Leif Taylor, Searletown – President
James Butler, Alliston – Vice President
Trevor MacDonald, Murray River – Secretary
Stephen Webster, Tarantum – Treasuer
Volume 33 Number 9 March, 2016
ANNUAL MEETING & SHOW
Our nineteenth annual show for BANTAM CHICKENS, BANTAM DUCKS, and PIGEONS is planned for April 2 in conjunction with the Annual Meeting. The entry form is enclosed with this month`s newsletter.
Date: Saturday, April 2, 2016
Location: Northumberland Arena, Murray River
Coop-in: Prior to 10:00 A.M. on the day of the show.
Coop-out: After the conclusion of the Annual Meeting.
Meeting time: 12:30 P.M. Lunch will be available prior to the meeting.
Entry fee: $1.00 per entry and $5.00 for lunch. Fees to be sent with entry.
All colours of each breed will be shown together unless there are four or more of a colour shown. If four or more are shown, a colour class will be made.
Birds will be placed from first to fourth. A Best of Breed will be selected in each breed. Ribbons will be available upon request.
Trophies will be awarded for Champion and Reserve Chicken, Duck, and Pigeon. Trophies will also be awarded for the Grand Champion of the Show and Champion Junior Exhibit.
All those planning to attend the lunch are asked to send your $5.00 fee in by the deadline for entries. We need to know how many to prepare for. This includes those who are not showing.
Entries close March 23, 2016.
Send all entries to: Trevor MacDonald, P.O. Box 31, Murray River, P.E.I. C0A 1W0.
Chickens must be vaccinated for I.L.T. and banded.
Judge: Steve Webster (All Classes)
WINTER SHOW RESULTS
S T A N D A R D S: BUFF ORPINGTON: 1,2,3c, 1,2,3h Gordon & Lorina Murphy. A.O.V. ORPINGTON: 1-BOB-c, 1h Stever Webster. HAMBURG: 1c, 1-BOB-2h Trevor MacDonald. LEGHORN: 1-BOB-2,3,4h Joe & Jody MacIntyre. MODERN GAME: 1-BOB-c, 1h T. MacDonald. SUMATRA: 1c, 1-BOB-h Brian Court. B A N T A M S: MODERN GAME: 1-BOB-h Will Trainor. OLD ENGLISH GAME: 1c Noah Taylor; 2c Drew Trainor; 1-BOB-h W. Trainor. GREY JAPANESE: 1c, 2h T. MacDonald; 2c, 1-BOB-h W. Trainor. LEGHORN: 1-BOB-h S. Webster. WHITE PLYMOUTH ROCK: 1,2c, 1-BOB-h N. Taylor; 3c, 3h T. MacDonald; 4c, 2h Drew Trainor. A.O.V. PLYMOUTH ROCK: 1c, 1h J. Butler. S.C. RHODE ISLAND RED: 1-BOB-c, 1h T. MacDonald; 2,3c, 2h Leif Taylor. HAMBURG: 1-BOB-c, 1h T. MacDonald. BLACK ROSECOMB: 1-BOB-2,3c, 1,2,3h G/L Murphy. SILVER SEBRIGHT: 1,2c, 1-BOB-2,3h W. Trainor. BLACK WYANDOTTE: 1-BOB-2c, 1,2h J. Butler; 3c, 3h T. MacDonald. PARTRIDGE WYANDOTTE: 1c, 1h J. Butler; 2c, 2,3h S. Webster. SILVER LACED WYANDOTTE: 1,2c, 2,4h J. Butler; 3c S. Webster; 4c, 1,3h G/L Murphy. WHITE WYANDOTTE: 1,2c, 2h J. Butler; 3c, 4h J/J MacIntyre; 4c, 1,3h G/L Murphy. CORNISH: 1-BOB-c G/L Murphy. MALAY: 1-BOB-c, 1h T. MacDonald. LIGHT BRAHMA: 1-BOB-2c, 1,2h S. Webster. D’UCCLE: 1-BOB-h J/J MacIntyre. SILKIE: 1-BOB-h B. Court. D U C K S: ROUEN: 1m, 1-BOB-f J/J MacIntyre. INDIAN RUNNER: 1-BOB-m, 1,2f N. Taylor; 2m, 3f G/L Murphy. GREY CALL: 1,2m, 2f L. Taylor; 3,4m, 1-BOB-3,4f N. Taylor. WHITE CALL: 1,2,3m, 1,2,3m L. Taylor. A.O.V. CALL: 1f D. Trainor. BLACK EAST INDIE: 1,2m, 1-BOB-2,3f L. Taylor. GREY