Dept 7 J – Poultry

Updated: May 20, 2022

Superintendents

Kurt Adrian, Maxine Wachter


  1. Completed Animal Identification & Veterinarian Check form must accompany animal(s) upon arrival at Fair.
  2. For health information, refer to State Animal Health Requirements in front of the Exhibitor Handbook or contact Maxine Wachter at 988-4448 or the Grant County Extension Office at 723-2125.
  3. Each bird must be identified with a numbered leg or wing band.
  4. Cockerel or Pullet are birds hatched on or after January 1 of exhibit year.
  5. Cock and Hen are birds hatched prior to January 1 of exhibit year.
  6. No Limit for each exhibitor.
  7. Exhibitor shall be responsible for keeping pens clean and poultry fed and watered. Bedding will be furnished.
  8. Judging 6:00 pm Friday.

 

CLASS 1 – POULTRY SHOWMANSHIP

Premiums

Blue Red White Pink
$3.00 $2.50 $2.00 $1.5

 

Lot No.

  1. Senior, grade 7 and over
  2. Intermediate, grades 5 and 6
  3. Beginner, grades 3 and 4

 

Premiums

Blue Red White Pink
$2.00 $1.75 $1.50 $1.25

 

CLASS 2 – PLYMOUTH ROCKS
(White, Barred Buff, Silver Penciled, Partridge, Columbian, Blue)

Lot No.

  1. Cockerel
  2. Pullet
  3. Cock
  4. Hen

 

CLASS 3 – NEW HAMPSHIRE REDS

Lot No.

  1. Cockerel
  2. Pullet
  3. Cock
  4. Hen

 

CLASS 4 – WYANDOTTES
(White, Buff, Columbian, Golden Laced, Blue Silver Laced, Silver Penciled, Partridge, Black)

Lot No.

  1. Cockerel
  2. Pullet
  3. Cock
  4. Hen

 

CLASS 5 – ANY OTHER AMERICAN VARIETIES
(Jersey Giants – black or white, Rhode Island Reds, Buckeyes, Chanteclers,Delawares, Dominques,  Hollands, Javas, Lamonas, Rhode Island Whites)

Lot No.

  1. Cockerel
  2. Pullet
  3. Cock
  4. Hen

 

CLASS 6 – ANY OTHER MEDITERRANEAN VARIETY
(Ancona, All Leghorns, Black, White & Buff Minorea, Blue Andalusians, White Faced Black Spanish, Buttercups, Catalanas)

Lot No.

  1. Cockerel
  2. Pullet
  3. Cock
  4. Hen

 

CLASS 7 – ASIATIC VARIETIES
(Brahmas, Cochins, Langshans)

Lot No.

  1. Cockerel
  2. Pullet
  3. Cock
  4. Hen

 

CLASS 8 – ENGLISH VARIETIES
(Cornish, Australorp, Dorkings, Orphintons, Sussex)

Lot No.

  1. Cockerel
  2. Pullet
  3. Cock
  4. Hen

 

CLASS 9 – ANY CROSSBRED EGG TYPE
(White  Earlobe)

Lot No.

  1. Cockerel
  2. Pullet
  3. Cock
  4. Hen

 

CLASS 10 – ANY CROSSBRED MEAT TYPE
(Red Earlobe)

Lot No.

  1. Cockerel
  2. Pullet
  3. Cock
  4. Hen

 

CLASS 11 – MISCELLANEOUS
(Campines, Lakenvelders, Houdans, Hamburgs, Sumatras, Polish, Sultans, Frizzles, Turkens, Araucanas, etc.)

Lot No.

  1. Cockerel
  2. Pullet
  3. Cock
  4. Hen

 

CLASS 12 – BANTAM – FEATHERED LEGGED

Lot No.

  1. Cockerel
  2. Pullet
  3. Cock
  4. Hen

 

CLASS 13 – BANTAM – CLEAN LEGGED

Lot No.

  1. Cockerel
  2. Pullet
  3. Cock
  4. Hen

 

CLASS 14 – MARKET

Lot No.

  1. Broiler type – either sex, 21/2 to 41/2 pounds
  2. Roaster – either sex, to 8 pounds
  3. Single duck, either sex, weighing 5 pounds or more
  4. Single turkey, either sex, over 15 weeks of age
  5. Single goose, either sex, weighing 7 pounds or more

 

CLASS 15 – DUCKS – COMMERCIAL
(Aylisbury, Muscovy, Pekin, Rouen, Buff, Campbell, etc.)

Lot No.

  1. Drake under 1 year
  2. Duck under 1 year
  3. Drake over 1 year
  4. Duck over 1 year

 

CLASS 16 – DUCKS – ORNAMENTAL
(Cayuga, Crested, Swedish, Magpie, Runner, Bantam, etc.)

Lot No.

  1. Drake under 1 year
  2. Duck under 1 year
  3. Drake over 1 year
  4. Duck over 1 year

 

CLASS 17 – GEESE

Lot No.

  1. Gander under 1 year
  2. Goose under 1 year
  3. Gander over 1 year
  4. Goose over 1 year

 

CLASS 18 – TURKEY

Lot No.

  1. Tom – over 15 weeks of age, but under 1 year
  2. Tom – over 1 year
  3. Hen – over 15 weeks of age, but under 1 year
  4. Hen – over 1 year

 

CLASS 19 – PIGEONS & CAGE BIRDS

Lot No.

  1. Pair of pigeons
  2. Pair of doves

 

Scorecard

The Exhibitor

  • Listens carefully
  • Follows judge’s directions
  • Appears neat and orderly
  • Enjoys the experience

The Bird

  • Clean, free from lice and broken feathers
  • Shows evidence of training, tame
  • The Presentation
  • Holds bird properly
  • Is able to put bird into cage and remove

Knowledge

  • Can identify variety, breed, sex of bird
  • Can explain basic care of bird