Jackson County 4-H Embryology Registration 2020


The Jackson County 4-H Embryology Hatching Chicks in the Classroom Project give students the opportunity to learn about the cycle of life and development all through hands-on learning. Students have the opportunity to monitor the incubator, take care of the eggs and so much more. For more information please visit our website at: http://extension.missouri.edu/Jackson/embryology.aspx

This program is filled on a first come first paid basis. Reservations without payment will be placed at the bottom of the list. Please check your school calendar before enrolling. A confirmation email will be sent to you two (2) weeks prior to the session start date.

We are offering two (2) sessions this year with two (2) pick up/drop off locations.
Session 1: March 2-13
Session 2: March 23 - April 3

The Jackson County 4-H Embryology program has a limited number of incubators to rent for an extra fee of $15. The cost for the incubator and pre-incubated eggs will be $50, if you incubator is not rented then the fee is $35 per pre-incubated dozen of eggs.

Eggs are to be picked up by you at the MU Extension Office (two locations available) on March 2 or March 23 depending on the session you select. A informational session is REQUIRED for EACH INDIVIDUAL educator/teacher when picking up the eggs between 3:30pm - 5:30 pm. If you are not able to attend the session please contact us at least 1 week prior so we can present the information to you via phone or email. Please specify what time you will be picking up eggs, either 3:30pm or 4:30pm. Eggs/chicks will be in your classroom for two weeks. You will return chicks and paperwork to the MU Extension Office between 3:30pm - 5:30pm on the last day of the two week session (March 13 or April 3).

Registration Deadlines are February 10 and March 2 for each respective session.

For Questions please contact Jessie Furnish at [email protected]

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