Posted by: jsuz2000 | July 21, 2014

Bulletin July 2014

THIS IS THE 373rd EDITION OF THE CLUB NEWSLETTER!

On the front page of this month’s newsletter, you will notice that this edition marks the start of a new volume (number 32). I have prepared each and every one of those since the beginning and have never missed one month!!! The Department of Agriculture supported this newsletter since day one and they continue to do so through printing and mailing; we are VERY fortunate to have this support. It is safe to say few, if any, poultry clubs have a monthly newsletter paid for by the Department of Agriculture.

I recently had the pleasure of visiting with a number of members as I conducted the spring ILT program. Thank you to those who made time to accommodate my visits.

New articles:

Golden Pheasant
Pigeon Breeds, Part 3

Dates:
July 14 – Entries close for Crapaud Exhibition
July 15 – Entries close for Northumberland Fisheries Festival
July 25 – Northumberland Fisheries Festival Poultry Show (Murray River)
July 25 – Entries close for P.E.I. Provincial Exhibition
July 26 – Crapaud Exhibition (Crapaud)
August 10-13 – P.E.I. Provincial Exhibition Poultry Show (Charlottetown)
August 22-24 – P.E.I. Plowing Match & Agricultural Fair (Dundas)
August 29-30 – Egmont Bay-Mont Carmel Exhibition (Abram`s Village)
September 1 – NEXT MEETING (Atlantic Vet College, 7:30)
September 3-7 – Pictou County North Colchester Ex. (Pictou, NS)
September 14 – Eastern Kings Exhibition Livestock Show (Souris)
September 27-28 – New Brunswick Fall Show (Petitcodiac)
October 25-26 – Nova Scotia Fall Classic (Truro)
November 10-11 – 86th Royal Agricultural Winter Fair Poultry Show (Toronto)

-CLUB ITEMS FOR SALE: T-shirts – $13.00 and Crests – $4.00. Contact the secretary for items.

-Congratulations to those who have successfully completed another year of school.

-WELCOME to the association is extended to Mary, Rollo Bay West. Mary and her husband are summer residents of the Island. They are from New Hampshire.

-WELCOME to the association is extended to Dale, Wilson Beach, N.B.

-A reminder to those who are planning to show the summer fairs to please have your entries in on time.

-Those showing the summer fairs are reminded that it is extremely important to show only healthy birds. The fairs are often the only times that people get to see purebred poultry. Poor or unhealthy birds do nothing to promote our hobby.

FAIR CONTACTS

Anyone wishing to receive prize lists for any of the fair poultry shows this summer may contact the following:

Northumberland Fisheries Festival
Trevor MacDonald, Chairman
P.O. Box 31, Murray River
C0A 1W0 962-3307

Crapaud Exhibition Egmont Bay-Mont Carmel Exhibition
Della Ferguson, Secretary Agriculture Manager
P.O. Box 34, Crapaud P.O. Box 37, Wellington
C0 A 1J0 C0B 2E0 854-3300

P.E.I. Provincial Exhibition
Rayanne Frizzell, Manager
P.O. Box 3070, Charlottetown
C1A 7N9 629-6623
2014 Prize List & Entry Forms

Eastern Kings Exhibition
Trevor MacDonald, Committee
P.O. Box 31, Murray River
C0A 1W0 962-3307

P.E.I. Plowing Match & Agricultural Fair
Trevor MacDonald, Committee
P.O. Box 31, Murray River
C0A 1W0 962-3307

Agriculture Manager
P.O. Box 37, Wellington
C0B 2E0 854-3300

Note that most of these shows have web sites which have their prize lists attached.

See you at the fairs & have a safe and enjoyable summer!

Trevor MacDonald,
Editor

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