Saturday, March 23, from 8pm-1am.  The event is to raise money for the new poultry and rabbit barn.  Ron Fletcher and the Southern Edge Band will be playing at the event.  There will be a live and silent auction as well as split the pot and a gun raffle.  Tickets are $25 each or $40 per couple.

A limited number of tickets remain.  Contact (513)535-3966 or pkirk6423@gmail.com to get your tickets right away.

 

Great Opportunity for 4-H Training (Youth & Adult)

Mark your calendars for a Multi-County 4-H Training on Thursday, February 28.  Great way for 4-H Volunteers to get their mandatory Policy 1.50 Training (two sessions offered) and youth to get their Quality Assurance Training.

Register today at: go.osu.edu/2019multicountytraining.

Topics include:

  • Policy 1.50 – Two sessions offered.  Come early for the 6:30 class.
  • Livestock Updates and Quality Assurance – from Lizz Share, State Extension Specialist, 4-H/Youth Development Livestock and Food Animal Programs
  • Cloverbud Volunteer Resources
  • Poultry
  • Cake Decorating & Creative Arts
  • Teen Trips & Opportunities
  • Growing Great Qualities in Kids
  • How to Complete Your 4-H Project

Don’t miss this exciting opportunity for youth and adult volunteers!

Turkey Pick-Up

Turkey pick-up will be Tuesday, March 27, from 3:00pm-6:00pm in the Kitchen.  Please bring a box and towel with you to keep your turkeys warm.  You will also need to have feed and water ready to give them as soon as you get them home.

Poultry Projects!

Market Chicken Pick-up is Wednesday, May 24, from 3:00pm-6:00pm at 4-H Hall Kitchen on the Clermont County Fairgrounds (1000 Locust St, Owensville).  Please make sure you bring a box with a lid to transport your chickens and have food and water at home to feed your chickens.

Pullorum Testing is Saturday, June 3, from 11:00am-1:00pm in the Poultry Barn.  Exhibition and breeding chickens only; no turkeys, ducks or geese.  Market Chickens do not have to be Pullorum Tested unless they are co-mingled with other poultry.

2107 Clermont County Fair Poultry Rules

For 4-H members raising birds for show or fun, the U.S. Department of Agriculture Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (USDA-APHIS) “Biosecurity for Birds” program has multiple resources available to help members learn more about biosecurity practices that can protect their flocks from infectious disease like Avian Influenza.

Biosecurity at Fairs/Shows focuses on educating bird owners about increased disease threats during fair season. It also provides great tips for youth and families to keep on hand to proactively protect their birds and, in turn, help protect all poultry in the U.S. from disease…please read!

 

 

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