|Poultry Keeping merit badge
|| BSA Advancement ID:
|| Poultry Farming
| Replaced in:
|| Replaced by:
|| Animal Science
The Poultry Keeping merit badge was one of the original 57 merit badges issued by the Boy Scouts of America in 1911.
Poultry Keeping requirements in 1948
- Have a knowledge of incubators, foster-mothers, sanitary fowl houses, coops and runs.
- Understand, through experience, rearing, feeding, killing and dressing birds for market.
- Be able to candle and pack eggs for market, describe the differences, in candling, which distinguish the bad eggs from the good; and tell how eggs are graded.
- Raise a brood of not less than 10 chickens.
- Report his observation and study of the hen, turkey, duck and goose.
- Comply with the 4-H Club or Home Project Project Requirements in Poultry Management.
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