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Aug. 22 – Labor Day, Sept. 2, 2019

118 Days 21 Hours 48 Mins

Poultry & Rabbit

2019 Poultry & Rabbit

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

Registration 2019

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

  • Opens: Monday, June 17
  • Mail-in Entry Deadline: Wednesday, July 31
  • Online Entry Deadline: Wednesday, July 31

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: Lou Horton, West Chicago, Ill., Don Karasek, Wisconsin Dells, Wis., Jeff Halbach, Waterford, Wis.
  • Pigeons: Richard Okeson, St. Paul, Minn.
  • Rabbits: Shane Ringdahl, Mandan, N.D.

Divisions are listed alphabetically, not in show order.

Arrival & Departure Window | Poultry Barn

Arrival (closed to public until noon):

  • Monday, Aug. 26, 6 a.m. to 9 p.m. (chickens, turkeys, waterfowl, pigeons)
  • Friday, Aug. 30, 6 a.m. to 3 p.m. (rabbits)

Departure:

  • Thursday, Aug. 29, 1-5 p.m. (chickens, turkeys, waterfowl, pigeons)
  • Monday, Sept. 2, 6 a.m. to 3 p.m. (rabbits)

POULTRY BARN JUDGING SCHEDULE (subject to change)

Tuesday, Aug. 27

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

Wednesday, Aug. 28

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

Thursday, Aug. 29

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

Saturday, Aug. 31

  • 9 a.m. – rabbit judging

Sunday, Sept. 1

  • 9 a.m. – Specialty Mini Rex 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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