PCHS poultry evaluation team fares well in state competition

Published 7:20 pm Friday, April 7, 2017

The Polk County FFA Poultry Evaluation Team placed third in the Western Region in the North Carolina FFA State Poultry Evaluation Career Development Event, held March 16 at the North Carolina State Fairgrounds.

Team members included Karli Kilgore, Haley Robinson and Landry Edwards. Ashley Gilbert served as the team’s sponsor.

During the event students evaluated  the production, processing, and merchandising phases of the poultry industry, as well as identified various industry components. They were also tested on the application of sound management practices.

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Participants evaluated live birds, presented oral reasons and placed a class of ready-to-cook broilers. In the processing and merchandising phase of the event, students selected and graded ready-to-cook turkeys and processed products and cartons of eggs.

– article submitted by PolkStudents.com