4-H youth display poultry at Chautauqua County Fair
The 4-H Poultry Project members are had 47 chickens and a turkey on display in the County Fair Poultry Barn. 4-H members had 16 different breeds of chickens in Tuesday’s 4-H Poultry Show, judged by Rick Hare of Springville, NY. Rick Hare also judged the Showmanship Classes, educating the youth and crowd on the specific breed standards and many interesting facts about poultry.
The results of the Poultry Show were:
Best in Class
American: Rhett Nagel with his Rhode Island Red Hen
English: Rhett Nagel with his Orpington Cock
Continental: Genevieve Smith with her Barnevelder Pullet
Asiatic: Elizabeth Weaver with her Cochin Cock.
Any Other Standard Breed: Genevieve Smith with her Ameraucana Hen
Best Egg Production: Genevieve Smith with her Red Sex-link Hen
Best Feather-legged Bantam: Genevieve Smith with her Cochin Bantam Hen.
Best Clean-legged Bantam: Genevieve Smith with her Leghorn Bantam Hen
Best Turkey: Rhett Nagel with his Bronze Tom
Best Game Bantam: Genevieve Smith with her Old English Game Hen
Best of Show: Genevieve Smith with her Old English Bantam Hen
Reserve Best of Show: Genevieve Smith with her Cochin Bantam Hen
Grand Champion Showman: Madison Cresanti
Reserve Champion Showman: Genevieve Smith
Senior Showman Champion: Genevieve Smith
Junior Showman Champion: Madison Cresanti
Novice Showman Champion: Sophia Segrue
The Poultry Project is part of the 4-H Youth Development Program and is one of many programs offered by Cornell Cooperative Extension of Chautauqua County (CCE-Chautauqua). CCE-Chautauqua is a community-based educational organization, affiliated with Cornell University, Chautauqua County Government, the NYS SUNY system, and the federal government through the United States Department of Agriculture’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture. For more information, call 716-664-9502 or visit our website at www.cce.cornell.edu/chautauqua. Cornell University Cooperative Extension provides equal program and employment opportunities.