Which came first, the chicken or the egg? The question has been asked for many years. For the 4-H members involved in the 4-H Chick Chain project it may be irrelevant, because there is plenty of chicken and potential for lots of eggs.
The 4-H Chick Chain gives 4-H members the opportunity to develop an understanding and working knowledge for good poultry management and marketing practices.
As with any 4-H livestock project, the Chick Chain teaches personal responsibility by working with animals that depend on the 4-H member to provide proper feed, care and management.
The member also develops self-esteem and decision making skills that will be of benefit throughout life.... read the rest of the story by Subscribing now.