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Poultry

Fairbook pages 43- 51

POULTRY

Department 12

Superintendents:

Show Birds:Tom PurvesMeat Birds:Chris Sardo

248-935-9537248-245-6480

Rules:

1.Exhibitors must read and follow General Rules, Market Livestock Auction Rules and Livestock Department Rules.

2.Exhibitor must follow all MDARD Animal Health Requirements as posted on Fair web site: www.oakfair.org. Call the Fair Office to obtain a copy of these requirements or go to www.michign.gov/mda-exhibitorinfo.

  • Five to Seven-year-old exhibitors may show in competitive show bird showmanship and specific pet or breed classes.If so, they will follow all check in/check out times and rules.Five to Seven-year-old exhibitors may show in noncompetitive classes and bring in or borrow an animal from another exhibitor for the day of the show but cannot do both competitive and noncompetitive in the same Livestock areas.See General Rule #1 Eligibility.Five to Seven-year-old competitive exhibitors may show a maximum of 3 birds in Poultry Department.One of these 3 birds may be used for showmanship.

4.All poultry, regardless of age, except waterfowl, pigeons and doves shall meet one of the following pullorium-typhoid requirements:1) have a negative official test within 90 days before being caged at Fair or 2) originate from a certified NPIP flock and have a VS9-2 or VS9-3 certificate.Also exhibitor must sign a statement that these birds have not been mixed with birds not from a NPIP certified flock.A pullorum agent will be available at the Fair to test birds at check in.

5.Poultry receiving the vaccine for Infectious Laryngotracheitis (ILT) will not be allowed to exhibit in the Fair.

6.Poultry must be under ownership byDiscovery Day of the current year or the date specified in the class. Exhibitors may only bring and weigh the number of birds needed to fulfill pen requirements.No extra birds will be weighed. No wet birds will be weighed.

7.The Oakland County Fair will furnish water and feed containers for all poultry.

8.Paper bags of feed may not be left out in aisles in the poultry barn.

9.You must bring your own shavings to be used on your cage floors.

10.Feeding and watering of birds is a twice daily responsibility. Morning feeding and watering by 9 am.

11.Failure to properly care for your animals may result in a loss of premiums and may be cause for removal from the Fair grounds and may affect your eligibility to exhibit at future Fairs.

12.If you cannot be at Fair at any time you must make arrangements for another exhibitor to care for your animal and you must notify the area superintendent with the name of the person caring for your animal.

13.It is a requirement that all birds be dusted before Fair check in.Sevin dust is recommended.Birds that are found carrying parasitic bugs (i.e. lice or mites) will be given one chance to re-dust.If birds are found carrying bugs a second time, the birds will not be allowed to exhibit and must be taken home.

14.All poultry entries must conform to the class requirements.

15.All breeds will follow classification as specified in the American Poultry Association Standard of Perfection.

16.Auction Poultry exhibitors will need to provide a color 8X10 photo of each lot for display in the Poultry Barn and use at the Auction.

Premium Payout Information for all classes: see General Rules, Rule #17.

Do not pre-register for Championship Classes.

Barn Set Up for Fair: Tuesday, July 3rd at 6:30 pm

Check In Date:

Auction Poultry:Friday, July 6th from 9 am- 2 pm

All Other Poultry: Tuesday, July 10th from Noon-5 pm

Weigh In: At check in. Exhibitors may only bring and weigh the number of birds needed to fulfill pen requirements.No extra birds will be weighed. No wet birds will be weighed.

Show Date:

Auction Birds: Saturday, July 7th at 9:00 am

All Other Poultry:Wednesday, July 11th at 9:00 am

Show order will be posted in the barn.

Market Entries:See Department 11

Small Animal Auction:Friday, July 13th at 6:30 p.m.

Animal Release: All Auction poultry, except Auction Ducks will leave the grounds the evening of Monday, July 9th .Auction Ducks will be released after the Small Animal Auction. aAll other birds 6 pm, the last Sunday of Fair.However, exhibitors are responsible for their projects until they have been loaded for removal from the Fair.

Animal Education

Poultry Records, Consumer Education, Skills for Life, and Notebook. See Animal Education Dept. 1 in thisFairbook.

