2016 Viola Horse and Colt Show

The 86th Annual Show!

Open Poultry Show Information

Superintendent: Heather Frank
                        20750 Balsley Lane
                        Richland Center , WI 53581
                        608-383-3405

To Our Exhibitors

Thank you for entering. The class is open to all ages from 4 and up. Please notice the entry deadline for the Open Poultry Show. All completed entry blanks must be postmarked at least 15 days prior to the event weekend.  Please keep these entries separate from other exhibits (4-H-Youth, Household, and Livestock).

Please try to have entries listed on entry form in CLASS and NUMERICAL ORDER and, if possible, please include name/address labels with your entry form to wave writing time. You should contact the exhibit superintendent if you have any questions.

Thanks for your cooperation.

We look forward to seeing you at the Horse & Colt Show.

Your Superintendents,
Mary and Heather


Open Poultry Show Details

Entries should be postmarked NO LATER THAN 15 days prior to the show weekend. 

Registration start at 8 a.m. on Saturday of the show. The Poultry Show starts promptly at 9 a.m.

Show will be held at Matthes Auction Arena. 

Mail entry forms to the superintendent at the address shown above.

  • All rabbits must be purebred for bred classes. Exceptions will be for the crossbreed and pet classes.
  • Exhibitors are allowed to bring no more than 3 breeds.
  • Exhibitors can show only 2 in each age category.
  • Entry fee is $1 per bird before September 12.
  • Late entries are $2 per bird the day of the show.
  • All poultry must be free of contagious and infectious diseases. Any poultry showing evidence of specific diseases cannot be exhibited.
  • This is a carrying cage show, bring poultry in something they will be comfortable in for the day. Please be sure to bring food and water.
  • Birds may be removed at exhibitors discretion.

Premiums:  Blue $4, Red $3, White $2, Pink $1

There will be rosettes and monetary prizes for "Best of Breed", "Best Opposite", "Reserve Champion", and "Grand Champion"

Enter poultry by sex and age as follows:

  • Old Male/Old Female - Over 6 months
  • Young Male/Young Female - Under 6 months
Class A - Chickens Old Male Old Female Young Male Young Female
American 1 2 3 4
Asiatic 5 6 7 8
English 9 10 11 12
Mediterranean 13 14 15 16
Continental 17 18 19 20
Any other standard - recognized or not 21 22 23 24
Crossbreed - Any egg type, any meat type 25 26 27 28
       
Class B - Bantams        
Game Bantam 1 2 3 4
Single comb - clean leg 5 6 7 8
Rose comb - clean leg 9 10 11 12
Any other comb - clean leg 13 14 15 16
Feather leg 17 18 19 20
         
Class C - Duck        
Pekin 1 2 3 4
Reuen 5 6 7 8
All other heavy duck 9 10 11 12
Medium 13 14 15 16
Light 17 18 19 20
Bantam 21 22 23 24
       
Class D - Geese        
Heavy 1 2 3 4
Medium 5 6 7 8
Light 9 10 11 12
       
Class E - Turkey        
Any breeding turkey 1 2 3 4
       
Class F - Market Class        
Roasters (2 birds over 5 pounds each)        
Broilers (2 young birds, 2.5 to 4.5 pounds each)        
Young duck (either sex, 5 pounds or more)        
Young geese (either sex, 7 pounds or more)        
Young turkey (either sex, over 15 weeks of age)