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2005 O'Brien County Fair Handbook

Poultry

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Poultry Department

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Superintendent: Gordon and Ruth Wittrock, Mark Goosen and Kevin Massmann

Judge: Reynold Loecker, Yankton, SD

Broiler Contest

1. Exhibitors may purchase their chicks when and where they want; no limit to the number of chicks the exhibitor may purchase.

2. Broilers will be exhibited as three dressed and iced birds.

3. Giblets are required with each bird.

3. All exhibitors must fill out a goal card listing age of bird and date bought, where bought, type of feed, protein content of feed, how processed, breed of bird and importance of protein in the feed. The judge will ask these questions.

Goal cards are required for each entry!

8501 Commercial Dressed Class

8502 Home Dressed Class

Premiums - Blue $5.00; Red $4.00; White $3.00.

Live Poultry

1. All livestock must be owned by exhibitor or in partnership with parents.

2. All exhibits must comply with State Health requirements concerning poultry. ALL birds should be Pullorum-Typhoid free.

3. Cages will be furnished.

4. The birds will be released from the fair on Wednesday, July 24. Birds will not be sold at the current O'Brien County Fair auction on Thursday.

5. ALL POULTRY MUST BE CLEAN AND DRY WHEN BEING JUDGED.

6. All birds should be dusted by July 1, 2004, with Ectoban powder. Birds will be checked before unloading at the fair. Birds will be rejected; if found with lice.

6. Premiums - Blue $5.00; Red $4.00; and White $3.00.

Live Poultry Classes

8510 CHICKEN (meat production) 1 pen, pen of 3

8511 PULLETS Immature pen of 3 (layer type) less than 1 yr. 1 pen

8512 HEN Mature pen of 3 (layer type) more than 1 yr. 1 pen

8513 - 1 ROOSTER AND 1 HEN (the hen may be part of the pen of 3)

8514 - BIG ROOSTER - 1 bird may be part of 8513

8515 - DUCKS pen of 2

8516 - Geese - 1 bird

8517 - Turkey - 1 bird

8518 -BANTUM COCK, 1 YEAR AND UNDER

8519 - BANTUM PULLET, 1 YEAR AND UNDER

8520 - BANTUM ROOSTER - OVER 1 YEAR

8521 - BANTUM HEN - OVER 1 YEAR

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8522 - EXOTICS - 4 birds per species (ex., 4 peacock, 4 pheasant, 4 quail, 4 pigeon)

8523 - EXOTIC CHICKENS - 2 BIRDS

8524 - EXOTIC DUCK - 2 BIRDS

Pro-Go & Producers Co-op

712-757-0640 Primghar/Gaza 712-757-4527

Ken's Feed

Sutherland 712-446-2255

Arnold Motor Supply

Sheldon 712-324-2574

Triple R

Primghar Sukup Grain Bins & Dryers 712-957-1405

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