Poultry Memorial Recognition, Commemorative and Champion Awards

MOHAWK TROPHY FOR CHAMPION BIRD OR PEN IN POULTRY

2017 Winner: Allie Bottiglia

This trophy is awarded to the exhibitor of the Overall Grand Champion Bird or Pen in the Poultry department.

This trophy was donated by Riversbend in 1990 and can be won without limit.This is a revolving trophy with a personal trophy to keep.


DIVISION 1: POULTRY SHOWMANSHIP

SHOW BIRD POULTRY SHOWMANSHIP

Placing:1 through 6, Rosettes and Premiums.Grand Champion $10 and receive special award, Reserve Grand Champion $8.Showmanship is highly encouraged.

The bird used in Showmanship class must also be entered in one class from Divisions 3-8 .Each bird may only be shown in one class other than Showmanship.LONG SLEEVE WHITE SHIRTS OR BLOUSES ARE RECOMMENDED.

Class:

120101 Show Bird Senior Showmanship

(ages 15-19)

120102 Show Bird Intermediate Showmanship

(ages 12-14)

120103 Show Bird Junior Showmanship

(ages 8-11)

120104Show Bird Competitive Showmanship

(ages 5-7)

120105 Grand Champion and Reserve Grand Show bird Showman.The best senior or intermediate Grand Champion showman is expected to compete in Sweepstakes.

MARKET BIRD SHOWMANSHIP

Placing:1 through 6, Rosettes and Premiums.Grand Champion $10 and receive special award, Reserve Grand Champion $8.Showmanship is highly encouraged.Winner is not eligible to compete in Sweepstakes.

The bird used in Showmanship class must also be entered in one other class fromDepartment 11, Division 12.Each bird may only be shown in one class other than Showmanship.LONG SLEEVE WHITE SHIRTS OR BLOUSES ARE RECOMMENDED.

Class:

120106 Market Bird Senior Showmanship

(ages 15-19)

120107Market Bird Intermediate Showmanship

(ages 12-14)

120108 Market Bird Junior Showmanship

(ages 8-11)

120109Grand Champion and Reserve Grand Market Bird Showman.

Please note the following information:

Cock Bird-a male over 1 year old

Hen-A female over 1 year old

Cockerel-a male under 1 year old

Pullet-a female under 1 year old

Age is determined as of check in date

For a list of all poultry breeds go to: www.amerpoultryassn.com/breed_classifications.htm

DIVISIONS 3-8:LARGE CHICKENS

Placing:1 through 6, Ribbons and Premiums.

Champions and Reserve Champions will receive rosettes.

Exhibitor may enter a maximum of 2 Cock Birds, 2 hens, 2 cockerels, 2 pullets per breed.5-7 year old competitive exhibitors see Poultry Rule #3.

Entry Example:To register a Wyandotte female under one year of age, it would be

identified as 120308Wyandotte Pullet on the entry form.

Note:Pet and crossbreed classes are available.

DIVISION 3:American Class

Breed

Cock Bird

Hen

Cockerel

Pullet

Plymouth Rock

1203

01

02

03

04

Wyandotte

1203

05

06

07

08

Rhode Island Red

1203

09

10

11

12

New Hampshire

1203

13

14

15

16

Dominique1203

17

18

19

20

Java 1203

21

22

23

24

Rhode Island White 1203

25

26

27

28

Buckeye 1203

29

30

31

32

Chantecler 1203

33

34

35

36

Jersey Giant 1203

37

38

39

40

Lamona 1203

41

42

43

44

Holland 1203

45

46

47

48

Delaware 1203

49

50

51

52

120353 American Class Champion and Reserve Champion

DIVISION 4: Asiatic Class

Breed

Cock Bird

Hen

Cockerel

Pullet

Brahma

1204

01

02

03

04

Cochin

1204

05

06

07

08

Langshan

1204

09

10

11

12

120413Asiatic Champion and Reserve Champ.

