Show Info

Poultry & Caged Birds

  • Stewards: Ian & Deb Young
  • Judge: Cathy Newman

Special Awards

The Phlip Phillips Memorial Trophy will be awarded for Champion Bird of the Show - Sponsored by Nutrien Ag Solutions, $500 voucher plus Trophy.

Reserve Champion Bird of Show - Sponsored by Nutrien Ag Solutions, $400 voucher plus Ribbon.

The Best Exhibit by a Junior - Sponsored by Katherine Laser Clinic - Trophy.

Champion Bantam Breed- Sponsored by Nutrien Ag Solutions, $100 voucher plus Ribbon.

Champion Heavy Breed - Sponsored by Nutrien Ag Solutions, $100 voucher plus Ribbon.

Champion Light Breed - Sponsored by Nutrien Ag Solutions, $100 voucher plus Ribbon.

Champion Heavy Hard Feather - Sponsored by Nutrien Ag Solutions, $100 voucher plus Ribbon.

Champion Bantam Hard Feather - Sponsored by Nutrien Ag Solutions, $100 voucher plus Ribbon.

Champion Exhibit by a Novice (a person who has not exhibited in past 3 years) - Sponsored by Nutrien Ag Solutions, $100 voucher plus Ribbon.

Champion Turkey - Sponsored by Nutrien Ag Solutions, $100 voucher plus Ribbon.

Champion Rare Breed - Sponsored by Nutrien Ag Solutions, $100 voucher plus Ribbon.

Champion Goose - Sponsored by Nutrien Ag Solutions, $100 voucher plus Ribbon.

Champion Waterfowl - Sponsored by Nutrien Ag Solutions, $100 voucher plus Ribbon.

Champion Egg Layer - Sponsored by Nutrien Ag Solutions, $100 voucher.

RULES

  1. The following rules apply in addition to the Regulations.
  2. Poultry will be judged in accordance with the Australian Poultry Standards.
  3. Poultry will be received on the Showgrounds between 10am -7pm Wednesday prior to showday no entries will be accepted on the day of judging.
  4. Judging will commence at 9am Thursday prior to the Show. Exhibitors may be present during judging, however they are not permitted to address or interfere with the judge until judging has been completed.
  5. Entries may be collected between 4pm - 6pm on Saturday of the Show or between 10am - 2pm on Sunday. Other times only by prior arrangement with the stewards. Entries are not to be removed without the Steward/s being present.
  6. Any bird carrying parasites or showing signs of illness will be refused entry to the pavilion.
  7. The Society may order a veterinary inspection as and when it deems necessary.
  8. No bird may be entered in more than one class. Birds in pair classes are not eligible for individual Champion awards.
  9. Juniors (17yrs and under) please mark your entry slips as “junior”.
  10. Novice entrants please mark your entry slips as “novice”.
  11. Eggs laid throughout the show will be removed and destroyed.
  12. Egg classes: Hen egg entries require 6 eggs ONLY. Duck egg entries only require 6 eggs ONLY.
  13. Decorated egg classes are one egg only unless stated otherwise.
  14. Junior Only: Entry being a pen of three head of poultry , any breed or type. Cages cleared of eggs at 7pm on the day of Delivery (Wed) and any eggs laid , collected and counted up until 12midday on Show Day (Fri). Winner to be announced at 5pm in the poultry shed. The entry with the most eggs laid wins.