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Poultry & Eggs

Poultry & Eggs (H)

Superintendent: Jennifer Rigg

360-378-7480 (cell/text)

Location: Poultry/RabbitTent

Entry Check In: Tuesday, August 13th, 2019

9:00 am - 6:00 pm

Rules:

1.All entrants must contact the Superintendent by AUGUST 1st to arrange cage space in advance.

2.All poultry must be checked by the Fair Veterinarian before being exhibited. Do NOT unload animal from personal cage until vet has checked your animal.

3.All poultry must be free of lice, mites and other parasites/diseases before they will be accepted as entries. Due to the recent threat of both Avian Flu and other diseases, do not bring any bird that shows signs of sneezing, coughing, wheezing, eye or nasal discharge, open-mouthed breathing or lethargy to the Fair. If you have had any recent illnesses or deaths in your flock, please do not bring any birds to the Fair. This will help reduce the spread of potentially fatal diseases.

4.Exhibitors are responsible for the DAILY care of their birds, including food, water and clean cages. Poultry exhibits must remain presentable to the public at all times throughout the Fair. Failure to comply with this regulation can result in forfeiture of premiums.

5.Limit to 8 total entries per entrant.

6.No chicks under 12 weeks old will be accepted as entries.

7.No wild/feral animals will be accepted as entries.

8.All lots will be judged according to breed standards.

9.No animal shall be removed from the Fair before the close of the Fair, except by special permission from the superintendent. Exhibitors will be contacted if their animal shows signs of illness and will need to be taken home.

10. Poultry/eggs must be picked up by 12:00 pm on Sunday. The Fair is not responsible for unclaimed exhibits.

Premium Awards:

Blue$4.00

Red$3.00

WhiteRibbon only

Special Awards:

Grand / Reserve Champions - Large Fowl, Bantam, Waterfowl, Other Poultry Grand / Reserve Champions - Eggs Best of Show - Poultry, Waterfowl, Eggs Other Special Awards TBA

Class I:Large Fowl

Lot:

1.Cockerel(less than 1 year)

2.Cock(1+ year)

3.Pullet(less than 1 year)

4.Hen(1+ year)

5.Pair (2), Pen or Trio (3)

Class II:Bantam

Lot:

1.Cockerel(less than 1 year)

2.Cock(1+ year)

3.Pullet(less than 1 year)

4.Hen(1+ year)

5.Pair (2), Pen or Trio (3)

Class III:Duck

Lot:

1.Individual - Drake or Duck

2.Pair (2), Pen or Trio (3)

Class IV:Goose

Lot:

1.Individual - Gander or Goose

2.Pair (2), Pen or Trio (3)

Class V:Turkey

Lot:

1.Individual - Tom or Hen

2.Pair (2), Pen or Trio (3)

Class VI:Guinea Fowl

Lot:

1.Individual - Cock or Hen

2.Pair (2), Pen or Trio (3)

Class VII:Quail

Lot:

1.Individual - Cock or Hen

2.Pair (2), Pen or Trio (3)

Class VIII:Pigeon/Dove

Lot:

1.Individual - Cock or Hen

2.Pair (2), Pen or Trio (3)

Class IX:Eggs(1 dozen)

Lot:

1.Large Fowl

2.Bantam

3.Duck/Goose

4.Turkey

5.Other

6.Farmer’s Dozen

A variety of size, color and species of fowl eggs, judged on a mismatched, unblemished and aesthetically pleasing dozen.

Special Event:The Great Chicken Race

Location: Main Arena

Saturday, August 18th

Race Time: 3:00pm Fair Sign-Up Time: TBA, posted in barn during Fair

“Jockeys” will position their chickens to run from a small, inner circle to a larger, outer circle. Three heats will be run, with the winners of each heat racing in a final race. All entrants receive a t-shirt and the finals winner receives a trophy.

Only poultry entered in the Fair event (open or 4-H departments) can participate in this event. No exceptions.

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