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Aug. 25 – Labor Day, Sept. 5, 2022

220 Days 5 Hours 18 Mins

Poultry

The following information has not been updated for 2022. Please check back in the spring and summer for updates. If you’d like to receive State Fair news, sign up for our email list.

Head on over to the Poultry Barn to witness some of the coolest – and noisiest – animals on the fairgrounds.

2021 Poultry Barn Hours

  • Thursday, Aug. 26: 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.
  • Friday, Aug. 27: 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.
  • Saturday, Aug. 28: 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.
  • Sunday, Aug. 29: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Note early closing time due to Livestock Arrival & Departure.
  • Monday, Aug. 30: noon to 8 p.m.
  • Tuesday, Aug. 31: 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.
  • Wednesday, Sept. 1: 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.
  • Thursday, Sept. 2: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Note early closing time due to Livestock Arrival & Departure.
  • Friday, Sept. 3: noon to 8 p.m.
  • Saturday, Sept. 4: 8 a.m. to 9 p.m.
  • Sunday, Sept. 5: 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.
  • Monday, Sept. 6: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Note early closing time due to Livestock Departure.

We have chickens and ducks and turkeys, oh my! Poultry take part in the 4-H Show the first four days of the fair. Open class competition poultry move in Monday, Aug. 30. Don’t miss our feathered friends in various competitions, including the ever-popular rooster crowing competition.

Be sure to check out the daily schedule for exact hours of where and when to find poultry during the fair, including judging.

Some breeds you might see:

  • Appleyard
  • Mallard
  • Runner
  • Welch Harlquin
  • Orpington
  • Guinea
  • Cochin
  • Wyandotte
  • Plymouth
  • Leghorn
  • African
  • Canadian
  • Beltsville
  • Bronze
  • Show King
  • Jacobin

And more!