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Poultry

DEPT 12  POULTRY

Superintendent- Colleen Burke – 269-544-0471

Asst. Superintendent- Jenni Miller – 269-655-7158

SHOW RULES – See Fair Book Page 53 – Click Here to open Dept 12 Poultry and save  a copy of this years fair book to your computer.

NEW FOR 2016 – POULTRY

Poultry Show will be on TUESDAY starting at 8:00 a.m.

New Classes:

Division I Poultry:

Section c – Market Poultry

Commercial Market Poultry – Any commercially (crossbred or genetically altered) designed market chickens and turkeys (White and Bronze Breasted).  All Commercial poultry must be hatched after January 1st of the current year.

Class 263 – Pen of 3 Chickens (Broilers 3.5 – 6 lbs ea)                 OR

Class 264 – Pen of 3 Chickens (Roaster 6.1- 10  lbs ea)

Class 265 – Grand & Reserve Champion Market Chicken

Class 266 – Pen of 2 Turkeys (min .weight 14 lbs each)

Class 267 – Grand & Reserve Champion Market Turkey

Heritage Market Poultry – This market class is designed to exhibit and sell purebred birds that were designed for the use if meat consumption prior to the creation of commercial (crossbred) meat birds.

Class 268 – Male Chickens – Pen of 3 (minimum 5 lbs. each)

                    (must not be older than 9 months old)

Class 269 – Male Turkeys – Pen of 2 (minimum of 15 lbs. each)   

                    (must not be older than 15 months old)

Class 270 – Grand and Reserve Champion Heritage Market Poultry

Market Waterfowl – Both Commercial and Heritage will be shown together in this class due to class entry size.  Hatched in current year.

Class 271 –  Pen of 3 Ducks (min. weight 5 lbs each)

Class 272 –  Pen of 2 Geese (min. weight 10 lbs each)

Class 273 –  Grand & Reserve Champion Market Waterfowl

Section f – Market Poultry Interview

      Premium:  A ($3.00) – B (2.50) – C (2.00)

Class 294 – Pee Wee (6-8)

Class 295 – Young (9-12)

Class 296 – Junior (13-14)

Class 297 – Senior (15-19)

New Rules:

Premiums will not be paid for Market Poultry Classes but will be paid for Market Poultry Interviews.

General Poultry Rules – 13. Market Poultry Interviews are not mandatory but recommended.  Bring completed Market Records.

Section d – Exhibition Poultry – 1.  Classes will be judged according to the American Poultry Association Standard of Perfection Guidelines.

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