4-H Exhibition Poultry Project Youth receiving their awards

4-H Exhibition Poultry Project Youth receiving their awards

Exhibition Poultry Program Do "Eggcellent"

DUNKIRK, NEW YORK (July 23, 2022) – The Chautauqua County 4-H Exhibition Poultry project held their show on Tuesday, July 19th at the fairgrounds. There were two ducks and 42 chickens all shown by 12 youth members. In showmanship Tess Speck won Grand Champion and Austin Eckman went home with Reserve Champion in the novice division.

Caitlyn Kriner took home Junior Champion Showman, while Elizabeth Weaver was Reserve Champion. In the senior class, Genevieve Smith won Champion Showman and Madison Cresanti was reserve Champion. Genevieve Smith also won Grand Champion Showman, while Madison took the Reserve spot.

Two cloverbud showman Anthony Valvo and Harrison LeBarron demonstrated their emerging showmanship skills. For the poultry show Elizabeth Weaver’s Dark Brahmana won best large fowl and Madison Cresanti’s Rhode Island Red won reserve best large fowl.

Best Bantam in show was Genevieve Smith’s While Leghorn cockerel and her pullet was Reserve best bantam. Genevieve Smith’s two bantams went on to win best in show for the cockerel, while leghorn pullet won reserve best in show. A huge congratulations to all the youth who participated and worked so hard all year to get to the fair.

The 4-H Youth Development Program 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.

Last updated July 27, 2022