NC State Extension

4-H Annual Congress – Poultry

Saturday, July 20 – Tuesday, July 23 , 2019

About the 4-H Annual Congress

The North Carolina 4-H Congress is an annual educational event sponsored by the 4-H Youth Development Department at N.C. State University and planned by the state 4-H Council.

Learn more about the Youth Congress.

Poultry Presentations and Outdoor Cookery

Saturday, July 20, 2019

Presentations and Outdoor Cookery have poultry components. Both events are held in conjunction with the 4-H Congress (July 20 – 23, 2019).

Egg Cookery

sponsored by the North Carolina Egg Association

Participants will present a demonstration on the preparation of an egg dish. Demonstrations must include

  • Egg information
  • Steps in preparing the dish
  • A finished dish for sampling
  • Only the recipe and sample for the judges

Learn more about Egg Preparation Demonstrations.

Review the Egg Preparation Event Scorecard.

Chicken Barbecue

sponsored by the North Carolina Poultry Federation

Participants will demonstrate barbecuing chicken using chicken halves.

Demonstrations must include

  • 3 1.25-1.5lb chicken halves
  • All prep and cooking in 2.5 hours

Learn more about the Chicken Barbecue National Contest.

Review the Chicken Barbecue Cooking Skills Scoresheet, the Chicken Barbecue Sensory Evaluation Scoresheet and the Chicken Barbecue Presentation Scoresheet.

Turkey Barbecue

sponsored by the North Carolina Poultry Federation

Participants will demonstrate barbecuing chicken using turkey breast filets.

Demonstrations must include

  • 2 1.5lb turkey breast filets
  • All prep and cooking in 2.5 hours

Learn more about the Turkey Barbecue National Contest.

Review the Turkey Barbecue Cooking Skills Scoresheet, the Turkey Barbecue Sensory Evaluation Scoresheet and the Turkey Barbecue Presentation Scoresheet.

Poultry Resources

American Egg Board

Find egg recipes, answers to FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions), egg facts, egg nutrition information and egg industry information.

Egg Nutrition Center

This site is for egg lovers, egg producers and processors, nutritionists and health care providers, and anyone who wants to learn more about eggs and good nutrition.

North American Meat Institute

Find information on nutrition, diets, recipes and other facts about poultry and meat production and consumption.

North Carolina Egg Association

North Carolina Poultry Federation

U.S. Poultry and Egg Association

For additional information contact

Dr. Mary Fosnaught
4-H & Youth Development Extension Associate
NC State Extension
Prestage Department of Poultry Science
Raleigh, NC 27695-7608

E-mail: mhfosnau@ncsu.edu
Phone: +1 919.515.5529