4-H Chick Chain

Friday, August 26, 2022

Show @ 9:30 A.M.

Sale @ 10:00 A.M.


  1. Chick Chain birds may arrive at 7:30 A.M. on Friday, August 26th. All Chick Chain birds must be in place no later than 8:00 A.M. on Friday, August 26th. Birds not in place on time will not be judged.
  2. All chickens must be project animals that were received from the 4-H staff as a result of being part of the Benton County 4-H chick chain. Each exhibitor must bring six (6) birds. These must be six of the original birds received from the 4-H office.
  3. Substitutions will not be allowed!
  4. The show and sale will be held Friday, August 26th at 9:30AM. Birds exhibited will be offered for sale at auction immediately after show.
  5. Ribbons will be awarded to all participants. The grand champion and reserve champion will receive a specialized banner.
  6. Fair premiums will be paid as follows: First, $4; Second, $3; Third, $2. All participants will receive a $1 voucher for participating. Grand champion will receive $4 while the reserve champion will receive $3. All premiums not picked up by the close of the Fair will be put back into the Chick Chain Fund.
  7. Birds will be checked by the poultry superintendent for external parasites prior to check in at the fair poultry barn. Birds with parasites will not be shown.

2022 4-H Chick Chain Exhibitors

Macy Belyew

Makayla Belyew

Bailey Berry

Chloe Berry

Kaylee Bishop

Jaxon Bourque

Ember Bucknam

Steven Bull

Lucia Cook

Dylan Fitchpatrick

Gracie Fitchpatrick

Sadie Fry

Aubrey Hudson

Klayton Kennon

Brenley Lashlee

Aiden Loper

Hailee Loper

Maribeth Murphy

Sawyer Noles

Michael O’Connell

Weston Palmer

Riley Parrish

Sophia Robertson

Regan Robinson

Logan Sevall

Cooper Waldrum

Aiden-James Weems

What is Chick Chain?

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Black Barred Rock Pullet

  • ​Chick Chain is an opportunity each year for Benton County 4-H members to raise 25 chickens (pullets) as a 4-H project
  • Chicks arrive at 1 day old from the hatchery
  • 4-H members who participate raise these chickens over the course of spring and summer
  • 6 chickens can be brought back in the late summer/early fall to our chicken show & auction
  • Participants have the opportunity to receive 4-H awards and prize money from the proceeds of the auction