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Countywide Projects

Countywide Projects are available to any Amador County 4-H Member in addition to any projects available at the club level. These projects have their own schedules and meeting dates and it is up to the member to keep informed of meetings. Participating in Countywide Projects is a great way to interact with members from other clubs who have similar interests.

To add a countywide project, login to your family 4-H Online enrollment profile and add the host club if that is not your primary club. Then add the desired project(s). 

Projects:
(As projects are being formed, they will be added to this page below, so please continue to check back.)

PROJECT

LEADER(S)

HOST CLUB

Beginning 4-H

Kelsi Williams

Blue Ribbon Up-Country

This project is designed to give first year members and parents and overview of the entire 4-H Youth Development Program and how it works. Open to ages 5-18, younger youth made need assistance with writing, reading and projects.

Birds: Avian Bowl

Kelsi Williams

Blue Ribbon Up-Country

Learn, study, and memorize avian facts and become proficient in poultry management and related subjects. Test knowledge through participating in Avian Bowls at the local, statewide, and national level. Resources: https://avian.ucdavis.edu/ & https://4hlnet.extension.org/national-4-h-avian-bowl-contest/

Birds: Market/Meat Chickens

Kelsi Williams

Blue Ribbon Up-Country

In this project, youth will learn about where their food comes. Youth can learn to raise, show and eat poultry. Starting with deciding which poultry you want to raise and learning how to house and feed them, this project will give youth an understanding of where our food sources start and how to raise them with care and love. Market poultry members will learn: The proper care for raising market poultry responsibly and humanely. The options in feeding, housing and ethics.

Birds: Poultry

Kelsi Williams

Blue Ribbon Up-Country

Historically, humans and poultry have interacted in many ways beyond owning chickens as farm animals. From domesticated fowl being used for meat and egg production to fancy breeds being shown in competition, ducks, chickens, turkeys, and other poultry are a huge part of many cultures around the world. In 4-H, youth in the Poultry Project can learn: Caring for and raising chickens responsibly and humanely. Best management practices used on farms and industry. Value of poultry meat and eggs in human nutrition and how to grade eggs. Showmanship and showing techniques; breeds and anatomy of various types.

Countywide Project Meetings
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