MALLARD: 1m, 1-BOB-3f L. Taylor; 2,3m, 2,4f Blaine Taylor. G E E S E: AFRICAN: 1-BOB-m J/J MacIntyre; 2m G/L Murphy. PILGRIM: 1-BOB-m, 1,2f N. Taylor. CHINESE: 1-BOB-m L. Taylor. P I G E O N S: CHINESE OWL: 1c, 1-BOB-h T. MacDonald. CLASSIC FRILL: 1c, 1-BOB-h D. Trainor. FANTAIL: 1c, 1-BOB-h G/L Murphy. ICE PIGEON: 1-BOB-c, 2h T. MacDonald; 2c, 1h G/L Murphy. MODENA: 1c, 1-BOB-h G/L Murphy. OLD GERMAN OWL: 1c, 1-BOB-h W. Trainor. PORTUGUESE TUMBLER: 1-BOB-c W. Trainor. RACING HOMER: 1-BOB-c, 1h T. MacDonald. SADDLE HOMER: 1-BOB-c W. Trainor. SHOW KING: 1-BOB-c, 1h G. Murphy; 2c, 2h T. MacDonald. SHOW TYPE HOMER: 1-BOB-c, 1h T. MacDonald. VOORBURG SHIELD CROPPER: 1-BOB-c, 1h W. Trainor. DOVE: 1-BOB-2c, 1,2h D. Trainor.
Champion Standard – S.C. Light Brown Leghorn hen – J/J MacIntyre
Reserve Standard – Black Orpington cock – S. Webster
Champion Bantam – Black Wyandotte cock – J. Butler
Reserve Bantam – Black Old English Game hen – W. Trainor
Champion Duck – Grey Call duck – N. Taylor (GRAND CHAMPION)
Reserve Duck – Black East Indie duck – L. Taylor
Champion Goose – Brown Chinese gander – L. Taylor
Reserve Goose – Brown African gander – J/J MacIntyre
Champion Pigeon – Barred Ice Pigeon cock – T. MacDonald
Reserve Pigeon – Black Portuguese Tumbler cock – W. Trainor
Champion Junior Exhibit – Grey Call duck – N. Taylor
Judge – Brian MacInnis
Number of birds shown – 169
NOTES OF INTEREST
March 15 – Deadline for listings for the Maritime Fanciers Directory
March 23 – Entries close for the Bantam & Pigeon Show
April 2 – 19th Annual P.E.I. Bantam & Pigeon Show (Murray River)
April 2 – ANNUAL MEETING (Murray River, 12:30)
May 7 – Valley Fanciers Spring Show (Windsor, NS)
May 21 – 31st Annual P.E.I. Spring Show (Borden-Carleton)
June 5- Greater Moncton Fur & Feather Club Buy-Sell-Trade Day (Petitcodiac, NB)
July 29 – Northumberland Fisheries Festival Poultry Show (Murray River)
July 30 – Crapaud Exhibition (Crapaud)
August 14-17 – P.E.I. Provincial Exhibition Poultry Show (Charlottetown)
August 26-28 – P.E.I. Plowing Match & Agricultural Fair (Dundas)
September 2-3 – Egmont Bay-Mont Carmel Exhibition (Abram’s Village)
September 11 – Eastern Kings Exhibiton (Souris)
September 24-25 – New Brunswick Fall Show (Petitcodiac)
October 22-23 – Nova Scotia Fall Classic (Middle Musquodoboit)
November 8-9 – 88th Royal Agricultural Winter Fair Poultry Show (Toronto)
-CLUB ITEMS FOR SALE: T-shirts – $13.00 and Crests – $4.00. Contact the secretary for items.
-There are still some Spring Show awards needing sponsors. If you are interested in sponsoring an award, contact the secretary. They cost $20 each.
-Note that it is once again that time of the year to renew your membership. Please do so soon.
MEMBERSHIP RENEWAL FORM
If you are unable to attend the Annual Meeting and wish to renew your membership, simply fill out this form and mail it to the secretary with the proper funds enclosed.
Type of membership: _____ Senior ($10.00)
_____ Junior (No charge) Under 18
Make cheques payable to: P.E.I. Purebred Poultry (Fanciers) Association
Mail to: Trevor MacDonald, Box 31, Murray River, P.E.I. C0A 1W0