4-H’ers have new options

first_imgLatest Stories Remember America’s heroes on Memorial Day Registration deadline for both projects is March 18 so 4-H’ers who want to participate should not linger in getting their registration forms in to the Extension office. The cost of the pigs for the Pig Pen project is $75 each with a maximum of two pigs per 4-H’er.“A limited number of pigs is available,” Wesley said. “The pigs will weigh from 40 to 60 pounds when they arrive and will be available for pickup sometime around the last week of May or the first week of June. The pigs will be shown at the 2016 Pike County Fair the first week of October.” Plans underway for historic Pike County celebration The 4-H Cackle Club is for all 4-H’ers who are interested in backyard egg production. Emily Rolling, 4-H agent, said 4-H’ers between the ages of nine and 18 are eligible to become members of the Pike County 4-H Cackle Club. “Our Cackle Club is designed to help 4-H’ers learn to produce healthy chicks, become aware of business practices, develop record-keeping skills and realize the pride of accomplishment,” Rolling said. Skip Book Nook to reopen By Jaine Treadwell Sponsored Content Around the WebMd: Do This Immediately if You Have Diabetes (Watch)Blood Sugar BlasterIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier LivingHave an Enlarged Prostate? Urologist Reveals: Do This Immediately (Watch)Healthier LivingWomen Only: Stretch This Muscle to Stop Bladder Leakage (Watch)Healthier LivingRemoving Moles & Skin Tags Has Never Been This EasyEssential HealthGet Fortnite SkinsTCGThe content you see here is paid for by the advertiser or content provider whose link you click on, and is recommended to you by Revcontent. As the leading platform for native advertising and content recommendation, Revcontent uses interest based targeting to select content that we think will be of particular interest to you. We encourage you to view your opt out options in Revcontent’s Privacy PolicyWant your content to appear on sites like this?Increase Your Engagement Now!Want to report this publisher’s content as misinformation?Submit a ReportGot it, thanks!Remove Content Link?Please choose a reason below:Fake NewsMisleadingNot InterestedOffensiveRepetitiveSubmitCancel Pike County Sheriff’s Office offering community child ID kits The Pike County Extension Office is offering two new programs to county 4-H’ers and the registration dates are right around the corner, next week to be exact.Heath Wesley, county Extension coordinator, said the Pig Pen project and the 4-H Cackle Club are projects that should generate a lot of interest. Each 4-H’er in the club will receive six female pullets and care for them about 21 weeks and then participate in the poultry show the first week of October. Each 4-H-er will select one breed of chicks, either Buff Orpington, Rhode Island Red or Light Brahma. “Our 4-H’ers will take their best two pullets to be shown at the Pike County,” Rolling said.All 4-H’ers who participate in the Pig Pen and Cackle Club will be required to attend meetings in April.  Registration forms for the projects are available at the Pike County Extension Office at 306 South Three Notch Street in Troy. For more information call the Extension Office at 334-566-0985. Print Article 4-H’ers have new options Troy falls to No. 13 Clemson You Might Like Banks teen a candidate for Presidential Scholar You might know Madelyn Montgomery as the designer behind the local Frilly Fox jewelry collection, but she’s also on the… read more Penny Hoarder Issues “Urgent” Alert: 6 Companies Are… Email the author By The Penny Hoarder Published 3:00 am Saturday, March 12, 2016last_img read more