Poultry Keeping

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Poultry Keeping merit badge has been discontinued. (See discontinued merit badges.)


Poultry Keeping merit badge
Status: Discontinued BSA Advancement ID: n/a
Created: 1913 Replaced: Poultry Farming
Replaced in: 1974 Replaced by: Animal Science

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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

  1. Have a knowledge of incubators, foster-mothers, sanitary fowl houses, coops and runs.
  2. Understand, through experience, rearing, feeding, killing and dressing birds for market.
  3. 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.
  4. Raise a brood of not less than 10 chickens.
  5. Report his observation and study of the hen, turkey, duck and goose.


OR

Comply with the 4-H Club or Home Project Project Requirements in Poultry Management.


Boy Scout Requirements, ({{{1}}}) Edition The official source for the information shown in this article or section is:
Boy Scout Handbook, 1948 Edition

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