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Country Kids 4-H Club will host the 2014 4-H Rabbit and Poultry Fitting Workshop

Staff Writer
Aledo Times Record

Saturday, April 12, 9 a.m. to noon at the Mercer County Fairgrounds, Aledo, IL

Topics of discussion for Rabbit will be:

• General husbandry

• Preparing your rabbit for a show

• Presenting your rabbit

• Showmanship

• Different breeds

There will be a raffle of several rabbits donated by area breeders. Rabbit tattooing will be available to all 4-H members (please limit it to 3 per 4-Her). For more rabbit information contact Jason Guthrie: popecreeklops4@yahoo.com

Topics of discussion for Poultry will be:

• General Poultry information

• Preparing your poultry for a show

• Presenting your poultry/Showmanship

• Different poultry breeds

There will be several Poultry and Rabbit breeds on display.

For more poultry information contact Christina Granatier: imp892@gmail.com

This is a free workshop, open to any 4-H member.

Register online at http://web.extension.illinois.edu/hmrs or call the Mercer County Extension Office at 582-5106.