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Poultry & Rabbits

LOCATION: Animal Barns

Mail all entries to Superintendent between July 1st and August 1st.

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Rabbit Judging: Saturday, August 12, 2017 @ 9:00am
Poultry Judging: Saturday, August 12, 2017 @ 10:00am
 
Poultry

CLASS/TYPES
Standard Birds: Cock/Hen/Cockerel/Pullet
Bantams: Cock/Hen/Cockerel/Pullet
Water Fowl: Cock/Hen/Cockerel/Pullet

Rabbits

CLASS/AGES
Jr. Buck: Under six (6) months of age
Jr. Doe: Under six (6) months of age
Sr. Buck: Over six (6) months of age
Sr. Doe: Over six (6) months of age

Pet Rabbits

CLASS/AGES
Jr. Buck: Under six (6) months of age
Jr. Doe: Under six (6) months of age
Sr. Buck: Over six (6) months of age
Sr. Doe: Over six (6) months of age

PRIZES
Best Rabbit
Pet Rabbit
Standard Bird
Bantam
Water Fowl
Pigeons

PREMIUMS
1st place: $5
2nd place: $4
3rd place: $3

Champion/Reserve Awards: $15 gift card to Tractor Supply

PLEASE NOTE
Poultry & waterfowl must be at least five (5) months of age at the time of the Fair. Rabbits must be at least eight (8) weeks of age at the time of the Fair. Poultry and waterfowl of fully feathered out and rabbits under eight (8) weeks of age will be removed from the Fairgrounds at the time of caging. If a discrepancy occurs in this area, the Fair Committee reserves the right to request and/or require appropriate proof of age. Birds & Rabbits are limited to ten (10) per Exhibitor or family.

Connecticut rules governing exhibitions of live Poultry will be enforced!!! Poultry originating within the state must come from healthy flocks with NO evidence of contagious or infectious disease. ALL cages and crates must be cleaned and disinfected after each show. Poultry vaccinated within 30 days with a live virus vaccine will be prohibited from showing. Out of state Poultry must test negative for Pullorum within 12 months prior to their first show date and certification needs to be provided with entry form prior to coming to the fair. In addition ALL Poultry MUST comply with the Department of Agriculture Avian Influenza requirements by originating from A-1 Free flocks or be tested by A-1 within 30 days of entry and have certification of such. No poultry from areas of any state having Avian Influenza may enter Connecticut. All birds MUST be tested and tagged in order to be on fair property. For the health of all entrants,the Superintendent has the right to refuse any birds.

Discretion of Superintendent is Final.