Rabbits, Cavies, Small Animals, Herpetology, and Poultry

Photo: 4-Her with her rabbit.

General Information

Upcoming Events

NJ State 4-H Rabbit, Cavy, Small Animal, Herpetology, and Poultry Show

September 8, 2018

4-H members raising rabbits, cavies, mice, and other small animals exhibit their project animals at the annual State 4-H Rabbit, Cavy, Small Animal, Herpetology, and Poultry Show. [more info...]

Past Events

NJ State 4-H Chicken Keepers Symposium

July 23, 2016

This symposium is for individuals who already have chickens or are thinking about getting them. Come prepared to ask any questions you might have. [more info...]

NJ State 4-H Avian Bowl

September 16, 2016

The 4-H Avian Bowl is a double elimination contest for teams patterned after other knowledge bowls. Teams consist of 2-4 members per team for both the Junior and Senior Divisions. Contestants must have a comprehensive knowledge of subject matter for several species of poultry, food safety, physiology, nutrition, eggs, and other related subjects. Winning teams will be eligible to attend the National 4-H Poultry and Egg Conference to complete in the 4-H Avian Bowl. [more info...]

NJ State 4-H Egg Preparation Demonstration Contest

September 16, 2016

The State 4-H Egg Preparation Demonstration Contest is a state qualifier event for the National 4-H Egg & Poultry Contest. This event is open to teen 4-H members (grades 8 and above and 14 years of age as of January 1, 2016) involved in 4-H poultry; foods and nutrition; or related project areas. In the contest, contestants must prepare an egg dish; demonstrate presentation skills; and incorporate knowledge of the egg industry, food safety, egg quality, and nutrition. [more info...]

NJ State 4-H Rabbit, Cavy, Small Animal, Herpetology, and Poultry Educational Symposium

February 24, 2018

This one-day event will provide an opportunity for 4-H members involved in the rabbit, cavy, small animal, herpetology and poultry 4-H project areas to participate in a variety of educational events all in one day. Activities and events planned include: rabbit hopping contest, art show, avian bowl, animalology quiz bowl, skill-a-thon stations, reptile workshop, and poultry and rabbit showmanship workshops. [more info...]


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