Department D: Poultry

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

Mail entry form to:
Gloria Shaw
210 Todd Hollow Road
Plymouth, CT 06782

Make checks payable to: Harwinton Fair

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, not necessary for waterfowl. Rules on pages 4 & 5 must be followed.

All entries must be received not later than September 23rd, we will take entries until all cages are full.

Entry Fees

  • One (1) to four (4) Birds: $8.00
  • Over four (4) Birds: $8.00 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 ducks and geese should be banded.
  • No phone entries accepted. No Thursday night entry.
  • Coop time Friday 5-9 pm, must come in through the back of the building.
  • Judging on Saturday 10 am.
  • Exhibits must not be removed before 5 pm Sunday and must be removed by 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.
  • Exhibitor will be given a free two day admission pass to the fair.
  • Poultry not complying with above regulations will be removed from Fairgrounds. Fair and Show Superintendents must check to see that exhibitors are in compliance with all regulations.
  • 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
  • Cages must be kept clean.

Best of show

  • Grand champion of show: Superintendent’s Special Rosette
  • Champion, standard: $7.00 and Rosette
  • Reserved, standard: $6.00 and Rosette
  • Champion, bantam: $7.00 and Rosette
  • Reserved Champion, bantam: $6.00 and Rosette
  • Champion, waterfowl: $7.00 and Rosette
  • Reserved Champion, waterfowl: $6.00 and Rosette

Premiums

 

Department 1st 2nd 3rd
1. Cock, standard breed $7.00 $6.00 $5.00
2. Hen, standard breed $7.00 $6.00 $5.00
3. Cockerel, standard breed $7.00 $6.00 $5.00
4. Pullet, standard breed $7.00 $6.00 $5.00
Large Breeds
5. Cock, standard breed $7.00 $6.00 $5.00
6. Hen, standard breed $7.00 $6.00 $5.00
7. Cockerel, standard breed $7.00 $6.00 $5.00
8. Pullet, standard breed $7.00 $6.00 $5.00
Ducks
9. Old male, standard breed $7.00 $6.00 $5.00
10. Old female, standard breed $7.00 $6.00 $5.00
11. Young male, standard breed $7.00 $6.00 $5.00
12. Young Female, standard breed $7.00 $6.00 $5.00
Geese
13. Old male, standard breed $7.00 $6.00 $5.00
14. Old female, standard breed $7.00 $6.00 $5.00
15. Young male, standard breed $7.00 $6.00 $5.00
16. Young Female, standard breed $7.00 $6.00 $5.00