DIVISION 5English Class

Breed

Cock Bird

Hen

Cockerel

Pullet

Cornish

1205

01

02

03

04

Orpington

1205

05

06

07

08

Sussex

1205

09

10

11

12

Dorking

1205

13

14

15

16

Red Cap 1205

17

18

19

20

Australorp 1205

21

22

23

24

120525 English Champion and Reserve Champ.

DIVISION 6: Mediterranean Class

Breed

Cock Bird

Hen

Cockerel

Pullet

Leghorn

1206

01

02

03

04

Minorca

1206

05

06

07

08

Spanish

1206

09

10

11

12

Andalusian

1206

13

14

15

16

Ancona 1206

17

18

19

20

Sicilian Buttercup 1206

21

22

23

24

Catalana 1206

25

26

27

28

120629 Mediterranean Champion and Reserve Champ.

DIVISION 7 ContinentalClass

Breed

Cock Bird

Hen

Cockerel

Pullet

Hamburg

1207

01

02

03

04

Non Bearded Polish

1207

05

06

07

08

Houdan

1207

09

10

11

12

Faverolle

1207

13

14

15

16

Campine

1207-

17

18

19

20

Lakenvelder 1207

21

22

23

24

Barnevelder 1207

25

26

27

28

Welsummer 1207

29

30

31

32

Bearded Polish 1207

33

34

35

36

Crevecoeur 1207

37

38

39

40

La Fleche 1207

41

42

43

44

Maran 1207

45

46

47

48

120749 Continental Champion and Reserve Champ.

DIVISION 8 All Other Standard Breeds

Breed

Cock Bird

Hen

Cockerel

Pullet

Malay

1208

1

2

3

4

Sumatra

1208

5

6

7

8

Aseel

1208

9

10

11

12

Araucana

1208

13

14

15

16

Ameraucanna

1208

17

18

19

20

Sumatra

1208

21

22

23

24

Yokohama 1208

25

26

27

28

Phoenix 1208

29

30

31

32

Cubalaya 1208

33

34

35

36

Sultan 1208

37

38

39

40

Naked Neck 1208

41

42

43

44

Modern Game 1208

45

46

47

48

Old English 1208

49

50

51

52

Pet /Cross Breed Chickens

1208

53

54

55

56

120857 All Other Standard Breeds Champion and Reserve Champion

120858 Grand Champion Large Chicken $10 and trophy and Reserve Grand Champion $8 and a rosette.

DIVISIONS 9-13: BANTAM CHICKENS

Placing:1 through 6, Ribbons and Premiums.

Each exhibitor may enter a total number of 12 birds per Bantam division with no more than 2 Cock Birds, 2 hens, 2 cockerels and 2 pullets per class. 5-7-year-old competitive exhibitors: see Poultry Rule #3.

DIVISION 9: SINGLE COMB CLEAN LEGGED

BANTAMS

Breed

Cock Bird

Hen

Cockerel

Pullet

Ancona 1209

01

02

03

04

Andalusin 1209

05

06

07

08

Australorp 1209

09

10

11

12

Catalana 1209

13

14

15

16

Campine 1209

17

18

19

20

Delaware 1209

21

22

23

24

Dorking 1209

25

26

27

28

Dutch 1209

29

30

31

32

Holland 1209

33

34

35

36

Japanese 1209

37

38

39

40

Java 1209

41

42

43

44

Jersey Giants 1209

45

46

47

48

Lakenvelder 1209

49

50

51

52

Lamona 1209

53

54

55

56

Leghorn 1209

57

58

59

60

Minorca 1209

61

62

63

64

Naked Neck 1209

65

66

67

68

Nakin 1209

69

70

71

72

New Hampshire 1209

72

74

75

76

Orpington 1209

77

78

79

80

Phoenix 1209

81

82

83

84

Plymouth Rock 1209

85

86

87

88

Rhode Island Red 1209

89

90

91

92

Serama 1209

92

94

95

96

Spanish 1209

97

98

99

100

Sussex 1209

101

102

103

104

1209105Champion and Reserve Champion Single Comb Clean Legged Bantams.

DIVISION 10: FEATHERLEG BANTAMS

Breed

Cock Bird

Hen

Cockerel

Pullet

Brahma 1210

01

02

03

04

Langshan 1210

05

06

07

08

Cochin 1210

09

10

11

12

Faverolle 1210

13

14

15

16

Belgian Bearded D’uccle 1210

17

18

19

20

Booted 1210

21

22

23

24

Sultan 1210

25

26

27

28

Silkie 1210

29

30

31

32

121033 Champion and Reserve Champion Feather Leg Bantams.

DIVISION 11:ROSE COMB CLEAN LEGGED BANTAMS

Breed

Cock Bird

Hen

Cockerel

Pullet

Ancona 1211

01

02

03

04

Belgiian Bearded D’never 1211

05

06

07

08

Dorking 1211

09

10

11

12

Dominique 1211

13

14

15

16

Hamburg 1211

17

18

19

20

Leghorn 1211

21

22

23

24

Minorca 1211

25

26

27

28

Nakin 1211

29

30

31

32

Red Cap 1211

33

34

35

36

Rhode Island 1211

37

38

39

40

Rosecomb 1211

41

42

43

44

Sebright 1211

45

46

47

48

Wyandotte 1211

49

50

51

52

121153Champion and Reserve Champion Rose Comb Clean Legged Bantams.

