• POULTRY (Book 150)

      Judging: Wednesday, 9:00 a.m.

      Rules:

      1. American Standard of Perfection will be the guide for judging poultry breeding stock.

      2. Exhibitor may make two (2) entries in each chicken sub-class, with a maximum of eight total entries.

      3. Weight of meat pen of fryers must be 4-6 lbs. per bird in the meat chicken fryer class. Weight of meat pen of broilers must be 6-8 lb. per bird in meat chicken broiler class. Birds will be weighed prior to show at which they will receive leg bands. Specific sub-classes for show will be determined by the Chicken Sub-committee of the Livestock Sale Committee after weigh-in from 8:00-9:30 p.m. on Saturday before the Fair starts.

      4. Exhibitors may show a maximum of two Meat Pens of Chickens, either two Fryer Pens, two Broiler Pens, or one Fryer Pen and one Broiler Pen. Exhibitor may sell only one pen through the sale (fryer or broiler).

      5. Both the Grand and Reserve Champion Fryer Pens and the Grand and Reserve Broiler Pens will be sold through the Livestock Sale. Which type, fryer or broiler, sells first will rotate from year to year.

      6. Birds must be owned by exhibitor and be part of his/her individual project. Meat pen birds (born after January 1, of that year) must be owned and cared for by the exhibitor by the third Saturday in June. The recommended age of chicken at fair is 6 to 8 weeks.

      7. All chickens moved within or imported into Ohio for exhibition must have a negative test for pullorum/fowl typhoid disease, within ninety days preceding the opening date of the exhibition. Exhibitors must have documentary evidence that they meet the pullorum test requirements or be tested for pullorum/fowl typhoid disease upon arrival at the exhibition by a tester approved by the Ohio Department of Agriculture and found negative. The Pullorum Testing for chickens only will take place the day before the Fair starts from 5:00-8:00

      p.m. in the rabbit/poultry tent.

      CLASS: 127 STANDARDS

      SUBLCASSES

      A. Any Variety - Single Comb, Clean Leg 1 Bird, Male


      B. Any Variety - Single Comb, Clean Leg 1 Bird, Female


      C. Any Variety - Rose Comb, Clean Leg 1 Bird, Male


      D. Any Variety - Rose Comb, Clean Leg 1 Bird, Female


      E. Any Variety - Feather Leg 1 Bird, Male


      F. Any Variety - Feather Leg 1 Bird, Female


      G. Any Variety - Any Other Variety 1 Bird, Male


      H. Any Variety - Any Other Variety 1 Bird, Female

      CLASS: 128 BANTAMS

      SUBLCASSES

      A. Any Variety - Single Comb, Clean Leg 1 Bird, Male


      B. Any Variety - Single Comb, Clean Leg 1 Bird, Female


      C. Any Variety - Rose Comb, Clean Leg 1 Bird, Male


      D. Any Variety - Rose Comb, Clean Leg 1 Bird, Female


      E. Any Variety - Feather Leg 1 Bird, Male


      F. Any Variety - Feather Leg 1 Bird, Female


      G. Any Variety - Game (Old English/Modern) 1 bird, Male


      H. Any Variety - Game (Old English/Modern) 1 bird, Female


      I. Any Variety - Any Other Variety 1 bird, Male


      J. Any Variety - Any Other Variety 1 bird, Female

      CLASS: 129 MEAT PEN

      Pen of 2 Meat Chickens

      Note: Specific sub-classes for show as broilers or fryers will be determined by the Chicken Sub-committee of the Livestock Sale Committee after weigh-in. Maximum number of entries is two.

      CLASS: 130 SINGLE FRYER (4-6 lbs.)

      Note: Single Fryer can be taken from a pen of 2 (except from Grand & Reserve Champion pens) or as a separate entry.

      CLASS: 131 SINGLE BROILER (6-8 lbs.)

      Note: Single Broiler can be taken from a pen of 2 (except from Grand & Reserve Champion pens) or as a separate entry.

      DUCK/GOOSE (Book 150)


      Rules:

      1. Weight of duck meat pen must be 4.5-8 lbs. per duck. Ducks will be weighed prior to show. Two divisions for show will be determined by show committee at time of weigh-in.

      2. Meat pens of ducks may be exhibited regardless of number of other species entered by exhibitor (hog, lamb, cattle, meat rabbits, and meat chickens).

      3. Meat ducks must be owned by exhibitor and be part of his/ her individual project. Meat pen of ducks (born after January 1 of that year) must be owned and cared for by the exhibitor by the third Saturday in June.

      CLASS: 132 MEAT DUCKS – Pen of 2 Ducks


      CLASS: 133 BREEDIG DUCKS – Pen of 2 Ducks

      SUBLCASSES

      A. Standard 2 Ducks


      SUBLCASSES

      A. Standard 2 Ducks (do not need to be adults)


      B. Bantam 2 Ducks



      B. Bantam 2 Ducks (do not need to be adults)

      CLASS: 134 GOOSE

      ANY STANDARD VARIETY – 2 Geese


      TURKEYS (Book 150)

      Rules:

      All turkeys moved with or imported into Ohio for exhibition must:

      1. Originate directly from a flock or hatchery which is a participant in the national poultry improvement plan for the eradication of disease and be accompanied by documentary evidence that they meet the requirements of this paragraph OR,

      2. Have had a negative test for pullorum/fowl typhoid disease, within 90 days, preceding the opening date of exhibition and be accompanied by documentary evidence that they meet the requirements.

      3. Shelby County Fair will NOT provide a pullorum/fowl typhoid test for turkeys during the check-in at the Fair.

      4. Meat Pens consist of :1 Tom or 1 Hen.

      CLASS: 135 TURKEY

      SUBLCASSES

      A. Meat Turkey


      B. Breeding Pair of Turkeys (Any breed, do not have to be adults) (ANY STANDARD VARIETY)

      CLASS: 136 GUINEA – 2 Guineas