Junior Chicken Show
Thursday, August 10, 2017
Testing: 6:00 p.m.
Show: 7:00 p.m.
Showmanship classes; Judging classes to follow
1st - $6.00 2nd - $5.00 3rd - $4.00
Judged Classes: 1st - $4.00 2nd - $3.00
3rd - $2.00
Poultry must be accompanied by evidence of a
negative test for Pullorum-Typhoid within 90 days or be tested on-site prior to
exhibition following strict biosecurity procedures, or originate directly from a
flock which has been certified as Pullorum-Typhoid Clean under the Tennessee
Poultry Improvement Plan. As part of increased awareness and surveillance for
Avian Influenza and other poultry diseases, all bird's physical appearance will
be assessed at the time testing is conducted. Any birds that have comingled with
birds of unknown disease status must test negative Pollorum-Typhoid prior to
- No one will interfere with judges or the birds during
judging under penalty of and forfeiture of prizes.
- Judges' decision will
- There will be NO sales of poultry from the barn during the Fair.
- Pre-registration entry fee: $2.00 per bird.
- On-site registration fee day
of show: $4.00 per bird. Youth exhibitor free fair entry.
- Entry Fee Must
Showmanship - prior to the Junior Chicken Show. NOTE:
Chicken does not have to be owned by exhibitor. The following link provides
tasks involved in these classes: http://youthexhibitionpoultry.org.
Lot 1 - High School (grades 9-12)
Lot 2 - Middle School (grades 6-8)
Lot 3 - Elementary School (grades 3-5)
Lot 4 - * Early Elementary School
Lot 5 - * Preschool (Age 4 years and under)
will handle chickens independently; however, preschool and early elementary
entrants must have a partner (older sibling, friend, parent, etc.)
BREEDS- Large Fowl and Bantam
Class 2: Birds under 1 year of age
- Pullets (females under 1 year of age)
Lot 2 - Cockerels (males under 1 year
Class 3: Birds under 1 year of age
Lot 3 - Hens (female birds
1 year of age or older)
Lot 4 - Cocks (male birds 1 year of age or older)
Class 4: Best Dressed Bird - costume class. A
description of the bird's costume must be provided day of show.
Lot 1 -
Pullets and Hens
Lot 2 - Cockerels and Cocks
Exhibition of Exotic
Exhibitor must receive permission from Chicken Department Committee to
display bird(s). No premiums provided.
Youth Education Displays
non-interactive, table top-board may be displayed. A tri-fold board is
suggested. Content must focus on an educational topic about any area of poultry.
No premiums awarded in the Chicken Department; however, youth in grades 4-12 may
enter their display in the 4-H Department for competition and premiums.
Informational Poultry Showmanship YouTube Videos
- 4H Chicken Showmanship; time 3:51- orange county (music w/adult speaking
commands with 3 youth showing the task)
- How to Show a Chicken in 4-H; time: 1:33
- Riverview Technology (music & pen writing)
- Chicken Showmanship Part 1 & Part 2; time 10:40 - Jerry Delsol; 2 part video
intended for 4-H and FFA; excellent presentation
- Chicken Showmanship Steps; time 1:59 - Fallbrook 4-H Chicken Project (adult
asking for task and 2 4-H'ers showing the steps.
Steps written on screen with white letters)
- Fun with
Chickens - Exhibition Showmanship; time 9:01. 4-H and FFA members share
their experiences raising and showing poultry at the LSU AgCenter Junior
Showmanship Show. (Older to younger presenters.)