DIVISION 12:ANY OTHER COMB CLEAN LEGGED BANTAMS

Breed

Cock Bird

Hen

Cockerel

Pullet

Ameraucana 1212

01

02

03

04

Araucana 1212

05

06

07

08

Buckeye 1212

09

10

11

12

Chantecler 1212

13

14

15

16

Cornish 1212

17

18

19

20

Crevecoeur 1212

21

22

23

24

Cubalaya 1212

25

26

27

28

Houdan 1212

29

30

31

32

Ko Shamo 1212

33

34

35

36

La Fleche 1212

37

38

39

40

Malaly 1212

41

42

43

44

Polish 1212

45

46

47

48

Shomo 1212

49

50

51

52

Sicilian Buttercup 1212

53

54

55

56

Sumatra 1212

57

58

59

60

Yokohama 1212

61

62

63

64

121265Champion and Reserve Champion Any Other Comb Clean Legged Bantams.

DIVISION 13:GAME BIRD BANTAMS

Breed

Cock Bird

Hen

Cockerel

Pullet

Modern Game 1213

01

02

03

04

Old English Game 1213

05

06

07

08

American Game 1213

09

10

11

12

121313Champion and Reserve Champion Game Bird Bantams

121314 Grand Champion Bantam $10 and trophy and Reserve Grand Champion $8 and a rosette.

DIVISION 14 :TURKEYS

Placing:1 through 6, Ribbons and Premiums.

Exhibitor may enter a maximum of 4 birds in the Turkey division, no more than 2 birds per type.5-7-year-old competitive exhibitors are not eligible to enter classes in Division 14.

Class:Turkeys

Breeds

Tom

Under 1 yr

Hen

Under 1 yr

Tom Over 1 yr

Hen Over 1 yr

Bronze 1214

01

02

03

04

White Holland 1214

05

06

07

08

Beltsville Small White 1214

09

10

11

12

Bourbon Red 1214

13

14

15

16

Slate 1214

17

18

19

20

Black 1214

21

22

23

24

Royal Palm 1214

25

26

27

28

Narragansett 1214

29

30

31

32

121433 Grand Champion Turkey $10 and trophy and Reserve Grand Champion $8 and a rosette

DIVISION 15:WATERFOWL

Placing:1 through 6, Ribbons and Premiums.

Exhibitor may enter a maximum of 12 birds in the Waterfowl division, no more than 2 birds per class.5-7-year-old competitive exhibitors are not eligible to enter classes in Division 15.

Jr. Drake and Jr. Hen:under 1 year

Sr. Drake and Sr. Hen:over 1 year

Class:Ducks/Geese

Jr. Drake

Jr. Hen

Sr. Drake

Sr. Hen

Heavy Duck1215

(Pekin, Aylesbury, Rouen, Muscovy, Saxony, Silver Appleyard)

01

02

03

04

Medium Duck 1215 (Cayuga, Crested, Swedish, Buff)

05

06

07

08

Light Duck 1215 (Runner, Welsh Harlequin, Magpie, Campbell)

09

10

11

12

Bantam Duck 1215 (Call, Est Indie, Mallard)

13

14

15

16

Heavy Goose 1215 (Toulouse, Embden, Afarican)

17

18

19

20

Medium Goose 1215

(Seabastopol, Pilgrim, American Buff, Saddleback Pomeranian, Steinbacher)

21

22

23

24

Light Goose 1215 (Chinese, Tufted Toman, Canadiana, Eqyptian )

25

26

27

28

121529 Champion and Reserve Champion Duck

121530Champion and Reserve Champion Goose

121531Grand Champion Waterfowl $10 and trophy and Reserve Grand Champion $8 and a rosette

DIVISION 16:OTHER POULTRY

Placing:1 through 6, Ribbons and Premiums.

