Currituck Extension to hold 4-H poultry program and show

Published 6:51 am Monday, August 14, 2023

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By Stephanie Minton, Currituck Extension

NC Cooperative Extension, Currituck County Center is hosting a 4-H Domestic Poultry Show on October 7, 2023 in conjunction with the Currituck Planes and Plows Festival. The show is open to youth ages 5-18. There will not be any specific breed classes, but we will have three different divisions: Standard Laying hens, Bantam hens, and Roosters. Youth can show one bird in each division. There will be a registration fee of $5 per participant. To register for the 4-H Domestic Poultry Show, visit The deadline to register for the poultry show is September 22, 2023.

The 4-H staff will also be holding workshops to help educate youth about chickens, other poultry related contests and poultry showmanship. These workshops are not required to participate in the show, but are recommended. The dates for those workshops are August 23 and September 12.

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All participants for the 4-H Domestic Poultry Show and the 4-H Poultry Workshops must also be enrolled in 4-H Online for the 2023 program year; the link to that portion of the registration process is available at If you are registered in 4-H online with another county please let us know.

We are accepting cash and check payments in addition to paying via credit card through Eventbrite. Please make checks payable to NC State University. Checks and cash payments can be received at the Currituck County Extension Office located at 120 Community Way Barco NC 27917, within five days of registration. If you have any problems registering please feel free to call us at 252-232-2261, and we will walk you through the process.

If you need accommodations for persons with disabilities please contact Stephanie Minton at 252-232-2262 or by email at no later than 10 business days prior to class.