4-H/FFA Poultry Chain

Superintendent: Sandra Allen and Saundra Sanderspoultry1

Poultry must be registered no later than July 22, 2019. You may obtain an entry form on our website www.thejohnsoncountyfair.org or at the extension office.

A technician will be available to test eligible birds on Saturday, August 17, 2019 from 8:00 – 10:00 a.m. at the Johnson County Fairgrounds in the Poultry barn. All birds including 4-H Poultry Chain must be tested.

This will be the ONLY time that the poultry will be tested, there will be NO testing at check in. There will be a $1/bird charge for testing which will be taken out of the exhibitor’s premium money.

Check in for all poultry will be Tuesday, August 20, 2019 from noon to 6:30 p.m. and are required to stay until Sunday, August 25, 2019 unless approved by the superintendent in charge, except pullets auctioned on Saturday.

Pen of four (4) Pullets

4-H or FFA owners of pullets must be present during the auction sale on Saturday, August 24, 2019 at 9:00 a.m.

Day old pullets were placed with 4-H Club or FFA members in the county in the spring of this year. Each member agreed to feed and care for the pullets and return four (4) of the pullets to the county fair. The group of pullets will be sold at auction to the general public Saturday, August 24, 2019 at 9:00 a.m. The money from the sale will be used to sponsor the program the following year.

Premiums will be awarded by the Johnson County Fair Association and ribbons will be awarded.

Grand and Reserve Champion pullet pens will be eligible for the premium auction and receive a sponsored prize.

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