Exhibitor may enter a maximum of 10 birds in this division, no more than 2 birds per class.

5-7-year-old competitive exhibitors: see Poultry Rule #3.

Class:Hobby and Game/Quail

121601 Hobby/Game Pheasant 1 Male

121602Hobby/Game Pheasant 1 Female

121603Hobby/Game Guinea 1 Male

121604Hobby/Game Guinea 1 Female

121605Hobby/Game Peafowl 1 Male-you must provide your own secure cage

121606Hobby/Game Peafowl 1 Female-you must provide your own secure cage

121607Quail Utility Pen of 2

121608Quail Fancy pen of 2

121609Hobby/Game Champion and Reserve Champion

121610 Quail Champion and Reserve Champion

121611Overall Grand Champion $10 and Reserve Grand Champions $8.The Overall Grand Champion receives the Mohawk Award.Must be Champion or Reserve Champion in the following classes:120858, 121314, 121433, 121531 and 121610.

DIVISION 17:SPECIAL CLASSES

Placing:1 through 6, Ribbons and Premiums.

Rules:

Poultry Costume Class:An exhibitor may show one entry in this class.Both the bird and exhibitor must be in costume to compete. Costumes must be safe for the animal, exhibitor and spectators and must not cause discomfort to the animal.

Learning Objective:Demonstrate outfit coordination and a confident attitude during judging.

Class:

12170114-19 years old

1217028-13 years old

1217035-7 years old competitive

Best of Show

Eggs:All eggs are to be brought in the day of judging.Eggs are to be brought in and shown in a plain egg carton.Eggs will be judged on quality of shell, cleanliness, shape and uniformity.

Class:

121704Eggs-1 dozen white-chicken

121705Eggs-1 dozen brown-chicken

121706Eggs-1 dozen Araucana/Ameraucana chicken

121707Eggs 1 dozen-Hobby-doves, bantams, pheasants, duck, etc.

121708Championship Eggs

DIVISION 18:PIGEONS

SHOWMANSHIP

Rules: Birds used in Showmanship class must also be entered in one class in addition to showmanship classes from Division 18. There must be a minimum of 5 contestants in this division for the Overall Showman to compete in Sweepstakes.If not, Poultry Champion and Reserve will compete.

Placing:1 through 6, Rosettes and Premiums.Grand Champion $10 and special award, Reserve Grand Champion $8.Showmanship is highly encouraged.

Class:

121801 Senior Showmanship –ages 15-19

121802Intermediate Showmanship-ages 12-14

121803Junior Showmanship-ages 8-11

121804Competitive Showmanship-ages 5-7

121805Grand Champion and Reserve GrandShowman.The best senior or intermediate showman is expected to compete in Sweepstakes. See Rules above.

PIGEONS

Placing:1 through 6, Ribbons and Premiums.

Rule:

Exhibitor may enter no more than 2 birds per class.5-7-year-old competitive exhibitors: see Poultry Rule #3.

Young Hen and Cock:under 1 year old

Old Hen and Cock:over 1 year old

For a list of all pigeon breeds go to:

http://wikipedia.org/wiki/list_of_pigeon_breeds

Entry Example:To register a Frillback Young Hen, it would be identified as 12-O-10 Frillback Young Hen on the entry form.

Pigeons

Type

Young Hen

Young Cock

Old Hen

Old Cock

Sporting Pigeons Ex:Racing Homer, Flying Roller, Parlour Tumbler

1218

06

07

08

09

Fancy Breeds Ex:African Owl, Dragoon, Frillback, Helmet

1218

11

12

13

14

Utility Pigeons Ex:Kings, Runts

1218

16

17

18

19

DovesEx:Ringneck, Diamond Dove

1218

21

22

23

24

12-O-10 Champion and Reserve Champion Flying and Performing Pigeons

12-O-15 Champion and Reserve Champion Fancy Breed Pigeons

12-O-20 Champion and Reserve Champion Utility Pigeon

12-O-25 Champion and Reserve Champion Dove

12-O-26 Grand Champion $10 and trophy and Reserve Grand Champion $8 and a rosette.

COSTUME CLASS

Rules:Costumes must be safe for the animal, exhibitor and spectators and must not cause discomfort to the animal.

Placing:1 through 6, Ribbons and Premiums.

Class:

12182714-19 years old

1218288-13 years old

1218295-7 years old competitive

Best of Show

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