Well this years 51st Eastern New York State Poultry show is in the record books. Thank you mother nature for giving us a stunning weekend!!! It was such a beautiful weekend nestled in all the autumn colors. We had a real good turnout, over 1100 birds. The sales area was booming as always and everyone seemed to have a good time. This years judges were Jeff Halbach, Brian Knox, Bill Post and Earl Vanwormer III did the juniors. There are so many people I would like to thank, without them the show would not be possible. The Sartell’s, Chris, Danielle, Bobby; Lee and family, The Kennedy’s, The Pinckney’s, The Lasher’s, and The Whitney’s. So many people chip in to make this show a success. Just THANK YOU so much, it is truly a show put on by the exhibitors, for the exhibitors.
Now onto the class winners, Champion American and Reserve American went to Brian Lewis on a White Rock Cockerel and Pullet. Champion Asiatic went to Robert Whitney on a Black Langshan Pullet, Reserve went to Ryan Breen on a Black Langshan Hen. Champion English went to Dan Castle on a Black Australorp Pullet and Reserve English went to Fred Wiedau on a Buff Orpington Pullet. Champion and Reserve Mediterranean went to Rick Hare both on White Leghorn Pullets. Champion Continental and Reserve went to Virginia Kouterick on a Lafleche Pullet and Cockerel. Champion AOSB and Reserve went to Jan Brett with two Silver Phoenix Pullets. Champion Large Fowl went to Robert Whitney with his Langshan and Reserve Large Fowl went to Rick Hare and his Leghorn.
In the Bantam class, the results were as follows: Champion Modern Game, a Black Pullet by Lee Bowhall, Lee also had Reserve with a BB Red Cockerel. Champion Old English was a Black Hen by Tony Bezok with Reserve going to Mike and Liam McCarthy on a BB Red pullet. Champion SCCL was a White Rock Pullet by Brian Lewis and Reserve was a New Hampshire Pullet by Chris Beneway. Champion and Reserve RCCL were two Rosecomb Pullets by Rick Hare. Champion AOCCL was a WC Black Polish pullet by Jan Brett and Reserve was a Black Red Cubalaya pullet by Mike and Liam McCarthy. Champion Featherleg was a BRD White Silkie Cockerel by Kate Morreale and Reserve was a Black Langshan Cockerel by John Hunter. Champion Bantam was Rick Hare’s Rosecomb and Reserve Bantam was Jan Brett’s White Crested Black Polish Pullet.
In the Waterfowl class, the results went like this: Champion and Reserve Light Goose were two Egyptian Cock birds. Champion Medium Goose was a Sebastapol hen by Sarah Kmetez and Reserve was a Buff Pomeranian Cock Bird by Billy Kierkla. Champion Heavy Goose was a White Embden by Janie Carle and Reserve was a Brown African Old Gander also by Janie. Champion Overall in the Goose department was Billy Kierkla’s Egyptian and Reserve Goose was Janie’s Embden. Champion Bantam Duck and Reserve Duck both went to Robert Lasher Jr.. Champion Light Duck went to Phillip Nesbitt with a Black Runner Old Drake and Reserve went to a White Runner Young Drake by Gary Gray. Champion Medium Duck went to Pete Milliman along with Reserve with a Cayuga Young Drake and a Cayuga Pullet. Champion Heavy Duck went to Rick Hare on a White Pekin Old Drake and Reserve went to a Silver Appleyard Old Drake by Peter Ethridge. Champion Duck Overall was the Pekin by Rick Hare and Reserve was the Cayuga by Pete Milliman. Champion Waterfowl Overall was the Pekin by Rick Hare and Reserve Champion Waterfowl was the White Call Drake by Robert Lasher Jr.
The Junior winners in Showmanship with over 35 kids competing were as follows: Novice went to Nick Pinckey, Junior went to Ben Tornambe, Senior went to Sean Kennedy. With the Overall Master Showman going to Sean Kennedy. Champion Large Fowl in the Juniors was a Buff Orpington Pullet by Maggie Wiedau, Champion Waterfowl was a Grey Call Hen by Annika Lasher, Champion Bantam was a Black Cochin by Amy Wiknik. Overall Champion Junior Show winner was Maggie Wiedau with her Buff Orpington. Thank you to Taylor Powers for always doing a great job and to the ABA/APA Youth program for supplying awards along with the many donations for showmanship specials.
Supreme Show Champion of the show was Rick Hare with his Black Rosecomb Pullet with Reserve of Show going to Jan Brett and her White Crested Black Polish pullet.
All in all the day went off well. From the chicken poop bingo to the huge raffle it was truly a fun and memorable day. Hope everyone marks their calendars for the last sunday in September 2015 for the 52nd almost annual Eastern New York State Poultry Association show.
Until then, I hope everyone has a great year and take care. -Jamie
Eastern New York State Poultry Association
Eastern New York State Poultry Association 49th Almost Annual Fall Show September 30th, 2012 Cobleskill Fairgrounds Cobleskill NY, 12043. The ENYSPA would like to extend a warm welcome to all exhibitors, friends and visitors! Once again we are hosting a large number of meets and expect this to be ou…