4-H Feathered Friends

Cornell Cooperative Extension of Chautauqua County’s 4-H Youth Exhibited Poultry at the Chautauqua County Fair.

JAMESTOWN, NY (July 28, 2016)The 4-H Poultry Project members had 63 birds on display in the County Fair Poultry Barn. 4-H members had 17 different breeds of chickens in Monday’s 4-H Poultry Show, judged by Art Lungren of Falconer. Tuesday, Paul Droll, National APA/ABA Youth Poultry Judge, not only judged the Showmanship Classes, he educated the youth and crowd on the specific breed standards and many interesting facts about poultry. The barn also had eggs incubating in a home crafted incubator.

The results of the Poultry Show were:

Best in Class

American – Katelynn Gierlinger with her Rhode Island Red

Josiah Sprague with his Orpington.

English – Josiah Sprague with his Orpington

Continental – Meggan Gierlinger with her Maran.

Asiatic – Lincoln Smith with his Brahma.

Any Other Standard Breed – Amelia Sprague with her Sumatra.

Best Egg Production – Joyce Wiltsie.

Best Feather-legged Bantam – Genevieve Smith with her Cochin.

Best Clean-legged Bantam – Meggan Gierlinger with her White Leghorn.

Grand Champion Market Poultry – Kamryn Harper

Reserve Champion Market Poultry – Kamryn Harper

Best of Show – Meggan Gierlinger – White Leghorn Bantam.

Reserve Best of Show – Katelynn Gierlinger – Rhode Island Red Hen

Showmanship Class:

Grand Champion Showman: To be announced at Saturday’s Award Ceremony.

Senior Showman Champion: Katelynn Gierlinger

Junior Showman Champion: Jared Dorman

Novice Showman Champion: Lincoln Smith

Congratulations to all 4-H members and best of luck during the rest of the week.

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.


Kate Ewer
4-H Community Educator
716-664-9502 ext. 212

Last updated July 30, 2016