Documentary of Delmarva’s Chicken Industry to Debut

John DavisAg Group, Agribusiness, Chicken, Poultry

cluckpluckluckA documentary on the history of the poultry industry on the Delmarva Peninsula is set to premiere this week. Nearly a year in the making, “Cluck, Pluck, and Luck” will play in Salisbury, Maryland, on Thursday, April 23 at 7:00 p.m. in the Wicomico Room of the Guerrieri University Center on the campus of Salisbury University, and in Georgetown, Delaware, on Monday, April 27, the documentary will be shown at 6:30 p.m. in the Theatre of the Arts and Science Center on the campus of Delaware Technical and Community College at Georgetown.

Produced by 302 Stories, Inc. and Berkana, Center for Media and Education, Inc., this hour-long documentary will show highlights of the early years of the local chicken industry, from its improbable formation in the 1920s through the 1960s. Photographs, early motion pictures, and interviews with persons knowledgeable about the early years are sure to make this an interesting and entertaining film.

The production of this documentary has revealed a lot about the early years of Delmarva’s chicken industry, with much of the information not previously captured by historians.

Seating will be on a first come-first admitted basis.