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Aug. 26 – Labor Day, Sept. 6, 2021

333 Days 1 Hours 5 Mins

Poultry & Rabbit

The 2020 State Fair livestock competitions have been canceled, and it has been determined that an alternative or virtual event is not feasible. Check back in the winter and spring for updated information about the 2021 fair. To get the latest State Fair competition news in your inbox, join our email list.

2020 Poultry & Rabbit

  • Poultry and Rabbit Premium Book Section (PDF)
  • Poultry Entry Form (PDF)
  • Rabbit Entry Form (PDF)

Registration 2020

Registration closes at 4:30 p.m. on the dates below, or earlier if barn capacity is reached.

  • Opens: Monday, June 22
  • Mail-in Entry Deadline: Wednesday, Aug. 5
  • Online Entry Deadline: Wednesday, Aug. 5

Register Online

Entry Lists:

  • Chickens
  • Ducks, Geese, Turkeys
  • Pigeons
  • Rabbits

Fees

Entry:

  • $0.75 per single chicken or duck
  • $1 per chicken trio, single goose or single turkey
  • $0.50 per single pigeon
  • Rabbits
    • $1 per single rabbit
    • $1.50 per meat pen (three rabbits)
    • $0.50 fur class (in addition to regular rabbit fees)

Judge List:

  • Chicken, Turkey and Waterfowl:
  • Pigeons:
  • Rabbits:

Arrival & Departure Window | Poultry Barn

Arrival (closed to public until noon):

  • Monday, Aug. 31, 6 a.m. to 9 p.m. (chickens, turkeys, waterfowl, pigeons)
  • Friday, Sept. 4, 6 a.m. to 3 p.m. (rabbits)

Departure:

  • Thursday, Sept. 3, 1-5 p.m. (chickens, turkeys, waterfowl, pigeons)
  • Monday, Sept. 7, 1-5 p.m. (rabbits)

POULTRY BARN JUDGING SCHEDULE (subject to change)

Tuesday, Sept. 1

  • 9 a.m. – chicken, turkey, and waterfowl judging; pigeons

Wednesday, Sept. 2

  • 11-11:30 a.m. – Rooster Crowing Contest (Qualifying)

Thursday, Sept. 3

  • 11-11:30 a.m. – Rooster Crowing Contest (Finals)

Saturday, Sept. 5

  • 9 a.m. – rabbit judging

Sunday, Sept. 6

  • 9 a.m. – Specialty Rabbit Show judging

Results

  • Open Class Chicken Results
  • Open Class Duck, Turkey and Waterfowl Results
  • Open Class Pigeon Results
  • Open Class Rabbit Results
  • Previous years’ results are available in the digital archive

More Information

For further information, please contact competition@mnstatefair.org or 651-288-4417.

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