County 4-H Youth Show Off Chickens In Poultry Barn Competition

4-H youth participated in the Poultry Show at the Chautauqua County Fair recently. Pictured from left are Genevieve Smith, Sophia Segrue, Elizabeth Weaver, Gabriel Delahoy, Jared Dorman, Maddy Rose Cresanti, Joyce Wiltsie and Rhett Nagel. Submitted photo

DUNKIRK — The 4-H Poultry Project members area had 54 chickens, two ducks and two turkeys on display in the County Fair Poultry Barn.

4-H members had 19 different breeds of chickens the 4-H Poultry Show, judged by Rick Hare of Springville. Hare also judged the Showmanship Classes, educating the youth and crown on the specific breed standards and facts about poultry. The barn also had a duck pool.

The results of the Poultry Show are:

BEST IN CLASS

American — Genevieve Smith with her Rhode Island Red Cock

English — Rhett Nagel with his Orpington Hen

Continental — Maddie Rose Cresanti with her Polish Hen.

Asiatic — Genevieve Smith 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 — Jared Dorman with His Black Japanese Hen

Best Waterfowl — Sophia Segue with her Swedish Duck

Best Turkey — Gabriel Delahoy with his Bourbon Red Tom

Best Mediterranean — Maddy Rose Cresanti with her Andalusian Hen

Best Game Bantam — Genevieve Smith with her Old English Game Hen

Best Clean-legged Bantam — Jared Dorman with his Japanese Hen

Best of Show — Genevieve Smith with her Old English Bantam Hen

Reserve Best of Show — Jared Dorman with his Japanese Hen

SHOWMANSHIP CLASS

Grand Champion Showman: Genevieve Smith

Senior Showman Champion: Jared Dorman

Junior Showman Champion: Genevieve Smith

Novice Showman Champion: Sophia Segrue.

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