Department C: Poultry

Gloria Shaw, Superintendent – (203) 233-1622
Wilfred Shaw, Assistant Superintendent

Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

Please refer to the Exhibitors page for general rules and information.

Mail entry form to:

Gloria Shaw
210 Todd Hollow Road
Plymouth, CT 06782

Due to limited cage capacity, only entries from Connecticut exhibitors will be accepted.

Owners must have card of approval from Livestock Division indicating Birds were negative to Pullorum Test and Avian
Influenza within 12 months.

We will take entries until all cages are full.

Entry Fees

  • One (1) to four (4) Birds: $10
  • Over four (4) Birds: $10 plus $.50 each.

State on entry blanks: Bantams or Standard, Duck or Goose. Fee must accompany entry or will not be accepted.

Rules

  • Birds showing evidence of disease will not be permitted to enter the show.
  • All waterfowl must be banded by the state.
  • No phone entries accepted. No Thursday night entry.
  • No Thursday night entry, must be cooped by 4 pm Friday. Must come into back of the building.
  • Judging on Saturday 10 am.
  • Exhibits must be removed Sunday 5–6 pm.
  • Exhibits must be the property of the exhibitors and must be a recognized variety of poultry and waterfowl.
  • The American Standard of Perfections will govern the awards. The number of varieties by one exhibitor will be
    limited to either five standard varieties or five Bantam varieties.
  • No advertising on coops will be allowed until after judging is completed.
  • Feed and water will be furnished.
  • Single entries, no trios or pairs, no substitute birds.
  • Poultry not complying with above regulations will be removed from Fairgrounds.
  • No birds under 5 months of age permitted on the grounds.
  • Entries limited to 30 birds per family. Show limited to a total of 250 birds.
  • The Fair will not be responsible for any accidents, mistakes, loss or damage from any cause.
  • The judges will be instructed to withhold a prize or prizes when in their opinion the specimens are not of
    sufficient merit.
  • All pure bred birds and cages must be kept clean.

Best of show

  • Grand champion of show: Superintendent’s Special Rosette
  • Champion, standard: $7 and Rosette
  • Reserved, standard: $6 and Rosette
  • Champion, bantam: $7 and Rosette
  • Reserved Champion, bantam: $6 and Rosette
  • Champion, waterfowl: $7 and Rosette
  • Reserved Champion, waterfowl: $6 and Rosette

Premiums

Department 1st 2nd 3rd
1. Cock, standard breed $7 $6 $5
2. Hen, standard breed $7 $6 $5
3. Cockerel, standard breed $7 $6 $5
4. Pullet, standard breed $7 $6 $5
Large Breeds
5. Cock, standard breed $7 $6 $5
6. Hen, standard breed $7 $6 $5
7. Cockerel, standard breed $7 $6 $5
8. Pullet, standard breed $7 $6 $5
Ducks
9. Old male, standard breed $7 $6 $5
10. Old female, standard breed $7 $6 $5
11. Young male, standard breed $7 $6 $5
12. Young Female, standard breed $7 $6 $5
Geese
13. Old male, standard breed $7 $6 $5
14. Old female, standard breed $7 $6 $5
15. Young male, standard breed $7 $6 $5
16. Young Female, standard breed $7 $6 $5