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Poultry Show

Rules

Broilers

1. All entries in the category must conform to the rules and regulations specified under the general rules.
2. All poultry will be sifted at the time of entry by a qualified sifter. Each exhibitor can bring a pen of three (3) birds and two (2) spare birds to the sift. Sifted birds must be removed by 8:30 a.m. September 23, 2022. Spare birds stay at vehicle.
3. The chairman or an assistant will attend the cooping. No change of exhibit from one coop to another will be allowed except by permission from the chairman of the department.
4. Each exhibitor will be responsible for the proper feeding, caring of their exhibits, and removal of shavings.
5. Each bird must weigh a minimum of 4 pounds. There is no maximum weight limit.
6. Market poultry exhibits must have been owned by the exhibitor from the start of the feeding period.
7. Broilers must be ordered at the mandatory poultry meeting to be held on March 22, 2022 or June 7, 2021 at 7:00 p.m. in the Expo Center. All birds will be wing banded. Exhibitor will order a box of 50 birds only. Exhibitor can only show birds out of their assigned wing band numbers. Broilers will be distributed in August 12, 2022 at the Expo Center from 4:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. Entry fees will be paid at this time. No refunds on ordered birds. A parent or guardian must be present. BCFA is not responsible for lost wing bands.
8. A pen of broilers shall consist of three (3) birds. A maximum of two (2) pens may be entered per exhibitor but only one pen may be sold through the auction.
9. Sifting/Judging will be held at 6:30 a.m. on Friday, September 23, 2022. Broilers must be in line by 7:30 a.m. Judging will start at the end of the sift.
10. Each exhibitor must be present for the judging or notify the division chairman of the person designated to handle his pen of broilers during the judging.
11. Exhibitors selling market poultry in the youth auction will be responsible for processing and delivering them to the buyer within two weeks.
12. Premium money: * CLASS: BROILERS 1ST — $10.00 • 2ND — $8.00 • 3RD — $6.00 • 4TH— $4.00 GRAND CHAMPION - BANNER & BUCKLE • RESERVE CHAMPION - PENNANT & BUCKLE * If additional funds are available, it will be added to the premium money.
13. Poultry meetings will be held during the year. All exhibitors must make the Tuesday, March 22th or June 7th meeting at the Expo Center. Meeting can be attended by either or both parents or exhibitor.
14. If a buyer of broilers reports to BCF that buyer was not contacted by exhibitor on the processing of the project, sale proceeds may be withheld from exhibitor and donated to the scholarship fund.
15. Broiler exhibitors shall leave one (1) broiler in each assigned coop (pen) after judging and shall take home all other broilers. The broiler remaining at the fair shall be released on Sunday, September 25, 2022 from 7:00 - 10:00 a.m.
16. An Overall Showmanship Buckle will be award.

Heaviest Broiler

1. Must not be from pen of broilers checked in to show.
2. Exhibitor may bring only 1 broiler for opportunity to win.
3. Broilers will be weighed during broiler check in only.
4. Buckle and jacket will be given to Heaviest Broiler winner.
5. Proceeds from sale of Heaviest Broiler will go to scholarship fund.

Turkeys

1. Must be ordered by Tuesday, March 22, 2022. Exhibitors can order a minimum of 10 turkeys and a maximum of 20 turkeys. Turkeys will be wing banded. Exhibitor can only show birds that are assigned by the bird wing bands. Turkeys will be distributed on June 8, 2022 at the Expo Center at TBA. Entry fees are to be paid at this time. No refunds on ordered birds.
2. All turkeys will be sifted at time of entry by a qualified sifter. Each exhibitor can bring 3 hens and two spares to the sift. Sifted hens must be removed from grounds by 8:30 am. September 23, 2022.
3. A maximum of two (2) pens may be entered per exhibitor.
4. Turkeys with fowl pox will be eliminated from the show and sale.
5. All entries in the category must confirm to the rules and regulations specified under the general rules.
6. The chairman or an assistant will attend the cooping. No change of exhibit from one coop to another will be allowed except by permission from the chairman of the department.
7. Each exhibitor will be responsible for the proper feeding, caring of their exhibits, and removal of shavings.
8. Market poultry exhibits must have been owned by the exhibitor from the start of the feeding period.
9. Sifting/Judging will be held at 6:30 a.m. and judging to follow on Friday, September 23, 2022 after the sift.
10. Each exhibitor must be present for the judging or notify the division chairman of the person designated to handle their turkeys during the judging.
11. Exhibitors selling market poultry in the youth auction will be responsible for processing and delivering them to the buyer within two weeks.
12. Mandatory meeting to order turkeys will be Tuesday, March 22, 2022 at Expo Center. Meeting can be attended by either or both parents or guardian and exhibitor.
13. If a buyer of a turkey reports to BCF that buyer was not contacted by exhibitor on the processing of the project, sale proceeds may be withheld from exhibitor and donated to scholarship fund.
14. Turkey exhibitors shall leave their highest placing (1) turkey in coop (pen) after judging and shall take home all other turkeys. The turkey remaining at the fair shall be released on Sunday, September 25, 2022 from 7:00 -10:00 a.m.
15. Market Turkeys must weigh no less than 15 lbs.
16. Premium money: * 1ST — $10.00 • 2ND — $8.00 3RD — $6.00 • 4TH— $4.00 GRAND CHAMPION - BANNER & BUCKLE • RESERVE CHAMPION - PENNANT & BUCKLE *If additional funds are available, it will be added to the premium money
17. An Overall Showmanship Buckle will be award.
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