The competition is going on right now! I spent a couple of hours taking pictures and watching. The poultry judging is the same as 25 years ago, but now in addition to an egg cooking competition there is a chicken and turkey barbecue competition and the “Avian Bowl,” a trivia contest based upon USDA and industry facts about the poultry. Here are a few shots from the competition following the jump.
I will be headed to Boston on Friday for SBL but this week I am in Louisville KY for the National 4-H Poultry & Egg Conference. Yup, chickens! I am going to be the speaker for the Poultry Career Opportunities Workshop. Why me? Well certainly not because of my work in the field, but because I was, back in the day, MD state champion poultry judge (or “chicken feeler” as I used to say, great […]