Ohio National Poultry Show

This year’s Ohio National Poultry Show, the largest poultry show in the nation, has gone virtual! This gives open and junior exhibitors a new way to compete and still be a part of the Ohio National. Information, including the catalog, can be found by clicking the links below.
The entry deadline is Saturday, October 17, with Class Champions announced Saturday, November 14 and the Show Champion announced Sunday, November 15. Show awards will be mailed the week after announcing the champions. There is no cost to enter.  For Open Show questions, contact Tim Johnson at tejpoultry@gmail.com or Newt Long at wnewtlong@gmail.com. For Junior Show questions contact Tim & Mary Neviska at blackstumpfarm@aol.com or Clell Agler at cagler@columbus.rr.com

Ohio National Poultry Show

Ohio National Facebook Page

Market Poultry Orders

Here in Wayne County we are lucky to have two great businesses that support our  4-H program by making poultry ordering easy and smooth!  Centerra of Wooster distributes meat turkeys, meat ducks, and meat chickens out of their retail store.  Centerra duck orders are due on July 1 with pick-up on July 16, and chick orders are due on July 14 with pick-up on July 23. See the links below to access the Centerra order forms.

Gerber Poultry is very generous and supplies our 4-H  program with donated market chickens at a discount rate. Please place your chick order no later than July 1.  See the link below to place your order online!  Gerber Chick pick up will be July 21st at 11:00 am at the Junior Fair Office at the Wayne County Fairgrounds.

As always, poultry exhibitors are welcome to purchase market birds from any NPIP hatchery as long as they follow the hatch dates provided in the 2020 guidelines.

Centerra Market Duck Order Form

Centerra Market Chicken Order Form

Gerber Poultry Market Chicken Online Order

Ohio 4-H Poultry Clinic

OSU ATI will be holding a Youth Poultry Clinic on April 18th.  Topics covered will include avian anatomy, nutrition, exhibition poultry, and egg production.  Quality Assurance will also be offered. Registration information is available at https://ohio4h.org/sites/ohio4h/files/imce/animal_science/Poultry/Registration%20and%20Map_2.pdf

2014 Poultry & Rabbit Meat Pick Up

Poultry & Rabbit purchased from the 2014 Wayne County Junior Fair Livestock Sale can be picked up at the Wayne County Fairgrounds – Jr. Fair Office on Saturday September 20, 2014 from 1-3 pm.  For more information contact 4-H program assistant Stephen Heppe.  ALL MEAT NOT PICKED UP BY 3 PM WILL BE DONATED TO A LOCAL CHARITY.

Poultry and Rabbit Clinics – June 21, 2014

The Wayne County 4-H and FFA Poulty and Rabbit Committee will host clinics for poultry and rabbits on Saturday June 21st at the Wayne County Fairgrounds.

9-10 am – Optional Quality Assurance (QA) Program in the Sheep Arena tailored to Rabbit and Poultry members.

10-11 am Poultry and Rabbit Clinics

Poultry will meet in the Sheep Arena and Rabbits will meet in the Commercial Bldg

Topic: Getting ready for the fair

Please note: If you attend the entire QA program you will receive a certificate that will allow you to come to Skillathon and bypass the QA program and go straight to the Skillathon stations.