Poultry & Rabbits

Superintendent: Nancy Tatro
Phone: 860-576-4881 Child-and-Bunny
Assistant Superintendent: Abigail Frink

Entries accepted: July 14 – August 8 or until barn is full
Mail all entries to: P.O. Box 410,  Brooklyn, CT  06234
Printable Entry Form

2010 CONNECTICUT LIVESTOCK REGULATIONS FOR FAIRS & SHOWS HAVE SIGNIFICANT CHANGES FOR CONNECTICUT POULTRY

“All birds must be inspected, identified and be accompanied by written proof (CT Flock Test card or CT Veterinary Medical Diagnostic Laboratory Report) that verifies the breeding flock or the individual birds listed on the report were blood-test negative for Salmonella pullorum within 365 days of the show date.  Concurrent Avian influenza testing of the flock and/or individual birds is strongly recommended.”
PLEASE CHECK THE RULES FOR NEW REQUIREMENTS REGARDING REQUIRED BANDING OF ALL BIRDS—EVEN THOSE NOT REQUIRING A BLOOD TEST!

“State Vet Dr. Lis, CT Dept. of Ag, has advised us that state inspectors will come to individual homes to test birds.  To make arrangements call Jamie Sullivan, Senior Inspector, at (860) 713-2562.  Mr. Sullivan will arrange inspector’s visits…You should allow a minimum of 2-3 weeks between the Inspector’s visit and receipt of the report from the lab…If you have any questions” regarding these new State regulations, “please call the State Dept. of Ag at (860) 713-2504 or (860) 713-2505.”

Exhibits are entered at the sole risk of the owner.  The best possible care will be taken of all exhibits, but the management will not be responsible for any accident, mistake, loss or damage.  Absolutely no sick animals will be allowed in the show. There will be no new entries or changes after the forms are mailed in, they are final, only deletions are accepted. Exhibitors are limited to a maximum of 25 in poultry and 25 in rabbit.

The decision of the judge is final.  Ribbons and trophies will be awarded at the show.  The show will open to receive entries on Wednesday from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. and Thursday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.  All exhibits must be in place by 2 p.m. on Thursday.  The judging will take place Thursday night.  Exhibits may not be removed until 6 p.m. Sunday.  There are no entry fees.  The Fair Association will feed and water all poultry and rabbits during the fair.

The sale of animals entered into the Brooklyn Fair poultry barn is now prohibited. Sale signs will not be allowed on cages and will be removed by staff. Barn managers and volunteers will, in no way, be involved with the sale of any animals.  For no reason, other than illness, will animals be aloud to leave until END of the Fair on SUNDAY.

EDUCATIONAL DISPLAYS
Class 6000 best poultry educational Display, 1st–$50, 2nd–$25
Class 1000 best rabbit educational Display, 1st–$50, 2nd $25
MUST BE AN EXHIBITOR IN THIS LIVESTOCK DEPARTMENT

THESE MUST BE LISTED ON YOUR ENTRY BLANK!!!
Youth is age 19 and younger – in accordance with 4-H age.

All entries must be as a true representation of their breed.  All single entries, no pairs or trios.  Only one animal per line on entry blank.  Be sure to enter Department, Class and Lot number on entry blank as well as filling in the description.

Exhibitors are limited to two in the pet class. Due to limited cage space, exhibitors with the highest number of entries may be asked to reduce entries.

T-shirts are for youth only.

 

Open Show Premiums:  1st – $5; 2nd – $4; 3rd – $3
Youth Show Premiums:  1st – $5; 2nd – $4; 3rd – $3

Department 6 – Poultry Open Show
Department 8 – Poultry Youth Show
Lots:     (1) Cocks      (2) Hens             (3) Cockerels      (4) Pullets
Standard Poultry Classes:

Ameraucana
Astralop
Campine
Houdon
La Fleche
Leghorn
Polish Beard
Sexlinks
Crevecoeur
Dorking
Minorcan
Old England
Sultan
Yokohama
Andalusian
Barnvelder
Chantecler
Java
Lakenvelder
Malay
Polish Non-Beard
Shamo
Cubalaya
Favorell
Modern Game
Old England Game
Sumatra
Peafowl
Araucanas
Brahma
Cochin
Jersey Giant
Lamona
Phoenix
Redcap
Sicilian Buttercup
Delaware
Frizzle
Naked Neck
Orpington
Sussex
Pheasant
Aseel
Buckey
Holland
Junglefowl
Langshan
Plymouth Rock
RI Red
Cornish
Dominque
Hamburg
New Hampshire
Spanish
Wyandotte
Guinea Hen

Bantam Poultry Classes:

Anacona
Andalusia
Belgian Beard Danvers
Botted
Brahma
Chantecler
Cochin
Cornish
Crevecoeur
Delaware
Dutch
Salmon Favorell
Hamburg
Japanese
Lakenvelder
Malay
Modern Game
New Hampshire
Old England Game
Orpington
Phoenix
Porcelain
Plymouth Rock
Polish Bearded
Polish Non-Bearded
Polish
RI Red
Rosecomb
Sebright
Shamo
Silkie Bearded
Silkie Non-Bearded
Spanish
Sumatra
Sussex
Wyandotte
Red Comet
Pet

Department 14 – Waterfowl Open Show
Department 16 – Waterfowl Youth Show
Lots: (1) Cocks (2) Hens (3) Cockerels (4) Pullets
Any Variety

Aylesbury
Cayuga
Mallard
Runner
Canada
Pilgrim
Tufted Roman
Buff
Crested
Moscovy
Swedish
Chinese
Pomeranian
Call
East Indies
Pekin
African
Egyptian
Sebastopol
Khaki Campbell
Magpie
Rouen
American
Embden
Toulouse

Department 18 – Pigeon Open Show: Any Variety
Department 20 – Pigeon Youth Show: Any Variety
Lots: (1) Old Cocks (2) Old Hens (3) Young Cocks  (4) Young Hens

Archangel
Eng. Carrier
Eng. Trumpeter
Fantail
Helmet
Homer – Racing
Homer – Saddle
Homer
Jacobin
Lahore
Modina
Mookee
Num
Old Dutch Cap
Owl – African
Owl – Chinese
Roller
Show Roller
Flying Roller
Saddle Fantail
Show Racer
Siles Fary
Swallow
Tumbler – Bald LFCL
Tumbler – Eng. SF
Tumbler LFCL
Tumbler LF Muff
Tumbler CL
Tumbler
Tumbler Russian
Tumbler SB
Tumbler Self Kom
Tumbler Self LFCL

Department 10 – Rabbit Open Show: Any Variety
Department 12 – Rabbit Youth Show: Any Variety
Lots:     (1) Sr. Buck       (2) Sr. Doe         (3)  Jr. Buck       (4)  Jr. Doe

American
Angora English
Angora French
Bevern
California
Chinchilla
Cinnamon
Champagne D’Argent
Dutch
Gray
English Spot
American Fuzzy Lop
Flemish, Giant
French Lop
Himalayan
Havana
Holland Lop
Jersey Wooly
Mini Lop
Netherland Dwarf
New Zealand
Palomino
Polish
Tan
Rex
Mini Rex
Silver Martin
Silver Fox
Tans
Dwarf Hotot
Lionhead
Harlequin Japanese

Upcoming Events

  1. 4H Fair

    August 5 - August 7
  2. Showdeo

    August 13
  3. Brooklyn Fair

    August 25 - August 28

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